Nov. 25, 2008
WORCESTER, Mass. - Freshman goalkeeper Carly Dominick-Sobol (Syracuse, N.Y.) recorded her second career shutout as the Holy Cross women's ice hockey team defeated Sacred Heart, 3-0, on Tuesday evening at the Hart Center. The Crusaders improve to 6-0-1 (5-0-1 ECAC) while the Pioneers fall to 6-6-0 (Independent).
The first period was dominated by strong defense. Dominick-Sobol had 10 saves in net, while Sacred Heart goalkeeper Amanda Nagel had 13. Both goalies were able to keep the puck out of the net, ending the first period in a 0-0 tie.
Holy Cross' offense came alive in the second period scoring two goals on 25 shots. Less than three minutes into the second period, at the 2:17 mark, freshman Nicola Garat (Princeton, N.J.) took a pass from junior Kathryn Kelley (Dedham, Mass.) and scored from in the slot, giving the Crusaders the 1-0 advantage. At the 10:25 mark, Holy Cross took a two-goal advantage, when sophomore Emily Henry (Lumsden, Saskatchewan) scored her first goal of the season from in the crease.
At the 14:18 mark in the third period, Henry scored from just inside the blue line, securing Holy Cross' 3-0 victory.
Dominick-Sobol had 26 saves, while Nagel made 41 stops. Holy Cross out shot Sacred heart 44-26 and went 0-2 on the man-advantage. Sacred Heart was 0-3 on the power play goal-attempts.
Holy Cross returns to the Hart Center on Tuesday, Dec. 2, for a 7:00 p.m. match up with Connecticut College.