Manchester, N.H. (January 19) -- The women's hockey team made it 14 straight wins Saturday afternoon beating Southern Maine, 4-1. The win improves the Hawks to 14-0-0, 10-0-0 ECAC East, while the loss drops the Huskies to 4-11-0, 4-5-0 in league play.
The Hawks opened up scoring at the 15:47 mark in the first, when Kelsey Johnson (Byfield, Mass.) picked up a loose rebound on the power play and scored, assisted by Chelsea Fillingim (Fairbanks, Alaska) and Kasey Cedorchuk (Charlestown, Mass.). The Hawks took the 1-0 advantage into the second frame.
The Huskies tied it up on the power play when Megan Irving (Cumberland, Maine) found the back of the net at the 2:13 mark in the second period, assisted by Katie Quartuccio (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) and Jenna Stanley (Enosburg Falls, Vt.).
The Hawks took back the lead at the 11:36 mark when Johnson scored her second power play goal of the game. Johnson tipped in Alexa Hingston's (Charlestown, Mass.) slapshot from the point, with Cedorchuk picking up her second assist of the game. The Hawks scored their third power play goal of the game, with Hingston picking up her third goal in two games, assisted by Kathleen Twomey (Londonderry, N.H.) at the 15:55 mark. The Hawks took the 3-1 lead into the third period.
The Hawks broke out of the power play theme, this time scoring short-handed at the 12:19 mark in the third frame, with Bianca DeSantis (Georgetown, Mass.) scoring the unassisted tally to give the Hawks their final goal.
The Hawks return to the ice Wednesday night, hosting second-ranked Middlebury at 7 p.m. at Sullivan Arena.