Boston, Mass. (February 9) -- Kathleen Twomey (Londonderry, N.H.) had two assists in Saturday night's 3-1 win at UMass Boston, making her the first player in Saint Anselm women's hockey history to reach the 100 career point plateau. The win improves the Hawks to 19-1-0 and a perfect 15-0-0 in ECAC East action. The loss drops the Beacons to 11-9-0, 9-6-0 in conference play.
The Hawks struck first when Kelsey Johnson (Byfield, Mass.) lit up the red light just 56 seconds into the contest for her 16th goal of the season, assisted by Twomey and Alexa Hingston (Charlestown, Mass.). The game went into the first intermission with the Hawks holding the lead, 1-0.
UMass Boston tied things up though just 49 seconds into the second frame on the power play. Hannah Davis (Oakdale, Minn.) scored her sixth goal of the season, assisted by Rachel Sousa (Woburn, Mass.). The Hawks re-took the lead just over a minute later, when Hingston found the back of the net for her sixth goal of the season, as Twomey picked up her second assist of the game and with it her 100th career point. The game went into the third period with the Hawks holding the one-goal lead, 2-1.
Arianna Rigano (Malden, Mass.) netted the Hawks' third and final goal of the night 2:45 into the third period. Hingston and Lindsay Snow (Amherst, N.H.) assisted on the goal.
Andrea Berlin (Durham, N.H.) picked up her 10th win of the season, making 26 saves in the victory. Jessica Sams (Bellingham, Mass.) made 36 saves in the loss.
The Hawks return to the ice Friday, February 15th, hosting Southern Maine at 7 p.m. at Sullivan Arena.