Colchester, Vt. (December 1) -- The women's hockey team made it five straight wins this afternoon, defeating Saint Michael's 7-0 at Saint Michael's Cairns Arena. The win improves the Hawks to 5-0-0, 4-0-0 ECAC East, while the loss drops Saint Michael's to 2-1-1, 2-1-1 in league play.
Seven different Hawks recorded goals, as the Hawks held a 53-13 advantage in shots on goal. Bianca DeSantis (Georgetown, Mass.) got things rolling for the Hawks, scoring just 46 seconds into the game, assisted by Mollie Welch (Medford, Mass.).Kerri Aylward (Hanover, Mass.) added her first goal of the season at the 5:03 mark, assisted by Alexa Hingston (Charlestown, Mass.) and Arden Lyons (Westford, Mass.).Lindsay Snow (Amherst, N.H.) scored with 23 seconds left in the first period, assisted by Kelsey Johnson (Byfield, Mass.) and Kathleen Twomey (Londonderry, N.H.), giving the Hawks a 3-0 lead going into the first intermission.
In the second period, Arianna Rigano (Malden, Mass.) picked up her second goal of the season, assisted by DeSantis, at the 1:40 mark. Twomey scored at the 5:32 mark, assisted by Samantha Rowe (Chelmsford, Mass.).
In the third period, the Hawks added two more. Tiea Kurlowecz (Concord, Mass.) scored off a Cindy Lebel (Greenville, Maine) pass at the 3:01 mark, while Arden Lyons added to her early assist with a goal at the 19:59 mark in the third.
Jen Taylor (Canandaigua, N.Y.) picked up her second win of the season in net with the shutout, and Saint Michael's Melanie Cullen (Derry, N.H.) made 46 saves in the loss.
The Hawks return to the ice Sunday afternoon, traveling to Norwich for a 3 p.m. start.