HARTFORD, Conn. – Alison Quinn (Canton, Mass.) scored a power play goal 74 seconds into overtime to help Saint Anselm College slip past Trinity College, 4-3, on Saturday afternoon in women's ice hockey action in Hartford, Conn. The Hawks improve to 8-1 with the win, while Trinity falls to 2-5.
Alison Butler (Danvers, Mass.) struck first for Saint Anselm, scoring an unassisted tally to put the Hawks on top 1-0 only 2:22 into the first period. Trinity answered back just over five minutes later as Kelcie Finn scored a short-handed goal to knot the game at 1-1. The Bantams went on top three minutes later as Melissa Maffeo scored 10:43 into the first period.
After a quiet second period, Trinity went on a power play early in the third and pulled ahead 3-2 on a Shannon Farrell score. Saint Anselm continued to fire away, holding a 42-16 advantage in shots in the game, and finally broke through with only 1:07 to play in regulation as Sarah Geisinger (Willoughby, Ohio) scored on a pass from Alison Butler to tie the score at 3-3.
The Hawks wasted no time in the extra period as Quinn scored 1:14 into the frame on a pass from Alex Kazmer (Crystal Lake, Ill.) and sent Saint Anselm home with the 4-3 victory.
Hannah Synott (Montclair, N.J.) picked up her seventh win of the season while making 13 saves on the day.
Saint Anselm is back in action tomorrow afternoon when they travel to Sacred Heart University for a 2:00 p.m. meeting with the Pioneers.