PRINCETON, N.J. – The Saint Anselm College women's ice hockey team recorded a 10-0 loss to seventh-ranked Princeton University on Saturday at historical Hobey Baker Rink.
Competing in their second game against a nationally-ranked National Collegiate women's ice hockey opponent, the Hawks drop to 10-6 in the 2019-20 campaign while Princeton finished the weekend with a 13-4 record. The Hawks head back to New England to face Franklin Pierce at home on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 7 p.m.
Two minutes into the contest, Sarah Fillier opened with her first goal of the game. Maggie Connors tacked on the game's next three goals, finishing the first period with a hat trick to give the hosts a 4-0 lead heading into the first intermission.
The Tigers kept the momentum on their side in the second period as they scored four times to extend their advantage to eight goals. In the span, Carly Bullock registered two tallies.
Princeton concluded the contest with two goals in the final period to earn a 10-0 victory. Shannon Griffin began the last 20 minutes with a tally at 1:33. Fillier earned her second five-plus point game in a month's time as she buried her third goal at 13:17 of the third for the hat trick.
Junior goaltender Kia Castonguay (Ipswich, Mass.) recorded a career-high 26 saves in the opening 40 minutes of action. Castonguay received the loss and drops to 2-3 on the year. Freshman Caroline Kukas (North Andover, Mass.) finished the game with a career-high 31 stops. Princeton outshot the Hawks, 67-10.