Seahawks open season with 6-0 victory over Wildcats

Danielle Phalon (Photo by Rob McGuinness)
Danielle Phalon (Photo by Rob McGuinness)
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SEAHAWK WOMEN'S ICE HOCKEY RESULTS

Salve Regina 6, Johnson & Wales 0
Middletown, R.I. – St. George's Rink
Friday, October 30, 2015

Series and Streaks
This was the first ever meeting of these two programs. Salve Regina now holds a 1-0 record over Johnson & Wales

Three Stars of the Game
1 – Salve Regina junior Amanda Cronin (Medfield, Mass.) scored two goals to bookend the game and added an assist as well.
2 – Salve Regina sophomore Briana D'Avolio (Reading, Mass.) scored a goal, and assisted on two others while going 21-22 in the faceoff circle.
3 – Johnson & Wales sophomore Kami Weiner (Elk Grove Village, Ill.) made 50 saves for a .892 save percentage.

Key Stat of the Game
The Seahawks outshot the Wildcats 56-4

Turning Point
A power-play to begin the second period gave the Wildcats a chance to trim the Seahawks 2-0 lead in half. Instead the Seahawks drew a penalty and scored a four on four goal off a one-timer from Kimberly Spring (Kensington, Mass.), then scored again shortly after play had returned to even strength when Cheyenne Boyd (Phoenix, Ariz.) put in a rebound chance to make it 4-0.

Quick Hits

  • Five different players scored for Salve Regina.
  • The Seahawks were 3-5 on the power-play while the Wildcats were 0-4 with the extra skater.
  • Salve Regina is 2-0 on October 30, also defeating Cortland State 3-2 in 2009.

Quotes
"Every win feels great especially your home opener. We have a lot to work and focus on moving forward. So we will enjoy this win and work hard this coming week to prepare for our up coming weekend." - head coach Beth McCann

Next up
Salve Regina (1-0-0; 0-0-0 NEHC) – Saturday, November 7 at Nichols, 3:40 p.m.
Johnson & Wales (0-1-0; 0-0-0 CHC) – Sunday, November 1 vs Salem St., 2:55 p.m.