Nichols shuts down Women's Ice Hockey, 4-0

Madison Rigsby

WORCESTER, Mass. --- The Becker College women's ice hockey team lost 4-0 to visiting Nichols College on Saturday evening in Colonial Hockey Conference (CHC) play at the Fidelity Bank Worcester Ice Center in Worcester.

November 17, 2018
Fidelity Bank Worcester Ice Center, Worcester
Score: Nichols 4, Becker 0
Records: Nichols (5-2-1, 3-2-1 CHC) | Becker (0-6-1, 0-3-1)

• Nichols sophomore defender Jordyn McGuire (Salem, N.H. / Holderness School) scored the first goal of the game, just 1:12 into the second period. She was assisted by freshman forward Abby Lueken (Grand Prarie, Alberta / Athol Murray College of Notre Dame).
• Nichols went up 2-0 at 8:24 into the second when freshman defender Kara Santoro (Wolcott, Conn. / Franklin Pierce) found the back of the net, assisted by senior forward Marg Reid (Harrisville, R.I. / Burrillville) and senior forward Jensen Wurm (Arvada, Colo. / Rocky Mountain Rough Riders).
• Next, at 7:32 into the third period, Nichols senior forward Kelly Ferreira (North Falmouth, Mass. / Falmouth) found the back of the net, assisted by freshman forward Katelyn Joyal (Longmeadow, Mass. / Longmeadow) and sophomore forward Mel McAleer (Hanson, Mass. / Whitman-Hanson/Silver Lake) to put the Bison ahead 3-0.
• Finally, with 19 seconds to go in the game, sophomore forward McKenna Gernander (Coleraine, Minn. / Newington) put the finishing touch on the game with an empty net goal to make it 4-0. Sophomore forward Nicole Cowan (Weymouth, Mass. / Weymouth) assisted on the goal.

• Nichols senior goalie Cassandra Goyette (Norton, Mass. / Norton) picked up the shutout victory with 34 saves.
• Becker senior goalie Madison Rigsby (O'Fallon, Mo. / Dallas Stars Elite) tallied 43 saves in net.
• The Bison outshot the Hawks, 44-34.

The Hawks will look to bounce back next Saturday when they host Johnson & Wales University at 7:05 p.m.

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