Hamilton Defeats Amherst 10-6

AMHERST, Massachusetts -- Amy Williams (Potsdam, NY) had five goals and three assists to lead Hamilton to a 10-6 victory over Amherst in the teams' season opener. The junior tallied three of her scores off feeds by Lauren Spoon (Birmingham, MI) and Amy Rini, a pair who combined for a nine points between them.

Amherst scored first just 2:03 into the game on the first of three Jess Frisch (Bethesda, MD) goals. The Continentals countered with three of their own to claim a 3-1 lead early in the second period, before rookie Gretchen Bowe (Hampstead, NH) notched her first goal just 19 seconds later.

Leading 5-3 heading into the final period, Hamilton exploded with five scores, including three Williams goals. Amherst goalie Sarah Evans (Columbus, OH) made 48 saves, while Continental keeper Andrea Cecchinato (Thomaston, CT) had 24 in her season debut.


at Orr Rink, Amherst, Massachusetts
Hamilton (1-0)		2	3	5 -- 10
Amherst (0-1)		1	2	3 -- 6

Per.	Time	Team	Goal			Assist(s)
1	17:57	A	Jess Frisch		Genny Furst, Lisbeth Rowinski
1	14:21	H	Amy Williams		Lauren Spoon, Amy Rini
1	5:13	H	Deborah Elvin		Meghan Stasz

2	19:02	H	Williams		Spoon, Rini
2	18:43	A	Gretchen Bowe
2	15:17	H	Jodie Leverone		Jenne Atherton
2	8:47	A	Bowe			Furst, Rowinski
2	3:04	H	Stacy Tyksinski		Williams, Spoon

3	19:13	H	Williams		Spoon, Rini
3	11:10	A	Frisch			Bowe, Furst
3	10:43	H	Tynsinski		Spoon, Williams
3	5:16	H	Williams	
3	4:33	A	Frisch			Rowinski, Furst
3	4:20	A	Rowinski		Frisch
3	3:20	H	Rini			Williams
3	2:44	H	Williams		Tyksinski
Goalie Saves: A Sarah Evans 48, H Andrea Cecchinato 24.
Penalties: A 1 for 2 minutes, H 4 for 8 minutes.

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