AMHERST, Massachusetts -- Lauren Pufahl (Huntington, NY) had two goals and a pair of assists to lead Colgate to a 6-3 victory over Amherst. The rookie kicked off the game with her first collegiate goal just 3:13 after the opening whistle.
The Red Raiders built up as much as a 4-0 lead on shots by Steph Sand (Morganville, NJ) and Charlotte Hennigar (Grand Island, NY) before Amherst got on the board with a goal midway through the second period by first-year Gretchen Bowe (Hampstead, NH). Hennigar notched her second score on a breakaway with 3.9 seconds left in the period to give the Red Raiders a 5-1 lead heading into the final stanza. Colgate keeper Jennifer Buck (Etna, NH) made a dozen saves in each of the first two periods.
Cindy Matsushita tallied 18 of her 35 saves in the third period as Amherst outscored Colgate 2-1. Genny Furst (Deephaven, MN) notched two for the Jeffs in the final seven minutes of play.
at Orr Rink, Amherst, Massachusetts Colgate (2-0) 2 3 1 -- 6 Amherst (0-2) 0 1 2 -- 3 Per. Time Team Goal Assist(s) 1 3:13 C Lauren Pufahl 1 14:51 C Steph Sand Becky Balkin 2 3:35 C Charlotte Hennigar Christina Sandoe, Pufahl 2 8:22 C Pufahl Hennifar, Sandoe 2 11:19 A Gretchen Bowe Jess Frisch, Lisbeth Rowinski 2 19:56 C Hennigar Pufahl, Angela Chongris 3 10:52 C Chongris 3 13:05 A Genny Furst Frisch 3 19:42 A Furst Val KleinGoalie Saves: A Cindy Matsushita 35; C Jennifer Buck (51min) 27, Stephanie Racette (9min) 3.
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