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2001-02 Archived Women's Hockey Stories

Jeffs Skate to 1-1 Tie Against Visiting NESCAC Foe Wesleyan
February 2 - The Amherst women's hockey team skated to a 1-1 tie against visiting NESCAC foe Wesleyan University (4-12-3/3-8-1) Saturday afternoon at Orr Rink. With the tie, the Jeffs (5-12-1/4-10-1) remain in fifth place in the NESCAC standings and virtually clinch a playoff spot with just one conference game remaining. Full Story

Jeffs Edge Visiting Trinity, 2-1
February 1 - Despite losing sophomores Katie Potter and Elissa Landes to the flu, a depleted Amherst College women's hockey team defeated visiting NESCAC foe Trinity College, 2-1, Friday night at Orr Rink. Sophomore forward Tory Serues paced the Jeffs, tallying the game-winning goal and an assist while junior goaltender Heidi Alexander finished with 32 saves. Full Story

Women's Hockey Blanked at Colby, 5-0
January 26 - The Colby College women's hockey team improved to 11-1-1 with a 5-0 shutout victory over visiting Amherst (4-12) on Saturday, behind goals from four different players and a combined shutout by first-year goaltenders Sarah Webster and Lynn Hasdey. Junior tri-captain goalie Heidi Alexander was one of the lone bright spots for the Jeffs, turning away 40 shots in defeat. Full Story

Women's Hockey Blanked at Bowdoin, 5-0
January 25 - The Amherst women's hockey team fell to second-ranked Bowdoin College Friday night in Brunswick, ME. Junior goaltender Heidi Alexander posted 55 saves in defeat. With the loss, the Jeffs drop to 4-11 overall and 3-9 in NESCAC play. Full Story

Jeffs Pound Boston University, 6-2
January 23 - Sophomore sharpshooter Tory Serues scored a pair of goals, while junior tri-captain forward Danielle Williams added a goal and two assists, as the Amherst women's hockey team won an exhibition game at Boston University, 6-2, on Wednesday night. Serues notched what turned out to be the game-winner 3:02 into the second period off a pair of assists by senior tri-captain Hilary Zwerdling and first-year phenom Annie Grabowski. Full Story

Women's Hockey Falls to Visiting NESCAC and Little Three Rival Williams, 6-0
January 19 - After a shutout loss to top-ranked Middlebury College Friday night, the Amherst College women's hockey team returned to Orr Rink Saturday afternoon and dropped a 6-0 decision to visiting NESCAC and Little Three rival Williams College. With the victory, the Ephs improve to 9-5 overall and 6-3 in conference play, while the Jeffs fall to 4-10 and 3-8. Full Story

Jeffs Blanked by Top-Ranked Middlebury, 4-0
January 18 - The Amherst College women's hockey team fell victim to undefeated NESCAC foe Middlebury College, 4-0, Friday night at Orr Rink. The No. 1 ranked Panthers (11-0/10-0) now boast a 135-game Division III unbeaten streak, with it's last loss coming at the hands of R.I.T. on January 14, 1995. With the loss, Amherst drops to 4-9 overall and 3-7 in conference play. Full Story

Jeffs Blank New England College, 4-0
January 16 - Behind a pair of goals from sophomore forward Alison White and a 12-save performance by first-year netminder K.C. Cosentino in her collegiate debut, the Amherst College women's hockey team snapped a two-game losing skid with a 4-0 win at non-league foe New England College on Wednesday night. The Jeffs improved to 4-8 with the victory, while New England College remained winless at 0-8. Full Story

Jeffs Blanked by Visiting Southern Maine, 5-0
January 13 - After dropping a heartbreaker to visiting NESCAC rival Hamilton Saturday night, the Amherst College women's hockey team returned to Orr Rink Sunday afternoon and fell to undefeated non-conference foe Southern Maine, 5-0. With the loss the Jeffs drop to 3-8 overall, while the Huskies improve to 9-0-2. Full Story

Jeffs Stunned by Visiting Hamilton, 5-4
January 12 - The Amherst women's hockey team returned to action after a 33-day layoff and dropped a 5-4 decision to NESCAC foe Hamilton College Saturday evening at Orr Rink. Sophomore forward Eden Self and first-year forward Marissa Halligan each tallied a pair of goals and assists for the visiting Continentals, who improve to 4-6 overall and 3-4 in conference play, while Amherst fell to 3-7 and 3-6. Full Story

Jeffs Halt Four-Game Skid With 4-2 Win at Wesleyan
December 8 - First-year forward Annie Grabowski and junior tri-captain Danielle Williams gave the Amherst women's hockey team a 2-0 lead it would never relinquish en route to a 4-2 win at NESCAC rival Wesleyan University on Saturday. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the Jeffs, who improved to 3-6 overall and 3-5 in NESCAC play. Full Story

Women's Hockey Falls at Trinity in Overtime, 3-2
December 7 - Trinity College first-year Libby Jakes wristed home the game-winner 3:15 into overtime as the host Bantams skated away with a 3-2 win over the Amherst College women's hockey team Friday night at Kingswood-Oxford Rink. The visiting Jeffs slid to 2-6 with the loss, while Trinity improved to 2-5. Full Story

Jeffs Drop Heartbreaker to Visiting Holy Cross, 4-3
December 5 - The women's hockey team fell victim to a game-winning tally by Holy Cross sophomore forward Elizabeth Campbell with just 5:32 left in regulation, en route to a 4-3 loss Wednesday night at Orr Rink. Sophomore defender Elissa Landes, first-year defender Sarah Mason, and first-year forward Ellie Roe each finished with a goal and an assist for the Jeffs. Full Story

Jeffs Fall to Colby, 4-1
December 1 - After falling to Bowdoin College, 4-0 on Friday night, the women's hockey team faced visiting undefeated Colby College on Saturday and came away with a 4-1 loss, dropping to 2-4 on the season. Sophomore forward Bess Kargman scored the Jeffs lone goal. Junior goaltender Heidi Alexander had another busy day for the Jeffs with 33 saves, after tallying 45 Friday night against visiting Bowdoin. Full Story

Jeffs Lose at Home to Undefeated Rival Bowdoin, 4-0
November 30 - The women's hockey team was shut out at home, 4-0, by NESCAC rival Bowdoin College on Friday night. Junior goalie Heidi Alexander made 45 saves for the Jeffs, but her remarkable performance still could not hold off the offensive firepower of the Polar Bears. Amherst never seemed to get its offense jumpstarted, as it was outshot by a whopping, 49-9 margin. Full Story

Williams Scores Second Straight Game-Winner as Jeffs Edge Conn., 3-2
November 25 - For the second time in as many days, Amherst junior forward Danielle Williams torched visiting Connecticut College with a game-winning goal on a breakaway, resulting in a 3-2 win on Sunday after the Jeffs edged the Camels in similar fashion, 2-1, on Saturday. The win was Amherst's second in a row after an 0-2 start, evening their record at 2-2 on the season. Full Story

Williams Leads Jeffs Past Conn. College in Home-Opener
November 24 - Junior forward Danielle Williams wristed home the game-winner with just 2:10 left in regulation as the Amherst College women's hockey team edged visiting NESCAC rival Connecticut College, 2-1, in its home opener on Saturday, notching their first win of the season and improving to 1-2 overall. Junior Amherst goaltender Heidi Alexander posted 20 saves en route to the victory. Full Story

Jeffs Fall at Second-Ranked Williams, 6-0
November 17 - After falling to the No. 1 ranked team in the nation, Middlebury College, 9-0 on Friday night, the Amherst women's hockey team faced second-ranked Williams College on Saturday and came away with a 6-0 loss, dropping to 0-2 on the season. Williams' Molly Wasserman notched her second hat-trick in as many games, while teammate Julia Karoly added a goal and two assists for the undefeated Ephs (2-0). Full Story

Jeffs Drop Season-Opener at Top-Ranked Middlebury, 9-0
November 16 - The No. 1 ranked Middlebury women's hockey team picked up right where it left off last season, extending its league unbeaten streak to 113 games (112-0-1) with a lopsided 9-0 shutout win over visiting Amherst in both teams' season-opener on Friday night. The host Panthers also extended their home winning streak to 77 games and their Division III unbeaten streak to 125 games (123-0-1) with the win. Amherst sophomore Heidi Alexander finished with 32 saves in defeat. Full Story

Women's Hockey Set for First Season of Formal NESCAC Play
November 14 - The Amherst women's ice hockey team will look to power its way through the nine-team NESCAC this season, capitalizing on the experience of a veteran unit and the talent of an impressive first-year class. In addition, the switch from ECAC-based competition to formal NESCAC play will culminate with a first-ever conference postseason tournament and the first NCAA-sponsored Division III National Championship for women's ice hockey, giving the Jeffs plenty of room to make the 2001-2002 season a definitive one in the program's history. Full Story


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