Colgate Defeats Amherst, 6-3

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 Klein
Goalie Saves: A Cindy Matsushita 35; C Jennifer Buck (51min) 27, Stephanie Racette (9min) 3.
Penalties: A 4 for 8 minutes, C 6 for 12 minutes.

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