Women's Hockey Falls To Colby in Season Opener

Marissa Fichter's goal in the final frame pulled Bowdoin within one
Marissa Fichter's goal in the final frame pulled Bowdoin within one

WATERVILLE, Maine – The Bowdoin women's hockey team fell 3-1 to Colby in the season opener on Saturday evening.

The Polar Bears drop to 0-1-0 (0-1-0 NESCAC) as the Mules climb to 1-0-0 (1-0-0 NESCAC).

Game Highlights

  • The two teams felt each other out in the opening period, leaving the game scoreless after 20 minutes of action.
  • The Mules took the lead with 2:10 remaining in the second frame off a solo effort from Tay Munson.
  • The hosts opened up the third period with a goal just 37 seconds into action. Colby won the opening faceoff and worked the puck into Bowdoin territory where Lexi Cafiero netted a feed from Sadie Kuhn
  • Bowdoin cut its deficit in half midway through the frame, in the waning seconds of a power play. Marissa Fichter notched the team's first goal of the season with assists from Izzi Stoddard and Nell Fusco.
  • Colby pushed its lead back to two as Aimely Michaud-Nolan buried a shot with 6:38 remaining in the game
  • Bowdoin pulled its goalie for the final 2:39 but was unable to convert with the extra skater.

By the Numbers

  • Kerri St. Denis made 20 stops in net for the Polar Bears.
  • Cierra San Roman had 26 saves for Colby.
  • Bowdoin went 1-for-4 on the power play.
  • The Mules were 0-for-1 with the extra skater.

Up Next

  • The two teams finish off their NESCAC series at Bowdoin on Sunday at 3:00 p.m.