Bell Nets Two, But Women's Hockey Falls to Hamilton

Miranda Bell pulled the Polar Bears even with Hamilton on a pair of power play tallies
Miranda Bell pulled the Polar Bears even with Hamilton on a pair of power play tallies

CLINTON, N.Y. – Miranda Bell scored a pair of power play goals but the Bowdoin women's ice hockey team ultimately fell 3-2 at Hamilton on Saturday afternoon.

The Polar Bears suffer a series sweep at the hands of the Continentals. Bowdoin sits at 3-16-1 (2-10-0 NESCAC). Hamilton climbs to 12-6-2 (6-4-2 NESCAC).

Game Highlights

  • Hamilton jumped out to a 1-0 lead at 13:19 in the first period. Ali Dougal picked off a centering pass by the Continentals, but Nancy Loh stole the puck back and backhanded a shot inside the right post.
  • The Continentals extended their lead to two on the power play just under three minutes into the second. Mya Berretta and Missy Segall traded the puck in the right faceoff circle before Berretta deked around a pair of defenders and tucked the puck inside the near post.
  • Bowdoin got on the board at 12:34 while on the power play. Nell Fusco fed Bell at the right dot and Bell carried into the high slot for a wrister through traffic.
  • The Polar Bears pulled even in the final 12 seconds of the period on another Bell power play goal. Tala Glass made a cross-ice pass to Bell at the far blue line. Bell skated into the zone and buried the puck five-hole.
  • The game-winning goal came six minutes into the third period. Jess Haviland skated around the back of the net and fed Lexi Takashima at the point. Takashima put the puck towards the crease where Alayna Trice backhanded a shot past Kerri St. Denis.

By the Numbers

  • Bowdoin went 2-for-4 on the power play.
  • Hamilton was 1-for-3 on the power play.
  • Gabrielle Venne made 26 stops.
  • St. Denis made 32 saves.

Up Next

  • The Polar Bears return to Watson Arena for their final home series of the season at 7:00 p.m. against Connecticut College on February 8.