MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State Women's Ice Hockey team picked up a shutout victory over the visiting Becker College Hawks in Colonial Hockey Conference (CHC) action on Friday night.
The Mustangs came out firing on all cylinders on Friday night, controlling the puck for the majority of the night. Morrisville outshot Becker 25-3 alone in the first period, picking up the first goal of the game at the 17:33 mark. Megan Kirk (Breezy Point, N.Y.) got the sequence started with a shot from the right circle. Danielle Bunting (Thornville, Ohio) and Bailey Dillabough (Massena, N.Y.) crashed the net, with Dillabough corralling the puck before slipping it to Bunting for the goal; her first of the season.
Morrisville continued to dominate in the second period. Kylie Cameron (Burlington, Ont.) notched her fourth of the season to give the Mustangs a 2-0 advantage just under eight minutes into the period, with a backhand shot into the left corner. Sierra Voeller (Penticton, B.C.) and Kaitlyn Schlake (Nampa, Idaho) picked up assists on the play.
Just under eight minutes later in the second, the Mustangs got on the board again as the line of Bunting, Dillabough, and Kirk connected again. Dillabough was the beneficiary this time around. After Bunting shot a pass behind the boards, Kirk picked it up and slipped a wrap-around pass across the crease to Dillabough who converted the backhanded shot.
Despite another lop-sided period in shots, the Mustangs were unable to score in the third. However, the three goals were all that were needed as Becker was unable to find the back of the net.
Karoline Arvik (Trondheim, Norway) picked up the victory, recording 13 saves.
This CHC series will wrap up tomorrow afternoon at 2 PM in the IcePlex on the campus of Morrisville State.
Morrisville State College's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.
The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2018 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2018 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.