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Women’s Ice Hockey Earns Weekend Sweep over RPI

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NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – The Merrimack women’s ice hockey team swept the weekend with a 2-1 victory on Saturday night over the RPI Engineers.
The Warriors took the game with a first-star performance by freshman Erin Gorski for her first career win.

The Basics
Score: Merrimack 2, RPI, 1
Records: Merrimack (2-2-0, 0-2-0 HEAW) | RPI (0-4-0, 0-0-0 ECAC)
Location: Lawler Rink | North Andover, Mass.

The Basics
Score: Boston College 3, Merrimack 1
Records: Merrimack (0-2-0, 0-2-0 HEA) | Boston College (2-0-0, 2-0-0 HEA)
Location: Lawler Rink | North Andover, Mass.
Attendance: 328
Game Duration: 2:07

How It Happened

  • 1-0 MER: Mikyla Grant-Mentis scored her second goal of the weekend and the season, firing a bouncing puck from the slot to give the Warriors a lead in the first.
  • 1-1 RPI: The Engineers tied a game after a scrum deep in the Warriors crease, taking the tally late in the second after a referee review.
  • 2-1 MER: Off the faceoff, Courtney Maud handled a rolling puck that kicked back into the slot off the boot of an RPI defender to give Merrimack.

Notes & Numbers

  • Emma Gorski earned her first career win in the game tonight, turning aside 27 saves
  • The Warriors offense posted a season-high 46 shots on goal, outshooting RPI 14-1 in the first period
  • Goaltenders: Emma Gorski (37 saves, 1-0-0), // Amanda Rampado (44 saves, 0-3-0)
  • Power Plays: 0-3 | 0-4
  • Shots on Goal: 14-1 // 19-17 // 13-10 – 46-28
  • Faceoffs: 28 // 29
  • Blocks: 12 // 6

Up Next
Merrimack will head to Boston University for a single game battle against the Terriers on Fri. Oct, 11 at 7 p.m.

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