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Connecticut College 4, Wesleyan University 1 Camels Explode with Four Goals in 6:35 Span of Third Perio

NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College women's hockey team erupted with four goals in a span of 6:35 in the third period to pull away from Wesleyan University and went on to defeat the Cardinals 4-1. The Camels extend their unbeaten streak to five games, improving to 7-5-2 with a 4-4-1 record in the NESCAC. The Cardinals drop their 11th straight game and are 2-15 with a 1-8 mark in the NESCAC. Sophomore Courtney Dumont (Lewiston, Maine) had a goal and two assists in the victory. Ariel DiPasquale (Whitestone, N.Y.) scored her team leading seventh goal of the season to go with an assist for the Camels. Leah Kallen (Chicago, Ill.) and Caroline Corbett (Norwood, Mass.) chipped in with scores for the hosts. Junior Amy Leichliter (West Chester, Pa.) stopped 14 shots en route to the win. Wesleyan University first year forward Jordan Schildhaus (Woodbury, N.Y.) scored her sixth goal of the season in the setback. Glenn Hartmon-Mattson (Ely, Minn.) and Caitlin Bray (Lincoln, R.I.) assisted on the score. Junior net-minder Ashleigh Corvi (Barrington, R.I.) stopped 30 shots in the loss for the Cardinals. The Camels took the lead for good when Kallen re-directed a shot from Andrea McRae (Stittsville, Ontario) with 14:14 remaining in regulation. The hosts added some insurance less than a minute later when Dumont assisted DiPasquale for a score in a 2-on-1 situation. Dumont closed out the scoring with a power play goal at 8:24 of the third. The Camels out-shot the Cardinals 34-to-15 in the win. The two teams will meet again tomorrow afternoon for a 3:00 p.m. game in New London.

January 20, 2012

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