REISTERSTOWN, Md. - Highlighted by the first career goals by freshman Maddy Ricci and sophomore Savannah Sommers, the Stevenson women's ice hockey team scored eight goals for the second time this season in an 8-1 Colonial Hockey Conference victory over Johnson & Wales Friday afternoon at Reisterstown Sportsplex.
The Mustangs (5-0, 3-0 CHC) tied the program record for goals in a game and goals in a period with five in the second, while setting the record with 64 shots. The team is also 10-2-1 at home since the start of last season.
It was also the first time in program history that Stevenson was not whistled for a penalty.
Eight different players scored goals for the Mustangs while 13 different player recorded a point, including senior Tori Emoff who set the school record with three assists.
The Wildcats (0-5, 0-3 CHC) committed their first of three penalties just 46 seconds into the contest and the Mustangs took advantage, scoring just 33 seconds later. On the third shot of the power play senior Jessie Capanelli scored her third power play goal of the year on assists from Emoff and senior Megan Alexander.
Alexis Harle tied the game just 12 seconds into the second period as she scored the first goal in program history for Johnson & Wales.
Stevenson however responded with seven-straight goals over the final 31:11. Sophomore Monica Pozuc and Sarah Antonelli both scored their second goals of the season just 1:07 apart. Pozuc scored her second game-winning goal on the power play on assists from Antonelli and senior Sydney Hughes. Hughes also finished with two blocked shots.
Senior Erin McLoughlin scored an unassisted tally to spark a three-goal run in a 2:47 span. Ricci was assisted by Emoff and senior Brooke Webber before sophomore Chelsea Blackburn scored her team leading seventh goal on the third assist by Emoff.
Sommers scored her first career goal on an assist and first career point by freshman Genevieve McPherson. McLoughlin also tallied an assist on the goal to finish with two points.
Sophomore Chelsea Ellis concluded the scoring with her second goal of the year with just 1:24 remaining. Webber, who tallied the assist, finished with two. Antonelli and Blackburn also both finished with two points.
Over the last three games, Stevenson has outshot its opponents to 154-33.
Senior Sarah Modzelewski finished with 10 saves for her fourth win of the year while her counterpart Kami Weiner totaled 56.
Stevenson concludes its five-game home stand on Saturday, November 14 when the Mustangs host a Colonial Hockey Conference contest versus Johnson & Wales at Reisterstown Sportsplex. Puck drop is at 5:15 p.m.