Mustangs Drop Non-Conference Contest Versus Endicott

Mustangs Drop Non-Conference Contest Versus Endicott

REISTERSTOWN, Md. - Endicott scored a pair of third period goals in a 52 second span while the Stevenson women's ice hockey was shutout for the third time this season as the Mustangs dropped their first home contest, 2-0, Saturday evening at Reisterstown Sportsplex.

  • After the Gulls () recorded the first two shots, the Mustangs earned the game's first power play after Endicott was whistled for too many skaters on the ice.
  • Stevenson put three shots on net on the player advantage before Endicott recorded a shorthanded shot right before the penalty was released.
  • With 48 seconds remaining in the period, the Mustangs went back on the power play with sophomore Tea Ferrara recording a shot before intermission.

  • Ferrara recorded another shot on the power play before sophomore Nikki Kendrick had her shot blocked.
  • Just past the midway point of the period, Endicott went on its first power play opportunity but it lasted just 38 seconds before the Gulls were whistled for a penalty.
  • Junior Annika Carlander made four saves over the final 5:09 of the period to keep the game scoreless.
  • The Mustangs were called for their second penalty of the contest at the end of the period to give the Gulls a two-minute player advantage to start the third.

  • Carlander stopped the lone shot she faced on the penalty kill while sophomore Breanna Crosson recorded a blocked shot.
  • On Endicott's third power play opportunity of the contest, the Gulls found the back of the net with 16 seconds remaining on the player advantage after three straight blocked shots by freshman Ashlyn Bray.
  • Just 52 seconds later, the Gulls doubled their lead after the puck bounced in the air and fell right in front of the net before Kat Keith tapped it in.
  • The Mustangs recorded four of the next five shots on net before Carlander made a pair of saves.
  • Carlander was pulled for an extra skater with 1:32 remaining but Stevenson did not record a shot on net, despite winning all three face-offs.

  • Endicott outshot Stevenson, 24-19, including 10-4 in the third period.
  • The Mustangs won 28 of the 47 face-offs, including a game-high 12 by Ferrara.
  • Stevenson was 0-for-3 on the power play while Endicott, the best power play in Division III, went 1-for-3.
  • Bray finished with a game-high six blocked shots while the Mustangs totaled 12.

  • Stevenson concludes the 2019 portion of its schedule on Sunday, December 8 when the Mustangs conclude a two-game non-conference series versus Endicott beginning at 2:00 p.m.