• GoPrincetonTigers.Tv Princeton Store Tickets
  • Donate Live Events Live Stats
W. Tennis    NEWS    SCHEDULE    ROSTER    COACHES    STATS    RECRUITING    LENZ CENTER    CAMPS    RECORD BOOK   
Close Video

Women's Hockey Loses to No. 3 Clarkson in OT

Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications                                                                      Release: 11/17/2012
Play Video
Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications
Senior Kelly Cooke scored on a penalty shot to tie the game in the third period.
View larger
Send this article to a friend Print RSS

Box Score

PRINCETON, N.J. (11/17/12) - No. 3 Clarkson scored at 1:33 in overtime to defeat the Princeton women's hockey team 2-1 on Saturday, Nov. 17 at Hobey Baker Rink.

The Tigers looked good and kept pace the Golden Knights throughout the game.

The Knights struck first however, with less than two minutes left in the first period. Junior Carly Mercer scored the first goal of the game, assisted by junior Brittany Styner.

Princeton stayed on top of the Green & Gold despite having to kill off two penalties in the second period. With eight shots on netminder Erica Howe, it was evident that the Tigers had no decrease in their momentum.

With less than nine minutes left to go in the third, senior Kelly Cooke intercepted the puck in the neutral zone and skated in on Howe but was tripped by a defender resulting in a penalty shot. Cooke skated up to Howe once more and fired the puck over her shoulder into the top right corner to tie the game. Princeton goalie Kimberly Newell stayed strong and put together seven saves before the third period came to an end.

As the overtime session started the Princeton defense did a great job of keeping the puck out of the zone. A misstep on a line change didn't give the Tigers a full defense and Clarkson capitalized as Mercer fed junior Jamie Lee Rattray for the overtime goal at 1:33.

Howe finished the game with 21 saves as her team improves to 6-0 in the ECAC and 12-2 overall.

Newell stopped 29 for the Tigers, who fall to 3-5-2 overall and 1-5-2 in league play.

The Tigers play a pair of non-conference games with Ohio State next weekend at Hobey Baker Rink.

 

Back
ETAPVCFriends Groups
Free VideosTiger BlogMore Headlines

TigerBlog , the official blog of Princeton Athletics.

July 11, 2014 - The 11th Of July
Tags: General

July 10, 2014 - The Real World Championships Begin
Tags: Lacrosse

July 9, 2014 - Blowout
Tags: World Cup

July 8, 2014 - Fun In The Pool
Tags: World Cup

July 7, 2014 - Hot Dogging
Tags: soccer, basketball

May 15, 2014 TigerCast
Rowers Will Gillis (heavyweights) and Ed Northrop (lightweights)...
May 8, 2014 TigerCast
Molly Higgins and Adam Bragg join TigerCast to discuss the...
May 1, 2014 TigerCast
Junior Erin McMunn joined the latest edition of TigerCast to...
wtennisfb-twitter
Robert Wood Johnson
Hyatt Slider

Sports Camps
PNC Bank
Tyco Community Spotlight
   
   
Athlete of the Week
Presented by Coach USA
Returns Sept. 8
National Champions
Julia Ratcliffe Wins Title
Championship Streak Now 43
Princeton Sports Properties
Official Corporate Partners
Join the Princeton Corporate Partner Team
Sports Tickets
Proud Partner of Princeton Athletics
Buy and sell college and pro sports tickets
Email Updates
Don't Miss a Minute of the Action
Sign up to receive exclusive Princeton Tiger email updates