Three Cards Post Three-Point Game as Team Pulls Away from Visiting PSU for 6-2 Win
Breaking away from a 2-2 tie with visiting Plymouth St. Tues, Jan. 15, by scoring four goals over a span of nine minutes during the second period, Wesleyan went on the claim a 6-2 victory. Sena Iito '11 (#12, main photo courtesy of SteveMcLaughlinPhotography.com) netted the game-winner at 8:33 of the middle stanza, her fourth power-play goal of the year. She added the final goal of the run while assisting on Hannah Jackson's '09 goal at 15:01 for a three-point period. Emma Ram '11 (photo insert upper right) also had two goals and an assist on the night, scoring twice in the first period and assisting on Ito's game-winner. Jackson finished with a goal and two assists. Wesleyan, which spoiled the homecoming of Plymouth St. head coach Heather Hoffay, who served as a Wesleyan assistant in 2005-06 before taking over the reins at PSU in 2006-07, the Panthers first varsity campaign, had a substantial 49-13 advantage in the shots department on the evening. Wesleyan returned to NESCAC play over the weekend, visiting Bowdoin Fri., Jan. 18. There the Cards were outshot 31-12 and suffered a 6-1 setback. Heather Lindgren '11 scored her first career goal late in the second period, but Wesleyan was already trailing 4-0 at the time. The squad finished up the NESCAC weekend at Colby Sat., Jan. 19, dropping a 3-0 contest. Wesleyan will be at home Tues., Jan. 22, taking on non-conference opponent Sacred Heart. The game will be carried as an audio broadcast by Sacred Heart and a link for its feed is posted on the Wesleyan athletics home page under "Webcasts."