March 22, 2014

Colgate Scores Season High in Bucknell Win

from press release

HAMILTON, N.Y.  – Colgate got scoring up-and-down the lineup and netted a season-high 16 goals in a 16-6 win over Bucknell.

Colgate (3-5, 2-1 PL) got multi-goal games from seven different players with Monica White leading the way with a hat trick. Sarah Bowles and Jenna Frost had great all-around games. Bowles had two goals, five draw controls and a ground ball. Frost had two scores, three caused turnovers, two ground balls and a draw. Kallan Murray added a goal and three assist to lead the team with four points.

Jennie Berglin had a great day in the cage with 13 saves on 19 shots. Hanna Longwell saw her first action of the year and made a save in the second half.

The Bison (0-8, 0-3 PL) was led by Sam Rickels and Emily Kookogey, while Madison Molinari had two assists, three ground balls and three caused turnovers. Elizabeth Duswalt had seven saves in front of the cage and Caroline O'Neill posted one.

Kallan Murray
Bucknell came out on first with the first three goals in the opening 2:40 to gain a 3-0 advantage. Kookogey had the first two scores with one coming 50 seconds into the contest.

The Raiders fired back with six-straight tallies to open up a 6-3 lead and Colgate never trailed after that. The scoring was spread out with six different goal scorers. Bowles got the scoring started just 24 seconds after the Bison took the 3-0 lead. White, Frost and Lauren Gorajek had the next three to give the Raiders a 4-3 lead with 19:37 remaining in the half.

Alison Flood and Murray (pictured right) joined the fun with back-to-back goals in under a minute to push the advantage up to 6-3 with 16:45 left in the opening frame.

Christina Manis slowed the run down for a split second to get the Bison back to within two at 6-4 with Molinari assisting on the goal.

Colgate finished off the half with Flood and White posted their second of the day each and the Raiders took an 8-4 lead into the half.

Bucknell started out the final half they way they started it. The Bison scored the first goal to get it back to within three at 8-5 with Rickels scoring her second. That was the closest the visitors would get. The Raiders finished the half on an 8-1 run to score a 16-6 win.

Megan Ark recorded two goals during the run and Mallorie O'Brien had her second in as many games.

The Raiders are back in action on Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m. in their final non-conference game of the season against St. Bonaventure.

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