Women's hockey earns overtime tie

BIDDEFORD, Maine -- Katie McLaughlin (pictured) scored a pair of goals and Halley Fine stopped six shots in overtime for the Colby College women's hockey team in a 3-3 tie with University of New England on Tuesday night.

The Mules had two leads in the game and also trailed once. Colby will play at Williams College on Friday at 7 p.m.

McLaughlin scored just 31 seconds into the game off assists from Anna Rudinski and Mikayla McLaughlin. The Mules took a 1-0 lead into intermission and allowed just five shots on goal in the period.

The Nor'easters (5-6-2 overall) scored two goals in a span of 1:23 of the second period to take the lead. Cassandra Connolly scored at 4:25 to tie the game. After a Colby slashing penalty at 5:02, UNE's Gabby Crugnale scored on the power play at 5:48.

The Mules (0-9-3) fought back quickly in the third period, with Delaney Flynn scoring at 1:56 off an assist from Kailey Buxbaum.

McLaughlin put Colby ahead at 6:07 with her second of the game from Iggy Tegtmeyer and Sasha Fritts. Tegtmeyer had her first collegiate point on the play.

The Mules had a 42-29 shot advantage, with Fine stopping 26 shots. Nor'easter goaltender Sydney Helmbrecht made 39 saves.


Scoring by Period - CLB 1-0-2-0=3; UNE 0-2-1-0=3

1st Period
Scoring - 1, CLB Katie McLaughlin/1 (Anna Rudinski/2, Mikayla McLaughlin/2) 0:31
Penalties - Marykate Drinkwater, UNE (Checking) 6:45

2nd Period
Scoring - 2, UNE Cassandra Connolly/2 (Tatum Gietl/3, Annie Mullen/4) 4:25
3, UNE Gabby Crugnale/6 (Gabriella Moscato/3, Kierra Wright/5) 5:48 (PP)
Penalties - Bench, CLB (Too Many Players) 1:06; Kailey Buxbaum, CLB (Slashing) 5:02; Melissa Boudreau, UNE (Tripping) 15:20

3rd Period
Scoring - 4, CLB Delaney Flynn/3 (Kailey Buxbaum/5) 1:56
5, CLB Katie McLaughlin/2 (Izzy Tegtmeyer/1, Sasha Fritts/1) 6:07
6, UNE Gabriella Moscato/1 (Kierra Wright/6) 16:56
Penalties - Tatum Gietl, UNE (Interference) 11:33

Scoring - None
Penalties - None

Colby Goaltending - Halley Fine (64:47, 29 shots, 26 saves, 3 GA); Empty Net (0:13, 0 GA)

University of New England Goaltending - Sydney Helmbrecht (65:00, 42 shots, 39 saves, 3 GA)

Tie - Halley Fine, CLB (0-6-2). Tie - Sydney Helmbrecht, UNE (5-4-1).

Shots On Goal - CLB 11-14-15-2=42; UNE 5-10-8-6=29

Power Plays - CLB 0 of 3; UNE 1 of 2

Penalties - CLB 2 (4 min); UNE 3 (6 min)

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