BOSTON, Mass. -- The Colby College women's hockey team had 35 shots on goal and stayed in the game with early goals in the second and third periods, but University of Massachusetts at Boston had two three-goal runs for a 7-2 win Saturday.
UMass-Boston scored three goals in the final 7:03 of the opening period to take control. Maren Brown, who had two goals, scored at 12:57 from Lizzie Aveson. The Beacons made it 2-0 at 15:48 on a goal by Aveson and then Kaleigh Beauregard tallied with just 48 seconds remaining.
The Beacons made it a 4-1 game on the first of two goals by Erica Lunn at 6:28 of the second period.
UMass-Boston stopped any Mule momentum when Lunn scored just 47 seconds later on an unassisted goal. The Beacons added two more goals to pull away for good.
UMass-Boston 7, Colby 2
Scoring by Period - CLB 0-1-1=2; UMB 3-1-3=7
Scoring - 1, UMB Maren Brown/5 (Lizzie Aveson/3) 12:57
2, UMB Lizzie Aveson/4 (Alli Bianchini/1, Kateri McClellan/2) 15:48
3, UMB Kaleigh Beauregard/3 (Kat Armstrong/4) 19:12 (GW)
Penalties - Nikki Donato, CLB (Hooking) 12:57
Scoring - 4, CLB Carly Thomas/1 (Lily Santonelli/1) 1:00
5, UMB Erica Lunn/2 (Kristen Embrey/2, Kat Armstrong/5) 6:28 (PP)
Penalties - Cassidy Holzer, CLB (Tripping) 5:33; Julia Nolan, UMB (Hooking) 8:37; Izzy Tegtmeyer, CLB (Tripping) 18:22
Scoring - 6, CLB Moira Mullaney/1 (Anna Rudinski/1) 2:22
7, UMB Erica Lunn/3 3:09 (PP)
8, UMB Maren Brown/6 (Alli Bianchini/2, Lizzie Aveson/4) 9:58 (PP)
9, UMB Edy Moritz/3 (Katie Barry/1) 18:01
Penalties - Taylor Methven, CLB (High-Sticking) 2:57; Kat Armstrong, UMB (Tripping) 6:04; Izzy Tegtmeyer, CLB (High-Sticking) 8:33; Jacqueline Seymour, CLB (Cross-Checking) 10:19
Colby Goaltending - Halley Fine (60:00, 30 shots, 23 saves, 7 GA)
UMass Boston Goaltending - Rachel Myette (60:00, 35 shots, 33 saves, 2 GA)
Win - Rachel Myette, UMB (4-2-0). Loss - Halley Fine, CLB (0-2-0).
Shots On Goal - CLB 8-6-21=35; UMB 8-7-15=30
Power Plays - CLB 0 of 2; UMB 3 of 6
Penalties - CLB 6 (12 min); UMB 2 (4 min)