WATERVILLE, Maine -- Despite 32 saves from Colby College goaltender Hannah Insuik, Amherst College went 2-for-2 on the power play and Bailey Plaman earned the shutout in a 5-0 victory over the Mules in NESCAC women's hockey Friday night at Alfond Rink.
Miriam Eickhoff scored her third of the season when she smacked in a rebound from near the left post. Caitlyn Ryan took the shot from the left point and the rebound went right to Eickhoff for the power play goal at 16:47 of the first period.
Jocelyn Hunyadi made it 3-0 with just 2:40 left in the second period. On the power play, Amherst won the face-off and Toupal came behind the net. She found Hunyadi near the right face-off dot for the goal.
AMHERST 5, COLBY 0
Scoring by Period - AMH 2-1-2=5; CLB 0-0-0=0
Scoring - 1, AMH Miriam Eickhoff/3 (Caitlyn Ryan/6) 16:47 (PP) (GW)
2, AMH Alex Toupal/11 (Lynndy Smith/5) 18:04
Penalties - Emma Griese, AMH (Roughing) 3:35; Cassidy Holzer, CLB (Body Checking) 15:44
Scoring - 3, AMH Jocelyn Hunyadi/3 (Alex Toupal/4) 17:20 (PP)
Penalties - Eleanor Knutzen, CLB (Hooking) 17:07
Scoring - 4, AMH Jamie McNamara/2 (Lynndy Smith/6) 7:47
5, AMH Katie Savage/6 (Alex Toupal/5, Caitlyn Ryan/7) 15:48
Penalties - Lynndy Smith, AMH (Tripping) 4:37; Sara Culhane, AMH (Holding) 13:44
Amherst Goaltending - Bailey Plaman (60:00, 21 shots, 21 saves, 0 GA)
Colby Goaltending - Hannah Insuik (60:00, 37 shots, 32 saves, 5 GA)
Win - Bailey Plaman, AMH (5-1-1). Loss - Hannah Insuik, CLB (0-4-1).
Shots On Goal - AMH 17-13-7=37; CLB 8-5-8=21
Power Plays - AMH 2 of 2; CLB 0 of 3
Penalties - AMH 3 (6 min); CLB 2 (4 min)