Merrimack College Skates Past Maine, 7-2
Sophomore forward Allison Sexton posts two goals and assist for Warriors

Sophomore forward Allison Sexton had two goals and an assist for the Warriors
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 12:09  MER1-0 EV Madison Morey (3)Jessica Bonfe/6
1st 13:48  MNE1-1 EV Brooke Stacey (12) -
1st 14:34  MER2-1 PP Katelyn Rae (13)Dominique Kremer/9, Paige Voight/9
2nd 3:24  MER3-1 EV GW Marie Delarbre (2)Jillian Battista/2, Allison Sexton/9
2nd 7:30  MER4-1 EV Mikyla Grant-Mentis (9)Chloe Cook/4, Felila Manu/4
2nd 18:00  MNE2-4 EV Morgan Sakundiak (6)Brooke Stacey/12, Kara Washer/3
3rd 6:08  MER5-2 EV Allison Sexton (4) -
3rd 8:25  MER6-2 EV Allison Sexton (5)Jillian Battista/3, Paige Voight/10
3rd 15:22  MER7-2 EV Jessica Kuhlman (1)Annie Boeckers/7, Jackie Pieper/7
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Maine  1102
Merrimack  2237
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Maine  7141839
Merrimack  13131137
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Maine (8-19-1)  0/1 4/16 0
Merrimack (10-17-3)  1/2 3/14 0
Maine Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Mariah Fujimagari (L, 2-3-0)48:256 1111426
Jillian Flynn11:351 0044
Merrimack Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Léa-Kristine Demers (W, 7-11-1)60:002 6131837

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. - Propelled by a program-best seven goals from six different Warriors, the Merrimack College women's ice hockey team posted its largest-ever scoring margin in a 7-2 rout of Maine on Friday afternoon on Merrimack's first-ever Senior Day. Senior Marie Delarbre (Fussen, Germany) tallied one of the scores before being honored in a postgame ceremony along with classmate Samantha Saulnier (Somerville, Mass.).

The Basics

Score: Merrimack 7, Maine 2
Records: Merrimack (10-17-3, 6-14-0 HEA) | Maine (8-19-1, 4-15-1 HEA)
Location: Lawler Rink | North Andover, Mass.

How It Happened

- This offensive showcase for the Warriors was opened up at the 12:09 mark of the first period thanks to sophomore Madison Morey (Fairbanks, Alaska) netting her third goal of the season. The sophomore would create an offensive rush, crash the net and put home an easy rebound to take the first lead of the game.

- The Warriors would see the game tied back up just 1:39 later after a Merrimack turnover in the defensive end would be capitalized on by Maine, knotting the score at 1-1. Less than a minute later, sophomore Katelyn Rae (Courtice, Ontario) would put Merrimack back in front on a beautiful redirect on a shot from the point from Dominique Kremer (West Fargo, N.D.) for her 13th of the season. It would be a lead the Warriors would hold for the rest of the game.

- The Warriors kept it rolling into the second period and saw their lead extended to 3-1 less than four minutes into the frame. On the program's first-ever Senior Day, Delarbre would net the sixth goal of her career and second of the season, stuffing in gritty goal from close range to get on the box score.

- Freshman Mikyla Grant-Mentis (Brampton, Ontario) would continue her torrent pace in 2017, netting her ninth goal of the season and fourth goal in the last two games. The rookie would score on a breakaway after receiving a perfect feed from the defensive zone from classmate Chloe Cook (Summerland, British Columbia) to give the Warriors a three-goal lead. Maine would strike for the final time late in the second to cut the Warriors' lead to two goals heading to the third period.

- Just over six minutes in to the final frame, sophomore Allison Sexton (Stonewall, Manitoba) would essentially put the game away for Merrimack, scoring twice in a 2:17 span to extend Merrimack's lead to four goals with just 11: 35 remaining in regulation.

- The dagger would come at the 15:22 mark of the third period on the first goal of the season from sophomore Jessica Kuhlman (Severna Park, Md.), cleaning up a rebound to put the Warriors lead at an impressive five goals with less than five minutes remaining, where it held through regulation.

Inside The Numbers

- The seven tallies in Friday's game mark for the most ever in a single game in program history for the Warriors. It tops a five-goal effort from earlier this season, also posted in a win over Maine. The five-goal scoring margin is also the largest for the Warriors in program history.

- Merrimack registered plenty of firsts and career-highs in Friday's win; Sexton set career-bests with two goals and three points. Sophomore Jillian Battista (Tonawanda, N.Y.) registered her first-career multi-point game with two assists.

- With the score, Grant-Mentis stretches her current point streak to five games.

- Goaltenders: W - Demers (7-11-1, 37 saves) | L - Fujimagara (2-3-0, 26 saves)

- Power Plays: Merrimack (1-2) | Maine (0-1)

- SOG: MC - 37 | Maine - 39

Up Next

The Warriors return to the ice at Lawler Rink tomorrow for their season-series finale with the Black Bears at 2:00 p.m.