NO. ANDOVER, Mass. - Three different goal scorers tallied for the Merrimack Warriors on Friday night, leading them to a 3-0 victory over the RPI Engineers in an out-of-conference battle.
Score: Merrimack 3, RPI, 0
Records: Merrimack (1-2-0, 0-2-0 HEAW) | RPI (0-3-0, 0-0-0 ECAC)
Location: Lawler Rink | North Andover, Mass.
How It Happened
1-0 MER: Sam Lessick fired in her first career goal with players crowding the crease, handling the puck within space to get it through on the power play.
2-0 MER: Mikyla Grant-Mentis scored her first on the year off of a clean give-and-go with first year Katie Kaufman, as Kaufman pulled the goaltender towards her to give Grant-Mentis plenty of time to finish.
3-0 MER: The Warriors finished the night with Gabby Jones' second tally of the year, off another play in transition.
Notes & Numbers
- Merrimack's defense continued to protect Demers en route to a shutout, with 13 blocks in the lane.
- Léa-Kristine Demers earned her second career shutout, and first since Nov. 20, 2018.
- Goaltenders: Léa-Kristine Demers (16 saves, 1-2-0), // Amanda Rampado (20 saves, 0-2-0)
- Power Plays: 1-2 | 0-1
- Shots on Goal: 7-8 // 7-3 // 9-5 - 26-16
- Faceoffs: 22 // 23
- Blocks: 13 // 9
Merrimack will take on RPI again on Saturday as part of Homecoming Weekend, with puck drop at 4 p.m.