NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. - The Merrimack women's ice hockey team swept the weekend with a 2-1 victory on Saturday night over the RPI Engineers.
The Warriors took the game with a first-star performance by freshman Erin Gorski for her first career win.
Score: Merrimack 2, RPI, 1
Records: Merrimack (2-2-0, 0-2-0 HEAW) | RPI (0-4-0, 0-0-0 ECAC)
Location: Lawler Rink | North Andover, Mass.
How It Happened
1-0 MER: Mikyla Grant-Mentis scored her second goal of the weekend and the season, firing a bouncing puck from the slot to give the Warriors a lead in the first.
1-1 RPI: The Engineers tied a game after a scrum deep in the Warriors crease, taking the tally late in the second after a referee review.
2-1 MER: Off the faceoff, Courtney Maud handled a rolling puck that kicked back into the slot off the boot of an RPI defender to give Merrimack.
Notes & Numbers
- Emma Gorski earned her first career win in the game tonight, turning aside 27 saves
- The Warriors offense posted a season-high 46 shots on goal, outshooting RPI 14-1 in the first period
- Goaltenders: Emma Gorski (37 saves, 1-0-0), // Amanda Rampado (44 saves, 0-3-0)
- Power Plays: 0-3 | 0-4
- Shots on Goal: 14-1 // 19-17 // 13-10 - 46-28
- Faceoffs: 28 // 29
- Blocks: 12 // 6
Merrimack will head to Boston University for a single game battle against the Terriers on Fri. Oct, 11 at 7 p.m.