HANOVER, N.H. - The Merrimack Warriors Women's Ice Hockey rode two two-goal periods on route to a victory and weekend split with the Dartmouth Big Green, as they victorious by a score 4-3 in Hanover on Saturday.
Merrimack got off to the perfect start as it was Alexa Pongo scoring her fourth in four games to put the warriors ahead early.
Playing four on four late in the first the Warriors would strike again as Emily Oosterveld would bank the puck off a Dartmouth defender to double the lead.
Dartmouth would tie the game in the second period when scored twice in 58 seconds.
In the third, it would the Warriors to score two fast goals, Emily Oosterveld scored at 4:04 of the period, and Allison Reeb scored 29 seconds later to reestablish the two goal lead with around 15 minutes to play in the period.
Dartmouth would add another goal with 17 seconds remaining but the Warriors would hold out and get the win.
Notes and Numbers
Alexa Pongo, Emily Oosterveld, Hannah Corneliusen, and Allison Reeb all had one goal each.
Katie Kaufman and Hayley Chang both had two assists.
Payten Evans, Sophie McKinley, Sam Lessick and Madison Oelkers all had one assist in the contest.
Emma Gorski made 33 saves in her fourth win of the season.
Powerplays: MC: 0-1 | DART: 0-5
Shots on Goal: MC 8, DART 11 | MC 5, DART 15 | MC 10, DART 10 | MC 25, DART 36
Faceoffs: 22 MC | 33 DART Blocks: 9 MC | 8 DART
The Warriors head on the road to play the St. Anselm Hawks on December on New Years Eve.