Hartford, Conn. – The Trinity College women’s ice hockey program dropped its final competition of the weekend, falling 1-0 on the road at Colby Saturday afternoon. The Bantams (5-9-4, 0-9-1 NESCAC) played a tough defensive battle, but a goal early in the third period from the hosts was the deciding factor.
First-year netminder Stephanie Garvis (Plymouth, Minn.) played another great game in net, posting 29 saves in the setback.
Trinity’s offense was slow out of the gate, but the team applied significant pressure in the latter half of the game. After mustering just four shots off in the first 30 minutes, the Bantams finished with 26 shots, including
The Bantam defense played stout through the first 40 minutes of the contest, but the Mules lit the lamp early in the third period to take the lead. Senior Moira Mullaney received a stretch pass through the neutral zone from first-year Madi Brown; all alone in the Mules’ offensive zone, she was able to make a move around first-year goaltender Stephanie Garvis (Plymouth, Minn.) to make it 1-0.
Neither team ripped twine for the remainder of the game, despite great efforts by both teams. The Mules had a power play with four minutes left, but the Bantams killed it off before a breakaway chance was saved in the closing minute.
Trinity will take the week to regroup before another long road trip, traveling to Middlebury for a two-game series. Puck drop on Friday, February 7, is slated for 7 p.m.