Women’s Hockey Earns First Win, Shutouts Anna Maria, 4-0

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MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – Ten different Rams recorded a point and Kristen Caporusso was perfect in between the pipes as Suffolk women's hockey secured the program's first victory with a 4-0 cleansheet over Anna Maria at the New England Sports Complex Friday night.  

THE BASICS
SCORE: Suffolk 4, Anna Maria 0
RECORDS: Suffolk (1-2) | Anna Maria (0-3) 

HOW IT HAPPENED
Suffolk put away three goals in a 6:43 span in the tail end of the first frame to gain an early edge it would not let go of.  

Payton Dockus got the scoring frenzy going at the 13:05 minute mark with help from Madison Duff and Stephanie Moy.  

Less than five minutes later Tess Adams got in on the scoring action. The senior struck on Suffolk's penalty kill 4:07 after Dockus' goal. The shorthanded strike came by help of Sydney Jordan and Izzy Hendry 

With 12 seconds left before the intermission Shana Cote pushed the Rams' cushion to three with her first goal of the season. Cote buried a feed from Adams and Grace Scholz to send Suffolk into the locker room ahead 3-0. 

Quickly out of the break Jesse Kennedy extended the Rams' advantage to four as she converted a pass from Haley Poloskey just 1:47 into the second stanza. 

The score stood still from there with Caporusso keeping the AMCATS off the board to lock up the win for Suffolk.  

NETMINDER NOTES

  • Caporusso finished the night with four saves.
  • Three different goaltenders saw the ice for Anna Maria with Sawyer Duncan suffering the setback despite a 14-save effort. 
  • Gabrielle Ohanesian made 25 saves in a period of relief work with Gabrielle Gibson turning aside all 21 shots she faced.  

STATISTICALLY SPEAKING

  • Adams finished the night with two points on one goal and one handout. 
  • Dockus, Cote and Kennedy each scored once for Suffolk. 
  • Duff, Hendry, Jordan, Moy, Poloskey and Scholz all passed out one assist each. 
  • Suffolk had an overwhelming 64-4 lead in shots. 
  • The Rams won the battle on the face-off dot, 40-17.  

NOTEWORTHY

  • Suffolk and Anna Maria met for the first time. 
  • The Rams earned the program's first win in shutout fashion. 
  • Suffolk's four goals are the most in program history. 
  • Dockus is the first player to net goals in back-to-back outings. 
  • Adams' shorthanded strike is the first man-down goal in Suffolk's short history. 
  • Cote and Kennedy each netted their first collegiate goals. 
  • Adams put away her first goal in a Rams' blue-and-gold sweater. 
  • Jordan picked up her first point as a Ram with a helper.
  • Hendry, Duff, Moy and Scholz secured their first collegiate points with one assist apiece. 
  • Poloskey set-up her first shot. 
  • Caporusso recorded her first shutout at Suffolk. 

POST-GAME PIC
  

COMING UP
Suffolk is in front of its home crowd tomorrow, Saturday, Nov. 3 when it drops the puck on its New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) slate against Johnson & Wales at 5:20 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 14: All times Eastern
W:
Final
at Suffolk 9, Anna Maria 0
No contests today.
No contests today.