October 16, 2009

Pioneers Blanked by Union, 6-0

Oct. 16, 2009

Final Stats

SCHENECTADY, NY (October 16, 2009) – The Sacred Heart University women’s ice hockey team fell to Union College 6-0 at Messa Rink Friday night.  With the loss the Pioneers drop to 0-4, while the Dutchwomen earned their first win of the season to improve to 1-3.

 

Sophomore forward Molly Kate Devin struck first for Union with a goal 7:34 in.  Devin would later add assists on two goals by senior defender Jackie Koetteritz and another on one of classmate Kelly Alyea’s two goals.

 

Freshman goaltender Emily Siira (Cedarburg, WI/Wisconsin Wild) made 36 saves between the pipes for SHU.  In goal for Union, freshman Alana Marcinko made 25 stops to preserve the shutout.  The Dutchwomen outshot the Pioneers 42-25.

 

Sacred Heart and Union faceoff again tomorrow in the second tilt of the series at 4:00 pm.