Sackville, NB – The StFX X-Women got back in the win column with a 3-1 victory over the Mount Allison Mounties Saturday evening. The victory snapped a two-game losing skid for the X-Women.
Lydia Schurman's goal at 15:06 of the first period was the only goal of the opening frame, giving the X-Women a 1-0 lead after 20 minutes as they outshot the Mounties by a lopsided 15-4 in the period. Santana Gravelle assisted on the play.
The X-Women continued to pressure in the second period, edging the Mounties in shots 13-9, though it was the hometown Mounties who got on the board first and tied the game up with a goal off the stick of Lauren Shaw. The marker came at 3:33 while Mount A was on the power play off a Jessica Campbell dish.
The teams were scoreless in the third period despite a pair of power play opportunities by the Mounties. The X-Women held them to only four shots in the period as they finished the night with a 41-17 shot advantage.
Cassidy McEwan earned the win between the pipes for the X-Women who improve to 12-5-3 on the season.
The Mounties fall to 3-15-0. They will next see action on Sunday when they host UNB at 2:00 pm. The X-Women will travel to Halifax on Wednesday, January 16th to face-off against Dalhousie.
Courtesy StFX Sports Information