Sackville, NB – The Mount Allison Mounties defeated the StFX X-Women 2-1 in a shootout Friday night at the Tantramar Civic Centre.
It was a tough first period, with both teams coming out strong. The Mounties had a couple scoring opportunities on the power play, with strong shots from Maddy Koughan and Sam Jarron.
The second period started off with a great scoring opportunity by Koughan, but it was StFX's Carly Burrows who found the back of the net to give X a 1-0 lead.
The X-Women dominated most of the second period, increasing their shots to 20 over the Mounties.
A couple penalties to Chishlom and Thomas gave the Mounties a 5 on 3 power play, but no success and the period ended with StFX leading 1-0.
The beginning of the third period saw both teams being aggressive with the puck. With a pass up the ice to Lauren Shaw, the Mounties were able to tie up the game 1-1 with 15 seconds left in the game.
After no scoring in overtime and double overtime, the Mounties and X-Women faced off in a shootout.
Maddy Koughan was the lone scorer in the shootout to lead the Mounties to their first win of the season.
Mount Allison will be back in action Sunday afternoon for a game in Fredericton against the UNB Reds.
The X-Women travel to Halifax on Saturday for a 7:00 pm game against Saint Mary's.
Courtesy Mount Allison Sports Information