Women’s hockey visits SUNY Oswego on Friday night

Jenna Jewell '19 (Josh McKee photo)
Jenna Jewell '19 (Josh McKee photo)

The Hamilton College women's hockey team travels to SUNY Oswego on Friday, Dec. 8 for a non-conference game at 7 p.m.

The Continentals (4-2 overall) are first in the NESCAC standings with a perfect 4-0 conference record after sweeping Colby College in a two-game series at Russell Sage Rink this past weekend. Hamilton first defeated Colby 1-0 in overtime on Friday, Dec. 1 and followed with a 4-0 decision on Saturday afternoon.

Andrea Rockey '19 was named NESCAC Player of the Week on Monday after her three-point performance against Colby. Rockey scored the game-winner 40 seconds into overtime on Friday, and she assisted with Hamilton's first goal and scored the second on Saturday. Rockey is second on the team with five points, placing her 12th on the NESCAC leaderboard.

Michaela Giuttari '20 guides the team and ranks eighth in the conference with six points (3-3). Missy Segall '21 and Olivia Hawes '19 have two goals apiece, and Kate Piacenza '21 totals four points with three helpers. Sam Walther '18 paces the NESCAC with a .959 save percentage and 1.21 goals against average through 348+ minutes played in goal.

The Lakers (5-6, 3-3 SUNYAC) rebounded from 5-0 and 7-1 losses to Williams College on Nov. 25 and 26 by outscoring SUNY Cortland 5-1 through two games on Dec 1 and 2.

Olivia Ellis and Kate Randazzo lead the Lakers with eight points. Ellis has a team-high three goals while Randazzo ranks fourth in the Northeast Women's Hockey League (NEWHL) with seven assists. Emma Morisette totals five points and Natalie Giglio has four assists.

Mariah Madrigal and Amber Samonek have shared the goaltending duties this season. Madrigal has given up just two goals through 317+ minutes, and her .907 save percentage ranks third in the NEWHL. Samonek has a .884 save percentage and 2.98 goals against average in 302+ minutes.

Hamilton scored with 1.2 seconds remaining in overtime to upset then-No.7/7 SUNY Oswego 3-2 in Oswego, N.Y. last season. The Continentals have a 7-4 all-time record over the Lakers.