Lake Forest College Sports Information
Lake Forest Records Victory and Tie at Home
Against Eau Claire
Lake Forest took the early lead Friday night on junior Courtney DeHoeys (Chatham, Ont./Bluewater Jr. Hawks) team-high eighth goal of the season at the opening periods 3:19 mark. She was assisted by classmate Laura Wilson (Corunna, Ont./Sarnia Sting). Freshman Maggie Bresser (Fond du Lac, Wis./Waupun H.S.) doubled the lead for the home team with her second score of the season at 8:47. Junior Kerry Gotowka (West Simsbury, Conn./Westminster School) and senior Michelle Ricketts (Rochester, Mich./Honeybaked) were each credited with an assist. Eau Claire, however, got on the scoreboard with 1:38 to play in the period and tied the score on a power play goal just 49 seconds later.
Forester junior Jen Clouthier (Aurora, Ill./Chicago Mission) scored the only goal of the second stanza at 8:16. Bresser assisted on what turned out to be the game winning score.
Wilson added an insurance goal for the home team at the 17:20 mark of the third period. She was assisted by DeHoey and junior Allison Rushing (Seattle, Wash./Seattle Admirals).
Senior Sally Bevis (Huntington, N.Y./North American Hockey Academy) tallied 28 saves to earn the victory. She is now 2-0-2 on the season with a 1.92 goals against average and .923 save percentage. Freshman Ryann McCarthy (Lombard, Ill./Team Illinois) was in goal for the Foresters on Saturday and stopped 33 of 35 Blugold shots on goal. She is 3-0-1 on the year with a 2.94 goals against average and .901 save percentage.
Eau Claire opened the scoring on Saturday with a goal at the 18:59 mark of the opening period.
Both teams scored once in the second period, beginning with Clouthiers fourth of the year at 4:20. She was assisted by senior Katie Snowden (Toronto, Ont./Willowdale Redwings). Eau Claire regained the lead with a power play goal at 5:52.
Wilson scored the game-tying power play goal with 8:31 to play in regulation. Rushing and Gotowka assisted as Wilson matched DeHoeys with her eighth score of the season.
Lake Forest will resume NCHA play Tuesday (December 5) night at home against UW-Stevens Point. The game will begin at 7:00.