The Gustavus women’s hockey team remained unbeaten on the season with a 6-0 win over Augsburg at Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter on Saturday night. The Gusties, who are now 4-0-1 overall and 3-0-0 in the MIAC, have not allowed a goal in the last 314:19 of play, which dates back to the second period of the first game of the season. Goaltender Kitty Hurley picked up her first shutout of the season, while the team picked up its fifth shutout of the year.
Gustavus scored its first two goals in the first period. Ingrid Neve opened the scoring when she lit the lamp at the 2:04 mark. Assists were credited to Abby Randall and Laura Vanelli. The Gusties second goal was a power-play goal by Laura Stypulkowski at 16:10 with assists from Molly Doyle and Kelly Crandall.
The Gusties broke the game open with three goals in the second period extending their lead to 5-0. Molly Doyle scored a power play goal at 8:02, Ingrid Neve tallied her second goal at 8:19, and Tanna Tuomie picked up her second goal of the season at 18:31. Andrea Peterson was credited with the assist on Doyle’s goal and Danny Blacker was given the assist on Tuomie’s goal.
The final goal of the game was scored by Kelly Crandall with an assist from Molly Doyle at 4:37 of the third period.
Gustavus outshot Augsburg 45-11 in the game. Kitty Hurley made 11 saves for the Gusties and recorded the shutout in the nets. Augsburg used two goaltenders in the game. Amanda Bockman made 21 saves in 40 minutes of play, while Kristin Johnson recorded 18 saves in 20 minutes of play.
Gustavus has now outscored its opponents 27-2 in five games this season. In addition, the Gusties have not allowed a goal in 29 power-play opportunities.
Coach Mike Carroll’s squad will wrap up its December schedule next weekend with a two-game series against the Bethel Royals. The two teams will play in St. Peter on Friday night and at Bethel on Saturday night.