Savard, Spring Score Twice as Yale Beats Cornell 5-2

Savard, Spring Score Twice as Yale Beats Cornell 5-2

Nov. 4, 2005

Box Score

ITHACA, N.Y. - Kristin Savard and Jenna Spring scored two goals apiece as Yale won 5-2 at Cornell Friday night. The Bulldogs went 2-for-6 on the power play while holding the Big Red scoreless on four opportunities. Sarah Love made 23 saves for the win.

Spring opened the scoring 3:54 into the game on a power play, with Sarah Tittman and Kristen Stupay picking up assists. Deena Caplette increased the lead to 2-0 with another power play tally at 13:24, assisted by Lisa Jacque and Carlee Ness.

Sheila Zingler's unassisted goal at 1:37 of the second increased Yale's lead to 3-0 as the Bulldogs (1-1-1, 1-0-1 ECACHL) outshot the Big Red (0-1-0, 0-1-0) 15-4 for that period. Savard added another at 7:52 of the third, assisted by Deena Caplette and Kelsey Johnson.

The Big Red got two extra-skater goals from Vicki Hodgkinson and Miranda Callaghan, within a span of just over a minute to make the final 3:54 of the game interesting. An empty netter by Savard, assisted by Zingler and Nina Resor, put the game out of reach with 1:10 to play. Caplette and Savard both finished the game with a +/- of +3.

Cornell goalie Beth Baronick finished with 27 saves.

Yale travels to Colgate tomorrow at 4 p.m.

report by Sam Rubin '95 (, Yale Sports Publicity