Gibson netminding results in Cortland 3-0 shutout of Neumann

Gibson netminding results in Cortland 3-0 shutout of Neumann

CORTLAND, N.Y. – Senior goalie Victoria Gibson (Essex Junction, VT/Vermont Shamrocks) made 13 saves to earn her second career shutout and three different players netted a goal as the Cortland women's ice hockey team defeated Neumann University, 3-0, Saturday afternoon to sweep the two-game weekend series. The Red Dragons improved to 2-0 with the win, while the Knights dropped to 0-2.

Senior Samantha Pippin (Allen Park, MI/Team Detroit) led Cortland with a goal and an assist. Junior Allyson Edwards (Buffalo/Buffalo Regals) scored the game-winning goal, and freshman Amanda Gaffney (Williamsville/Amherst Knights) tallied her second goal of the season. Junior Emily Rose (Clayton/Syracuse Nationals) picked up an assist, while freshmen Quinn Metcalfe (Churchville/Rochester Monarchs) and Kiersten Konrardy (Oviedo, FL/Hoosac School) each recorded her first career point with an assist.

Junior goalie Helen Cooney (Doylestown, PA/Walpole Express) registered 41 saves for Neumann.

After a scoreless first period, Edwards tallied her first goal of the season with a wrist shot through a screen at 15:37 of the second period. Gaffney made it a 2-0 game at 18:05 of the period, deflecting a pass from Rose past Cooney on the power play. Pippin completed the scoring with an unassisted goal at 17:08 of the third period, knocking in her own rebound for her second goal of the season.
Score by periods:

Neumann              0-0-0       0
Cortland                0-2-1       3

Scoring Summary (Goals-Assists):
Neumann: no scoring 
Cortand: Samantha Pippin 1-1, Allyson Edwards 1-0, Amanda Gaffney 1-0, Quinn Metcalfe 0-1, Kiersten Konrardy 0-1, Emily Rose 0-1

Saves: Helen Cooney (Neumann) 41 saves (3 GA in 60:00); Victoria Gibson (Cortland) 13 saves (0 GA in 60:00)
Shots on goal: Cortland 44 (12-16-16), Neumann 13 (1-6-6)
Penalties: Neumann 3-6:00, Cortland 1-2:00
Power Play: Cortland 1-3, Neumann 0-1

Records after game: Cortland (Red Dragons) 2-0, Neumann (Knights) 0-2