Oswego tops Cortland 3-1 in NEWHL action

Oswego tops Cortland 3-1 in NEWHL action

CORTLAND, N.Y. – The Oswego women's ice hockey team scored three unanswered third-period goals in defeating Cortland, 3-1, Saturday night in NEWHL action at Alumni Arena. The Lakers improved to 5-0-1 overall and 3-0-1 in the conference, while the Red Dragons fell to 2-4-2 and 0-4-2.

Junior Emily King (Buffalo/Buffalo Regals) scored Cortland's goal. Sophomores Katelinn Cummings (Johnson City/Northwood School) and Olivia Wilburn (Stockton, CA/San Jose Sharks) each recorded an assist. Senior goalie Victoria Gibson (Essex Junction, VT/Vermont Shamrocks) made 24 saves.

Sophomore Leah Czerwinski (Buffalo/Buffalo Bisons) netted a pair of goals for Oswego. Sophomore Jean-marie Padden (Cranford, NJ/New Jersey Rockets) contributed a goal and an assist, sophomore Philomena Teggart (Pickering, ON/Durham West Jr. Lightning) registered two assists and freshman Sara Cruise (Fairhaven, MA/Hoosac School) picked up an assist. Freshman goalie Hannah Lindey (Slippery Rock, PA/Selects Academy at Bishop Kearney) turned aside 28 shots.

After two scoreless periods, King gave Cortland a 1-0 lead at 7:01 of the third period with a wrist shot in front. Czerwinski tied the game just 49 seconds later with a wrist shot through traffic and scored the game-winner on a one-timer in front at 16:23. Cortland pulled Gibson for an extra skater, but Padden scored an empty-goal just 10 seconds later to seal the win.
Oswego 3, Cortland 1

Score by periods:

Oswego               0-0-3       3
Cortland              0-0-1       1

Scoring Summary (Goals-Assists):
Oswego: Leah Czerwinski 2-0, Jean-marie Padden 1-0, Philomena Teggart 0-2, Sara Cruise 0-1 
Cortand: Emily King 1-0, Katelinn Cummings 0-1, Olivia Wilburn 0-1 

Saves: Hannah Lindey (Oswego) 28 saves (1 GA in 59:41), Empty Net :19; Victoria Gibson (Cortland) 24 saves (2 GA in 59:50), Empty Net 1 GA in :10
Shots on goal: Cortland 29 (10-14-5), Oswego 27 (5-12-10)
Penalties: Oswego 2-4:00, Cortland 1-2:00
Power Play: Cortland 0-2, Oswego 0-1

Records after game: Cortland (Red Dragons) 2-4-2, 0-4-2 NEWHL, Oswego (Lakers) 5-0-1, 3-0-1 NEWHL