HAMILTON, N.Y. – Brittany Phillips scored a power-play goal at 3:25 of overtime to lift the Colgate University women's ice hockey team to a 1-0 non-conference victory against eighth-ranked University of New Hampshire at Starr Rink on Saturday afternoon.
UNH, which lost for the second time in as many days on this Empire State road trip, is now 1-2-0. Colgate is now 1-1-0.
In her first action of the season, UNH junior goaltender Lindsey Minton (Richardson, Texas) recorded 22 saves, including five in overtime. Colgate goalie Kimberly Sass made 31 saves to shut out the Wildcats.
The Wildcats dominated play in the first period and generated a 19-6 shot advantage.
New Hampshire was whistled for five minor penalties in the second period, and the Raiders tallied a 6-5 shot advantage in that frame.
Neither team was sent to the penalty box in the third period, when UNH recorded a 7-5 shot advantage for a 31-17 edge through 60 minutes of play.
The 'Cats committed a minor penalty at 1:35 of the extra session and the penalty kill unit, which had been perfect (18-for-18) on the season to that point, was scored upon with 10 seconds remaining on the skater advantage when Phillips found the back of the net. Jordan Brickner and Jenna Klynstra were credited with assists.
Colgate had a 6-0 edge in shots in OT. UNH went 0-for-2 on the power play.
New Hampshire continues its stretch of five consecutive road games with another trip to New York next weekend. The Wildcats face off against Rensselaer on Oct. 15 (7 p.m.) and battle Union College on Oct. 16 (4 p.m.). UNH's home opener is Oct. 22 (7 p.m.) vs. Clarkson. Tickets are available at the Whittemore Center Box Office and by clicking here.