ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The RIT girls’s hockey team hits the highway for a pair of non-conference games at Assumption, Friday and Saturday (Sept. 29-30).
Weekend Recap (RIT at RPI)
First-year ahead Addie Alvarez scored her first collegiate aim in Sunday’s 1-1 draw at RPI. Alvarez scored from the left-slot early within the third interval off assists from junior forward Jordyn Bear and sophomore forward Jaidan Fahrny. RIT outshot RPI, 36-24, whereas Junior goalie Sarah Coe made 33 saves, including 15 within the second period.
Bear scored early in the third period in Saturday’s 1-1 tie, poking in a shot off a loose puck in entrance of the RPI objective at 6:35 of the third on assists Fahrny and junior defensewoman Jessie Burks to provide the Tigers the lead. Coe made 35 stops to earn the tie.
RIT is tied for third within the CHA averaging 1.zero targets per sport. The Tigers are tied for second with Penn State, allowing 1.00 goals per contest. The Tigers is tied for first in the league, killing 9-of-9 penalties at RPI last weekend. RIT leads the league with 41 blocked shots, averaging 20.5 per contest.
Jordyn Bear is tied with Fahrny for eighth in the league in scoring with two factors apiece, while Fahrny is tied for fourth within the league with two assists. First-year forward Emma Pickering is tied for second in the league with five blocked shots, whereas junior defensewoman Kyla Bear, junior ahead Megan McCormick and senior defensewoman Mia Tsilemos are tied for fifth with 4 blocks.
Coe leads the CHA averaging 34.0 saves per recreation and is second within the league with 0.92 targets against average and a .971 save percentage.
Assumption begins its first full season as a Division I program in 2023-24. The Greyhounds will compete in New England Women’s Hockey Alliance (NEWHA) along with Franklin Pierce, Long Island University, Post, Sacred Heart, Saint Anselm and Saint Michael’s. Assumption was picked to complete seventh in the NEWHA Preseason Poll and features twenty first-year gamers.
RIT vs. Assumption
This weekend marks the first time RIT has faced Assumption.