Sackville, NB – The St. Thomas Tommies faced a tough AUS Women's hockey battle against the Mount Allison Mounties for two and a half periods Saturday night at Sackville's Tantramar Veterans' Memorial Civic Centre before taking a 5-3 road victory.
For the Tommies, the win snapped a 3 game losing streak while the Mounties endured their 12th straight loss.
The teams traded goals in the first period; St. Thomas led 3-2 after 40 minutes and the squads were tied at 3-3 until halfway through the third.
Danielle Ring (Saint John, NB) and Becky Connor (East St. Paul, MB) each had a pair of goals for the Tommies while Lauren Henman (Cow Bay, NS) added a singleton.
Abby Clarke (Springdale, NL) saved 36 of 39 for St. Thomas while Keri Martin turned back 24 of 29 in the Mountie cage.
The win leap-frogged St. Thomas back into first place over the St. Mary's Huskies in the AUS standings with a 16-3-2 record while the Mounties remain in 7th at 3-17-1.
Up next for Mount Allison is an away game at Université de Moncton - Sunday, February 5 at 2pm while the Tommies host St. Mary's Huskies - Friday, February 3 at 7pm.
Steve Ridlington – Mount Allison Sports Information