BURRILLVILLE, RI –There would be no third-period comeback by Nichols two nights in a row. Less than 24 hours after giving up the lead to the Bison, the Johnson & Wales University women's ice hockey team held on to defeat Nichols 3-1 on Friday.
NC: 8-8-1, 3-5 CHC
JWU: 7-10-3, 1-4-3 CHH
NC: Cassandra Goyette (5-8-1) 13 Saves, 3 Goals
JWU: Kami Weiner (7-10-3), 31 Saves, 1 Goal
Julia Martinsson gave JWU the lead just before the first-period intermission when she lit the lamp with 52 seconds left.
JWU struck again for another late goal in the second period. Martinsson and Simanski picked up their second points of the game when they assisted on Hannah Tracy's goal at the 19:38 mark.
The Wildcats are back on the road Friday when they travel to Salem State for a 7 p.m. contest.