BOSTON – The Johnson & Wales University women's ice hockey team jumped out to an early lead and held on to win for the second time in three games. The Wildcats defeated UMass Boston, 4-3, on Saturday.
UMass Boston: 4-5-2
Johnson & Wales: 2-6-3
UMB: Rachel Myette (1-5-2) 14 Saves, 4 Goals
JWU: Kami Weiner (2-6-3), 35 Saves, 3 Goals
Kathryn Mason (Grafton, Mass.) and Drea Westgaard (Elk River, Minn.) found the back of the net for the second day in a row with goals at the 12:17 and 14:42 marks of the first period, respectively.
Rookie Kaitlin Irvine (Alexandria Bay, N.Y.) scored the first goal of her collegiate career just 1:24 into the second period on the power play. She added a second goal midway through the third period that was the eventual game-winner.
Junior Tamara Bowden (Weymouth, Mass.) factored into three of the four goals. She had three assists for the first three-point game of her collegiate career.
The Wildcats are on the road Friday to take on Southern Maine at 4 p.m.