PAWTUCKET, RI. – The Johnson & Wales University women's ice hockey team rallied in the second period, but couldn't come all the back against Franklin Pierce University. The Wildcat fell to the Ravens, 4-2, on Saturday.
Franklin & Pierce: 5-10-1
Johnson & Wales: 3-11-3
FPU: Emma Orstrander (W, 7-3) 2 Goals
JWU: Jasmine Mucci (L, 3-9-3) 2 Goals, 10 Saves
JWU: Taylor Duquette 2 Goals, 9 Saves
FPU: Carolyn Drowne 1 Goal, 1 Assist
JWU: Drea Westgaard 2 Assists
Franklin & Pierce got on the board with a pair of goals in the first period from Ann Margaret DiSciscio at 4:11 and then a power play goal at 12:25 by Carolyn Drowne.
Johnson & Wales spotted the Ravens two more goals in the second period before getting within striking distance.
Less than two minutes later, Westgaard factored into another goal. On the power play, she slid the puck across the ice to Victoria Perez and she buried in the back of the net.
JWU returns to the ice Friday when they take on the University of Southern Maine at Lynch Arena for a 3:55 pm puck drop.