Bulldogs Complete the Sweep at Finlandia, Win 8-0

Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie
Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie

HANCOCK, Mich. - The Adrian College women's hockey team completed the sweep of Finlandia with an 8-0 win on Saturday. Bailey Robertson and Kaylyn Schroka each scored two goals to lead Adrian in the game.

THE BASICS

Final Score: Adrian 8, Finlandia 0

Location: Hancock, Michigan (Houghton County Arena)

Records: Adrian (14-2, 12-0 NCHA), Finlandia (0-18, 0-12)

HOW IT HAPPENED

First Period: Adrian 2, Finlandia 0

Robertson scored first for the Bulldogs at the 13:39 mark in the first period.

• The second score of the period came on the power play when Sarah Shureb scored off the assist from Sydney Smith.

• The Bulldogs outshot the Lions 24-2 in the first period.

Second Period: Adrian 5, Finlandia 0

Schroka scored back to back goals to begin the second period. The first goal was a power-play goal at the 3:03 mark of the second period. She was assisted on the play by Shureb and Lexie Tzafaroglou. The second was unassisted at 7:33.

Robertson followed with her second goal of the game to put Adrian up 5-0. She was assisted by Emily Duncan and Tzafaroglou.

• The Bulldogs won the shot total in the second period, 17-6.

Third Period: Adrian 8, Finlandia 0

Tzafaroglou added a goal to her two assists, scoring on a power play in the open half of the final period. Brooke Lupi earned her first assist of the game on the play.

Kristin Lewicki scored in the final three minutes of the game off assists from Duncan and  Tzafaroglou.

Kelly O'Sullivan ended the scoring in the game in the final two minutes. Kortney Diaz assisted on the goal.

• Adrian outshot Finlandia 63-14 in the game.

• The Bulldogs also went 3-5 (60%) on the power play; the Lions went 0-3.

TOP DOGS

Tzafaroglou was the game's point leader, scoring three (1,2) for the game.

Robertson (2,0), Shureb (1,1), Duncan (0,2), and Schroka (2,0) all tallied two points.

Smith (0,1), Kristi Zink (0,1), O'Sullivan (1,0), Lupi (0,1), Lewicki (0,1), and Diaz (0,1) all had one point.

Brooke Gibson (W, 10-1) saved all 14 shots that she faced for her fourth shutout this season.

UP NEXT

• Adrian will travel to face Northland at 1:30 p.m.

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