Panthers blank Colb

MIDDLEBURY - Anna McNally played a part in all five goals as the third-ranked Middlebury College women's hockey team took a 5-0 win over Colby College in New England Small College Athletic Conference play Sunday. McNally had two goals and three assists, while teammate Nora Bergman earned one goal and three assists for the 4-0 Panthers.

Neither team managed a goal for the opening 15 minutes until Bergman scored the eventual game-winning goal with 4:56 to play in the first period on the power play.

Middlebury put the game away with three goals in the second period. Maggie Woodward scored off a pass from McNally at 9:45, McNally tallied on the power play at 11:48, while Ashley Bairos made it 4-0 with just 27 seconds left in the second period.

McNally scored the fifth goal at 5:33 of the final period from Bairos and Bergman on the power play. Middlebury was 3-6 with the extra attacker.

Lani Wright needed to make just 10 stops for the Middlebury shutout. Filomania Falcucci made 29 saves for Colby (1-2-1).

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