Tigers Come Up Short Against Rensselaer

Tigers Come Up Short Against Rensselaer

Freshman Shannon Griffin tallied her second career goal as Princeton fell 2-1 to Rensselaer on Friday nighat  Hobey Baker Rink.

The Engineers took a 2-0 lead before Griffin scored at 16:13 of the third period. It came off a play started by teammate Amanda Harris who got brought the puck in off the left boards. She ripped a shot that went off the shoulder of Lovisa Selander and out onto the paint. Griffin took advantage getting a stick on the puck and popping it in the open right side.

RPI (4-5-2, 2-0-1 ECAC) got on the board with a lucky bounce at 5:19 of the first. Blake Orosz came speeding into the zone and flipped the puck towards the net.  It deflected off her own teammate Sabrina Repaci and caught netminder Stephanie Neatby off guard as it curled past the goal line.

Makenna Thomas net a power-play goal at 2:38 of the second to give her team a 2-0 lead. As Neatby was being screened, Madeleine Burnett ripped a shot from the point that was redirected right out in front by Thomas for the tally.

Neatby made 23 saves, and came out at the end of the game but the Tigers weren't able to find the equalizer despite a great opportunity by defender Claire Thompson.

Selander made 46 saves to earn the win for RPI.

Princeton (1-4-2, 1-4 ECAC) hosts Union on Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m.