Union edged by RPI in Mayor's Cup

Union edged by RPI in Mayor's Cup

ALBANY, N.Y. - The Union College women's hockey team fell to RPI, 2-1, in the second annual Mayor's Cup at the Times Union Center, Tuesday afternoon.
 
HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Engineers scored with 1:30 remaining in the opening period to take a 1-0 edge into the second frame.
  • Following a Union power play, the puck fell to an RPI forwards who converted a breakaway opportunity to take a 2-0 lead at 16:22 of the second period.
  • The Dutchwomen got on the scoreboard 6:34 into the final period when first-year forward Katie Sonntag scored for the third time in as many games on the power play to bring Union within a goal.
  • In the end, the Engineers quelled the comeback attempt by the Dutchwomen and came away with a 2-1 victory. 
  • Junior goaltender Amelia Murray made 23 saves in net for the Dutchwomen to keep them in the game.

 
WHAT'S NEXT
Union returns to action Friday, Feb. 1, traveling to Ithaca to face #6 Cornell at 6:00 p.m. (ET)