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The Princeton Tigers Continue Their Unbeaten Streak

The Princeton Tigers women’s team kept their unbeaten record against the Long Island University’s Sharks. The last time they faced each other was December 5th, in a thrilling but dominating game for the Tigers. The black and orange team haven’t lost a game since their 1-7 loss against Cornell, on November 17th. Since then, they have gathered three wins and one tie. This game, the one in the net for Princeton was Taylor Hyland.


The Game

The first period started with an extreme domination from the Princeton team. Out of 14 shots during the eight initial minutes of the game, nine were from the Tigers. Emma Dornseif opened the scoring for the New Jersey based team. She was assisted by Catherine Kerin and Emma Kee, who was playing in her 100th career game.

After a bit, penalty was called on Long Island’s Ceilidh Campbell for Crosschecking. Princeton took advantage of the power-play as the captain Sarah Fillier, scored her first goal of the night. The goal got assists from Gabby Kim and Issy Wunder. Even with good chances by LIU and a power-play, they let Princeton get their second goal. Furthering their lead, Fillier scored her second of the night. She was assisted by Jane Kuehl and Kate Monihan.


During the second period, a change on the LIU team could be seen. They started getting considerably more scoring chances as they bettered their offense and defense. However, Princeton still was the only one successful on getting on the net. Sharks’ Saige Mackay was called on two minutes for slashing. To add one more goal to their lead, Sarah Paul scored assisted by Annie Kuehl. Not long after, she scored once again making it 5-0, assisted by both the Kuehl sisters - Annie and Jane.

After that, one unsuccessful power-play for Princeton even though they had a great quantity of scoring chances. Less than five minutes on the end of the period, LIU scored their first goal. Paige Vreeman got the goal with an assist from Bri Eid. Making the Princeton lead a 4-goal one, Grace Babington scored.

The period ended 5-2.


For the third period, less than two minutes into the game the puck found its way into the back of the net. LIU’s Ashley Morrow, assisted by Jeannie Wallner, gets the third and last goal from the team.

When the clock hit 04:39, Fillier made history. The captain of the Tigers got her 75th career goal, making her the 13th player in the program’s history to conquer this. This also was the final goal for her third career hat trick. With that goal, Fillier finished the scoring of the game.

The scoreboard showed 6-3, another Princeton Tigers win.


Up Next For the Princeton Tigers

The Princeton Tigers will face Quinnipiac Bobcats next Saturday, December 9th, at the Hobey Baker Memorial Rink for their last game before the holiday break. This will also be the bear toss game in which all the plushies thrown will be donated to charity.

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