Gulls shut out Bison 4-0 to close out Puck Drop Classic

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Endicott 4, Nichols 0
Harrisville, R.I. – Levy Rink
Saturday, October 31, 2015
All-Time Series & Streaks
This was only the Gulls second game as a varsity program and the first meeting between the teams. Endicott now leads the series 1-0-0.

Three Stars of the Game 
1 – Freshman Lexi Klein (Shoreview, Minn.) (EC) –short-handed goal; one assist; nine shots
2 – Freshman Vendela Jonsson (Linkoping, Sweden) (EC) – shutout; 16 saves
3 – Freshman Danielle Comorre (Tujunga, Calif.) (EC) – one goal; five shots

Key Stat of the Game
The Gulls outshot the Bison 51-16 for the game. This is the second consecutive game the Bison have allowed 51 shots on goal.

Quick Hits
- Freshman Allison Young (Cumberland, Maine) scored the eventual game-winner just 2:19 into the first period for her first collegiate-goal. Classmates Dynnea Bezona (Fairbanks, Alaska) and Commore also both had their first collegiate-goal's in the game.
- Klein scored the first goal in program history against Plymouth State on Friday and scored the first short-handed goal in program history at 15:58 in the second period against the Bison.
- Junior Samantha DiReda (Shrewsbury, Mass.) and freshman Kelly Ferreira (North Falmouth, Mass.) paced the Bison with three shots. Klein produced a game-high nine shots the Gulls.
- Sophomore Lindsay O'Connell (Danvers, Mass.) took the loss despite stopping a career-high 47 shots in the game. Jonsson earned the win after stopping 16 shots in her second-consecutive shutout to start her collegiate career.

The Inaugural Puck Drop Classic All-Tournament Team consists of the following players:

                Forward – Sophomore Erin Gehen (West Seneca, N.Y.) – Buffalo State
                Forward – Senior Olivia Leon (Natick, Mass.) – Plymouth State
                Forward – Freshman Lexi Klein (Shoreview, Minn.) – Endicott
                Forward/Defense – Senior Nikki Kirchberger (Buffalo, N.Y.) – Buffalo State
                Defense – Senior Samantha Mead (Hazen, N.D.) – Nichols
                Goaltender – Freshman Vendela Jonsson (Linkoping, Sweden) - Endicott
Next up
Nichols (0-2-0) – Friday, November 6 vs Manhattanville, 6:40 p.m.
Endicott (2-0-0) – Friday, November 6 at Johnson & Wales (RI), 6:05 p.m.

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