Sommer Ross scored two goals on Saturday afternoon, including the eventual winner of the empty net at the end of the game, when Holy Cross took a 3-2 win at Hockey East at the University of Maine in Worcester, Massachusetts.
First Goal (1-0 Holy Cross): Ross scored the only goal of the first period with 1:41 left in the frame. Lilly Feeney and Carly Beniek both got an assist.
Second Goal (1-1): Ida Kuoppala scored her second goal of the season on an unassisted breakaway, with a shorthanded, to level the game early in the second period.
Third Goal (2-1 Holy Cross): Carly Beniek scored 32 seconds in the third period. After a lengthy review, the goal was maintained and the Crusaders gave their first lead. Emma Lange and Feeney placed assistants.
Fourth Goal (3-1 Holy Cross): Ross scored her second goal of the afternoon at 6:17 PM in the third period.
Fifth Goal (3-2 Holy Cross): Kuoppala scored her second goal of the day with 23 seconds to play.
UMaines Loryn Porter finished with 27 saves, while Jada Brenon scored 21 for Holy Cross.
Maine was 1-for-3 on the power play, as the Crusaders were 0-for-4.
The Black Bears blocked 12 shots.
Next up: Maine returns to the ice Friday, Nov. 27 for a run of two games against Connecticut.