Kara Violette
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Mark Seliger Photography
Kara Violette

Women's Hockey Loses to Franklin Pierce in Overtime Thriller, 4-3

Holy Cross Athletics   02-25-2018
Stat Comparison
Category HC FP
Goals 3 4
Shots 52 18
Power Play 0-5 0-6
Penalty Mins 6/12 5/10
Faceoff % 55% 45%
Saves 14 49
Box Score

MANCHESTER, N.H. – The Holy Cross women’s hockey team lost to Franklin Pierce, 4-3, in overtime. The Crusaders finished the season with a 16-8-3 overall record. 


1-0 FP (1st, 8:24 EV): The Ravens opened the scoring with a goal right after the first power play of the game for Franklin Pierce. The goal was scored by Alex Brolsma.

1-1 HC (1st, 8:50 EV): Less than 30 seconds after the Ravens scored, junior Julie Matthias netted her second goal in two games to tie the game.

1-2 HC (1st, 15:49 EV): Sophomore Hannah Gillis hit a hard slap shot from the left side and Matthias was there to tip in the shot.

2-2 FP (1st, 16:42 EV): Franklin Pierce’s Alli Sugar scored to tie the game.

3-2 FP (3rd, 4:51, EV): The Ravens took the lead with a goal from Emily Kramer.

3-3 HC (3rd, 18:12, EV): Senior Kara Violette tied the game with her 16th goal of the season from freshman Antonia Matzka and junior Maeve Reilly.

4-3 FP (OT, 2:44, EV): After no goals in the first 20 minute overtime period, the Ravens scored to secure the win.


  • Violette scored the equalizer to send the game in to overtime. She finished her career with 133 points on 61 goals and 72 assists. This season she led the team with 16 goals, 24 assists on 40 points.
  • Matthias scored her 11th goal of the season and second in two games. She finished the year with 11 goals, 14 assists on 25 points.
  • Sophomore Hannah Gillis scored her first goal of the season.
  • Senior Tessie Salatas had 14 saves and finishes her career with a 28-10-0 record.
  • Senior Emily Lissner finished her career with 62 points on 26 goals and 36 assists.
  • Senior Kelsey Goostrey concluded her Holy Cross career with 18 points on 12 goals and six assists.
  • Senior forward Sierra Hannough recorded seven points on two goals and five assists through her collegiate hockey career.


Holy Cross will prepare to join Hockey East in the 2018-2019 season.




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