Hartford, CT-- The Williams College Ephs (13-4-2, 8-4-1 NESCAC) took on the Trinity College Bantams (8-9-2, 5-4-2 NESCAC) tonight at Trinity. After three full periods and five minutes of overtime, neither team was able to score, making the game end as a 0-0 tie.
The Ephs were given a power play opportunity at 5:37 into the game when Olivia White from Trinity was given a penalty for high sticking. Despite some good shots, the Ephs were unable to find the net. Through the remainder of the period, neither team was able to find the net although shot after shot was taken.
At the end of the first period, Trinity's Katie Marsden was given a penalty for hooking, giving the Ephs another power play opportunity. Once again, WIlliams was not able to get the puck past Bantam's goalie Kai-Lilly Karpman.
At 9:28 into the second period, Morgan Bronstein from Trinity was given a penalty for checking but the Ephs were not able to score off this power play either.
Williams had its first penalty kill in the third period when sophomore defender Brynn Puppe was called for hooking at 6:16. Special teams and first year goalie Chloe Heiting were able to keep the score at zero during this penalty kill. Williams had to kill off another penalty at 15:47 when sophomore Georgia Keogh was given an interference penalty.
Neither team was able to score for the remainder of the game, forcing the game into five minutes of overtime. The first few minutes of overtime consisted of some solid saves from Heiting. At 3:44 into overtime, Williams called for a timeout. A minute of play later, Trinity also called for a timeout. However, by the end of overtime, the game still remained a 0-0 tie.
By the end of the night, Heiting had saved all 28 of Trinity shots while Trinity's Karpman had to save 40 shots from Williams.
"I thought we played inconsistently", said head coach Meghan Gillis, "We had some really good shifts with pressure and then some shifts when we really relied on Chloe to keep the game tied".
The Ephs play Trinity again tomorrow afternoon at 4pm.