Fink Stops 10 Shots as CC Tops Fort Lewis

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. Sophomore goaltender Abby Fink stopped 10 of 11 shots during the first half to help Colorado College defeat Fort Lewis College, 18-4, on Friday afternoon at CC's Stewart Field.

Fink, who reached double digits for the fifth time this season, made five of her saves on free position shots. She lowered her goals-against average to 9.10 and improved her saves percentage to .540.

The Tigers scored all the goals they would need during the opening 11.44. Grace Maloney opened the scoring 1:37 into the game, but it took another 6:20 before Anna Crosby doubled CC's lead.

Leslie Jacoby and Ellie Cole each scored the first of their three goals 60 seconds apart to make the score 4-0 with 20:40 still to be played in the first half, and Crosby struck for what proved to be the game winner 2:24 later.

Abby Kvidera put Fort Lewis on the board with 16:02 to play in the first half, but Colorado College tacked on seven more scores to build a 12-1 lead after 30 minutes.

The SkyHawks got a pair of goals from Jessica Norby during the first 4:26 of the second half, but they did not score again until Kvidera added her second marker with 2:27 remaining in the game.

Cole led the Tiger attack with three goals and a pair of assists, while Crosby had one assist to go along with her three tallies. Grace Maloney found the net three times and led the team with three draw controls and a pair of caused turnovers.

CC finished with a 27-20 advantage in total shots and a 15-10 edge in ground balls.

The Tigers converted on five of six free-position shots, while FLC capitalized on just two of 10 chances.

Genna Waugh finished with four saves for the SkyHawks, who slipped to 6-7.

Colorado College extended its winning streak to five games and improved to 10-1 overall. The Tigers play host to Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Centre College on Sunday at noon.

2011-04-16



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