Rensselaer trumped twice

Two losses bring season to 4–9–1

Rensselaer lost 4–1 against Saint Lawrence University on Friday, November 11. After travelling to Potsdam, NY on Saturday, November 12, Rensselaer also lost to Clarkson University 8–3. The two losses dropped the Engineers to 4–9–1 overall for the season.

On Friday, after an uneventful first period, the Saints scored two goals within the first four of the second period. Junior Whitney Renn scored towards the end of the second period. However, the Saints scored early in the third period, and once more during the end, ensuring them a comfortable victory against the Engineers. Despite the loss, sophomore goaltender Lovisa Selander made 30 saves for Rensselaer over the course of the game.

Saturday’s game started with a disappointing first period for the Engineers, with Clarkson University scoring three goals. During the second period, the Engineers scored twice with goals by sophomore Makenna Thomas and junior Marisa Raspa, but the Golden Knights also scored twice during this period. Sophomore Jaimie Grigsby scored an additional point for the Engineers during the third period. However, this was followed by three goals made by the Golden Knights, giving them an overwhelming victory against the Engineers. Sophomore goaltenders Selander and Kira Bombay, combined, made 42 saves throughout the game.

The Engineers will host Mercyhurst College this coming weekend.