Mercyhurst victorious against St. Lawrence Saints

Mercyhurst defeated the St. Lawrence Saints 6-4 on Tuesday.

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Mercyhurst defeated the St. Lawrence Saints 6-4 on Tuesday.

The hosting Lakers started off strong and took the lead right after the beginning of the game with Sara Boucher scoring within the first minute, a goal assisted by Vanessa Upson.

The Lakers increased the lead to 2-0 with a goal from Thea Johansson in the first period.

Sydney Pedersen scored in the middle of the second period, assisted by Thea Johansson.

With a minute left, the Saints' Anna Segedi scored a goal, assisted by Abby Hustler and Kristina Bahl, making the score 3-1.

The Saints narrowed the gap again with a goal from Kristina Bahl, assisted by Anna Segedi at 1:42 into the third period.

Julia Gosling tied the game 3-3 five minutes later, assisted by Kiley Mastel.

Sydney Pedersen took the lead just one minute later, assisted by Vanessa Upson.

Thea Johansson increased the lead to 5-3 six minutes later, assisted by Chantal Ste-Croix and Kylee Mahoney.

Thea Johansson increased the lead to 6-3 four minutes later.

Aly McLeod narrowed the gap to 6-4 only seconds later.

Coming up:

The teams now have the chance to fine-tune their tactics, as they play each other again in the next matchup on Wednesday at 1 p.m. CST.