Playing on the road, New Mexico brought its scoring touch with it. It showed on Nov. 13 when the Mustangs scored two goals in each period against Durango. That consistent scoring resulted in a 6-3 win for New Mexico at Chapman Hill Ice Arena.
Durango jumped on the board first thanks to a goal from Sophie Sheppard.
From there, New Mexico's offense hit the gas pedal. Annabella Knavel tied things up at one. Minutes later, Mikaela Brown put her team ahead 2-1.
Over the next two periods, the team's would trade goals in the exact same fashion. Four more players from the Mustangs would tally galls in the win. Brown did tally an assist. Kylie Phillips also scored a goal and assisted on a goal.
With eight goals between the two teams came plenty of shots to the net. New Mexico goaltender Amber McQuarrie stopped 39 of 42 shots in the win. Meanwhile, Durango goalie Fiona Chandler stopped 26 shots.
While some games like Durango-New Mexico were dominated by offense, some of the other games that took place were more low-scoring. That included the West Elk-New Mexico tilt that finished in a 2-2 tie on Nov. 14.
The Mustangs got scoring going in the first period when Kylie Phillips netted a goal on the power play. She was a part of both New Mexico goals as she registered a goal and an assist.
West Elk did not get on the board until the second period when Kathryn Frey scored to make it 1-1. Like Phillips, Frey was a part of both of her team's goals with a goal and an assist.
Cassidy Wirsing put the Wolverines ahead 2-1 early in the third period.
West Elk could not hold that lead, however. Late in the third period, Annabella Knavel scored the tying goal for New Mexico, leading to a 2-2 tie.
CGHL skaters have gotten to see plenty of New Mexico goaltender Amber McQuarrie so far this season. She's played more minutes (192) than any of her goaltending counterparts.
In that time, McQuarrie has kept many scorers at bay. She currently holds a 1.41 goals against average and .917 save percentage.
Durango's Fiona Chandler isn't far behind as she has logged 180 minutes. During that time, she has posted a 3.25 goals against average and a .881 save percentage.
Just 15 seconds behind Chandler is Lauren Svede of the Colorado 14ers. She has posted a .863 save percentage.
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