MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — Middlebury came back from a 1-0 deficit to pick up a 3-1 win over Colgate on Saturday in the ECAC semifinals. The Panthers will take on Williams for the title on Sunday.
Middlebury improved its unbeaten streak to 112 ECAC games and upped its winning streak to 76 straight at home.
Colgate jumped on the board first as Rachel Mascetta skated in from center ice before wristing a shot to the top left corner of the net.
Middlebury bounced right back just 52 seconds later as Michelle Labbe took a nice feed from Angela Kapus before scoring from just outside the slot.
Labbe notched her second goal of the game at 12:47 of the second period when she took a pass from behind the net from Erin Neil before scoring from between the circles to give the Panthers a 2-1 edge.
Erin Neil gave the Panthers a 3-1 lead as she picked up a loose puck and scored from between the rings 5:16 into the third period.
Middlebury outshot Colgate 34-13. Megan Hutchinson made 12 saves in goal for Middlebury, while Jen Burtraw made 31 saves for Colgate.