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New Trier was all around the crease during the first period Tuesday without pushing the puck into the net.
Despite being down one goal after one, New Trier coach Nelson Forsberg told his girls not to worry.
The Trevians calmly scored four in the second to earn a 4-1 victory over Loyola. It was New Trier's second win over the rival Ramblers this season.
"We were a little shaky in the first period, but we got our stuff together," said New Trier senior forward Katy Ratty, a Dartmouth recruit.
Senior defender Lauren Michalec evened the score at 1-all with her shorthanded goal at the 8:40 mark of the second. Junior forward Jacqueline Kingdom and sophomore forward Ivy Dynek then added two goals less than three minutes later for a 3-1 advantage.
Ratty's goal at the end of the second made it 4-1, and the Trevians (9-0-2) were able to fight off Loyola's comeback efforts in the third.
"We just had to keep moving the puck around," Forsberg said.
Loyola (9-3) got on the board first on Erin O'Connor's goal — her 26th of the season — in the fourth minute of play. The Ramblers then killed a power play a few minutes later to hold onto the 1-0 lead after one.
With the win, New Trier remained the only unbeaten team in the Metro conference, but the Trevians trail several clubs in the standings because of points.