Women’s Hockey East Weekly Recap: October 6th, 2014

Friday, Oct. 3

Maine 3, Robert Morris 2 (OT)

Victoria Hummel’s goal just 1:11 into the overtime period helped lift the Black Bears to a series-opening victory over Robert Morris. | Box Score | GoBlackBears.com Recap

Mercyhurst 3, Providence 0

Friars goaltender Allie Morse recorded 27 saves in the team’s season opener, but could not hold off the Lakers in the third period, when they scored all three of their goals to seal the victory. | Box Score | Friars.com Recap

Ohio State 1, New Hampshire 0

The Wildcats were shut out on the road by the Buckeyes, though Vilma Vaattovaara had a solid performance in goal, making 24 saves on the night. | Box Score | UNHWildcats.com Recap

Quinnipiac 3, Connecticut 0

The Huskies fell to 0-2-1 on the season after the shutout loss on the road. Elaine Chuli was UConn’s best player, making 33 saves in net. | Box Score | UConnHuskies.com Recap

Boston University 5, St. Cloud State 2

BU escaped a near-upset bid from the Huskies thanks to goals from Rebecca Russo, Marie-Philip Poulin, and Victoria Bach in the final 4:09 of the game to break a 2-2 tie. | Box Score | GoTerriers.com Recap

Saturday, Oct. 4

Robert Morris 1, Maine 0

Rikki Meilleur broke a scoreless tie midway through the third period to spoil Maine’s chance at a sweep. Meghann Treacy made 24 saves in the loss. | Box Score | GoBlackBears.com Recap

Mercyhurst 2, Providence 0

The Friars were again shut out by the Lakers, who completed the sweep on Saturday despite being outshot 22-20. | Box Score | Friars.com Recap

Ohio State 4, New Hampshire 3

The Wildcats fought back after falling behind 3-0 but could not pull out the victory, as the Buckeyes scored with 32 seconds remaining in the game to seal the sweep. | Box Score | UNHWildcats.com Recap

Minnesota 5, Boston University 2

Despite a two-goal performance from freshman Rebecca Leslie, the Terriers could not pull off the win on the road against the nation’s number one team. Rebecca Russo and Maddie Elia each tallied two points apiece as well. | Box Score | GoTerriers.com Recap

Boston College 10, Syracuse 2

The Eagles’ offense exploded for double digits in goals in the team’s opening contest of the season. Defenseman Lexi Bender recorded a hat trick, while fellow blue-liner Emily Pfalzer scored a goal and six points and forward Alex Carpenter scored two goals and four points. Kristyn Capizzano, Dana Trivigno, and Haley Skarupa all had multi-point games as well. | Box Score | BCEagles.com Recap | BCEagles.com Highlights

Vermont 3, North Dakota 1

The Catamounts earned a big upset win on the road against UND behind Cassidy Campeau’s two goals and Madison Litchfield’s 29 saves in goal. | Box Score | UVMAthletics.com Recap | UNDSports.com Highlights

Northeastern 5, Oakville Hornets 1 (Exhib.)

Junior forward Kendall Coyne scored twice for Northeastern in exhibition action, while freshman Denisa Krizova recorded a goal and an assist and six other players got on the scoresheet for the Huskies. | Box Score | GoNU.com Recap

Sunday, Oct. 5

Bemidji State 4, Vermont 0

Unfortunately the Catamounts could not keep the momentum going against the Beavers, who have had a hot start to the year. | Box Score | UVMAthletics.com Recap

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