Women’s Hockey East Weekly Recap: October 13th, 2014

Friday, Oct. 10

Mercyhurst 1, Maine 0

Despite 41 saves from goaltender Meghann Treacy, the Black Bears could not find an answer against the Lakers in the first game of their weekend series. | Box Score | GoBlackBears.com Recap

New Hampshire 1, RIT 0

Vilma Vaattovaara recorded her first career shutout in goal, making 32 saves for the Wildcats. Jonna Curtis scored the game-winner with 3:34 left in the second period. | Box Score | UNHWildcats.com Recap

Boston College 2, St. Lawrence 1

Goals from Alex Carpenter and Kristyn Capizzano lifted the Eagles past the Saints while on the road. Freshman netminder Katie Burt helped stave off some late pressure from St. Lawrence, making 11 saves in the third period. | Box Score | BCEagles.com Recap

Northeastern 1, Syracuse 1 (OT)

Junior forward Kendall Coyne scored the Huskies’ goal in the tie and led the team with six shots, while Chloe Desjardins made 22 saves in net. | Box Score | GoNU.com Recap

Connecticut 4, Union 2

The Huskies earned their first win of the season against Union, with four different players scoring to help the team take a 4-0 lead. UConn outshot the Dutchwomen, 40-17, and Emily Snodgrass and Kelly Harris each recorded a goal and an assist. | Box Score | UConnHuskies.com Recap

Saturday, Oct. 11

Mercyhurst 2, Maine 2 (OT)

Helped by another great performance in goal, the Black Bears were able to tie the Lakers, with Jennifer More and Audra Richards finding the back of the net. Goaltender Maria Fujimagari had 39 saves on the night for Maine. | Box Score | GoBlackBears.com Recap

Clarkson 5, Providence 0 

Junior goaltender Allie Morse’s 28 saves were not enough for the Friars to slow down Clarkson in their home opener on Saturday night. | Box Score | Friars.com Recap

Northeastern 2, RIT 2 (OT)

Sophomore forward Hayley Masters and freshman forward McKenna Brand scored to give the Huskies a 2-0 lead, but they could not hang on to it, and gave up the tying goal with 33 seconds remaining in regulation. Northeastern outshot the Tigers 40-25 in the contest. | Box Score | GoNU.com Recap

Vermont 4, Rensselaer 2

Amanda Pelkey’s two goals and three points in the third period helped the Catamounts erase a 2-1 deficit and pull away from the Engineers late. | Box Score | UVMAthletics.com Recap

Boston College 2, St. Lawrence 2 (OT)

Despite throwing 34 shots at Carmen MacDonald, including 17 in the first period, the Eagles had to settle for a tie in the series finale. Haley Skarupa and Andie Anastos both notched goals. | Box Score | BCEagles.com Recap

New Hampshire 2, Syracuse 2 (OT)

Vaattovaara was again New Hampshire’s brightest star, making 38 saves to preserve the tie. Jonna Curtis scored once again, tying the game at 2-2 midway through the third period, and Amy Boucher added the other goal for the Wildcats. | Box Score | UNHWildcats.com Recap

Union 1, Connecticut 0

UConn had to settle for a split against the Dutchwomen after failing to solve the goaltending of Shenae Lundberg despite a 28-11 shot advantage over the last 40 minutes. | Box Score | UConnHuskies.com Recap

Boston Blades 5, Boston University 3 (Exhib.)

Sophomore forward Samantha Sutherland tallied twice for BU and freshman forward Victoria Bach tied the game up at 3-3 with 2:13 left in the regulation, but the Blades eventually regained the lead with just 46.9 seconds to play. | Box Score | GoTerriers.com Recap

Sunday, Oct. 12

Clarkson 3, Providence 0

The Friars were once again shut out at home by the Golden Knights, but sustained some pressure late, outshooting Clarkson 12-5 in the final 20 minutes. | Box Score | Friars.com Recap

Rensselaer 2, Vermont 2 (OT)

Two power play goals from sophomore forward Bridget Baker helped power the Catamounts on Sunday afternoon, though they could not come up with the win in their first home contest of the season. | Box Score | UVMAthletics.com Recap

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