Women’s Hockey East Weekly Recap: October 20th, 2014

Friday, Oct. 17

Boston University 3, Clarkson 1

Sarah Lefort’s two-point night helped lift the Terriers to a win over Clarkson on the road. BU jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the second period, and Lefort scored quickly at the beginning of the third to give the team an insurance goal. | Box Score | GoTerriers.com Recap

Northeastern 4, Mercyhurst 0

The Huskies earned their first win of the year with a big outing on the road against the Lakers. Kendall Coyne scored a goal and two assists, while freshman defenseman Ainsley MacMillan tallied a goal and an assist. | Box Score | GoNU.com Recap

Quinnipiac 4, Maine 0

Maine had no answer for the Bobcats’ offense in the shutout loss. Goaltenders Meghann Treacy and Mariah Fujimagari combined to make 43 saves for the Black Bears. | Box Score | GoBlackBears.com Recap

New Hampshire 2, Rensselaer 1

Haley Breedlove led the Wildcats with a goal and an assist to help the team overcome an early deficit and come away with the victory. Vilma Vaattovaara made 20 saves in the win. | Box Score | UNHWildcats.com Recap

Saturday, Oct. 18

Boston University 5, Clarkson 2

The Terriers jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first period and never really let the Golden Knights back into the game, capping off the sweep with a good offensive outing. Captain Marie-Philip Poulin tallied two goals and an assist, while freshman Erin O’Neil earned her first collegiate win in goal. | Box Score | GoTerriers.com Recap

Connecticut 2, Colgate 1

The Huskies won in very exciting fashion on Saturday afternoon, as Emily Snodgrass snapped a 1-1 tie with just five seconds remaining in regulation to give her team the win. Snodgrass scored both goals for UConn, while Elaine Chuli made 25 saves in goal. | Box Score | UConnHuskies.com Recap

Mercyhurst 4, Northeastern 2

The Huskies could not keep up with the Lakers’ offense in the second game, and had to settle for a weekend split. Northeastern received goals from freshmen Halle Silva and Lauren Kelly. | Box Score | GoNU.com Recap

Quinnipiac 2, Maine 0

The Black Bears held Quinnipiac scoreless through more than 45 minutes of play, but could not stave off the Bobcats any longer. An empty-netter with 28 seconds remaining sealed it for Quinnipiac, though Treacy recorded 41 saves in the loss. | Box Score | GoBlackBears.com Recap

Providence 3, Syracuse 3 (OT)

Brooke Boquist and Haley Frade each recorded two assists in the draw, while goaltender Allie Morse stopped 29 shots in a solid performance between the pipes. | Box Score | Friars.com Recap

Vermont 2, RIT 1

Dayna Colang and Victoria Andreakos helped Vermont mount a successful comeback against the Tigers at home to earn the victory. Colang tied things up midway through the third period before Andreakos pushed the Catamounts ahead with 8:20 remaining. Amanda Pelkey and Amanda Drobot each tallied two assists in the win. | Box Score | UVMAthletics.com Recap

Sunday, Oct. 19

Boston College 4, New Hampshire 0

Vaattovaara made 38 saves for the Wildcats, but it wasn’t enough to slow down the Eagles’ offense completely. Forward Alex Carpenter and defender Lexi Bender each recorded a goal and an assist, while Andie Anastos had two assists. | Box Score | BCEagles.com Recap | UNHWildcats.com Recap

Colgate 2, Providence 1

Brittney Thunstrom scored the Friars’ lone goal in the loss, while Sarah Bryant made 18 saves in net. | Box Score | Friars.com Recap

Connecticut 2, Syracuse 2 (OT)

The Huskies got a slight taste of their own medicine this time around, as the Orange’s Jessica Sibley sent the game to a overtime with a tying goal with just one second left on the clock. Snodgrass again tallied for UConn, as did Theresa Knutson, and Annie Belanger was excellent in net, making 37 saves. | Box Score | UConnHuskies.com Recap

RIT 2, Vermont 0

The Catamounts were denied the weekend sweep by the goaltending of Ali Binnington, who turned aside all 27 shots she faced to help the Tigers win it. | Box Score | UVMAthletics.com Recap

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