ECAC Women’s Hockey Weekly Recap: October 27th, 2014

Friday, Oct. 24

Boston College 6, Cornell 2

Emily Fulton’s two points were not enough for the Big Red, who fell to the Eagles in their opener. Fulton gave Cornell at 2-1 lead in the second period, but BC scored five straight to take the first game of the series. | Box Score | Recap | Highlights

RIT 4, Brown 1

Erin Conway scored the lone goal for the Bears in the third period, but it was too little, too late for Brown, who was already facing a 4-0 deficit. Monica Elvin made 26 saves in the loss. | Box Score | Recap

Clarkson 9, Syracuse 0

The Golden Knights rebounded from last week’s two losses to Boston University by routing the Orange. Sophomore forward Genevieve Bannon recorded a hat trick and two assists, while Shannon MacAulay had a goal and three assists. Freshman defenseman Savannah Harmon, who’s been impressive thus far this year, had a goal and two assists. | Box Score | Recap

Yale 6, Providence 2

Defenseman Taylor Marchin’s four assists powered the Bulldogs to a victory in their first game of the year. Stephanie Mock had a goal and two assists, while rookie forward Eden Murray had a two-point night off a goal and an assist. | Box Score | Recap

Quinnipiac 4, New Hampshire 1

Freshman Taylar Cianfarano extended her team lead to goals to six, and 10 different Bobcats recorded points in the win. Quinnipiac continues to show a well-rounded offense, and outshot the Wildcats 38-16 in the contest. | Box Score | Recap

Vermont 4, Union 0

Shenae Lundberg kept the Dutchwomen trailing by just a goal throughout the first 40 minutes of the game, but Vermont added three more goals in the third period to clinch the victory. | Box Score | Recap

Saturday, Oct. 25

Boston College 6, Cornell 2

The Big Red again could not find much of an answer for BC’s explosive offense, falling behind 2-0 early and never quite catching up. Fulton scored her second of the weekend for Cornell, while Hanna Bunton also netted a shorthanded goal. | Box Score | Recap

RIT 5, Brown 2

Kaitlyn Keon’s power play marker tied things up at 1-1 in the first, but the Bears couldn’t hang on, and the Tigers scored the game’s next four goals to cruise to the win. Freshman Sam Donovan scored her first career goal in the loss. | Box Score | Recap

Rensselaer 4, Connecticut 1

Senior forward Alexa Gruschow’s two goals and three points led the Engineers to their first win of the season. Kathryn Schilter, Whitney Renn, and Lauren Wash all had multi-point outings as well. | Box Score | Recap

Clarkson 4, Syracuse 1

The Golden Knights completed the home-and-home sweep over the Orange with the win. Cayley Mercer scored two goals, while Bannon had three assists and MacAulay had another two points. | Box Score | Recap

Vermont 4, Union 0

The Dutchwomen again could not hold off Vermont’s offense, and ended up being swept on the weekend by the Catamounts on the road. Union has now been shut out in four of its eight games so far this year. | Box Score | Recap

Yale 5, Providence 2

The Bulldogs continued to show some offensive firepower as they capped off the sweep over the Friars. Sophomore Krista Yip-Chuck netted two goals and an assist, while Janelle Ferrara also scored three points off a goal and two assists. | Box Score | Recap

Sunday, Oct. 26

Dartmouth 6, New Hampshire 2

The Big Green opened the 2014-15 season with the win over the Wildcats. Kennedy Ottenbreit netted two goals and three points, while Laura Stacey led the team with a four-point night off a goal and three assists. | Box Score | Recap | Highlights

Penn State 2, Princeton 1

The Tigers fell in their season opener to the Nittany Lions, falling behind 2-0 in the first period and coming up short in the comeback effort. Cristin Shanahan scored Princeton’s lone goal in the loss. | Box Score | Recap

Connecticut 2, Rensselaer 2 (OT)

The Engineers overcame two different deficits to earn the tie against the Huskies. Shayna Tomlinson and Laura Horwood scored for RPI, and Brianna Piper made 18 saves in net. | Box Score | Recap

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