Black Bears Shutout Against Boston College, 10-0
Chestnut Hill, Mass. – The University of Maine women's hockey team fell to the Boston College Eagles by a score of 10-0 on Saturday afternoon at the Conti Forum in Massachusetts. With the loss, the Black Bears fall to 2-10-1; 1-8-0 in WHEA while the Eagles improve to 10-3-2; 7-2-1 in WHEA. This marks the second time this season the Black Bears have been shutout on the road.
Dana Trivigno netted the first goal of the game at 10:32 into the first period, with Jackie Young and Emily Field notching the assist on the even scoring opportunity. Trivigno would tally her second goal of the game at 18:08 on the Eagle power play attempt, Taylor Wasylk and Dru Burns picking up the assist on the goal. Field would give Boston College the 3-0 lead at 19:19 off the sticks of Ashley Motherwell and Blake Bolden while Katy Leary picked up a goal 40 seconds later with Bolden notching her second assist.
Boston College would net three more pucks in the second period. Trivigno would earn the hat trick at 4:39 with Lexi Bender and Field notching the assist. Motherwell extended the lead at 8:15 while Leary notched her second goal of the contest 7 seconds later.
Haley Skarupa notched a goal at 13:15 of the third period with the assist credited to Alex Carpenter. Kristina Brown wasted little time as she found the back of the net at 14:16 from Field and Trivigno. Melissa Bizzari scored the final goal of the contest at 17:24 off the Skarupa and Burns assist.
The Black Bears started Brittany Ott (St Clair Shores, Michigan) between the pipes as she allowed six goals against while saving a game high 17 shots in 28:15 of play. Kylie Smith (Apple Valley, Minnesota) recorded 14 saves while allowing four goals against in 31:45. Ott sees her record fall to 2-5-1 on the season.
The Eagles started Corinne Boyles in net, posting seven saves and picking up her eighth win of the season. Taylor Blake also saw time between the pipes, notching two saves in 20:00 of game time.
Boston College held a 41 to 9 shot advantage over Maine. The Black Bears went 0 for 2 on the power play while the Eagles went 2 for 6.
Maine returns to action on December 8 and 9 as it hosts Dartmouth for out of conference action. Game times are slated for 3:00 PM. Maine will also host Union on December 14 and 15 for more out of conference action, puck is slated to drop at 7:00 PM on Friday night and 2:00 PM on Saturday afternoon.