NORTH ANDOVER, Mass.- The Merrimack women's ice hockey team pushed back against the No. 1 Wisconsin Badgers with a 5-0 finish on Saturday afternoon.
Score: Merrimack Warriors 0, Wisconsin Badgers 5
Records: Merrimack (0-4-0, 0-0-0 HE) | Wisconsin (4-0-0, 0-0-0 WCHA)
Location: Lawler Rink | North Andover, Mass.
How It Happened
- Wisconsin scored its first of the day in the opening minutes of the game, adding a second one late to take a 2-0 lead to finish the opening stanza. Merrimack worked an opportunity on a 5-on-3 early in the game, posting six shots in the first period.
- Daryl Watts scored the only goal for the Badgers in the second, with the defense standing tall with a 2-for-2 penalty kill to keep the game within reach.
- The Badgers notched two goals within a minute to stretch the lead, notching a power play goal to break the Warriors' efforts on the penalty kill for the day.
- Junior Emma Gorski turned 35 saves, turning 69 saves through both games in the weekend series.
Notes & Numbers
Goaltenders: Emma Gorski (35 saves, 0-1-0) | Kennedy Blair (13 saves, 2-0-0)
Power Plays: MC 4-5 | UW 0-2
Shots on Goal: MC 11, UW 15 | MC 14, UW 5 | MC 17, MNST 2 | MC 13, UW 40
Faceoffs: 21 MC | 33 MNST
Blocks: 17 MC | 5 MNST
The Warriors remain at home to begin Hockey East play, welcoming in the Boston College Eagles on Saturday, Oct. 9 with puck drop at 2 p.m.