Moon Township, Pa. - October 7, 2006 - The Robert Morris University women's ice hockey team lost to Boston University 3-2 as the Terriers completed the two-game sweep at the RMU Island Sports Center on Saturday.
Robert Morris took over the game early with an offensive surge from sophomore Alissa Dorman (Madison, Wisc. / Madison Capitals) scoring back-to-back goals in the first period. Dorman connected from sophomore Laura White (Pennsauken, N.J. / Princeton Tigerlillies) at 12:01 for the first score and again with three minutes elapsing from junior Maria Olausson (Copenhagen, Denmark / Danish National Team) producing the 2-0 lead.
Boston didn't back down with a 2-0 deficit staring them in the face. Halfway through the second period the Terriers cut the Colonials lead to one with a score from sophomore Gina Kearns at the 9:31 mark.
The combined 23 penalties from both teams didn't play a factor in the game until the final ten minutes of play. Boston managed to tie the game with 11:10 showing on the clock from Kearns's second goal of the game on the extra-man opportunity.
With 2:26 left in the third period Boston took the 3-2 lead off a four-on-three power-play goal.
Freshman Heather Rossi (Kunkletown, Pa. / Wisconsin Wild) dazzled the crowd with several spectacular saves in net finishing with 26 saves total.
The Colonials will host a two-game series against Union College on Saturday October 14 and Sunday October 15 with game times set for 7:35 p.m. and 2:05 p.m.