BOSTON, Mass. - Senior Holly Lorms scored the game-tying goal in the second period as the No. 5 Boston University women's ice hockey team (8-1-2, 2-0-2 HEA) skated to a 1-1 tie with Vermont on Friday afternoon at Walter Brown Arena.
BU fell behind, 1-0, in the first period when freshman Kellie Dineen scored for the Catamounts at 6:42. Lorms netted the equalizer with 8:28 remaining in the middle frame and a scoreless third period and overtime followed to account for the 1-1 draw. BU held a 34-24 shot advantage, while both teams went 0-for-4 with the player advantage.
Sophomore Alissa Fromkin turned aside 23 shots, while Vermont's Roxanne Douville made 33 saves.
With the tie, the Terriers improved their unbeaten streak to 10 games (8-0-2), tying a program record set during the 2009-10 season. BU's 6-0-1 mark at Walter Brown Arena also extended a program record for the team's best home start to a season.
In the first period, Vermont took a 1-0 lead with Dineen's goal at 6:42. After Fromkin turned aside senior Celeste Doucet's attempt, sophomore Emily Walsh slid the puck to Dineen, who scored from the bottom of the left circle.
The Terriers answered in the middle frame, when Lorms netted her third goal of the season at 11:32. At the blue line, senior Jillian Kirchner chipped the puck to graduate student Catherine Ward, who skated in 2-on-1 with Lorms. Ward then slid the puck to Lorms near the bottom of the right circle, where she one-timed the puck past Douville.
During the third period and overtime, BU outshot the Catamounts by a 15-7 margin, but the Vermont defense kept the Terriers off the scoreboard.
BU and Vermont will resume their series on Saturday (Nov. 13) at 3 p.m.