Hamden, Conn. - The University of Maine women's ice hockey team dropped a 5-2 decision against Quinnipiac this afternoon. The Black Bears fall to 0-2-0 on the season while the Bobcats move to 2-1-1 on the season.
Jennifer More (Deloraine, Manitoba) got the Black Bears on the board first at 12:57 in the first period, assist credited to Brittany Dougherty (Chesterfield, Michigan). The Bobcats would tie it up at 1-1 off the Erica Uden Johansson goal at 18:39, which was assisted by Kelly Babstock.
The second period saw all Quinnipiac action. Nicole Connery netted an unassisted goal at 4:04 and Breann Frykas scored on the power play. Frykas was setup by Kelly Babstock and Nicole Kosta. The Bobcats held a 3-1 lead after two periods of play.
Brittany Lyons would add to the Quinnipiac lead as she took advantage of the power play at 1:19 into the third period, assist to Nicole Brown. Tori Pasquariello (Mississauga, Ontario) would answer back as she netted the puck at 7:11 in the third. Jessica Hall (Ingersoll, Ontario) would notch the assist for the Black Bears second goal of the game. Kelly Babstock scored the fifth and final goal for the Bobcats on an empty net, with the assist coming from Regan Boulton.
Freshman Meghann Treacy (Lake Peekskill, New York) was between the pipes for the Black Bears as she allowed four goals while saving 32 shot attempts. Her record falls to 0-1-0 on the season thus far.
Chelsea Laden got the start in net for the Bobcats as she allowed two goals on 19 saves as her record improves to 1-1-0.
The Bobcats held a 37-21 shot advantage over the Black Bears.
Maine returns to action on October 20 as it hosts Connecticut for homecoming with a 1:00 PM game time. The Black Bears will also face Connecticut on October 21 for game two as the puck is scheduled to drop at 1:00 PM.