|1st||8:17||MER||1-0||PP||Katelyn Rae (7)||Mikyla Grant-Mentis/5, Emily Volpe/1|
|1st||11:32||MER||2-0||EV GW||Jessica Bonfe (2)||Andrea Olson/1|
|2nd||6:37||MER||3-0||PP||Paige Voight (1)||Allison Sexton/3, Paige Sorensen/1|
|2nd||10:20||MNE||1-3||PP||Tereza Vanišová (4)||Alyson Matteau/3, Ebba Strandberg/2|
|2nd||14:50||MER||4-1||EV||Paige Voight (2)||Jackie Pieper/2, Meghan Martin/1|
|2nd||18:01||MER||5-1||EV||Jessica Bonfe (3)||Paige Voight/1, Allison Sexton/4|
|Shots on Goal||1st||2nd||3rd||SOG|
|Team Stats and Records||PP||PIM||SHGF|
|Léa-Kristine Demers (W, 2-3-0)||59:41||1||6||8||15||29|
|Mariah Fujimagari (L, 1-1-0)||37:59||5||8||7||0||15|
ORONO, Maine - The Black Bears Women's Ice Hockey team kicked off their busy weekend against Merrimack in Alfond Arena where the Warriors routed Maine 5-1 in the Friday afternoon contest. The 3rd conference contest of the year for Maine, and the first for Merrimack, ended with Merrimack starting off 1-0-0 in conference while Maine falls to 0-3-0.
The Warriors got out in front early in the game as 8:17 into the first period Katelyn Rae scored a power play goal on Merrimack's first power play attempt to give them a 1-0 lead. It was then followed up by an even-strength goal 11:32 into the period from Jessica Bonfe to give Merrimack a 2-0 lead to end the first period.
Merrimack continued to dominate through the second period as Paige Voight scored a power play goal 6:37 into the second period to extend Merrimack's lead to 3-0. Maine would respond 10:20 into the period on their 2nd power play attempt of the game as Tereza Vanisova took a feed from Alyson Matteau and Ebba Strandberg for her 4th goal of the season as Maine cut the lead to 2 goals, 3-1 Merrimack.
Merrimack would answer back in the 2nd period however as Paige Voight scored her second of the game 14:50 into the second, and Jessica Bonfe followed up at 18:01 into the period with her second goal of the game to give Merrimack a 4 goal lead and the final score of 5-1.
Mariah Fujimagari gets the loss for Maine, she stopped 15 of 20 shots before being replaced by Carly Jackson in the 2nd. Carly would go on to stop all 6 shots she faced. Fujimagari now has a 1-1-0 record. Lea-Kristine Deme for Merrimack stopped 29 of Maine's 30 shots on goal, her record improves to 2-3-0.
The Black Bears are back in action Saturday evening in Auburn, Maine, as they face #5 Boston College at 7pm.