|1st||11:30||BU||1-0||PP||Reagan Rust (1)||Victoria Bach/1, Abby Cook/1|
|2nd||9:49||MER||1-1||PP||Katelyn Rae (1)||Mikyla Grant-Mentis/1, Paige Voight/1|
|2nd||19:06||MER||2-1||PP GW||Megan Fergusson (1)||Paige Sorensen/1, Felila Manu/1|
|Shots on Goal||1st||2nd||3rd||SOG|
|Team Stats and Records||PP||PIM||SHGF|
|Boston University (0-1-0)||1/4||5/10||0|
|Samantha Ridgewell (W, 1-0-0)||59:53||1||8||12||11||31|
|Boston University Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Erin O'Neil (L, 0-1-0)||59:41||2||8||12||10||30|
BOSTON - Junior Reagan Rust scored her first goal as a Terrier, but the Boston University women's ice hockey team suffered a 2-1 setback to Merrimack on Saturday afternoon at Walter Brown Arena.
- Rust opened the scoring on the power play at the 11:30 mark of the first period. Senior Victoria Bach's first shot was turned aside, but Rust jumped on the rebound and fired a shot past Samantha Ridgewell (31 saves).
- The Warriors answered with a power-play goal of their own in the second stanza to tie the game.
- Then, at the very end of a 5-on-3 advantage, Megan Fergusson snuck a puck past Erin O'Neil (30 saves) for the game-winner.
ANOTHER NEWCOMER SHINES IN AN OPENER
- With her goal, Rust became the fourth straight Terrier newcomer to record a point in her BU debut. In two seasons at RIT, Rust had totaled eight goals and 24 assists for 32 points.
FIVE FRESHMEN MAKE COLLEGIATE DEBUTS
- Freshmen Rachel Allen, Jesse Compher, Nara Elia, Lauren Klein and Kristina Schuler all made their collegiate debuts on Saturday.
- Compher led that group with four shots on goal, with Elia also adding a pair of shots on target.
A BREAK BEFORE A RIVALRY RENEWAL
- BU will be off until Oct. 6 when the Terriers welcome Northeastern to Walter Brown Arena for the opening game of a home-and-home series.
- Puck drop will be at 7 p.m.