Dunbar Scores in Overtime to Send New Hampshire Past Northeastern, 2-1
Sophomore forward Nicole Dunbar scores at 4:08 of overtime for Wildcats

Sophomore forward Nicole Dunbar scored in overtime for the Wildcats
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
2nd 3:22  UNH1-0 EV Meghara McManus (7)Carlee Turner/7
2nd 19:01  NOE1-1 EV Tori Sullivan (3)McKenna Brand/8
OT 4:08  UNH2-1 EV GW Nicole Dunbar (5) -
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd OT Final
Northeastern  01001
New Hampshire  01012
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd OT SOG
Northeastern  11810130
New Hampshire  6713228
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Northeastern (9-9-2)  0/2 2/4 0
New Hampshire (7-5-5)  0/2 2/4 0
Northeastern Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 OT Saves
Brittany Bugalski (L, 6-6-1)63:582 6613126
Empty Net0:100      
New Hampshire Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 OT Saves
Kyra Smith (W, 1-0-0)64:081 11710129

DURHAM, N.H. - Sophomore forward Nicole Dunbar (Coto de Caza, Calif.) rallied in overtime to push the University of New Hampshire women's hockey team past Northeastern on Friday night at the Whittemore Center.

It was the Wildcats' second win in overtime this season; they now have a 2-0-5 record when games go to the extra period.

Junior goaltender Kyra Smith (Littleton, Colo.) saw her first action of the season, stopping 29 shots with a 1-0-0 record.

The two teams will face off again Sunday at Matthews Arena in Boston. Puck drop is at 2 p.m.


Date: Dec. 1, 2017 (7:00 pm)
Location: Whittemore Center (Durham, N.H.)
Attendance: 221
Score: New Hampshire 1 (7-5-5, 5-3-2 WHEA), Northeastern (9-9-2, 5-6-1 WHEA)


UNH (2) - Meghara McManus (1), Nicole Dunbar (1)
Northeastern (2) - Tori Sullivan (1)


UNH (1) - Carlee Turner (1)
Northeastern (1) - McKenna Brand (1)


UNH - Kyra Smith 11-7-10-1- 29 (1 GA) (W)
Northeastern - Brittany Bugalski 6-6-13-1- 26 (2 GA) (L)


- The first period went scoreless as Northeastern out-shot New Hampshire 11-6.

- Sophomore forward Meghara McManus (Milton, Mass.) put the Wildcats on the board first 3:22 into the second period with a wrist shot from in front of Bugalski's stick side off of a pass from sophomore Carlee Turner (Scottsdale, Ariz.).

- Northeastern's Tori Sullivan evened the score off of a pass from McKenna Brand 59 seconds into the second period.

- The third period went scoreless as New Hampshire had a 13-10 advantage on shots.

- Dunbar scored with 52 seconds remaining in the overtime period to put the Wildcats on top. Dunbar stole the puck in behind Northeastern's net and made a wrap-around shot through Bugalski's legs.


UNH: 2-4. Northeastern: 2-4.


UNH: 0-2. Northeastern: 0-2


Points: Meghara McManus (1), Carlee Turner (1), Nicole Dunbar (1)
Goals: Meghara McManus (1), Nicole Dunbar (1)
Assists: Carlee Turner (1)
Shots: Three tied (5)
Blocked Shots: Amy Schlagel (3), Devan Taylor (3)
Faceoffs: Carlee Turner (5), Ellie Sasaki (5)


Points: Tori Sullivan (1), McKenna Brand (1)
Goals: Tori Sullivan (1)
Assists: McKenna Brand (1)
Shots: Kasidy Anderson (5)
Blocked Shots: Ainsley MacMillan (2)
Faceoffs: Tori Sullivan (13)