New Hampshire Earns Weekend Road Sweep With 2-1 Win At Quinnipiac
Freshman goaltender Ava Boutilier stops 27 shots for Wildcats

Freshman goaltender Ava Boutilier made 27 saves for the Wildcats
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 8:41  QUI1-0 PP Kate MacKenzie (3)Anna Kilponen/5, Alicia Barry/4
1st 11:44  UNH1-1 EV Devan Taylor (9)Taylor Wenczkowski/11
2nd 0:40  UNH2-1 EV GW Kate Haslett (3)Jenna Rheault/5, Julia Scammell/5
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
New Hampshire  1102
Quinnipiac  1001
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
New Hampshire  12141137
Quinnipiac  911828
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
New Hampshire (13-10-6)  0/3 3/6 0
Quinnipiac (13-13-2)  1/3 3/6 0
New Hampshire Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Ava Boutilier (W, 11-8-6)60:001 811827
Quinnipiac Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Allison Small (L, 1-3-0)58:112 11131135
Empty Net1:490     

HAMDEN, Conn. - After getting a 4-2 win on Friday night, the University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team claimed victory on Saturday afternoon against Quinnipiac, taking the second game of the series 2-1.

Down by a goal in the first period, junior forward Devan Taylor (North Billerica, Mass.) tied the game back up 11 minutes into the period, just under three minutes after Quinnipiac's opening goal. Then in the second, senior captain Kate Haslett (Rothesay, New Brunswick) tipped a slapshot into the net to take the lead. The UNH defense held on for the 2-1 victory, shutting out Quinnipiac for the final two periods.

The 'Cats now return to Hockey East play, facing the Maine Black Bears in a two game series on Friday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 3. Both games are at 2 P.M.


Date: Han. 27, 2018
Location: Hamden, Conn.
Attendance: 436
Score: UNH 2 (13-10-6, 8-7-4 WHEA) QU 1 (13-13-2, 9-7-0)


UNH (2) - Devan Taylor, Kate Haslett
QU (1) - Kate MacKenzie


UNH (3) - Taylor Wenczkowski, Jenna Rheault, Julia Scammell
QU (2) - Anna Kilponen, Alicia Barry


Ava Boutilier - 8-11-8 - 27 (1 GA) {60:00} (W, 11-8-6)
Allison Small - 11-13-11 - 35 (2 GA) {58:11} (L, 1-3-0)


- The Bobcats once again struck first, this time getting a tally in the first period.

- Less than three minutes after the opening goal, Taylor Wenczkowski (Rochester, N.H.) tried a wrap around chance but it went through the crease to Taylor, who buried it for the tie.

- The Wildcats came out firing in the second period, with a slapshot from Jenna Rheault (Deering N.H.) that was deflected in front by Haslett to give the Wildcats the lead.


- The Wildcats are now on a five-game unbeaten streak (4-0-1) for the second time this season; they started the season on a 5-0-1 record.

- Freshman defender Julia Scammell (Truro, Nova Scotia) is now on a two-game point streak tallying two assists in two straight games. She has five points in her first season.

- The Wildcats have now won two straight games after being down 1-0. The 'Cats are now 3-7-2 when the opponent scores first.

- In back to back games, the Wildcats are now 2-2-4 in the first game and 5-1-2 in the second game.

- UNH is now 4-3-2 against ECAC opponents this season.


UNH: 3-6 QU: 3-6


UNH: 0-3 QU: 1-3


Points (1): Five players
Goals (1): Devan Taylor, Kate Haslett
Assists (1): Three players
Shots (7): Julia Fedeski, Marie-Jo Pelletier
Blocked Shots (5): Marie-Jo Pelletier
Faceoffs (11): Kate Haslett


Points (1): Three players
Goals (1): Kate MacKenzie
Assists (1): Anna Kilponen, Alicia Barry
Shots (13): Melissa Samoskevich
Blocked Shots (3): Anna Kilponen
Faceoffs (13): MacKenzie Lancaster