STORRS, Conn. - The UConn women's hockey team dropped its second meeting of the season against Boston University, 4-1, on Friday night at Freitas Ice Forum.
UConn outshot the Terriers 31-25 and created some quality scoring opportunities but were unable to mount a comeback. The Huskies dropped to 5-5-1 overall and 2-4-1 in Hockey East play.
Morgan Wabick created a great scoring opportunity for the Huskies at the start of the second period by stealing a pass and creating a break out chance that led to the sophomore drawing a penalty while ripping a shot off the pads of the goalie.
The Terriers struck first with a goal 3:37 into the second after Abby Cook received an outlet pass up ahead of the UConn defense after serving a tripping penalty. Morgan Fisher stopped the breakaway attempt but Jesse Compher came on and jammed home her third goal of the season.
UConn evened up the score on the first career goal for Tristyn Svetek. The defenseman lined up a shot from the right circle that found its way past the Terriers goalie at the 14:11 mark in the second.
Boston University immediately responded with a goal 47 seconds later to take a 2-1 advantage into the third. Natalie Snodgrass created a great chance at the end of the period by weaving her way through the defense and drew a penalty to put the Huskies back on the power play.
The Huskies came out hot in the third period by creating a ton of opportunities in the first eight minutes of the period. UConn drew a penalty with 13:13 remaining in regulation but the Terriers stymied the Huskies momentum by scoring a shorthanded goal shortly after to make it 3-1.
The Huskies look to bounce back on Saturday, Nov. 10 at home against Maine beginning at 3 p.m.