BOSTON - The Boston University women's ice hockey team suffered a 5-0 setback against No. 9 Northeastern in Friday night's home opener at Walter Brown Arena.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- It was an evenly matched opening 20 minutes, with BU (0-1-0, 0-1-0 WHEA) outshooting the Huskies, 8-7.
- Northeastern (1-0-0, 1-0-0 WHEA) capitalized on both power-play chances it had in the first period, opening the scoring at the 9:33 mark before another goal at 19:42 made it 2-0 after 20 minutes.
- Chloe Aurard extended the lead to 3-0 with a shorthanded tally at 8:33 of the second stanza.
- Northeastern added a fourth goal late in the middle frame before Skylar Fontaine completed the scoring at 8:38 of the third period.
- The Terriers nearly got on the board in the final minute, but a quick whistle denied what would have been sophomore Jesse Compher's first goal of the season.
- Sophomore Corinne Schroeder made 28 saves.
- Senior captain Reagan Rust led the Terriers with five of the team's 14 blocked shots.
- Rust and redshirt junior captain Sammy Davis each had a team-high five shots on goal.
- For Davis, this was her first time in the Terrier lineup since the 2017 Hockey East semifinals. She missed all of last season due to injury.
- Northeastern's Aerin Frankel made 28 saves.
- This was the first time the Terriers have been shut out since the 2016 Hockey East title game.
- Friday marked the first time an opponent held BU scoreless in a regular-season game since Feb. 19, 2015.
- The Terriers were the only team to score a goal in every game they played last season.
NEXT UP: NORTHEASTERN
- The Terriers will look to even the season series with the Huskies on Saturday at Walter Brown Arena.
- Puck drop is scheduled for 3 p.m.