BOSTON - Redshirt junior Sammy Davis scored the game-tying goal halfway through the third period to help the Boston University women's ice hockey team skate to a 1-1 tie with Penn State on Sunday afternoon at Walter Brown Arena.
Davis pushed her point streak to 10 games with her 11th goal of the season. Sophomore Jesse Compher collected the assist on Davis' goal to extend her point streak to 14 games. Sophomore goaltender Corinne Schroeder made 20 saves, including a nifty glove stop in the final minute of overtime, to preserve the draw.
BU moved its record to 8-4-5 after the tie while Penn State will enter Monday's contest at 7-9-3.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- The teams played an even contest for the first 40 minutes, as neither team was able to break through on its respective 13 shots on goal.
- Penn State opened the scoring at 3:03 of the third period with a power-play goal. Izzy Heminger intercepted a clearing attempt at the top of the zone and then fired a shot that got through traffic and past Schroeder.
- Davis responded at 9:25 of the final frame. Compher won an offensive-zone faceoff to the right corner and then collected the loose puck before dishing it back to Davis in the slot. A Nittany Lion defender blocked Davis' first attempt, but the redshirt junior's second chance beat Jenna Brenneman (23 saves).
- Freshman Emma Wuthrich nearly won it in regulation for the Terriers, but her redirection rang off the crossbar.
- Sophomore Kristina Schuler had a breakaway chance with less than 90 seconds remaining in OT, but her shot was smothered by Brenneman.
- Schroeder made five saves in overtime, including the aforementioned glove stop in the waning seconds, to keep the score level.
- Compher also had a chance to win it in the extra session, but her shot whistled high over the glove side.
- Not only did Compher extend her point streak to 14 games (10g, 20a), but she now owns a nation-best 14-game assist streak.
- Davis has tallied seven goals and 12 assists during her 10-game point streak.
- Schroeder has held her opponent to two goals or fewer in each of her last five starts.
- The lone Penn State marker was the first goal Schroeder allowed in 118:59 of work.
- Schroeder has not allowed an even-strength goal in her last 195:00 of play.
NEXT UP: PENN STATE
- The Terriers will conclude the calendar year with against Penn State on Monday at Walter Brown Arena.
- Puck drop is set for 1 p.m.