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Sophomore goaltender Corinne Schroeder made 39 saves for the Terriers
Schroeder Backstops Boston University To 2-1 Win At New Hampshire
Sophomore goaltender Corinne Schroeder made 39 saves for the Terriers

DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team fell to the #7-ranked Boston University Terriers at the Whittemore Center Arena on Sunday afternoon by a score of 2-1.

The Terriers held a 2-0 advantage after two periods, despite being outshot in each of those periods. The Wildcats finally broke through 12 minutes into the third period when junior Meghara McManus (Milton, Mass.) brought the 'Cats back within striking distance.

New Hampshire falls in the season series with Boston University, 0-2-1. The Wildcats, with a playoff berth clinched, sit tied with UConn for sixth in Hockey East; the Wildcats can finish with either the #6 or #7 seed after next weekends' contests.s

Senior captain Kyra Smith (Littleton, Colo.) faced 25 shots, turning aside 23, in the loss. Her record on the season now stands at 12-9-3.

The Wildcats remain at home for one more regular season game before the Hockey East playoffs begin. The Wildcats host #8 Boston College next Saturday, February 23, at the Whittemore Center at 2 P.M. For tickets, visit UNHWildcats.com or call (603) 862-4000.


GAME INFORMATION:

Date: Feb. 17, 2019
Location: Whittemore Center Arena - Durham, N.H.
Attendance: 555
Score: BU-2 (18-6-8, 14-5-6 Hockey East), UNH-1 (13-15-5, 10-14-2 Hockey East)

Goals:

UNH (1) - Meghara McManus
BU (2) - Natasza Tarnowski, Mackenna Parker (GW)

Assists:

UNH (2) - Devan Taylor, Talli Warren
BU (4) - Kristina Schuler, Abbey Stanley, Jesse Compher, Sammy Davis

Goaltenders:

UNH - Kyra Smith - 7-8-8 - 23 (2 GA) {58:01} (L)
BU -Corinne Schroeder- 11-14-14 - 39 (X GA) {60:00} (W)


GAME RECAP

- Boston University notched for the first goal of the game 13:10 into the first period. Natasza Tarnowski controlled a quick pass into the slot from Kristina Schuler and was able to send the puck past the stick of Kyra Smith.

- Upping their lead, 2-0, BU's Mackenna Parker skated down the slot to the crease and centered a pass from Jesse Compher, lifting the puck over Smith's glove and into the back of the net at 5:15 into the second period.

- UNH answered back as Meghara McManus (Milton, Mass.) buried a shot at 12:13 of the third, cutting the BU lead to one goal. Talli Warren (Mundleville, New Brunswick) sent an initial pass from the point to the crease, finding Devan Taylor (North Billerica, Mass.) behind the net, who tipped the puck through the legs of a defender, out to McManus right in front of the net.

- The Wildcats pulled Smith in the final two minutes, but the BU defense was able to stop every scoring opportunity the Wildcats had with the skater advantage.


BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

- The Wildcats were 0-5 on the power play despite 13 shots with a skater-advantage. Their record when scoring no power play goals now falls to 3-11-3.

- McManus' goal was her 11th of the season, the second-highest total on the team.

- The Wildcats tallied 40+ shots on net for the ninth time this season, and the second game in a row; their record in those games is now 4-2-3.

- UNH is now 6-4-4 when outshooting the opponent.


PENALTIES

UNH: 2-4 BU: 5-10


POWER PLAYS

UNH: 0-5 BU: 0-2


NEW HAMPSHIRE LEADERS:

Points (1): Three Players
Goals (1): Meghara McManus
Assists (1): Devan Taylor, Talli Warren
Shots (5): Meghara McManus
Blocked Shots (3): Tori Howran
Faceoffs (11): Carlee Turner


BOSTON UNIVERSITY LEADERS:

Points (1): Six Players
Goals (1): Natasza Tarnowski, Mackenna Parker
Assists (1): Four Players
Shots (5): Sammy Davis
Blocked Shots (4): Breanna Scarpaci
Faceoffs (11): Natasza Tarnowski

Game Summary

Sunday, February 17, 2019

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1
Game statistics
25 Shots 40
0 / 2 Power Plays 0 / 5
5 / 10 PIM 2 / 4
18-6-8 Records 13-15-5
GOAL SCORERS
Boston University New Hampshire
Natasza Tarnowski (8)
1st/13:10
Mackenna Parker (11)
2nd/5:15  GW
Meghara McManus (11)
3rd/12:13
GOALTENDERS
Boston University New Hampshire
Corinne Schroeder
60:00, 39 Saves, 1 GA
(W, 15-5-7)
Kyra Smith
58:01, 23 Saves, 2 GA
(L, 12-10-3)

Empty Net
1:59, 0 GA