BOSTON- Seven different Huskies found the back of the net and five different players registered multi-point efforts as the No. 3 Northeastern women's hockey team overpowered Vermont, 7-2, in game one of the Hockey East quarterfinals on Friday at Matthews Arena.
Sophomore Skylar Fontaine notched her first collegiate four-point game with a goal and three assists, while junior Codie Cross notched three points on a goal and two helpers as Northeastern (24-5-5) produced its highest-scoring output since a 7-3 win over UConn on Jan. 23, 2016.
The Huskies also had seven different players find the back of the net for the first time since a 7-1 victory over BU on Oct. 24, 2015.
Senior Kasidy Anderson moved closer to the 100-point mark for her career with a goal and an assist to give her 99 collegiate points as the Huskies won their ninth straight WHEA quarterfinal game.
Sophomores Veronika Pettey, Katie Cipra and Brooke Hobson also found the back of the net, and freshman Mia Brown posted a third-period goal to help NU improve to 14-2-0 at Matthews Arena this season.
Juniors Matti Hartman and Andrea Renner added two assists each, and freshman Alina Mueller tacked on a helper to give her 49 points on the year, tying Stephanie Acres (1996-97) for the second-most points in a season by a Northeastern freshman in program history.
The Huskies struck for three power-play goals (3-for-7) and held Vermont (10-19-6) off the scoresheet with the numerical advantage (0-for-4).
Sophomore Aerin Frankel improved to 18-3-3 on the year with a 20-save effort as the Huskies outshot the Catamounts by a 36-22 margin.
Northeastern will look to close out Vermont in game two of the quarterfinals on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Matthews Arena.