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Sophomore defenseman Cayla Barnes posts two assists for the Eagles
Boston College Sweeps Weekend Series with 3-1 Win Against Merrimack
Sophomore defenseman Cayla Barnes posts two assists for the Eagles

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. - The Merrimack College women's ice hockey team dropped its second game of the weekend series against Boston College 3-1 on Saturday afternoon.

Sophomore Gabby Jones scored the game's opening goal at 15:19 in the first, but Merrimack couldn't hold onto the lead as BC would go on to score two power play goals en route to the victory.


The Basics

Score: Boston College 3, Merrimack 1
Records: Merrimack (0-2-0, 0-2-0 HEA) | Boston College (2-0-0, 2-0-0 HEA)
Location: Lawler Rink | North Andover, Mass.
Attendance: 562
Game Duration: 2:09


How It Happened

- After Jones' first goal, a strong backhander in the slot to open the scoring, Boston College scored two minutes later to tie the game at 17:46 on a power play tally by Hadley Hartmetz.

- Savannah Norcross doubled the Eagles league on different power play at 15:28 of the second, giving Boston College a lead it would not relinquish.

- Boston College sealed the victory with a goal in the first minute of the third on a rising shot in by Olivia Finocchiaro.


Notes & Numbers

- Merrimack's defense was powerful, blocking 26 shots.

- Sophomore Gabby Jones continued her impactful weekend, adding three other shots on goal and blocking seven shots.

- Assistant captain and junior Megan Fergusson had an assist on the goal and four shots on goal in the game.

- Rachel Rockwell earned her first-ever point for Merrimack with the secondary assist on Jones' goal.

- Goaltenders: Léa-Kristine Demers (27 saves, 0-2-0), // Maddy McArthur (23 saves, 2-0-0)

- Power Plays: 2-7 | 0-8

- Shots on Goal: 4-13 // 9-10 // 11-7 - 24-30

- Faceoffs: 22 // 36

- Blocks: 26 // 11


Up Next

Merrimack welcomes ECAC Hockey squad Rensselaer for a pair of games on Fri. Oct, 4 and Sat. Oct. 5 for Homecoming, with puck drop for both games at 4 p.m.

Game Summary

Saturday, September 28, 2019

3
1
Game statistics
30 Shots 24
2 / 8 Power Plays 0 / 8
8 / 16 PIM 8 / 16
2-0-0 Records 0-2-0
GOAL SCORERS
Boston College Merrimack
Gabby Jones (1)
1st/15:19
Hadley Hartmetz (1)
1st/17:46 PP
Savannah Norcross (2)
2nd/15:28 PP GW
Olivia Finocchiaro (1)
3rd/0:39
GOALTENDERS
Boston College Merrimack
Maddy McArthur
60:00, 23 Saves, 1 GA
(W, 2-0-0)
Léa-Kristine Demers
57:23, 27 Saves, 3 GA
(L, 0-2-0)

Empty Net
2:37, 0 GA