ORONO, Maine - The women's ice hockey team dropped the backend of a weekend set, losing to UConn 3-2.
The first period was a scoreless one, where both Carly Jackson for the Black Bears and Morgan Fisher for the Huskies were perfect. Jackson ended with seven saves in the period, to the six of fisher.
Just 54 seconds into the second period, Brittany Colton would find the back of the net for the Black Bears, scoring her third goal of the season, giving Maine a 1-0 lead. Tereza Vanisova (4) and Ella MacLean (4) picked up assists on the play.
Exactly four minutes later, Savannah Bouzide for the Huskies would tie the game, scoring her third of the season, tying the game at 1-1. Viki Harkness (3) and Camryn Wong (2) picked up assists on the play.
Ida Kuoppala would put the Black Bears back in the lead, scoring her fifth goal of the season at the 11:55 mark in the second period. Celine Tedenby (4) and Ali Beltz (7) picked up assits on the play.
At the 13:40 mark in the second period, Natalie Snodgrass would tie up the game for the second time in the contest, scoring her seventh goal of the season. Catherine Crawley (10) and Claire Peterson (1) picked up assists on the play.
With just under 10 minutes remaining in the game, Crawley scored the go-ahead goal, her fourth of the season, giving the Huskies a 3-2 lead, which they would hold onto as time expired in the third period. Snodgrass (8) picked up the assist.
Carly Jackson picked up 25 saves in the losing effort, as Maine, who is now 5-5-2 overall and 3-4-1 in Hockey East, will travel to Northeastern for a weekend series on Nov. 23 and Nov. 24. Those games are scheduled to start at 2:00 pm.