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Junior defenseman Brooke Hobson scored two goals for the Huskies
Hobson Scores Twice As Northeastern Defeats Merrimack, 5-1
Junior defenseman Brooke Hobson scored two goals for the Huskies

NO. ANDOVER, Mass. - The Merrimack Warriors took a 5-1 loss at the hands of the nation's No. 2/3 team, the Northeastern Huskies on Friday night, despite the stellar 47 save effort by freshman goaltender Emma Gorski against one of the nation's best.


The Basics

Score: Merrimack 1, Northeastern 5
Records: Merrimack (4-21-4, 1-17-4 HEAW) | Northeastern (25-3-1, 21-2-0 HEAW)
Location: Lawler Rink | North Andover, Mass.


How It Happened

- Northeastern struck in the five minutes left in the period, taking the lead in a period that saw Gorski make 17 saves.

- The visitors struck for four goals in the second period, with one on the power play to stretch open their lead.

- Merrimack got on the board as Mikyla Grant-Mentis scored shorthanded for her 19th goal of the season. She handled a pass from along the boards from Kate Bukolska, taking the open space in the slot before firing high and in on Northeastern's Philips.


Notes & Numbers

- With her shorthanded goal, Grant-Mentis is now tied for the program record for career points with 113, tying Katelyn Rae '19. The senior center has 55 goals and 58 assists in 132 games.

- Goaltenders: Emma Gorski (47 saves, 1-6-0) // Gwyneth Philips (17 saves, 4-0-0)

- Power Plays: 0-2 | 1-6

- Shots on Goal: 6-17 // 9-18 // 3-17- 18-52

- Faceoffs: 26 // 28

- Blocks: 20 // 5


Up Next

Merrimack will welcoming in the UNH Wildcats and the Bertagna Trophy Tour on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 2 p.m.

Game Summary

Friday, February 7, 2020

5
1
Game statistics
52 Shots 18
1 / 6 Power Plays 0 / 2
3 / 6 PIM 7 / 14
25-3-1 Records 4-21-4
GOAL SCORERS
Northeastern Merrimack
Mia Brown (9)
1st/4:38
Alina Mueller (20)
2nd/3:55  GW
Matti Hartman (7)
2nd/6:08
Brooke Hobson (4)
2nd/10:17 PP
Brooke Hobson (5)
2nd/14:53
Mikyla Grant-Mentis (19)
3rd/17:57 SH
GOALTENDERS
Northeastern Merrimack
Gwyneth Philips
60:00, 17 Saves, 1 GA
(W, 4-0-0)
Emma Gorski
60:00, 47 Saves, 5 GA
(L, 1-6-0)