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Junior forward Courtney Maud scored a goal for the Warriors
Merrimack Falls To Quinnipiac, 4-2, In First Game Of Friendship Series

BELFAST, Northern Ireland - The Merrimack Warriors dropped an energetic match, 4-2 against the Quinnipiac Bobcats in the Friendship Series on Saturday afternoon in Belfast.


The Basics

Score: Merrimack 2, Quinnipiac 4
Records: Merrimack (4-15-2, 1-12-2 HEAW) | Quinnipiac (10-7-2, 3-6-2 ECAC)
Location: SSE Arena | Belfast, Northern Ireland
Attendance: 846


How It Happened

• Quinnipiac opened the game's scoring 90 seconds into the contest and would add to the lead midway through for a 2-0 final in the first 20.

• Merrimack halved the Quinnipiac lead on Courtney Maud's fifth goal of the season, as she fired in a shot cutting across the low slot to make it 2-1.

• The Bobcats added a third, before junior Dominika Laskova fired in her second of the year, capturing a hard rebounder off of the goaltender's pads.

• The Warriors were unable to capitalize on their momentum in the third period, with the Bobcats adding a fourth to finish the night off.


Notes & Numbers

• Laskova had a two-point game for the Warriors for her fourth multipoint effort this season.

• The Warriors defense was effective on the penalty kill, going 3-for-3.

• Merrimack's team high shot total came in the third when the team punched eight shots on goal.

• Goaltenders: Lea-Kristine Demers (29 saves, 3-11-2) // Abbie Ives (24 saves, 7-6-2)

• Power Plays: 0-3 | 0-3

• Shots on Goal: 6-11 // 5-9 // 8-13 - 19-33

• Faceoffs: 27 // 22

• Blocks: 10 // 8


Up Next

Merrimack will take on the Bobcats in the second game of the Friendship Series on Sunday, with puck drop at 7 AM Eastern, 12 noon BST.

Game Summary

Saturday, January 4, 2020
Friendship Series (Belfast, Northern Ireland)

4
2
Game statistics
33 Shots 19
0 / 3 Power Plays 0 / 3
3 / 6 PIM 3 / 6
10-7-3 Records 4-15-2
GOAL SCORERS
Quinnipiac Merrimack
Kenzie Hauswirth (5)
1st/1:28
Lexie Adzija (9)
1st/7:24
Courtney Maud (5)
2nd/1:19
Sadie Peart (5)
2nd/6:08  GW
Dominika Lásková (2)
2nd/9:44
Kenzie Prater (3)
3rd/9:21
GOALTENDERS
Quinnipiac Merrimack
Abbie Ives
60:00, 17 Saves, 2 GA
(W, 8-6-3)
Léa-Kristine Demers
58:05, 29 Saves, 4 GA
(L, 3-11-2)

Empty Net
1:55, 0 GA