SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - Four different Terriers found the back of the net to lead the Boston University women's ice hockey team to a 4-1 win over Union on Saturday afternoon at Messa Rink.
BU (4-1-2) trailed after just one minute, but senior Emma Wuthrich evened the score late in the period before the Terriers took a 2-1 lead in the second stanza and added two more insurance goals in the final 20 minutes to seal the win.
Senior Courtney Correia's team-leading sixth goal of the season broke the 1-1 tie. Sophomore Catherine Foulem found the back of the net for the first time this season and graduate student Ellie Larson scored her first goal as a Terrier. Five different BU skaters - seniors Alex Allan and Mackenna Parker, juniors Nadia Mattivi and Julia Nearis, and sophomore Andi Calderone - recorded an assist, with Nearis notching a pair to extend her impressive point streak to 11 games dating back to the 2019-20 season.
Senior Kate Stuart was sharp between the pipes for the Terriers, as she made 25 saves to preserve the win.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Union scored exactly one minute into the contest to take a 1-0 lead.
- BU evened the score at 16:28 of the frame. Nearis sent the puck towards the front of the net. It bounced off a couple players, including Allan, before Wuthrich corralled it, turned and fired it on net and past Olivia Rinzel.
- Stuart made a crucial stop on a point-blank chance early in the second stanza to keep the game tied.
- Correia gave BU a 2-1 lead with 25 seconds remaining in the second period. With a BU power play coming to a close, Mattivi got the puck to Parker for a shot. Rinzel stopped Parker's chance, but Correia knocked home the rebound for her sixth goal of the campaign.
- Foulem added to the Terriers' advantage at 10:42 of the third period. Nearis and Calderone played catch with the puck along the right wall before Nearis dished it to Foulem at the edge of the right circle. Foulem went bar down for her first goal of the campaign.
- A terrific individual effort from Larson led to her empty-netter. She forced a turnover and then beat her defender to the puck in the Union zone before depositing it into the vacant cage.
- Union pulled the goalie again after getting a late power play, but the Dutchwomen were unable to take advantage of their numbers advantage.
- Correia has notched a point in all seven games this season and extended her goal streak to four.
- She tallied the Terriers' first shorthanded goal since Kristina Schuler secured one during the 2020 Beanpot title game.
- Correia leads BU with 11 points.
- Nearis and Parker are tied for the team lead with six assists apiece.
- BU was 6-for-6 on the penalty kill.
- BU will return home to host Vermont on Friday night at Walter Brown Arena.
- Game time is set for 6 p.m.