Senior forward Brooke Ersoy posted a goal and an assist for the Terriers
Brändli Backstops Boston University to a 4-0 Win Against Rensselaer
Graduate goalie Andrea Brändli made 19 saves for the Terriers

Box Score - Highlights

BOSTON - The Boston University women's ice hockey team put up four goals in the third period to rout Rensselaer, 4-0, in its season opener at Walter Brown Arena on Friday night.

Three Terriers recorded their first collegiate goals while graduate student Andrea Brändli turned in a 19-save shutout in her BU debut.

Freshman Clara Yuhn scored a pair of goals while classmate Sydney Healey provided the game-winner by opening the scoring early in the third. Senior Brooke Ersoy found the back of the net for her first collegiate goal and also added an assist.

BU moves to 1-0-0 while the Engineers fall to 0-3-0.


- BU held a 26-12 shot advantage through two periods but the game remained scoreless.

- Healey lit the lamp with her first collegiate goal just 55 seconds into the third as she battled for the puck and got control of it at the right dot before snapping a shot that beat RPI netminder Amanda Rampado at the near post.

- The Terriers added insurance goals 38 seconds apart as Yuhn made it 2-0 at 13:15 before Ersoy quickly added the team's third tally.

- Following an outlet pass from graduate student Alex Allan, Yuhn skated into the RPI zone and stickhandled to create a shooting lane before sending a shot that went off an Engineer stick and in.

- Moments later, Ersoy disrupted RPI's attempt to get the puck out of its zone and sophomore Liv Haag pounced on it before slipping a perfect backhand to the far post, where Ersoy tapped it in for her first goal as a Terrier.

- Yuhn put the finishing touches on the victory with 14 seconds left as she skated in untouched before sniping a shot the top right corner.

- Brändli was composed in goal all night and stopped every shot she faced to secure the shutout.


- BU kicked off its 18th season as a varsity program and this marked the first time the Terriers posted a shutout in a season opener.

- The Terriers improved to 11-4-3 all-time in season openers.

- This was the 15th shutout of Brändli's career as she recorded 14 during her four seasons at Ohio State.

- Allan and Ersoy each assisted on Kuhn's first tally while sophomore Kylie Roberts picked up the secondary assist on Ersoy's marker.

- Sophomore Christina Vote and graduate student Jesse DeVito picked up helpers on Yuhn's second goal.

- Both teams went 0-for-3 on the power play.


- The Terriers will host Union on Saturday (Oct. 8) at 4 p.m.

- The Dutchwomen fell at Providence, 7-0, on Friday to move to 2-3-0 on the season.