Senior forward Katie Kaufman posted two goals and an assist for the Warriors
Kaufman Leads Merrimack Past Boston University, 5-2
Senior forward Katie Kaufman posted two goals and an assist for the Warriors

Box Score - Highlights

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. - The Merrimack College Warriors women's hockey team defeated the Boston University Terriers on Friday night at J.Thom Lawler Rink. The win can be credited to the Warriors strong final 40 minutes as they outscored the Terriers 4-0.

The Basics

Merrimack 5 Boston University 2
Merrimack (2-6-1) Boston University (2-5-0) (1-4-0)

Rapid Recap

- Boston University grabbed the lead first on the powerplay at 10:55 on a shot in close.

- Katie Kaufman would almost immedately find the tying goal as she forced a neutral zone giveaway and came in to the BU zone on a solo rush to tie the game at one, unassisted.

- Boston University would get their second of the period. late on another goal from in close.

- The Warriors would find their second of the game when Tara Blackburn scored from the slot with the assists going to Madison Oelkers and Bree Bergeron.

- Katie Kaufman notched her second of the game and her third in two games finishing a nice top shelf shot for the eventual game winner at 17:09

- Merrimack would get the insurance marker and their fourth of the contest as the deflected point shot fell to Allison Reeb who made no mistake for the powerplay goal at 6:19 of the third.

- Merrimack would put the finishing touches on this game with 2:35 to play as Ally Qualley put the puck into the empty net.

Top Performers // Notes

- Katie Kaufman scored two goals in the game and picked up an assist, and she has five goals and eight points now this season.

- Tara Blackburn, Allison Reeb and Ally Qualley each scored one goal tonight.

- Hannah Corneliusen and Madison Oelkers each had two assists in the win.

- Bree Bergeron, Natalie Nemes, Ally Qualley each had one assist.

- Emma Gorski made 22 saves in the victory.

- Power Plays: MC 1-3 | BU 1-4

- Shots on Goal: MC 12, BU 6| MC 9, BU 11| MC 8, BU 7 | MC 29, BU 24

- Faceoffs: 34 MC | 31 BU Blocks: 6 MC | 9 BU

Up Next

The Warriors head on the road to complete the home and home with Boston University looking to complete the weekend sweep. The Warriors return home next Saturday in the second of back to back games with Holy Cross.