CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - The women's ice hockey team came away with a two-game series victory against No. 15 Boston College with a score of 3-1 Saturday night.
Period 1: The Huskies got off to another strong start against Boston College, as UConn took an early 2-0 lead in the first. It began with Riley Grimley and Meghane Duchesne-Chalifoux setting up Brooke Campbell to strike it past Boston College goaltender, Grace Campbell. Then, a similar setup would develop as Ava Rinker and Kyla Josifovic would send it to Brianna Ware for the second goal of the night. The first period ended at 2-0 UConn.
Period 2: It was shot for shot in the second period for the Eagles and the Huskies. Even though Tia Chan would keep 16 saves from going in, Boston College would manage to dwindle the deficit to one, as Hannah Bilka and Kelly Browne would both set up Cailin Flynn for the finish. The Huskies would then get out of trouble as they avoided a power play scoring opportunity by Boston College. UConn would keep the lead at one at the end of the period.
Period 3: The power play would carry over into the third period and the Huskies would remain strong. Then, UConn would find their breakthrough. As Bilka was coming out of the box to kill the penalty, UConn would execute. Claire Peterson and Christina Walker would set up the senior captain, Coryn Tormala to extend the lead to 3-1 in the third. The Huskies won the game and the two-game series against Boston College.
The Huskies will look ahead to a home and home series against Providence on Friday, Nov. 11 and Saturday, Nov. 12. UConn hosts the first game with puck drop scheduled for 6 PM and then the Huskies will travel to Providence for the second game with puck drop at 3 PM. Both games can be seen on ESPN+.