Junior goaltender Aerin Frankel made 20 saves for the Huskies
Northeastern Shuts Out Boston University, 2-0, To Sweep Weekend Series
Junior goaltender Aerin Frankel made 20 saves for the Huskies

BOSTON, Mass. - Behind Aerin Frankel's 20 saves, the No. 4 Northeastern women's hockey team shutout No. 4 Boston University, 2-0, on Saturday afternoon at Matthews Arena and swept the home-and-home series with the Terriers.

With the shutout victory, Frankel now has 11 shutouts in her career to tie for fifth all-time in career shutouts at Northeastern (7-1-0, 4-1-0).

Tessa Ward scored her first goal of the season off a nifty redirect in front of BU's goal at the 15:24 mark of the first period to put the Huskies up 1-0. Megan Carter and Skylar Fontaine had the assists, with Carter's being her first collegiate point.

Veronika Pettey extended the Huskies lead to 2-0, after scoring her third goal of the season at the 5:35 mark of the second period, off a pass from Matti Hartman.

Northeastern held the narrow 22-20 edge in shots over Boston University (5-3-1, 2-3-1).

Game Summary

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Game statistics
20 Shots 22
0 / 1 Power Plays 0 / 4
4 / 8 PIM 1 / 2
5-3-1 Records 7-1-0
Boston University Northeastern
Tessa Ward (1)
1st/15:24  GW
Veronika Pettey (3)
Boston University Northeastern
Corinne Schroeder
57:27, 20 Saves, 2 GA
(L, 4-2-1)

Empty Net
2:33, 0 GA
Aerin Frankel
60:00, 20 Saves, 0 GA
(W, 7-1-0)