STORRS, Conn. - The UConn women's hockey team got goals from Natalie Snodgrass and Catherine Crawley as the Huskies came away with a 2-2 tie with Vermont Friday night at the Freitas Ice Forum.
The Huskies pick up a Hockey East point and push their unbeaten streak to three games as they move to 6-4-1 (3-2-1 WHEA) on the year. Vermont sees its record drop to 5-2-5 (2-2-3 WHEA).
It was all defensive through the first period of play - the Huskies held an 8-5 shot advantage, led 7-0 in face offs and blocked seven shots. Senior netminder Morgan Fisher made five of her 18 saves in the opening frame and UVM keeper Blanka kodová stopped all eight UConn shots she faced to send the teams into the first intermission tied 0-0.
Natalie Snodgrass gave UConn a 1-0 lead just 37 seconds into the second period. Tristyn Svetek knocked away a UVM centering pass and dished the puck off to Crawley. Crawley raced down the right side of the ice, dropped a touch pass off to Snodgrass and the junior skated past her defender and placed her shot top left corner to put the Huskies ahead.
The Catamounts would tie the game in the 16' on Lily Humphrey's goal.
UConn made it 2-1 with an early third period goal. Morgan Wabick passed the puck off to Crawley and the senior zipped in a shot from the point for her third goal of the season. Briana Colangelo also earned an assist on the play after delivering the initial pass to Wabick.
Vermont's Maude Poulin-Labelle scored the game-tying goal at 13:15 in the third to produce the final result.