Junior forward Theresa Schafzahl scored at 3:39 of overtime for the Catamounts
Schafzahl Overtime Goal Sends Vermont Past UConn, 3-2
Junior forward Theresa Schafzahl scored at 3:39 of overtime for the Catamounts

STORRS, Conn. - The UConn women's hockey team (3-5-1) lost in overtime 3-2 to Vermont on Saturday afternoon at the Freitas Ice Forum.

The Huskies carreried a 2-0 lead late into the second period on the strength of two power play goals. Viki Harkness scored her second goal of the year, 11:18 into the first period on a back-handed feed from Danika Pasqua.

The score remained 1-0 until Morgan Wabick scored her first goal of the season on a loose puck in front that she was able to lift and put past Jessie McPherson.

The Catamounts gained momentum late in the second after the Huskies committed a penalty and Corinne McCool was able to capitalize with a momentum shifting goal to make it a one-goal game heading into the second intermission.

Vermont came out firing in the third, scoring the game-tying goal just 1:21 into the period off the stick of Theresa Schafzahl. The game remainded tied through the end of regulation before Schafzahl was able to score the game-winner 3:39 into the 3-on-3 overtime period.

With the overtime loss the Huskies were able to salvage a point on the weekend.

Game Summary

Saturday, January 9, 2021

Game statistics
39 Shots 31
1 / 2 Power Plays 2 / 3
3 / 6 PIM 2 / 4
5-1-0 Records 3-5-1
Vermont UConn
Viki Harkness (2)
1st/11:18 PP
Morgan Wabick (1)
2nd/10:17 PP
Corinne McCool (3)
2nd/18:24 PP
Theresa Schafzahl (1)
Theresa Schafzahl (2)
OT/3:39  GW
Vermont UConn
Jessie McPherson
63:39, 29 Saves, 2 GA
(W, 3-0-0)
Tia Chan
63:39, 36 Saves, 3 GA
(L, 2-2-1)