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    Women's Hockey Falls to No. 3 Boston College

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    Jan. 27, 2013

    Box Score

    CHESTNUT Hill, Mass. – The University of Connecticut women’s ice hockey team dropped a Hockey East contest to No. 3 Boston College, 8-0, Sunday afternoon.

    The Eagles (19-4-2, 12-2-1) posted four goals in the first period and four more in the third.  Sophomore Alex Carpenter led the way for the BC offense with a hat trick and two assists.

    Freshman Elaine Chuli (Waterford, Ont.) totaled 36 saves in the loss for the Huskies (3-20-3, 1-11-1).  For the weekend, she posted 80 saves after stopping a career-high 44 in a 1-1 tie against Maine on Saturday.  Sophomore goaltender Megan Miller made 15 saves to earn the shutout for Boston College.

    The Eagles outshot UConn, 44-15.  Sophomore Sarah MacDonnell (Quispamsis, Que.) registered four shots on goal for the Huskies.

    Connecticut returns to action next Friday against Providence at 7:00 pm for its annual Skating Strides Game.