Sept. 23, 2011
The Martlets struck for the only goal of the first period at the 4:40 mark as senior defender Stacie Tardif found junior Chelsey Saunders in the slot for the score. The Huskies managed to go into the locker room down just one, despite being outshot 15-4 and killing off four penalties.
UConn knotted the game at one when sophomore Alexandra Vakos (
Aside from the one extra-man goal by the Martlets, the
The Martlets held a distinct advantage in shots, 43-19, for the game, but UConn had more opportunities in overtime, outshooting McGill 3-2.
Senior Alexandra Garcia (Pointe-Claire, Que.) started in goal for the Huskies and provided 21 saves, while giving up one goal in 30:14 of play. Off the bench, sophomore Nicole Paniccia (
Regular season play kicks off when the Huskies host RPI at the Frietas Ice Forum at 7:00 pm on September 30 for the first of a two-game weekend series.