Oct. 15, 2011
UMD junior defenseman Jessica Wong blasted a shot from the left side at the 11:51 mark of the first that deflected off of UConn sophomore goaltender Nicole Paniccia (
Early in the second period, the Huskies knotted the game after an unsuccessful power play opportunity. Sophomore Stephanie Raithby (
Minnesota-Duluth answered three minutes later when freshman Zoe Hickel’s stuff shot was blocked and the puck trickled into the slot where Wong poked it through for the go-ahead score. The Bulldogs added two more goals in the period. The first came on a power play as junior Audrey Cournoyer centered the puck for senior defender Mariia Posa to put the puck away for the score. UMD pushed its lead to 4-1 before the intermission with McParland’s second score of the afternoon.
In the third period, the Bulldogs outscored the Huskies 2-0 to seal the victory. Junior Pernilla Winberg and senior Kacy Ambroz tacked on the fifth and sixth scores of the night.
For the game, UMD outshot UConn 48-24. Paniccia made a career-high 42 save for
The Huskies return to action next weekend as the host