BURLINGTON, Vt. – The UConn women’s hockey team was topped 6-0 by Vermont on Sunday afternoon at Gutterson Fieldhouse. The loss drops the Huskies to 2-5-4 on the year and 0-1-1 in Hockey East play, while the Catmounts move to 6-2-1 and 1-0-0 in league action.
Vermont out-shot UConn 42-19 on the day, using a pair of second period goals and a four-goal third to power its way to victory. Elaine Chuli (Waterford, Ontario) made 36 saves for UConn, while UVM’s Madison Litchfield recorded a 19-save shutout. UConn did not convert on the game’s lone power play opportunity.
After a scoreless first period, Vermont got on the board 47 seconds into the second frame with a Sarah Kelly goal. Not four minutes later, Dayna Colang connected for the Catamounts with a goal at 4:45 of the frame to give UVM a 2-0 lead.
Vermont took its two-goal lead to the second intermission, before an explosive four-goal third period. Klara Myren got the scoring started in the frame with a goal at 2:39, before Taylor Willard stretched the lead to 4-0 at 5:21. The lead went to five with a Sarah Campbell goal at 11:09, and Brittany Zuback capped the scoring with a goal at 12:32 of the period.
Up next, UConn returns home for a non-conference tilt against Brown on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Puck drop from Freitas Ice Forum is set for 7 p.m.