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    Huskies Fall to Yale in OT, 4-3

    UCONNHUSKIESDOTCOM Cava scored her sixth of the season.
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    Cava scored her sixth of the season.
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    Nov. 23, 2012

    Final Stats

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The University of Connecticut women's ice hockey team twice led by two goals, but ultimately fell to Yale 4-3 in overtime in the opening round of the Nutmeg Classic at Ingalls Rink.  Bulldog forward Kate Martini scored the game-winner 2:15 into the extra frame.

    The Huskies (2-11-2) jumped out to a 2-0 lead behind first period goals by junior Stephanie Raithby and freshman Michela Cava. For Cava it was her team-leading sixth goal of the season.

    Yale (2-9-0) cut the lead in half when Martini netter first first score of the night on a power play 29 seconds into the second period.

    UConn brought the lead back to two at the 2:50 mark of the second when sophomore Rachel Farrel scored a power play goal, assisted by Cava and freshman Leah Buress.

    The third period was all Yale as it climbed back into the game with a goal by Alyssa Zuppon and tied it on a Paige Decker score.