Oct. 11, 2013
Game Notes | Line Chart
STORRS, Conn. -- The UConn women's hockey team (0-3-0, 0-0-0 WHEA) returns home to Mark Edward Freitas Ice Forum this weekend for a pair of contests against the Colgate Raiders (0-2-0. 0-0-0 ECAC) out of the ECAC. 'Gate visits Storrs after dropping a pair in its season-opening series against No. 1 Minnesota, while the Huskies are also in search of their first win after falling twice at No. 9/10 Minnesota Duluth last weekend. The Huskies and Raiders will face on Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m.
The Last Meeting
October 13, 2012
Women's Hockey Downed by Colgate
The University of Connecticut women's hockey team dropped a non-conference contest to Colgate, 4-1, on the road Saturday afternoon. The loss moved the Huskies to 0-4-1 on the season, while the Raiders improved to 2-4-0 after a weekend sweep.
The Huskies and Raiders have met six times in the past, splitting the all-time series 3-3. The first incarnation of the series took place early in the 2006 season, a 3-1 UConn victory on Oct. 15, 2006. Most recently, UConn visited Colgate last season, dropping 5-3 and 4-1 decisions on Oct. 12 and 13, 2012. In those contests, current Huskies Kayla Campero
, Brittany Berisoff
and Sarah MacDonnell
notched goals, while Rachel Farrel
and Kiana Nauheim
grabbed assists. Colgate got nine goals from eight skaters in the two contests. The last time the Raiders visited Storrs was Oct. 17, 2009, a 5-2 Colgate victory. Every time the teams have met, the game has occurred in October.
Colgate comes to Freitas Ice Forum after dropping a pair of home contests against the defending national champion and No. 1 team in the nation, the Minnesota Golden Gophers. The Raiders kept the Gophers close on Oct. 4, keeping the contest tied at 1-1 through two periods before Minnesota pulled away for a 3-1 victory. On Oct. 5, Minnesota won 8-3. Liz Trautz scored for Colgate in the Friday game, and the Raiders got two goals from Melissa Kueber and one from Jocelyn Simpson on Saturday. Ashlynne Rando and Susan Allen have split time in net this year for 'Gate, with Rando making both starts and holding a 6.59 GAA and .836 save percentage. Allen played the final 36:19 of the second Minnesota game and made 17 saves on 19 shots, good for a 3.30 GAA and .895 save percentage. Colgate is coached by Greg Fargo, currently in his second season behind the bench. The Raiders went 11-21-3 in his debut last year.
After the two contests with Colgate, UConn has next weekend off before hosting RPI in another WHEA-ECAC series on Oct. 25 and 26. Both of those contests are tabbed for 2 p.m. puck drops.