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Huskies Down Quinnipiac, 4-1

Connecticut 4, Quinnipiac 1
Connecticut 1 1 2 - 4
Quinnipiac 1 0 0 - 1

SCORING: First Period – QU Elizabeth Jankowski (Natalie Phelps, Debbie Beaudoin) 18:52; UC Tiffany Owens (Shannon Connolly, Kim Berry) 19:24. Second Period: UC Berry (Caitlin Salazar-Reid, Connolly) 14:42 PP. Third Period: UC Jacquelyn McGuire (Erika Spaeth, Megan McLeod) 7:22 PP; UC Stefanie Snow (Berry, Connonlly) 19:02 PP.
SHOTS: UC 43; QU 18
SAVES: UC 17 (Shannon Murphy); QU 39 (Mel Courtemanche)
PEN/MIN: UC 4/8; QU 7/14
RECORDS: UC 4-3-1, 3-2-0; QU 0-6-0, 0-4-0

NORTHFORD, CT (November 10) – Kimberly Berry (Haverhill, MA) led the University of Connecticut women’s ice hockey team past Quinnipiac University, 4-1, in an ECAC Eastern match-up Saturday afternoon at the Northford Ice Pavilion.

With the win, Connecticut improved its record to 4-3-1 overall, 3-2-0 in the ECAC, while Quinnipiac remained winless at 0-6-0 overall, 0-4-0 in the conference.

Quinnipiac scored its lone tally of the game with 1:08 remaining in the first period on a score from Elizabeth Jankowski. Connecticut quickly evened the score 44-seconds later on a goal by Tiffany Owens (Belleville, MI). Shannon Connolly (Baldwinsville, NY) and Berry assisted her.

Berry scored the game-winner at the 14:42 mark of the second period during a power play opportunity on assists from Caitlin Salazar-Reid (London, Ontario) and Connolly.

Connecticut bumped the score to 3-1 midway through the third stanza. Jacquelyn McGuire (Glenview, IL) netted the power play goal with help from Erika Spaeth (Dallas, TX) and Megan McLeod (Livonia, MI). Then, with 58-seconds remaining in regulation Stefanie Snow (Bedford, NH) scored for the Huskies. Berry notched her second assisted of the evening, while Connolly received her third.

Shannon Murphy (Mapleville, RI) earned the victory in net making 17 saves. Quinnipiac’s Mel Courtemanche stopped 39 shots on goal. The Huskies outshot the Braves, 43-18.

Connecticut will host Ohio State in a non-conference match-up on Friday, November 16 at 7:00 pm at the UConn Ice Arena.