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Huskies Play a Pair of Hockey East Match-Ups

Nov. 17, 2016

Game Info

Maine vs. UConn

UConn at Vermont

Date & Time

Friday, Nov. 18 | 7 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 20 | 2 p.m.

Venue

Mark Edward Freitas Ice Forum

Gutterson Field House

Location

Storrs, Conn.

Burlington, Vt.

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STORRS, Conn. – The University of Connecticut women’s ice hockey team will play a pair of Hockey East opponents this weekend, starting with Maine on Friday, Nov. 18 at home at the Freitas Ice Forum. The Huskies will then travel to Vermont to take on the Catamounts at Gutterson Field House on Sunday, Nov. 20.

UConn is riding a three-game winning streak after earning three victories in a span of just four days. The Huskies picked up back-to-back conference wins after downing Merrimack 7-1 on the road Nov. 5 and then pulling out a 2-1 overtime victory at UNH the next day.

The Huskies played their third away contest in four days on Tuesday, Nov. 8 where they defeat Brown 3-1 at Meehan Auditorium in Providence.

UCONN LEADERS
Theresa Knutson – 14 points (7g, 7a)
Leah Lum – 12 points (8g, 4a)
Briana Colangelo – 11 points (2g, 9a)

Junior Leah Lum (Richmond, B.C.) finished with a combined six points in the last three games, scoring at least one power play goal in all three contests.

SCOUTING THE BLACK BEARS
Record: 3-10, 2-7 WHEA
The Series: 28-14-7, UConn leads
Last Time Out: Feb. 13, 2016 | Storrs, Conn.| UConn wins 4-3 

Maine snapped a four-game losing streak Saturday after it defeated Boston University 4-1 in game two at Alfond Arena. Despite trailing BU 1-0 after the first period, Maine scored four unanswered goals to walk away with the win after the Black Bears fell short of the Terriers 3-5 in game one to split the series 1-1.

Maines other notable WHEA victory came against conference front-runner and nationally ranked, Boston College. The Black Bears and the Eagles were tied 2-2 in the third, but Maine scored with 37 seconds up on the clock to grab the last minute 3-2 victory.

MAINE LEADERS
1. Tereza Vanisova – 14 points (8g, 6a)
2. Brooke Stacey – 8 points (5g, 3a)
3. Alyson Matteau– 8 points (1g, 7a)

The Huskies were 3-0 against the Black Bears in the 2015-16 season. The last time out, UConn hosted Maine for a two game series in February of 2016. After pulling out a 2-1 victory in overtime in game one, UConn swept the Black Bears with a 4-3 victory in game two.

SCOUTING THE CATAMOUNTS
Record: 3-5-2, 2-2-1 WHEA
The Series: 24-7-2, UConn leads
Last Time Out: Jan. 20, 2016 | Burlington, Vt..| UConn wins 3-1

Vermont went 0-1-1 last weekend against Providence, which brought its WHEA record to 2-2-1. The Catamounts dropped a 5-2 decision to the Friars in game-one of the series and the two played to a 1-1 tie in game two. Bridget Baker notched a goal in both games.

UVM’s two conference victories came against Maine and Boston University, who at the time was ranked No. 9 in the nation. The Catamounts, who are 3-5-2 overall this season, will face No. 10 Northeastern Friday prior to their Sunday match-up with UConn.

VERMONT LEADERS
1. Eve-Audrey Picard – 9 points (4g, 5a)
2. Saana Valkama – 7 points (2g, 5a)
3. Three Players – 5 points (3g, 2a) 

The Huskies were 3-0 against the Catamounts last season. The last time out, UConn played a pair of games on the road at Gutterson Field House back in January of 2016 where UConn defeated UVM 2-1 in game one and 3-1 in game two.

UP NEXT…

The Huskies will compete in the 2016 Nutmeg Classic hosted by Quinnipiac in Hamden, Conn. UConn is slated to face Yale in the first round of the tournament on Friday, Nov. 25 at 6 p.m.

 


 

 

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