Women’s Hockey Drops 4-1 Decision at Maine

Women’s Hockey Drops 4-1 Decision at Maine

AUBURN, Maine – The Brown women's hockey team fell 4-1 in the series finale at Maine on Saturday night at Alfond Arena. The loss brings Brown to 0-2-0 in its season opening weekend while Maine moves to 4-4-0.

Brown scored the first goal of the game, 7:22 into the opening period when freshman Bridget Carey (Weymouth, Mass.) scored with sophomore Sam Donovan (New Brighton, Minn.) registering the assist. 

Maine quickly responded with the tying score at 7:38 of the first period from Abbey Cook. The Black Bears took a 2-1 lead later in the period at 12:17 with a goal from Morgan Sakundiak. 

The Black Bears added one more goal in both the second period (18:15) and third period (7:58) to bring its lead and the final score to 4-1.

Sophomore Julianne Landry (Hanover, Mass.) got the start between the pipes for Brown and tallied 26 saves in a full 60:00 of play. Meghann Treacy of Maine made 16 saves in the game while Mariah Fujimagari registered one stop in 7:36 of relief. 

For the second straight game the Brown defenders blocked several shots, deflecting 16 compared to Maine's six blocked shots. Each team went 0-for-2 while on the power play.

The Bears will next host No. 7/8 Quinnipiac on Friday, Oct. 30 in Brown's first ECAC action of the year for a 7:00 p.m. game. Brown will continue conference play the following day and welcome Princeton as its first Ivy League opponent for a 4:00 p.m. game on Saturday, Oct. 31.