Women’s Hockey Defeated by UConn, 5-1

Women’s Hockey Defeated by UConn, 5-1

STORRS, Conn. - The Brown women's hockey team closed out non-conference play for the 2017-18 campaign with a 5-1 loss at UConn on Saturday at the Freitas Ice Forum. Sophomore Sena Hanson (New Brighton, Minn.) recorded a goal for the Bears in the contest.

Brown (2-15-0) opened the game's scoring when Hanson registered her team leading eighth of the year at 4:14 of the first period on the power play. Seniors Samantha Swanstrom (Ham Lake, Minn.) and Sam Donovan (New Brighton, Minn.) registered the assists.

From there, the Huskies (6-8-7) would take a 2-1 lead with two goals of their own in the opening period, at 6:31 (Briana Colandelo) and 10:03 (Taylor Wabick - power play).

Both teams went 1-for-1 in the stanza on the power play while UConn held the advantage in shots for the first at 13-8.

Neither team generated a score in the second as Brown outshot UConn 10-8. The Bears had the only power-play opportunities in the second, and went 0-for-2.

UConn took control in the third and took a commanding 4-1 lead early into the period, with goals at 3:07 (Savannah Bouzide) and 5:53 (Colangelo - power play). Kayla Mee ended the scoring for the Huskies at 14:41 on the power play and brought the game to its conclusion of 5-1.

The Huskies were 2-for-3 on the power play in the third and 3-for-4 overall while the Bears were 0-for-1 in the period and 1-for-4 on the day. UConn held a 20-4 advantage in shots for the frame to lead 41-22 overall.

Sophomore Calla Isaac (Sherwood Park, Alberta) finished the contest with 36 saves while Morgan Fisher made 21 in the UConn net.

With today's game, senior Katie Swanstrom (Ham Lake, Minn.) reached 100 games played in a Brown uniform.

The Bears next return to ECAC play and travel to Princeton on Friday, Jan. 12 and Quinnipiac on Saturday, Jan. 13. Friday's contest will begin at 6:00 p.m. and will be broadcast on the Ivy League Network while Saturday's match-up will begin at 3:00 p.m. on ESPN3.


Video of all Brown women's hockey home contests and all Ivy League games, home and away, will be broadcast live on the Ivy League Network.