January 11, 2005

Women's Ice Hockey Falls to #6 Harvard, 4-0

Jan. 11, 2005

Box Score

Cambridge, MA - The women's ice hockey team suffered their first shut out of the season, losing 4-0, to #6 Harvard (10-6-1, 9-1-0) this evening in Cambridge, MA. The Bears' record now stands at 10-6-1 overall and 7-5-0 in conference play.

In a physical first period, Harvard's Nicole Corriero continued her dominance of the Bears recording both of the Crimson's goals in the period. Corriero broke the scoreless tie at the 9:57 mark when she netted her 27th goal of the season. Less then two minutes later Corriero struck again, taking a free puck in front of the Bear's net and put it past freshman goaltender Stacy Silverman padding the Crimson's lead to two. The Bears applied pressure late in the period, but was unable to get anything past Crimson goaltender Ali Boe.

On a Brown power play in the second junior Keaton Zucker (Gilford, NH) took a centering feed from senior Jessica Link (Clifton Park, NY) and shot it wide, keeping the game at 2-0. Silverman was rushed later in the period, turning away three shots in a row to keep the game with in striking distance for the Bears. But, with under six minutes remaining, Harvard push the game out of reach when Carrie Schroyer netted her third goal of the season giving the Crimson a three goal lead. Harvard would later tack on another goal in the third. Silverman finished the game with 26 saves for Brown.

The Bears will return to action Friday, January 14, when they travel to Minnesota for a weekend show down with the #1 ranked Gophers for a 7:05 pm CT start.

Brown- 0 0 0 -0
Harvard- 2 1 1 -4

1st Period: H: Corriero (Johnston, Chu) 10:03; H:Corriero (Vaillancourt,Chu) 12:00. Penalties: B: 2;H: 4.
2nd Period: H: Schroyer (Sifers, Weaver) 13:10. Penalties: B: 1;H 2.
3rd Period: H: Vaillancourt (Corriero, Chu). Penalties: B: 3;H 1.

Power Play: B: 0/7;H: 2/6

Saves:
B: Stacy Silverman- 8 13 4 -25
H: Ali Boe- 5 11 10 -26