D'Oench matched a career-best with three points (Zack Williamson).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In its second game of the weekend, No. 8/7 Harvard women's hockey triumphed over St. Lawrence, 3-2, at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center with a game-winning goal in the final moments.
Senior Miye D'Oench tallied a pair of goals and an assist to lead the charge for the Crimson, matching her career-high of three points. Sophomore Haley Mullins scored the game-winner late in the third period, and senior Michelle Picard recorded two assists for her first points of the season. Junior Brianna Laing made 28 saves in goal to earn the win.
St. Lawrence struck first at 2:35 in the first period after Amanda Boulier found the top left corner. Following a faceoff, Alonardo slid the puck to the center of the attacking zone where Boulier put the Saints on top, 1-0.
Harvard struck early in the second period at 1:41 when D'Oench tallied a shorthanded goal to tie the score, 1-1. Picard swung a pass to Daniels behind the Harvard net, who then flung a pass up the ice to a streaking D'Oench who deked and finished the one-on-one opportunity. The score was her first career shorthanded goal.
D'Oench netted her second goal of the game with three second remaining in the period. Kaitlin Tse threw a pass across the blue line and Picard found a waiting D'Oench in the left faceoff circle to tally her third goal of the season, giving Harvard a 2-1 advantage.
St. Lawrence evened the score at 2-2 with 6:26 remaining in regulation when Jenna Marks put a shot in the back of the mesh off a feed from Hannah Miller.
Quick to respond, Haley Mullins scored the game-winning goal with 1:34 left to play, ripping a one-timer past the goaltender for her first tally of the season. D'Oench matched a career-high with her third point on the play, and Karly Heffernan was credited the second assist. The score from Mullins was the sixth of her career and second game-winner.
Harvard women's hockey hits the road for a pair of contests at Yale and Brown Nov. 6-7. Both games will be broadcast on the Ivy League Digital Network.