Maschmeyer neared a season-high with 36 saves (Elan Kawesch).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Hosting the top-ranked team in the country, Harvard women's hockey was edged by No. 1/1 Boston College, 2-0, on Tuesday night at Bright-Landry Hockey Center.
Emerance Maschmeyer neared a season-high with 36 saves in net, while the Harvard attack mustered 29 attempts on goal. Sophomore Dani Krzyszczyk, and seniors Miye D'Oench and Michelle Picard tallied a team-high four shots for the Crimson.
Boston College struck first at 11:02 in the first period when Meghan Grieves batted the puck out of the air and into the back of the net. Maschmeyer made a save on an attempt from Tori Sullivan, but the puck drifted to Grieves for the goal. Toni Ann Miano was also credited an assist on the play.
Grieves added to Boston College's tally with her second goal of the game after her shot found its way into the back of the net. Sullivan earned an assist on the play.
The Harvard defense held strong in the third period, holding Boston College scoreless on 11 shots in the final frame. The Crimson special teams denied the Eagles' 5-vs-3 opportunity midway through the frame, and was perfect at 4-for-4 in the contest.
Harvard women's hockey hosts Dartmouth on Saturday, Jan. 23 at 4 p.m. The game will be broadcast on the Ivy League Digital Network.