Women's Hockey Welcomes Ivy Rival Dartmouth to Bright-Landry Hockey Center

Game Notes

Harvard vs. Dartmouth
Jan. 23, 2016
4 p.m.
Bright-Landry Hockey Center
Ivy League Digital Network
Scott Sudikoff, Bill Spaulding
Harvard trails, 42-43-3
L, 2-1 (Oct. 23, 2015)
Harvard | Dartmouth
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Harvard is 10-2 in 2015-16 when a freshman tallies a point (Zack Williamson).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Facing off for the second time this season after opening the year Oct. 23, Harvard women's hockey hosts Dartmouth on Saturday, Jan. 23 at 4 p.m. The contest will be broadcast on the Ivy League Digital Network.

The First Line
•  Senior Miye D'Oench leads the Harvard attack with 10 goals and 22 points. The right winger has tallied a point in all but five games this season and ranks 18th nationally with 1.22 points and 17th in the country with 0.56 goals per game.

• Senior goaltender Emerance Maschmeyer broke the Harvard career saves record Jan. 10 against Colgate, passing Erin Villiotte '95 on the all-time list (2,205). Maschmeyer was named the ECAC Hockey Goaltender of the Week Jan. 12 for her dominant performance.

• The Crimson defense ranks as one of the top in the country, as Harvard allowed only 1.54 goals per game. Harvard has held 16 of 18 opponents to two goals or fewer with four shutouts on the season. Micelle Picard and Chelsea Ziadie have been consistent starters along the blue line.

• Dartmouth is the only Ivy League team to hold the series advantage over the Crimson (42-43-3) The Crimson and Big Green entered the season tied at 42 wins apiece, but Dartmouth edged Harvard in the season opener Oct. 23, 2-1.

Three Cheers
Harvard is 8-0 in 2015-16 when scoring at least three goals, and is 30-1 since the start of last season when potting a trio of scores. The team last netted three against Colgate Jan. 9 (6-2). 

That's High Praise
Senior Emerance Maschmeyer was named the ECAC Hockey Goaltender of the Week for Jan. 4-10. Maschmeyer made Crimson history in the third period of a 6-2 victory against No. 10/- Colgate when she passed Erin Villiotte '95 for first place on the all-time Harvard career saves list (2,108). The Bruderheim, Alberta native stopped 30 shots against the Raiders, and also picked up her third shutout of the year with 23 saves when Harvard blanked Cornell, 2-0.

Other ECAC Awards: D'Oench Named ECAC Hockey Player of the Month ; Zarzecki Named ECAC Rookie of the Week

Last Time Out

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.

Freshman Kaitlin Tse's first-career goal made the Harvard countdown of the week's top five plays on Jan. 13.

Climbing the Record Books
Multiple Harvard student-athletes are poised to make big jumps in the Harvard record book:



1. Emerance Maschmeyer
2. Erin Villiotte '95
3. Jen Bowdoin '98




1. Jennifer Botterill '03
20. Miye D'Oench
28. Mary Parker




1. Jennifer Botterill '03
14. Miye D'Oench
26. Mary Parker
31. Sydney Daniels




1. Julie Chu '07
31. Mary Parker               
32. Miye D'Oench
39. Michelle Picard


Scouting Dartmouth
Dartmouth is 4-12-3 on the season, including a 4-6-3 mark in ECAC Hockey play. The Big Green topped the Crimson in the season opener Oct. 23, but has gone winless in its past 11 contests after starting 4-2-2. Lindsey Allen leads the team with 18 points on seven goals and 11 assists. Robin Chemago boasts a 2.50 goals-against average with three shutouts between the pipes.

Inside the Matchup
Dartmouth leads the all-time series, 43-42-3, and is the only Ivy League school to control the all-time series with the Crimson. The Big Green have won two-straight meetings, including a 2-1 victory in Hanover to start the season.

100-Point Club
Senior forward Miye D'Oench joined an elite group of skaters with her 100th-career point against Minnesota Duluth Nov. 28. D'Oench is the 24th student-athlete in program history to reach the century mark.

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New Year, Same Result
Harvard has ushered in the new year with wins on the ice in recent years, posting a 12-0-1 mark in its past 13 contents that start the new year.

Special Teams Success
Harvard posted the top combined special teams record a year ago, finding success in 60 percent of 5-on-4 scenarios, and the Crimson owns the third-best mark this season. Harvard is 63-for-104 (.606) overall, with a 54-for-58 mark on the penalty kill and 9-of-46 tally on the power play. The Crimson power play and penalty kill units both rank in the top-10 nationally.

Forward Thinking
A year after sporting the nation's fourth-best scoring options, Harvard has a plethora of players capable of lighting the lamp. Senior Miye D'Oench leads the team with 10 goals and 22 points, while junior Sydney Daniels has seven goals and 13 points. D'Oench has dished a team-best 12 assists.

Behind the Bench
Katey Stone, The Landry Family Head Coach for Harvard Women's Ice Hockey, is in her 21st season at the helm of the program, and is the winningest coach in the history of Division I women's hockey. Stone boasts a 439-184-39 (.695) overall record with 11 appearances in the NCAA Tournament and six in the Frozen Four. Twenty-three Harvard skaters have earned All-America status under Stone's watch.

Upcoming Events
• Jan. 30, 2016- vs. Princeton - Honoring Angela Ruggiero
• Feb. 2, 2016 vs. Boston College - Beanpot first round
• Feb. 6, 2016 vs. Yale - White Out Bright-Landry, Senior Day
• Feb. 9, 2016 vs. TBA - Beanpot Championship/Consolation

Closed Captioning
Harvard is proud to announce the addition of closed captioning for men's and women's hockey to make its Ivy League Digital Network broadcasts of those two teams accessible to all.

Closed captioning for the Crimson's hockey programs will be available on desktop and mobile devices. The service is provided by Vitac (vitac.com).

What's Next?
Harvard hosts No. 4/4 Quinnipiac and No. 9/9 Princeton in a pair of critical ECAC Hockey contests Jan. 29-30. The game against the Bobcats will be broadcast on NESN and the Princeton-clash can be viewed on ONE World Sports and the Ivy League Digital Network.