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Postseason Seeding on the Line at No. 10/10 Colgate, Cornell

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       Harvard at No. 10/10 Colgate
Feb. 19, 2016
7 p.m.
Starr Arena
Campus Insiders
GoColgateRaiders.com
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Harvard leads, 27-1-2
W, 6-2 (Jan. 9, 2016)
W14
Harvard | Colgate

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         Harvard at Cornell
Feb. 20, 2016
4 p.m.
Lynah Rink
 Ivy League Digital Network
Kevin Mooney
    Harvard leads, 56-26-4
                        W, 2-0 (Jan. 8, 2016)
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Harvard | Cornell

Harvard could host a first-round ECAC tournament series with a pair of wins in New York (Billie Weiss).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – With home ice in the ECAC Hockey tournament on the line, Harvard women's hockey treks to No. 10/10 Colgate and Cornell for the final weekend of regular season action. The Friday clash will be broadcast on Campus Insiders and GoColgateRaiders.com while Saturday's can be viewed on the Ivy League Digital Network.

The First Line
• With a pair of wins this weekend, Harvard will guarantee itself a home series in the first round of the ECAC tournament. The Crimson can finish no lower than fifth in the conference picture.

Miye D'Oench and Sydney Daniels lead the Crimson attack with 32 and 24 points, respectively. Daniels holds the team lead with 15 goals while D'Oench holds the top mark in assists (19).

• Daniels has scored twice in four of the past seven games, and was named the ECAC Hockey Player of the Week Feb. 16. The junior has seven multi-goal games in her career.

• Harvard is one of six teams nationally to enter the weekend with at least a five-game unbeaten streak. The streak is Harvard's first of at least five games since Nov. 24.

• Harvard is 27-1-2 all-time against Colgate, and enters Friday winners of 14 in a row in the series.

Three Cheers
Harvard is 11-0-1 in 2015-16 when scoring at least three goals, and is 33-1-1 since the start of last season when potting a trio of scores. The team last netted three against Union on Saturday, Feb. 13 at Messa Rink.

That's High Praise
Following an explosive week offensively, junior forward Sydney Daniels was selected as the ECAC Hockey Player of the Week Feb. 16. Daniels tallied four goals and six points on the week, helping to lead Harvard to a 2-0-1 record. The Southwick, Massachusetts native kicked off the week Feb. 9 when she scored the game-tying and game-winning goals in the Beanpot consolation against Boston University, the latter coming with just 58 seconds remaining in regulation. Daniels followed the performance with a second two-goal outing against Union on Saturday, Feb. 13, netting the game-winner and tallying an unassisted, shorthanded goal to put an exclamation point on the victory.

Other ECAC Awards: Maschmeyer named ECAC Goaltender of the Week, Twice ; D'Oench Named ECAC Hockey Player of the Month ; Zarzecki Named ECAC Rookie of the Week

Last Time Out

Harvard women's hockey ended its weekend in New York on a high note, shutting out Union, 3-0, on Saturday afternoon at Messa Rink.

Junior Sydney Daniels tallied two goals to lead the Crimson offense while matching a career-high with three total points. The brace was Daniels' fourth in the past seven games. Senior Michelle Picard also found the back of the net, and recorded two points for the third time this season. Harvard outshot the Dutchwomen, 37-23, with senior Emerance Maschmeyer recording her fifth shutout of the season en route to earning the victory.

Early Impact
Harvard is 11-2-2 in 2015-16 when a freshman tallies a point. Grace Zarzecki leads all first-year skaters with eight goals and 13 points, while defenseman Kaitlin Tse has tallied one goal and six assists.

Plus Over Minus
Senior defenseman Michelle Picard passed the century mark in plus/minus against Union Feb. 13, and now sits at +101 for her career.

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

Saves

 

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

2,408
2,107
2,002

Points

 

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

340
117
91

Goals

 

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

157
63
43
42

Assists

 

1. Julie Chu '07
25. Miye D'Oench           
32. Mary Parker
38. Michelle Picard

196
54
48
43


Feature Video: Women's Hockey Honors Angela Ruggiero


 

Scouting Colgate
Colgate claims a 19-6-7 record on the season and is 11-4-5 in ECAC Hockey play. Ranked 10th nationally, the Raiders offense is led by Freshman Bailey Larson, who leads the team with 28 points, netting 10 goals and a team-high 18 assists. Fellow rookie Julia Vandyk has posted an 11-2-3 mark in net with a .917 save percentage.

Inside the Matchup
Harvard is 27-1-2 in the all-time series against Colgate and is riding a 14-game win streak against the Raiders. During the span, Harvard has outscored Colgate, 56-13, with six shutouts.

Scouting Cornell
Cornell stands at 11-12-4 on the season, including a 7-9-4 mark in ECAC Hockey action. Hanna Bunton leads the attack with 13 goals and 12 assists while Jess Brown is close behind with 11 goals, including three game-winners. Paula Voorheis has seen the majority of time in net, posting a 2.47 goals against average to go with a .908 save percentage.

Inside the Matchup
Harvard leads the all-time series with Cornell, 56-26-4, and swept the Big Red in all three of its contests last season, marking the first time since 2008-09 the Crimson has accomplished the feat. Harvard enters the contest winners of the last four meetings.

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. 

Feature Video: 4 Nations Cup

Full House
At its annual White-Out Bright-Landry game Feb. 6, Harvard broke its women's hockey attendance record with 2,118 fans.

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 31 points, while junior Sydney Daniels has a team-high 15 goals and 24 points. D'Oench has dished a Crimson-best 19 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 444-186-41 (.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.

Ivy League Digital Network
The Ivy League Digital Network returns for a third season as the home for all live streaming and on-demand video content for each of the conference's eight institutions. Broadcast in full HD and featuring multiple camera angles, replay, and play-by-play and color commentary, the Ivy League Digital Network provides fans with unprecedented access to the Ancient Eight. Multiple subscription options are available to fans, including school-specific and league-wide passes.

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 has secured a spot in the ECAC Hockey Tournament, and the results from this weekend's contests will determine the Crimson's postseason opponent and location.

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