(photo credit Gil Talbot)
HAMDEN, Conn. – The Harvard women's hockey team (1-3-0, 1-3-0 ECAC) fell 1-0 to Quinnipiac (3-4-2, 3-0-0 ECAC) on Friday night at the People's United Center. The Crimson managed 17 shots on goal while Lindsay Reed tallied 25 saves between the posts.
Through a scoreless first period, Quinnipiac held an 8-7 advantage in shots on goal while Harvard commanded the faceoff dot, winning 13 of 17 draws. After two, Lindsay Reed had accumulated 19 saves while Lexie Laing, Dominique Petrie and Kat Hughes had three shots a piece on target.
Quinnipiac would capitalize on the power play when Kenzie Prater tucked a shot top shelf to take a 1-0 lead at 8:38 of the third. Despite a flurry of shots from the Crimson in the final minutes, the Bobcats were able to hold on to claim the victory.
- Lindsay Reed recorded 25 saves in net, posting a .926 save percentage on the night.
- Dominique Petrie went 10-3 at the faceoff dot and put five of six shot attempts on target.
- Maryna Macdonald blocked three shots.
- Harvard was outshot 26-17.
- Harvard went 0-3 on the power play while Quinnipiac converted on one of three opportunities.
The Crimson will continue action tomorrow, Nov. 3, at Princeton. Puck drop is set for 3 p.m. and the game will be broadcast on ESPN+.