No. 7 WIH Falls to UConn, 2-0
Feb. 8, 2014
STORRS, Conn. - No. 7 Boston College put 45 shots on net but UConn goaltender Elaine Chuli turned them all aside as the Eagles fell to Connecticut, 2-0 at the Freitas Ice Forum on Saturday afternoon.
Neither team scored in the first period as the Eagles failed to convert on a power play opportunity just 1:42 into the game. BC held a 12-8 advantage in shots in the opening stanza, which started the trend for the rest of the contest.
The Huskies lit the lamp at 6:19 of the second period, taking 1-0 lead. Kayla Campero buried a feed from Emily Snodgrass for her tenth goal of the season, tying her with Sarah MacDonnell for the team lead.
Boston College had its fair share of chances in the middle frame, as the Eagles peppered the net and nearly doubled the Huskies in shots (21-to-11), but could not put the puck home despite two power play chances in the period.
UConn doubled the lead and concluded the scoring at 10:41 of the third period. Stephanie Raithby found the back of the net for the fourth time this season. Margaret Zimmer picked up the lone assist on the play, her fifth of the year.
BC went 0-for-5 on the power play while UConn was 0-for-1 on the man advantage.
Boyles stopped 35 shots and falls to 17-5-2. Chuli recorded her second shutout of the season, stopping 45 shots, and improves to 6-13-1.
The Eagles held a 45-37 advantage in shots in the contest.
Boston College (20-5-3, 14-2-1) will be back in action Tuesday, Feb. 11 for the Beanpot championship game at Kelley Rink. Puck drop is scheduled for 8 p.m.
Notes: UConn snapped BC's 11-game unbeaten streak (9-0-2) and seven-game win streak. This is the second time this season BC has been shut out (2-0 loss at Cornell on 11/29).