No. 5 WIH Defeats Vermont, 6-1
Nov. 8, 2013
BURLINGTON, V.T. – Emily Field scored two goals, eleven different Eagles recorded a point and goaltender Corrine Boyles made 30 saves to lead No. 5 Boston College to a 6-1 victory over Vermont at Gutterson Fieldhouse Friday night.
BC took the lead at 6:16 of the first period with a goal by Emily Field, her fourth of the year. Danielle Doherty notched her first assist of the year and fifth of her career on the play. Melissa Bizzari doubled the lead at 10:48 of the opening stanza, scoring a short-handed goal on a feed from freshman Andie Anastos. It was the first short-handed goal of her career, and the sixth for the Eagles this season.
After leading the Catamounts 19-11 in shots during the first period, the Eagles kept the pressure on and scored four goals in the second stanza. Freshman Haley McLean started it off with a goal at 4:48, flipping the puck into the net past Vermont goaltender Roxanne Douville. Meghan Grieves notched an assist on the goal, good for her first point of the season.
Haley Skarupa lit the lamp just 30 seconds later with her conference-best 10th goal of the year.
After Vermont pulled its goaltender on the power play to gain a six-on-four advantage, Andie Anastos gave BC a 5-0 lead with a short-handed empty-net goal. Defenseman Lexi Bender recorded an assist on the play and now has six on the year, tying Taylor Wasylk for second-best on the team.
Vermont scored the lone goal of the third period and concluded the scoring of the game when Bridget Baker tallied her first goal of the year at 11:03.
Boyles stopped 30 shots and improves to 6-2-0. Douville made 47 saves and falls to 1-3-1.
The Eagles had a 53-31 advantage in shots in the game.
BC was 1-5 on the power play, while Vermont was 0-4 on the man-advantage.
The Eagles (8-2-0, 4-1-0 WHEA) return to action Sunday, Nov. 10 when they host Northeastern at Kelley Rink at 7 p.m.