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WIH Faces Off Against Dartmouth Monday Night

Bender recorded three assists in Wednesday's 6-1 win over Providence.

Bender recorded three assists in Wednesday's 6-1 win over Providence.

Nov. 12, 2012

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Hanover, N.H. - The No. 5 women's hockey team (4-3-1, 3-2-1 WHEA) go out of conference up to Thompson Arena to take on the Dartmouth College Big Green (4-1-0, 3-1-0 ECAC) on Monday night.  The Eagles are coming off a 6-1 victory over Providence last Wednesday night while Dartmouth defeated UNH on Tuesday by a score of 3-2.

The Last Meeting
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October 23, 2011
Chestnut Hill, Mass.
No. 5 WIH Tops No. 10 Dartmouth in Final Seconds
With 1.6 seconds left on the clock, freshman Emily Field collected a rebound from classmate Alex Carpenter and put the puck in the back of net to secure a four-goal comeback win for No. 5/6 Boston College women's ice hockey over No. 10/10 Dartmouth on Sunday afternoon in Kelley Rink. The freshmen both tallied three points to lead the Eagles (4-1-1, 1-0-1 WHEA) past the Big Green (0-1-0, 0-0-0 ECAC).

The Eagles got goals from six different players, freshman defenseman Lexi Bender recorded her first three career assists, and goaltender Corinne Boyles stopped 17 shots to improve to 3-1-0 this season.  Alex Carpenter extended her point streak to six games (7-6-13) while Haley Skarupa vaulted up to third in the Hockey East rookie scoring race (4-5-9).

The Eagles and Big Green meet for the first time since BC's 4-3 win on October 23, 2011 at Kelley Rink.  Emily Field's three points helped erase a 3-0 first period deficit including her game-winning goal with just 1.6 seconds remaining in regulation.

This season, the Big Green is led by seniors Camille Dumais (3-3-6) and Reagan Fischer (2-3-5) and by junior goaltender Lindsay Holdcroft who is 3-0-0 with a 2.29 GAA and .900 save percentage in three games.

The Eagles will be back in Hockey East action this weekend with a home-and-home set against No. 8 Northeastern on Friday at Matthews Arena and Sunday at Kelley Rink.

Notes: Dartmouth leads the all-time series 20-3-2 ... BC is 0-11-1 all-time on the road at Dartmouth ... Alex Carpenter and Haley Skarupa each had seven shots on goal against Providence on Wednesday.

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