Union women’s hockey end winless streak at 16

Union College women’s hockey head coach Josh Sciba.
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Union College women’s hockey head coach Josh Sciba.

HANOVER, N.H. — The Union women hockey team’s 16-game winless streak is over.

The Dutchwomen jumped out to a 2-0 lead and held on to beat Dartmouth 2-1 in an ECAC Hockey game Saturday at Thompson Arena, thanks to a 39-save effort by goalie Sophie Matsoukas.

Union (1-9-0 ECACH, 3 points; 3-15-1 overall) had gone 0-15-1 in its last 16 games and lost its last 11. The Dutchwomen hadn’t won since opening the season with two victories at RIT.

Grace Heiting gave the Dutchwomen a 1-0 lead at 4:15 of the second period. Ashley Adams made it 2-0 just over four minutes into the third period.
The Big Green got a power-play goal from Tiffany Hill midway through the third.

Union 1 0 1 — 2
Dartmouth 0 0 0 — 0
First Period — None. Penalties — Friday, Uni (body checking), 2:19; Killian, Uni (slashing), 4:30; Grexton, Dar (tripping), 7:11.
Second Period — 1, Union, Heiting (Adams, Martinez), 4:15. Penalties — Hill, Dar (tripping), 7:11; Robinson, Dar (hooking), 8:28.
Third Period — 2, Union, Adams, 4:06. 3, Dartmouth, Hill (Bowlby, Fuoco), 10:26 (pp). Penalties — Odnoga, Dar (tripping), 1:32; King, Uni (body checking), 9:32.
Shots on Goal — Union 7-9-3 — 19. Dartmouth 7-8-3 — 18.
Power-play opportunities — Union 0 of 4; Dartmouth 1 of 3.
Goalies — Union, Matsoukas (40 shots-39 saves). Dartmouth, Humphreys (19-17).
A — 331.
Referees — Scott Prim, Katie Guay. Linesmen — Crystalle Parent, Christopher Hunter.

NO. 9 HARVARD 4, RPI 3 (OT)
BOSTON — Kyra Willoughby scored 19 seconds into sudden-death overtime to help the ninth-ranked Crimson beat the Engineers at Bright-Landry Center.

RPI erased a 3-0 deficit on two goals by Lauren Severson and one by Maddy Peterson.

RPI 0 1 2 0 — 3
Harvard 2 1 0 1 — 4
First Period — 1, Harvard, Thompson (Buckles, Chorske), 1:10. 2, RPI, Della Rovere (Gilmore), 6:11. Penalties — Erbenova, RPI (body checking), 11:25; Bloomer, Har (unsportsmanlike conduct), 13:08.
Second Period — 3, Harvard, Lester (Jovanovich, Petrie), 7:54 (pp). 4, RPI, Severson (Weiss, Blitz), 17:20. Penalties — Sorkin, Har (body checking), 4:28; Philip, RPI (boarding), 7:04; Alexander, RPI (tripping), 11:15; Severson, RPI (tripping), 19:01.
Third Period — 5, RPI, Severson (Dalby), 1:31. 6, RPI, Peterson (Wagner, Larsen), 14:10. Penalties — Moy, Har (interference), 4:03; Severson, RPI (roughing), 8:15; Wagner, RPI (body checking), 10:04.
Overtime — 7, Harvard, Willoughby (Petrie, Bloomer), :19. Penalties — None.
Shots on Goal — RPI 2-5-6-0 — 13. Harvard 13-9-16-1 — 39.
Power-play opportunities — RPI 0 of 3; RPI 1 of 5.
Goalies — RPI, Rampado (39 shots-35 saves). Harvard, Pellicci (13-10).
A — 519.
Referees — Matt Lowe, Jessica Leclerc. Linesmen — Jenny Cameron, Renee Twogood.

Men
RPI 4, PRINCETON 1
TROY — Anthony Baxter had a goal and two assists to lead the Engineers to an ECACH victory over the Tigers at Houston Field House.

After assisting on Ottoville Leppanen’s goal at 8:16 of the first period, Baxter scored with 4:01 left in the first. Baxter assisted on Jack Brackett’s late second-period goal.

Zach Dubinsky also scored for RPI.

Princeton 0 0 1 — 1
RPI 2 1 1 — 4
First Period — 1, RPI, Leppanen (Linden, Baxter), 8:16. 2, RPI, Baxter (Linden, Leppanen), 15:59. Penalties — Seitz, Pri (holding), 15:59.
Second Period — 3, RPI, Brackett (Baxter, Klee), 18:52. Penalties — Ufberg, Pri (slashing), 8:11; Bowman, RPI (interference), 10:57; Gorman, Pri (hooking), 19:39.
Third Period — 4, RPI, Dubinsky (Johnson), 1:25 (pp). 5, Princeton, Ufberg (Thom, Konovolov), 15:42. Penalties — Thom, Pri (elbowing), 1:55; Baxter, RPI (holding), 6:27; Baxter, RPI (interference), 9:35; Addamo, RPI (boarding), 19:04.
Shots on Goal — Princeton 8-15-8 — 31. RPI 5-2-5 — 12.
Power-play opportunities — Princeton 0 of 4; RPI 1 of 4.
Goalies — Princeton, Porter (25 shots-21 saves), Forget (5:32 third, 6-6). RPI, Marshall (12-11).
A — 297.
Referees — Joe Carusone, Anthony Kenney. Linesmen — Rick Lembo, Brendon Wormley.

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