HANOVER, N.H. — After scoring the first three goals of the game, the Big Green replied with three of their own, and made for an intense conference matchup that led to an overtime game in Hanover. After five minutes of overtime, the Dutchwomen tied the Big Green by a 3-3 tally.
The first three goals of the Saturday game were season firsts for a Dutchwomen trio. With the goals, Union maintained a two-goal lead after two periods of play, until Dartmouth scored two to tie it. With the road tie in New Hampshire, Union moves to a 2-15-4 overall record on the year (2-5-2 ECAC), while Dartmouth moves to 5-7-3 overall on the season (2-4-3 ECAC).
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- 2:18 1st (Union 1-0) | After the loss the day before, the Dutchwomen got the scoring started early. Sophomore Cassidy Michalicka scored her first goal of the season. Michalicka shot the puck from right down the middle and got it past the glove of Hannah Humphreys, less than three minutes in to make it a 1-0 game.
- 6:20 1st (Union 2-0) | After her teammate scored her first goal of the season, junior Makayla Mori scored her first goal on the season, four minutes later to improve the Union lead to two. Mori’s goal, which was scored from right in front, was the tenth point of her career, and her first point on the season.
- 17:20 1st (Union 3-0) | After Dartmouth’s Georgia Kraus was called for tripping, the Dutchwomen were given a chance to capitalize on the power play. Senior Ava Reynolds got her first goal of the season from first-year Emily King, and score the third goal in a row for Union.
- 19:40 1st (Dartmouth 3-1) | Dartmouth finally got on the board to close out the first period. The Big Green was granted a chance at a penalty shot after Union was called for too many players on the ice, and Gabby Billing scored a penalty shot goal past first-year goaltender Bella McKee.
- 5:03 3rd (Dartmouth 3-2) | After a scoreless second period for both teams, Dartmouth capitalized in the third decrease the Union lead to one with fifteen minutes remaining. Sara McClanahan scored her third of the season, and make it 3-2.
- 7:04 3rd (Dartmouth 3-3) | After a boarding call against the Dutchwomen, the Big Green found themselves at an advantage. Billing scored her second of the game on the power play to tie it up, with assists from McClanahan and CC Bowlby.
- Shots were in favor of Union, 55-40. Senior Katelynn Russ led all skater in individual shots, with nine.
- McKee made 24 saves in the tie.
- King, Michalicka, and sophomore Maia Martinez went +2 on the day.
- The Dutchwomen will head back to Messa Rink for the first homestand of 2020, taking on Cornell on January 10th. Puck drop in Schenectady is scheduled for a 3 p.m. start.