Feb. 11, 2005
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s ice hockey team fell to No. 4 Wisconsin, 6-3, at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wis. Freshman Lisa Chesson led the Buckeyes with a goal and an assist. With the loss, the Buckeyes fall to 14-13-2 and 11-13-1 in the WCHA. Wisconsin improves to 21-7-1 overall and 15-7-1 in the WCHA.
Ohio State and Wisconsin complete the two-game series at 8:05 p.m. EST at the Kohl Center.
Wisconsin came out strong taking a 3-1 lead in the first period. UW scored the first goal of the game on a rebound from Grace Hutchins at 5:01. Ohio State tied the game on a power-play two minutes later. Senior assistant captain Jeni Creary (Sr., Shell Lake, Saskatchewan) scored her 12th power-play goal this season on a pass from Jana Harrigan (Jr., Burlington, Ontario) and Lisa Chesson (Fr., Plainfield, Ill.). The Badgers took a 2-1 lead when Nikki Burish scored a power-play goal at 14:23. Wisconsin’s third goal came 10 seconds later from Jinelle Zaugg. The Badgers outshot the Buckeyes 16-5 in the first stanza.
In the second period, Wisconsin tallied two additional goals, while Ohio State posted a goal of its own. Zaugg and Hutchins both scored their second goals of the game for the Badgers at 1:47 and 16:27, respectively. The Buckeyes cut the Badgers lead to three when freshman Jody Heywood (Regina, Saskatchewan) poked the puck past UW’s goalie at 17:06 for her third goal on the season. Freshman Mallory Peckels (Minocqua, Wis.) and junior Crystal Sayther (Burnsville, Minn.) assisted on the goal. The Buckeyes outshot the Badgers 11-8 in the second stanza.
Ohio State’s Chesson opened the third period with an unassisted goal on a shot from the blueline at 34 seconds. Wisconsin’s Sharon Cole secured the Badgers’ victory with a goal at 8:47. UW posted seven shots to OSU’s six in the period.
Ohio State sophomore goalie Erika Vanderveer (Bradford, Ontario) recorded 25 saves in the 59:50 minutes of action. Wisconsin’s Megan Horras tallied 19 saves in 59:55 minutes.
Wisconsin outshot Ohio State 31-22. The Buckeyes held the Badgers scoreless on two of three the power plays, while the Buckeyes converted on 1-of-4 power-play chances.
With an assist, Jana Harrigan extended her point streak to 13 games this season. During her stretch Harrigan has posted five goals and 14 assists for 19 points.
Freshman Lisa Chesson recorded her first multiple-point game as she scored a goal and posted an assist.
Hockey Game Box Score (Final) Ohio State vs #4 Wisconsin (Feb 11, 2005 at Madison, Wis.)
Ohio State (14-13-2, 11-13-1WCHA) vs. Wisconsin (21-7-1, 15-7-1 WCHA) Date: Feb 11, 2005 Location: Madison, Wis. Arena: Kohl Center Attendance:1085 Start time:7:05 p.m End time:9:15 pm Total time:2:10
Goals by Period 1 2 3 Tot ———————————- Ohio State………. 1 1 1 – 3 Wisconsin……….. 3 2 1 – 6
1st period – 1, WIS, HUTCHINS, Grace/6 (BURISH, Nikki/18, MORRIS, Emily/3) 5:06. 2, OSU, Jeni Creary/21 (Jana Harrigan/29, Lisa Chesson/5) 7:17 (pp). 3, WIS, BURISH, Nikki/13 (FRIESEN, Jackie/8, ULIASZ, Nicole/9) 13:23 (pp). 4, WIS, ZAUGG, Jinelle/8 (KENYON, Cyndy/10, MORRIS, Emily/4) 13:33. Penalties – DAVIS, Vicki, WIS (tripping) 6:25; BURISH, Nikki, WIS (high sticking) 8:52; Mallory Peckels, OSU (cross-checking) 12:26.
2nd period – 5, WIS, ZAUGG, Jinelle/9 (MacLEOD, Carla/19) 1:47. 6, WIS, HUTCHINS, Grace/7 (BURISH, Nikki/19) 16:27 (sh). 7, OSU, Jody Heywood/3 (Mallory Peckels/11, Crystal Sayther/4) 17:06. Penalties – MONTELEONE, Phoebe, WIS (tripping) 3:31; Jana Harrigan, OSU (cross-checking) 7:15; MACY, Lindsay, WIS (slashing) 15:02.
3rd period – 8, OSU, Lisa Chesson/3 :34. 9, WIS, COLE, Sharon/7 (MACY, Lindsay/17) 8:47. Penalties – Jaclyn Haines, OSU (interference) 12:23.
Shots on goal – OSU 5-11-6 22; WIS 16-8-7 31. Power plays – OSU 1 of 4; WIS 1 of 3. Penalties – OSU 3 (6 min); WIS 4 (8 min). Goalies – OSU, Erika Vanderveer 7-7-1 (59:50 minutes, 31 shots-25 saves) , EMPTY NET (00:10, 0-0); WIS, HORRAS, Meghan 14-5-1 (59:55, 22-19) , EMPTY NET (00:05, 0-0). A-1085 T-2:10 Three stars: 1. None 2. None 3. None Referee:Jay Mendel Linesman:Tim Richter; Ryan Reischel Win-HORRAS, Meghan (14-5-1). Loss-Erika Vanderveer (7-7-1).