Oct. 19, 2002
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s ice hockey team (2-2-0, 2-0-0 WCHA) lost to the New Hampshire Wildcats (3-0-0, 0-0-0 HE) in overtime, 5-4, Saturday in the second game of the two-game series at the OSU Ice Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
Ohio State led the Wildcats in the first period. OSU’s Emma Laaksonen (Jr., Espoo, Finland/Team Finland/Blues Espoo) scored first goal game and her first on the season 6:18 in the period. The goal was assisted by Heather Farrell (Jr., Perth, Ontario/Pomfret/Connecticut Polar Bears) and Erin O’Grady (Jr., London, Ontario/Culver Academy). Senior Christine Patno (Sr., Lakewood, Ohio/Ohio Flames) recorded her first career goal at 13:25 on an assist from Farrell and Shana Frost (Sr., Frankford, Ontario/Beatrice North York Aeros). The Buckeyes led the Wildcats 2-0. UNH’s Kristi Shaw soon followed scoring their first goal of the game. The period ended with OSU leading UNH, 2-1.
New Hampshire’s Carolyn Gordon scored the only goal of the second period on a power play. Ohio State had one power-play chance and was unable to score. UNH out shot OSU 13-3 in the second period.
The Wildcats’ Carolyn Gordon took the lead, 3-2 at the beginning of the third period. But, OSU’s Meaghan Mulvaney (So., Sylvania, Ohio/Honeybaked) soon followed tying the game at 3-3. Mulvaney scored her first goal of the season, assisted by Laaksonen and Jeni Creary (So., Shell Lake, Saskatchewan/Notre Dame). UNH’s Annie Fahlenbock scored the next goal in the period on a power play. Ohio State’s Creay fought back tying the game at 4-4, forcing the Buckeyes and Wildcats into overtime. Creary’s goal was assisted by Jana Harrigan (Fr., Burlington, Ontario/Mississauga Jr. Chiefs). In overtime, Creary took the first shot but UNH’s goalkeeper, Jen Huggon, saved it. New Hampshire’s Gordon came up the middle for the game-winning goal at 3:41 in overtime.
Freshman Natalie Lamme (Fr., Hibbing, Minn./Hibbing) played the full 60:00 in the net for the Buckeyes, recording 25 saves. UNH’s Jen Huggon played the full 60:00, recording 17 saves.
The Buckeyes held UNH on two of its four power-play chances. OSU was 0-for-2 on its power plays. UNH tallied 30 shot and OSU had 21.
Ohio State returns to action when they take on No. 2 Minnesota at 7:05 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the OSU Ice Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
Hockey Game Box Score (Final) 2001-02 OHIO STATE WOMEN’S HOCKEY UNH vs Ohio State (Oct 19, 2002 at Columbus, Ohio)
UNH (3-0-0, 0-0-0) vs. Ohio State (2-2-0, 2-0-0) Date: Oct 19, 2002 Location: Columbus, Ohio Arena: OSU Ice Arena Attendance:228 Start time:4:05 pm End time:6:15 pm Total time:2:10
Goals by Period 1 2 3 OT Total UNH 1 1 2 1 5 Ohio State 2 0 2 0 4
1st period – 1, OSU, Emma Laaksonen/1 (Heather Farrell/2, Erin O’Grady/1) 6:18. 2, OSU, Christine Patno/1 (Heather Farrell/3, Shana Frost/1) 13:25. 3, UNH, Kristi Shaw/1 (Chandy Kaip/2, Allison Edgar/2) 13:34. Penalties –
2nd period – 4, UNH, Carolyn Gordon/1 (Randi McMaster/1, Kristen Thomas/2) 13:04 (pp). Penalties – Nicole Stefanilo, UNH (hooking) :59; Emily Hudak, OSU (roughing) 7:48; Jana Harrigan, OSU (checking from behind) 12:43.
3rd period – 5, UNH, Carolyn Gordon/2 (Randi McMaster/2) 4:31. 6, OSU, Meaghan Mulvaney/1 (Emma Laaksonen/6, Jeni Creary/5) 6:04. 7, UNH, Annie Fahlenbock/1 (Lindsay Hansen/1, Allison Edgar/2) 12:21 (pp). 8, OSU, Jeni Creary/4 (Jana Harrigan/1) 13:53. Penalties – Shana Frost, OSU (tripping) 11:40; Nicole Stefanilo, UNH (interference) 15:22; Lindsey Steblen, OSU (elbowing) 17:23.
OT period – 9, UNH, Carolyn Gordon/1 3:41. Penalties –
Shots on goal – UNH 4-13-12-1 30; OSU 8-3-9-1 21.
Power plays – UNH 2 of 4; OSU 0 of 2.
Penalties – UNH 2 (4 min); OSU 4 (8 min).
Goalies – UNH, Jen Huggon 2-0-0 (65:00 minutes, 21 shots-17 saves); OSU, Natalie Lamme 1-1-0 (65:00, 30-25).
A-228 T-2:10 Three stars: 1. Carolyn Gordon 2. Annie Fahlenbock 3. Jeni Creary Referee:Annette Voracek Asst Ref:Evonne Young; Mary Frey Win-Jen Huggon (2-0-0). Loss-Natalie Lamme (1-1-0).