Jan. 14, 2005
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Forward Jana Harrigan recorded four points, including hat trick to lead the Ohio State women’s ice hockey team to 5-4 overtime victory over Yale Friday night at the OSU Ice Rink in Columbus, Ohio. With the win, the Buckeyes improve to 11-9-1 overall, while Yale falls to 10-9-0 on the year.
The Buckeyes look for a sweep as they take on Yale for game two of the series at 4:05 p.m. Saturday in the OSU Ice Rink.
Ohio State came out strong and took a 1-0 lead in the first period. OSU’s leading scorer Jana Harrigan (Jr., Burlington, Ontario) scored on a breakaway from just inside the blueline on a pass from freshman Lisa Chesson (Plainfield, Ill.) to record her 11th goal of the season. The Buckeyes outshot Yale 10-8 in the stanza.
The second period was a back-and-forth battle between the two teams as Ohio State posted three goals to Yale’s two. The Bulldogs opened the period with a goal by Erin Duggan at 4:27. Ohio State’s Harrigan scored a power-play goal off her own rebound from the far post at 10:49. OSU senior captain Meaghan Mulvaney (Sylvania, Ohio) and sophomore Tessa Bonhomme (Sudbury, Ontario) assisted on the goal. Yale’s Duggan scored her second goal the power play at 14:08. The Buckeyes followed as Harrigan scored her third goal of the game and second of the period again from the far post a 14:59. Bonhomme was awarded the helper. Ohio State’s Crystal Sayther (Burnsville, Minn.) retrieved the puck off the face from Pamela Patterson (Miramichi, New Brunswick) to score a goal from the left side of the net at 17:35. Yale outshot OSU 16-12 in the stanza, despite trailing 4-2 on the scoreboard.
Yale’s Duggan recorded a hat trick when opened the third period with a power-play goal at 5:00. OSU’s Amber Bowman (Innisfil, Ontario) received a penalty for tripping at 18:12. Yale immediately called a timeout and pulled its goalie. The Bulldogs capitalized on the extra-main advantage with a goal by Kristin Savard to tie the game at 19:38. Yale posted 14 shots to OSU’s nine in the period.
In overtime, Yale’s Kelsey Johnson received a penalty for tripping. The Buckeyes recorded shot after shot, but could not get the puck in the net. Ohio State called a timeout with 3:19 remaining to rest the power-play unit, but the Buckeyes were unable to score. OSU sophomore Katie Maroney (La Porte, Ind.) scored the game-winning goal on breakout at 4:21. Bonohomme and Harrigan assisted on the goal.
Ohio State goalie Erika Vanderveer (So., Bradford, Ontario) posted 35 saves in 64:21 minutes. Yale’s goalie Sarah Love posted 35 saves in 63:49 minutes.
The Buckeyes outshot the Bulldogs 40-39. Ohio State held Yale scoreless on 1-of-4 power-play chances. The Buckeyes were 1-for-7 on the power-play.
With her four-point performance, Jana Harrigan extended her point streak to five games. During her stretch Harrigan has posted four goals and six assists for 10 points. She posted her second hat trick of the season and of her career.
Freshman Pamela Patterson recorded her first collegiate point as she assisted on the Buckeyes’ fourth goal.
Sophomore Tessa Bonhomme tallied her best performance all season with three goals in the victory, including an assist on the gamewinner.
Ohio State improved to 8-4-1 at home this season.
With the win, Ohio State tied the series 1-1-0 vs. Yale.
Ohio State head coach Jackie Barto
On the game tonight
“It was an exciting game tonight. It’s great to see the effort of both teams. They all worked hard tonight. It’s good that we put ourselves in position to win the game. Katie Maroney scored the game-winning goal because she went to the net hard, and when you go to the net hard, you usually win games.”
Hockey Game Box Score (Final) The Automated ScoreBook YALE vs Ohio State (Jan 14, 2005 at Columbus, Ohio
YALE (10-9-0; 8-3-0 ECACHL) vs. Ohio State (11-9-1; 9-9-0 WCHA) Date: Jan 14, 2005 Location: Columbus, Ohio Arena: OSU Ice Rink Attendance:294 Start time:7:07 pm End time:9:23 pm Total time:2:16
Goals by Period 1 2 3 OT Tot ————————————- YALE……………. 0 2 2 0 – 4 Ohio State………. 1 3 0 1 – 5
1st period – 1, OSU, Jana Harrigan/11 (Lisa Chesson/3) 11:11. Penalties – Babony, Natalie, YALE (tripping) 16:43.
2nd period – 2, YALE, Duggan, Erin/8 (Johnson, Kelsey/7, Spring, Jenna/9) 4:27. 3, OSU, Jana Harrigan/12 (Meaghan Mulvaney/11, Tessa Bonhomme/11) 10:49 (pp). 4, YALE, Duggan, Erin/9 (Spring, Jenna/8, Resor, Helen/6) 14:08 (pp). 5, OSU, Jana Harrigan/13 (Tessa Bonhomme) 14:59. 6, OSU, Crystal Sayther/13 (Pamela Patterson/1) 17:35. Penalties – Jody Heywood, OSU (checking) 4:53; Resor, Helen, YALE (slashing) 7:03; Spring, Jenna, YALE (checking) 9:30; Jaclyn Haines, OSU (tripping) 13:27.
3rd period – 7, YALE, Duggan, Erin/10 (Johnson, Kelsey/8, Sharun, Christina/4) 5:00 (pp). 8, YALE, Savard, Kristin/6 (Duggan, Erin/11, Resor, Helen/6) 19:38 (pp). Penalties – Babony, Natalie, YALE (high sticking) 2:23; Jaclyn Haines, OSU (hooking) 4:50; Caplette, Deena, YALE (tripping) 15:38; Resor, Helen, YALE (checking) 15:49; Amber Bowman, OSU (tripping) 18:12.
OT period – 9, OSU, Katie Maroney/3 (Tessa Bonhomme/12, Jana Harrigan/21) 4:21. Penalties – Johnson, Kelsey, YALE (tripping) :27.
Shots on goal – YALE 8-16-14-1 39; OSU 10-12-9-9 40. Power plays – YALE 3 of 4; OSU 1 of 7. Penalties – YALE 7 (14 min); OSU 4 (8 min). Goalies – YALE, Love, Sarah 9-8 (64:28 minutes, 40 shots-35 saves) , EMPTY NET (00:32, 0-0); OSU, Erika Vanderveer 6-3-1 (65:00, 39-35). A-294 T-2:16 Three stars: 1. Jana Harrigan 2. Duggan, Erin 3. Katie Maroney Referee:Jay Mendel Linesman:Mary Frey; Erin Blair Win-Erika Vanderveer (6-3-1). Loss-Love, Sarah (9-8).