Feb. 14, 2004
Mankato, Minn. – Junior goaltenderMelissa Glaser recorded 24 saves to lead the Ohio State women’s ice hockey team to a 2-0 shutout over Minnesota State Saturday afternoon at All Seasons Arena in Mankato, Minn. With the victory the Buckeyes (14-10-2 overall, 10-9-1 WCHA) picked up two WCHA conference points as they split the weekend with the Mavericks (14-10-3, 7-8-3 WCHA). OSU fell to MSU, 4-1, in game one Friday night.
Ohio State came out strong in the first period of the game Saturday afternoon. The Buckeyes posted 15 shots, while holding the Mavericks to nine. OSU jumped out first to take a 1-0 advantage in the first stanza. Sophomore Jana Harrigan (So., Burlington, Ontario) scored a power-play goal and her 11th goal of the season on a rebound from Emma Laaksonen (Sr., Espoo, Finland) and Tessa Bonhomme (Fr., Sudbury, Ontario) at 8:47. OSU went 1-for-1 on the power play in the stanza.
The Buckeyes added a second goal, while holding the Mavericks scoreless in the second period. OSU junior captain Meaghan Mulvaney (Jr., Sylvania, Ohio) scored the Buckeyes second goal on a power play from Laaksonen and Bonhomme. OSU outshot MSU 9-6 and tallied one goal on three power-play chances in the period.
Minnesota State attempted a comeback as it outshot OSU 9-6 in the third period. Each team had several scoring opportunities but could not get the puck in the net as the period ended scoreless.
OSU goalie Melissa Glaser (Jr., Rockford, Ill.) recorded her second shutout of the season as she tallied 24 saves. MSU goalie Shari Vogt stopped 28-of-30 Buckeye chances. Ohio State’s penalty-killing unit held Minnesota State scoreless goal on all two power-play chances. OSU was 2-for-4 on the power play. Ohio State outshot Minnesota State 30-24 in the game.
The Buckeyes return home for a match-up with the No. 1 Minnesota Golden Gophers at 7:05 p.m. EST Feb. 20-21 at the OSU Ice Rink in Columbus, Ohio.
Notes – The Buckeyes scored two power-play goals in the game, marking the first time they have scored twice on a man-advantage in 14 games.
With two assists, senior Emma Laaksonen is three points away from setting an all-time OSU career record of 99 points.
Emma Laaksonen and Tessa Bonhomme each recorded assists on both Buckeye goals in the game. They continue to remain tied in first place with 13 assists on the season.
Hockey Game Box Score (Final) 2003-04 OHIO STATE WOMEN’S HOCKEY Ohio State vs Minnesota State (Feb 14, 2004 at Mankato, Minn.)
Ohio State (14-10-2, 10-9-1 WCHA) vs. Minnesota State (14-10-3, 7-8-3 WCHA) Date: Feb 14, 2004 Location: Mankato, Minn. Arena: All Seasons Arena Attendance:214 Start time:4:05 pm End time:6:05 pm Total time:2:00
Goals by Period 1 2 3 Tot ———————————- Ohio State………. 1 1 0 – 2 Minnesota State….. 0 0 0 – 0
1st period – 1, OSU, Jana Harrigan/11 (Emma Laaksonen/12, Tessa Bonhomme/12) 8:47 (pp). Penalties – Andrea Jensrud, MSU (tripping) 8:04; Jen Jonsson, MSU (interference) 18:49; Heather Farrell, OSU (holding the stick) 18:49. 2nd period – 2, OSU, Meaghan Mulvaney/9 (Emma Laaksonen/13, Tessa Bonhomme/13) 11:08 (pp). Penalties – Jeni Creary, OSU (slashing) 6:35; Richelle St. Croix, MSU (tripping) 10:46; Kate Hainrich, MSU (cross-checking) 13:57; Kearstin Solberg, MSU (checking) 17:15. 3rd period – Penalties – Kate Hainrich, MSU (holding) 7:32; Lacey Schultz, OSU (holding) 7:32; Jaclyn Haines, OSU (holding) 8:07; Melanie Salatino, MSU (roughing) 8:07; Tessa Bonhomme, OSU (roughing) 8:07. Shots on goal – OSU 15-9-6 30; MSU 9-6-9 24. Power plays – OSU 2 of 4; MSU 0 of 2. Penalties – OSU 5 (10 min); MSU 7 (14 min). Goalies – OSU, Melissa Glaser 9-9-1 (60:00 minutes, 24 shots-24 saves); MSU, Shari Vogt 13-9-3 (58:39, 30-28) , EMPTY NET (01:21, 0-0). A-214 T-2:00 Three stars: 1. Melissa Glaser 2. Jana Harrigan 3. Shari Vogt Referee:Brad Sheperd Linesman:Lisa Albers; Ray Doocy Win-Melissa Glaser (9-9-1). Loss-Shari Vogt (13-9-3).