Oct. 5, 2002
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s ice hockey team (0-0-0) shut out the Toronto Varsity Blues (0-0-0), 4-0, in an exhibition game Saturday at the OSU Ice Arena in Columbus. Jeni Creary (So., Shell Lake, Saskatchewan/Notre Dame) led the Buckeyes with two goals.
Creary scored the first goal of the game for the Buckeye, during OSU’s first power play, 10:38 into the first period. Emily Hudak (Sr., Marblehead, Mass/Cushing) assisted on the goal.
Freshman Jana Harrigan (Fr., Burlington, Ontario/Mississauga Jr. Chiefs) put the Buckeyes ahead, 2-0, with a goal at 13:25. Shana Frost (Sr., Frankford, Ontario/Beatrice North York Areos) and Jeanne Chapple (Jr., Vadnais Heights, Minn./Mounds View) were credited with the assists.
Katie Sershen (Fr., Woodybury, Minn./Minnesota Thoroughbreds) and Lindsey Ogren (Sr., North Oaks, Minn./Mounds View) assisted Heather Farrell (Jr., Perth, Ontario/Pomfret/Connecticut Polar Bears) on OSU’s third goal of the game, at the 14:49 of the first period.
Creary tallied her second goal of the game, scoring unassisted, 6:52 into the third period.
Ohio State was 1-for-4 on the power play. The Buckeyes held the Varsity Blues scoreless on all eight of their power-play chances.
The Buckeyes finished the game with 23 shots and nine penalties. Toronto had 30 shots and only five penalties.
Senior April Stojak (Sr., Kent, Ohio/Shattuck-St. Mary’s) and Freshman Natalie Lamme (Fr., Hibbing, Minn./Hibbing) combined for the shutout in the OSU goal. Stojak played the first 31:37 recording 17 saves. Lamme played the last 28:23 recording 13 saves.
Ohio State opens its season against Minnesota State, Mankato at 7:05 p.m. Friday and Saturday at All Seasons Arena in Mankato, Minn. The Buckeyes return home Oct. 18 and 19 when they take on New Hampshire in the OSU Ice Arena.
Hockey Game Box Score (Final) 2001-02 OHIO STATE WOMEN’S HOCKEY Toronto vs Ohio State (Oct 05, 2002 at Columbus, Ohio)
Toronto (0-0-0) vs. Ohio State (0-0-0) Date: Oct 05, 2002 Location: Columbus, Ohio Arena: OSU Ice Arena Attendance:212 Start time:1:05 pm End time:3:07 pm Total time:2:02
Goals by Period 1 2 3 Total Toronto 0 0 0 0 Ohio State 3 0 1 4
1st period – 1, OSU, Jeni Creary (Emily Hudak) 10:38 (pp). 2, OSU, Jana Harrigan (Shana Frost, Jeanne Chapple) 13:35. 3, OSU, Heather Farrell (Katie Sershen, Lindsey Ogren) 14:49. Penalties – Jeanne Chapple, OSU (checking) 3:55; Kim Malcher, UT (checking) 9:21; Katie Sershen, OSU (tripping) 10:49; Lindsey Ogren, OSU (slashing) 15:22; Emily Hudak, OSU (holding) 17:48.
2nd period – Penalties – Katie Frohreich, OSU (holding) :45; Melissa Pirie, OSU (checking) 4:19; Jill Savin, UT (tripping) 9:26; Lindsey Ogren, OSU (high sticking) 11:53; Lindsey Ogren, OSU (checking) 14:49.
3rd period – 4, OSU, Jeni Creary 6:52. Penalties – Lynda Sturino, UT (checking) 3:08; Deandra Locicero, UT (checking) 8:15; Heather Farrell, OSU (high sticking) 13:08; Kim Malcher, UT (checking) 13:08.
Shots on goal – UT 11-8-11 30; OSU 13-4-6 23.
Power plays – UT 0 of 8; OSU 1 of 4.
Penalties – UT 5 (10 min); OSU 9 (18 min).
Goalies – UT, Ali Houston 0-0-0 (60:00 minutes, 23 shots-19 saves); OSU, April Stojak 0-0-0 (31:37, 17-17) , Natalie Lamme (28:23, 13-13).
A-212 T-2:02 Three stars: 1. None 2. None 3. None Referee:Dave Kronemberg Asst Ref:Tony Crisp; Mark Michaels Win-April Stojak (0-0-0). Loss-Ali Houston (0-0-0). Exhibition game