Dec. 12, 2004
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s ice hockey team defeated North Dakota, 3-1, Sunday afternoon at the OSU Ice Rink in Columbus, Ohio. With the sweep, the Buckeyes close out 2004 with a 10-7-1 record and 9-7-1 in the WCHA. North Dakota falls to 6-12-2 on the year and 4-11-1 in the WCHA.
Ohio State came out strong in game two scoring two goals within the first five minutes of action. Senior Jaclyn Haines (Rossland, British Columbia) scored on a rebound for her second goal of the season at 2:43. Jana Harrigan (Jr., Burlington, Ontario) and Jeni Creary (Shell Lake, Saskatchewan) both assisted on the play. The Buckeyes followed with their second goal three minutes later. Creary skated behind the net and passed to Amber Bowman (So., Innisfil, Ontario) who was waiting in front of the net for her third goal of the season at 5:26. Harrigan tallied her second assist of the game. North Dakota cut OSU’s lead to one when Marissa Hangsleben scored a backdoor goal for the Fighting Sioux at 11:44. OSU outshot UND 14-11 in the first period.
In the second period, the Buckeyes notched their third goal, while holding North Dakota scoreless. OSU’s Meaghan Mulvaney (Sr., Sylvania, Ohio) and Bowman set up freshman Jody Heywood (Regina, Saskatchewan) for her second collegiate goal at 14:08. Bowman sent the puck across the front of the net to set up Heywood for the eventual game-winning goal. Ohio State outshot North Dakota 11 to five in the second stanza.
The third period ended scoreless. Ohio State’s penalty kill held North Dakota scoreless on two opportunities in the stanza. The Buckeyes were outshot 12-10. Ohio State goalie Melissa Glaser (Sr., Rockford, Ill.) recorded 27 saves in the full 60 minutes of action. North Dakota goalie Jenna Burdy posted 32 saves in 59:46 minutes of action.
The Buckeyes outshot the Fighting Sioux 35-28. Ohio State held UND scoreless on all four power-play chances. The Buckeyes were unable to capitalize on none of their three power-play opportunities.
Ohio State head coach Jackie Barto
On Ohio State’s performance in the game
“This was a great way to end the first half of the season. I am pleased with our effect and the worth ethic of the team in today’s game. We again held North Dakota scoreless on the power play and I am excited about that.”
Ohio State Notes
– With the sweep, the Buckeyes improve to 3-1-0 in the all-time series vs. North Dakota. OSU’s only loss came in its first meeting with the Fighting Sioux.
– With the win, goalie Melissa Glaser improved her record to 5-5-0 this season and has started the last three games for the Buckeyes.
– OSU’s penalty kill held North Dakota scoreless again in game two. In the series, OSU stopped UND on all 10 power-play chances.
– Two of Ohio State’s three goals in the game came from defenseman.
Hockey Game Box Score (Final)
The Automated ScoreBook
North Dakota vs Ohio State (Dec 12, 2004 at Columbus, Ohio)
North Dakota (6-12-2; 4-11-1 WCHA) vs. Ohio State (10-7-1; 9-7-0 WCHA)
Date: Dec 12, 2004 Location: Columbus, Ohio Arena: OSU Ice Rink
Attendance:231 Start time:12:07 pm End time:2:07 pm Total time:2:00
Goals by Period 1 2 3 Tot
North Dakota…….. 1 0 0 – 1
Ohio State………. 2 1 0 – 3
1st period – 1, OSU, Jaclyn Haines/2 (Jana Harrigan/18, Jeni
Creary/7) 2:43. 2, OSU, Amber Bowman/3 (Jeni Creary/8, Jana
Harrigan/19) 5:26. 3, UND, Marissa Hangsleben/4 (Meghan Hopps/2)
11:44. Penalties – Meghan Hopps, UND (cross-checking) 7:11; TEAM, UND
(too many on ice) 9:19.
2nd period – 4, OSU, Jody Heywood/2 (Amber Bowman/10, Meaghan
Mulvaney/10) 14:08. Penalties – Jana Harrigan, OSU (checking) 9:09;
Stefanie Ubl, UND (high sticking) 10:37; Shelby Aldous, OSU (tripping)
3rd period – Penalties – Meaghan Mulvaney, OSU (roughing) 8:21;
Erin Keys, OSU (slashing) 12:25; Tessa Bonhomme, OSU (roughing) 19:56;
Melissa Dianoski, UND (roughing) 19:56.
Shots on goal – UND 11-5-12 28; OSU 14-11-10 35.
Power plays – UND 0 of 4; OSU 0 of 3.
Penalties – UND 4 (8 min); OSU 5 (10 min).
Goalies – UND, Jenna Burdy 2-2-0 (59:46 minutes, 35 shots-32 saves)
, EMPTY NET (00:14, 0-0); OSU, Melissa Glaser 5-5-0 (60:00, 28-27). A-231 T-2:00
Three stars: 1. Amber Bowman 2. Jana Harrigan 3. Marissa Hangsleben
Referee:Jay Mendel Linesman:Kelli O’Brian; Erin Blair
Win-Melissa Glaser (5-5-0). Loss-Jenna Burdy (2-2-0).