Feb. 1, 2003

Box Score

DULUTH, Minn. – The Ohio State women’s ice hockey team (8-16-2, 5-9-2 WCHA) lost to the No. 2 Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs (22-2-2, 16-1-1 WCHA), 11-2, Saturday at Pioneer Hall in Duluth, Minn. The game marked the final meeting between the teams during the regular-season.

Early in the game, Minnesota-Duluth’s Manne Sikio scored the first goal at 2:50. UMD’s Krista McArthur recorded the Bulldogs second goal at 16:05. Ohio State’s Crystal Sayther (Fr., Burnsville, Minn./Burnsville) had a scoring opportunity but UMD’s goalkeeper, Patricia Sautter, saved the shot. The Bulldogs tallied their third and four goals of the game at 16:34 and 19:50 respectively. Ohio State and Minnesota-Duluth each obtained two penalties during the period. The Bulldogs led the Buckeyes 15-3 in shots.

The second period started off with a Minnesota-Duluth goal at 2:27. Jana Harrigan (Fr., Burlington, Ontario/Mississauga Jr. Chiefs) had a chance to score early in the period but her shot hit the pipe. UMD’s scored an additional two goals during the period at 6:34 and 6:43. After the first and second stanzas, Minnesota-Duluth led 7-0 on the scoreboard and 23 to 5 in shots.

Ohio State came out strong in the third period. OSU’s Jennifer Desson (So., Niagara Falls, Ontario/St. Paul’s/Stoney Creek Jr. Sabres) scored a goal assisted by Meaghan Mulvaney (So., Sylvania, Ohio/Honeybaked) and Sayther at 1:36. Minnesota-Duluth’s Tricia Guest recorded a goal at 2:56 and Caroline Ouellette recorded a goal at 4:14. OSU’s Mulvaney scored the Buckeyes’ second goal of the game unassisted at 10:08. UMD followed with its 10th and 11th goals of the game. Ohio State tallied 13 shots compared to Minnesota-Duluth’s 18 during the third stanza.

The Bulldogs outshot the Buckeyes 51-18. Ohio State held Minnesota-Duluth on four of its eight power-play opportunities. The Buckeyes were 0-for-5 on the power play.

Ohio State’s goalkeeper April Stojak (Sr., Kent, Ohio/Shattuck-St. Mary’s) saved 40 shots in 60:00 minutes of play. Minnesota-Duluth’s Sautter recorded 3 saves in 26:34 minutes and Shannon Kasparek recorded 13 saves in 33:26 minutes.

Ohio State will be making its final road trip of the season Feb. 7-8 when it travels to Minneapolis, Minn. to face the No. 3 Minnesota Gophers.

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Hockey Game Box Score (Final) 2002-03 OHIO STATE WOMEN’S HOCKEY Ohio State vs Minnesota-Duluth (Feb 01, 2003 at Duluth, MN)

Ohio State (8-16-2, 5-9-2 WCHA) vs. Minnesota-Duluth (22-2-2, 16-1-1 WCHA) Date: Feb 01, 2003 Location: Duluth, MN Arena: Pioneer Hall Attendance: Start time:7:05pm End time:9:10pm Total time:2:05

Goals by Period 1 2 3 Total Ohio State 0 0 2 2 Minnesota-Duluth 4 3 4 11

1st period – 1, UMD, Hanne Sikio/15 (Amelia Hradsky/6, Jenny Potter/35) 2:50. 2, UMD, Krista McArthur/10 (Jenny Potter/36, Hanne Sikio/21) 16:05. 3, UMD, Caroline Ouellette/16 (Nora Tallus/15) 16:34. 4, UMD, Hanne Sikio/16 (Jenny Potter/37) 19:50 (pp). Penalties – Meghan Stotts, UMD (holding) 5:38; Lindsey Steblen, OSU (holding) 5:38; Navada Russell, UMD (obstruction-interference) 7:14; Katie Frohreich, OSU (roughing) 19:11.

2nd period – 5, UMD, Nora Tallus/4 (Jenny Potter/38, Tricia Guest/14) 2:27 (pp). 6, UMD, Jenny Hempel/8 (Joanne Eustace/11, Tricia Guest/15) 6:34. 7, UMD, Tricia Guest/14 (Joanne Eustace/12, Julianne Vasichek/5) 6:43. Penalties – Lindsey Steblen, OSU (roughing) 1:12; Meaghan Mulvaney, OSU (holding) 1:27; Jenny Hempel, UMD (roughing) 9:23; Katie Frohreich, OSU (holding) 9:23; Lindsey Steblen, OSU (elbowing) 12:23; TEAM, OSU (too many on ice) 15:05; Michelle McAteer, UMD (bc) 19:34.

3rd period – 8, OSU, Jennifer Desson/6 (Meaghan Mulvaney/8, Crystal Sayther/3) 1:36. 9, UMD, Tricia Guest/15 (Nora Tallus/16, Jenny Potter/39) 2:56 (pp). 10, UMD, Caroline Ouellette/17 (Meghan Stotts/3) 4:14. 11, OSU, Meaghan Mulvaney/4 10:08. 12, UMD, Krista McArthur/11 (Leah Kasper/2, Jenny Potter/40) 12:12. 13, UMD, Caroline Ouellette/11 (Julianne Vasichek/2) 18:31 (pp). Penalties – Emily Hudak, OSU (obstruction-tripping) 2:35; Julianne Vasichek, UMD (bc) 8:01; Caroline Ouellette, UMD (bc) 8:01; Julianne Vasichek, UMD (interference) 14:54; Katie Frohreich, OSU (roughing) 16:35; Shana Frost, OSU (bc) 17:46.

Shots on goal – OSU 3-2-13 18; UMD 15-18-18 51.

Power plays – OSU 0 of 5; UMD 4 of 8.

Penalties – OSU 10 (20 min); UMD 7 (14 min).

Goalies – OSU, April Stojak 5-10-1 (60:00 minutes, 51 shots-40 saves); UMD, Patricia Sautter 21-2-2 (26:34, 3-3) , Shannon Kasparek (33:26, 15-13).

A- T-2:05 Three stars: 1. Jenny Potter 2. Hanne Sikio 3. Caroline Ouellette Referee:Brad Sheperd Asst Ref:Lisa Shlatter; Tina Leeling Win-Patricia Sautter (21-2-2). Loss-April Stojak (5-10-1). Hanne Sikio tallied her 200th career point. Caroline Ouellette had a hat trick. Jenny Potter assisted on 6 goals.