Sun Nov 18
2:00 PM
Salve Regina
vs. Norwich
@ Northampton, Mass. Tyler Tip-Off Tournament
Tue Nov 20
7:00 PM
Wesleyan (Conn.)
Salve Regina
Wed Nov 21
3:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Brown
Sat Nov 24
2:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Misericordia
Mercy Tournament
Sat Nov 24
5:00 PM
Bryn Athyn
vs. Salve Regina
@ Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Skidmore Thanksgiving Invitational (Saratoga City Rink)
Sun Nov 25
TBA
Salve Regina
vs. TBD
@ Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Skidmore Thanksgiving Invitational (Saratoga City Rink)
Sun Nov 25
2:00 PM
Salve Regina
vs. Gwynedd Mercy
@ Dallas, Pa. Mercy Tournament
Tue Nov 27
7:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Connecticut Col.
Wed Nov 28
5:30 PM
Salve Regina
at Nichols
Wed Nov 28
7:30 PM
Salve Regina
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3:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Brown
Wed Nov 28
7:30 PM
Salve Regina
at Nichols
Sat Dec 01
3:00 PM
Newbury College
Salve Regina
Tue Dec 04
7:30 PM
Roger Williams
Salve Regina
Sat Dec 08
1:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Worcester St.
Tue Dec 11
6:00 PM
Mitchell
Salve Regina
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Sun Nov 18
2:00 PM
Salve Regina
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@ Northampton, Mass. Tyler Tip-Off Tournament
Sat Nov 24
2:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Misericordia
Mercy Tournament
Sun Nov 25
2:00 PM
Salve Regina
vs. Gwynedd Mercy
@ Dallas, Pa. Mercy Tournament
Wed Nov 28
5:30 PM
Salve Regina
at Nichols
Sat Dec 01
1:00 PM
Bridgewater St.
Salve Regina
Tue Dec 04
5:30 PM
Roger Williams
Salve Regina
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Sat Nov 24
5:00 PM
Bryn Athyn
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@ Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Skidmore Thanksgiving Invitational (Saratoga City Rink)
Sun Nov 25
TBA
Salve Regina
vs. TBD
@ Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Skidmore Thanksgiving Invitational (Saratoga City Rink)
Fri Nov 30
7:00 PM
Salve Regina
at Becker
Sat Dec 01
7:05 PM
Nichols
Salve Regina
Fri Dec 07
7:05 PM
Salve Regina
at Adrian
Sat Dec 08
3:05 PM
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7:00 PM
Wesleyan (Conn.)
Salve Regina
Tue Nov 27
7:00 PM
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at Connecticut Col.
Fri Nov 30
7:00 PM
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at Anna Maria
NES, Marlborough, Mass
Sat Dec 01
7:00 PM
Mass.-Boston
Salve Regina
Sat Dec 08
7:00 PM
Anna Maria
Salve Regina
Sat Jan 05
7:00 PM
Johnson & Wales (RI)
Salve Regina
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1:00 PM
Clark University
Salve Regina
Sat Feb 23
1:00 PM
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at Salem St.
Wed Feb 27
5:00 PM
Wheaton (Mass.)
Salve Regina
Sat Mar 02
1:00 PM
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at Endicott
Wed Mar 06
5:00 PM
Mass.-Dartmouth
Salve Regina
Sun Mar 10
TBA
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vs. Salve Regina
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Salve Regina
Thu Mar 07
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Salve Regina
Tue Mar 12
TBA
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at Rhode Island Col.
Wed Mar 20
5:30 PM
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at Mount Holyoke
Sat Mar 23
12:00 PM
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at Gordon
Mon Mar 25
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Gordon
Salve Regina
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3:30 PM
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at Wentworth
Sat Apr 06
1:00 PM
Roger Williams
Salve Regina
Wed Apr 10
3:30 PM
Salve Regina
at Endicott
Sat Apr 13
1:00 PM
Curry
Salve Regina
Tue Apr 16
3:30 PM
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Salve Regina sweeps season series from University of New England with 2-1 victory

Senior Megan Geier moves in on the attack for Salve Regina. (Photo by Rob McGuinness)
Senior Megan Geier moves in on the attack for Salve Regina. (Photo by Rob McGuinness)
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SEAHAWK WOMEN'S ICE HOCKEY RESULTS
Salve Regina 2, U. of New England 1
St. George's Howard Rink - Middletown, R.I.
Friday, February 2, 2018

Summary
MIDDLETOWN, R.I. - Salve Regina University women's ice hockey earned its third win of the season and second of the year over University of New England with a 2-1 final at the St. George's Howard Rink in New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) action on Friday night. After a scoreless first period, Salve Regina capitalized on its third power-play opportunity of the night with sophomore Maddy McCann (Westerly, R.I.) slipping in her sixth goal of the season at 1:18 into the second period. Freshman Katie Babineau (Pepperell, Mass.) netted her fourth of the season in the final minute of the middle period to tie the score before the second intermission. Salve Regina sophomore Amanda Fantasia (Billerica, Mass.) scored the game-winner for the Seahawks at the 7:13 mark in the third.

Series and Streaks
Salve Regina leads the all-time series, 4-2-1, including sweeping the season's matchups (3-2 in Biddeford and 2-1 tonight). Seahawks are unbeaten in their last three meetings with the Nor'easters, 2-0-1.

Three Stars of the Game

  1. Salve Regina sophomore Maddy McCann (Westerly, R.I.) scored the game's first goal on a power play that carried over from the first period. She skated along the boards near the benches before lifting a backhand shot into the net.
  2. Salve Regina sophomore Amanda Fantasia (Billerica, Mass.) scored the game-winner for the Seahawks at the 7:13 mark in the third. Her fifth goal of the season matches her with Meredith Peppes (Lincoln, R.I.) with most goals by a Seahawk defenseman.
  3. Salve Regina senior Erica Bonnette-Lykens (Swanton, Vt.) recorded several blocks and created transition opportunities for the Seahawks.

Key Stat of the Game
Shots on goal were identical for both teams in the first and third periods (six and five, respectively) while the Seahawks held a six-shot advantage in the middle period, peppering Nor'easter sophomore goaltender Caty Flagg (Methuen, Mass.) with 14 shots.

Turning Points
Before Maddy McCann scored the game's first goal during Salve Regina's third power-play opportunity, Seahawk netminder Jennifer O'Connell (Marstons Mills, Mass.) survived a pair of shorthanded scares by the Nor'easters. The first threat came on a Katie Babineau breakaway that Fantasia and Peppes converged to break up; the second scare came from Michaela McLaughlin (Wilmington, Mass.) with under 35 seconds on the Seahawk power play with O'Connell aggressively coming out of her cage.

Quick Hits

  • McCann had the first goal for Salve Regina in a Nov. 10 win at Biddeford. The Seahawks entered the second period there trailing 2-0 before winning 3-2 against the Nor'easters. McCann now has six goals on the season and shares the team lead with junior Taylor Chisholm (Discovery Bay, Calif.).
  • Jennifer O'Connell finished with 18 saves for her third victory in net for the Seahawks.
  • Caty Flagg had 23 saves before emptying her net in the final minute of the game.
  • Salve Regina went 1-for-5 on its power play while University of New England were blanked in three opportunities.

Next Up
Salve Regina (3-18-1, 2-9-0 NEHC) hosts University of Southern Maine tomorrow night at 7 p.m.; prior to the game, the Seahawks will honor their three senior members - Erica Bonnette-Lykens (Swanton, Vt.), Megan Geier (Charleston, Vt.), and Meredith Peppes (Lincoln, R.I.). University of New England (8-7-7, 3-3-5 NEHC) plays at UMass Boston at 1 p.m.