BOSTON COLLEGE UPENDS YALE, 3-1
Molly Schaus makes 17 saves for Eagles
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Boston College women's hockey team rebounded from a loss at Princeton with a 3-1 win featuring three different goal scorers against Yale on Monday, January 3 to start the new year on top.
Blake Bolden scored first for the Eagles, pushing the puck between the pipes at 3:09 in the first period. Kelli Stack assisted on the goal.
Danielle Welch followed with an early second period goal off a pass from Mary Restuccia at 1:16. Yale narrowed the gap soon after at 2:56 to end the middle frame down 2-1.
The Eagles tallied the final score in the last minute of the final frame to secure a 3-1 win as Taylor Wasylk netted a pass from Stack.
BC outshot Yale 52-18 and Molly Schaus stopped 17 shots in her return to goal for the Eagles.
The win improves BC to 12-3-4 while Yale falls to 4-10-2.
Next up, BC will travel to Maine on Saturday, January 8 for a 7:00 p.m. Hockey East conference contest.
Game Notes: The Eagles welcomed back five players from the USA Women's Hockey Holiday Camp...three of the camp attendees - Blake Bolden, Kelli Stack, and Taylor Wasylk - scored points against Yale...it was Bolden's fifth goal this season...Stack registered her 10th multiple-point game with two assists for 13 on the season... Danielle Welch recorded her fourth goal... Mary Restuccia tallied her 14th assist to remain the leading assist scorer for the Eagles... Molly Schaus' 17 saves earned her a 12th win.