Sophomore forward Chavonne Truter scored two goals for the Wildcats
New Hampshire Falls To Dartmouth In Overtime, 4-3
Sophomore forward Chavonne Truter scored two goals for the Wildcats

Box Score

HANOVER, N.H. - Sophomore Chavonne Truter (Uxbridge, Ontario) scored a pair of third-period goals to erase a two-goal deficit, but the University of New Hampshire women's hockey team was upended 4-3 in overtime by Dartmouth College at Thompson Arena on Sunday afternoon.

The two goals and two points both matched career highs for Truter. Junior Jada Christian (Caledon East, Ontario) scored UNH's other goal and senior captain Lauren Martin (Cambridge, Ontario) finished with two assists.

Ava Boutilier (Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island), another senior captain, made 35 saves, including four in OT. Dartmouth counterpart Maggie Emerson stopped 29 shots, including two in the extra session.

CC Bowlby scored the game-winning goal at 3:43 of OT and also tallied an assist to finish as the only Big Green skater with multiple points.

UNH is now 6-12-2 overall and Dartmouth moves to 8-8-0.


- UNH returns to action for a two-game home series against Providence College on Jan. 7-8. Friday's start time is 2 p.m. and Saturday's game time is 3 p.m.


- Dartmouth recorded a 15-7 shot advantage and outscored UNH 2-1 in the opening 20 minutes.

- Boutilier made the first save by denying Brooke Schroeder two minutes into the game.

- The Big Green took an early 1-0 lead on Tiffany Hill's goal at 2:50.

- New Hampshire pulled even one minute later when Christian scored at 3:50. Martin was credited with the lone assist on the tally.

- Boutilier made three saves in the next two minutes to keep the score deadlocked.

- The Wildcats generated pressure in the seventh minute, but Emerson stopped consecutive shots by Truter and freshman Brooke Hammer (Commerce Township, Mich.).

- Boutilier turned aside Lauren Messier on back-to-back shots midway through the stanza.

- Dartmouth regained a one-goal lead, 2-1, on Carrie Putrah's goal at 18:16.


- The home team recorded a 9-7 edge in shots and scored the only goal of the second stanza.

- In the sixth minute, the 'Cats survived a flurry of five Dartmouth shot attempts within 17 seconds on three saves by Boutilier and a pair of blocks by senior Lindsey Dumond (Hampton, N.H.).

- DC extended the advantage to 3-1 at 8:05 on an unassisted goal by Jenna Donohue.

- UNH went on the first power play of the game at 12:11, but a shot by sophomore Nicole Kelly (Brantford, Ontario) rang off the post and then Emerson stopped a shot by Martin and denied Truter off the rebound to keep the margin at two goals.

- One minute after the power play ended, the Wildcats pressured in the offensive zone with shots by sophomores Brianna Brooks (Whitby, Ontario) and Kelly that tested Emerson.

- New Hampshire went back on the power play at 16:23 but did not record a shot before being called for a tripping penalty at 17:08 to end the skater advantage.


- The Wildcats recorded a 16-10 shot advantage in the final frame to erase the two-goal deficit.

- UNH pressured early with four shots on goal in the opening two minutes.

- The Wildcats pulled within 3-2 on Truter's unassisted goal at 4:07.

- Boutilier made three saves within 45 seconds of the sixth minute to keep the 'Cats within a goal.

- Emerson stopped four UNH chances within a two-minute span to preserve the 3-2 lead midway through the third period.

- Dartmouth went on its second power play of the game at 12:19, but Boutilier denied both Gabby Billing and Abby Grexton to backbone a successful UNH penalty kill.

- Truter's second goal of the period tied the score, 3-3, at 17:25. Martin picked up her second assist of the day and sophomore Charli Kettyle (Perth, Ontario) was also credited with a helper.

- Boutilier made three more saves the rest of regulation to send the game into overtime.


- Dartmouth had a 5-2 shot advantage in the extra session.

- Boutilier stopped four consecutive shots, including back-to-back off Messier's stick, to extend the game.

- Bowlby's unassisted goal gave the Big Green a 4-3 victory at 3:43.


- Dartmouth finished the game with a 39-32 advantage in shots on goal.

- The Big Green also had the edge, 29-23, in the faceoff circle.

- Both teams were 0-for-2 on the power play.

- UNH blocked 15 shot attempts, whereas DC recorded five blocked shots.


- Truter matched her career highs in both goals (two) and points (two).

- Martin equaled her personal best of two assists that was done five times previously.

- Christian scored her seventh goal of the season on the first-period tally. She finished the game with a +3 plus/minus rating.

- This marked the seventh time this season Boutilier finished with 30+ saves.

- Truter and Brooks tied for the team lead with five shots on goal.

- Brooks was the top 'Cat in the faceoff circle with 12 wins (22 total).

- Dumond, sophomore Brianna Legros (New Liskeard, Ontario) and freshman Shea Verrier (Reading, Mass.) led all skaters with three blocked shots apiece.

- New Hampshire is 0-2-2 in overtime this season.

- UNH has a 31-11-2 record in "New Year" games (the first game in a new calendar year) and that includes 1-2-0 against Dartmouth.


- UNH has a 38-18-4 lifetime record against Dartmouth that includes 16-13-1 at Thompson Arena.

- Prior to last year's COVID-abbreviated schedule, these programs faced off every year since the 1981-82 season

- Sunday's result ended the Wildcats' three-game winning streak against the Big Green.

- Dartmouth's most recent win in the series had been Jan. 10, 2017 (2-1 at Thompson Arena).