Women's Ice Hockey
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Freshman forward Haley Mullins (26) and the Harvard women’s ice hockey team will drop the puck with Quinnipiac on Saturday at 4 p.m. The victor will play the winner of the Clarkson-Cornell game for the ECAC Hockey conference championship and an automatic bid to the eight-team NCAA Tournament.
Harvard can lock up an automatic NCAA tournament bid in the ECAC's final four in Potsdam, N.Y. this weekend.
After picking up a goal in Game 1, junior forward Miye D'Oench logged an assist in Harvard's 3-0 series-clinching win over Yale on Saturday.
Junior forward Miye D'Oench, depicted celebrating after one of her goals in last year's ECAC Quarterfinals, added another score for the Crimson on Friday.
Unlike last year's dramatic three-game series with the Bulldogs, the Crimson swiftly took down Yale in consecutive contests to advance to the ECAC semifinals.
Sophomore forward Sydney Daniels, seen here on Feb. 10 in the Beanpot final against Boston College, has scored three goals in the past five games. Her second period goal last Friday against St. Lawrence knotted the game at one and ensured that the Crimson would tally at least a point on the weekend.
Facing off against Yale in a best-of-three playoff series, the No. 4/4 Crimson looks to build off a successful regular season and move further into the postseason.
Sophomore forward Sydney Daniels provided a second-period equalizer against St. Lawrence on Friday, the Crimson's only goal of the weekend.
Despite entering the weekend with a three-point lead atop the ECAC leaderboard, the Crimson had to settle for a share of first place following a tie and a loss to St. Lawrence and Clarkson.
Junior netminder Emerance Maschmeyer followed up her MVP performance in the Beanpot by allowing just one goal over the weekend, making 37 saves in the process.
With wins over Cornell and Colgate this weekend, the Crimson extended its lead in the ECAC to three points with just two games left to be played.
Junior forward Miye D'Oench's power play goal midway through the second period made all the difference on Tuesday, lifting the Crimson to a 3-2 win in the Beanpot final.
On Tuesday, the Crimson took down top-ranked Boston College, which was previously undefeated on the year, to capture its first Beanpot championship since 2010. With the 3-2 victory, Harvard avenged not only previous Beanpot defeats, but also the Crimson’s 10-2 loss at the hands of the Eagles in mid-November.
The championship of the 37th annual Women’s Beanpot was a battle of top-ranked teams. Boston College, which entered the game atop Hockey East and the NCAA national rankings, travelled across town to take on ECAC-leading Harvard to see which Beantown team deserved the city crown.