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The ECAC matchup against the Big Red ended the Crimson’s hopes at a league tournament title. Fortunately for Harvard, the 6-4 loss at Cheel Arena will not be the final game of its 2013-2014 campaign.
Back-to-back wins over Yale advanced Harvard to the ECAC semifinals against Cornell this coming Saturday.
The Women's Hockey team celebrates after beating Yale in overtime, 3-2.
After 241 minutes of game time, the Crimson (23-5-4, 13-3-2 ECAC) and its depleted roster of just 17 players skated away with one loss, 3-2, and two wins, 3-2 and 4-0, against the Bulldogs (9-26-7, 6-11-7) in the ECAC Tournament quarterfinals.
Just a week after leaving New Haven with a notch in the tie column, the No. 5 Harvard women’s ice hockey team will face Yale this weekend in the quarterfinals of the ECAC Women’s Hockey Tournament.
Unfortunately for Harvard, a tie against the Bulldogs on Friday evening was not enough for the ECAC regular season conference championship. But Harvard quickly rebounded the following afternoon with a 3-1 win over the Bears to take home the Ancient Eight title.
Team USA and Harvard head coach Katey Stone
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Possessing a 2-1 lead with a minute remaining, the Americans squandered the advantage and eventually fell to the Canadians in sudden-death overtime, 3-2.
Junior Samantha Reber made the win possible with a power-play strike from the slot five minutes into the third, putting Harvard up, 3-2. Previously, St. Lawrence had scored two quick goals to turn a 2-0 deficit into a tie game.
Looking solidify its presence at the top of the ECAC, the No. 6/6 Harvard women’s ice hockey team took a step down to second in the league at the hand of No. 5/5 Clarkson
Josephine Pucci is one of three current Crimson players skating for Team USA in Sochi.
Lyndsey Fry, Michelle Piccard and Josephine Pucci all made their Olympic debuts overseas in Sochi this week representing Team USA.
Clarkson will come to Cambridge on Friday sitting just one game behind the league-leading Crimson, with both teams highly aware that a Harvard loss could change conference standings with just two weeks of regular-season play to go. St. Lawrence, ranked sixth in the conference, faces the Crimson on Saturday at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center.
Junior forward Samantha Reber scored with 10.9 seconds left in the extra frame to lift Harvard over BU, 3-2, in the Beanpot consolation game on Tuesday evening.