Crimson staff writer
Claire K. Dailey
The Harvard women’s hockey team earned a spot in the ECAC championship game for the first time since 2008 on Saturday afternoon at Lynah Rink. The No. 6/7 Crimson (24-3, 17-3-2 ECAC) defeated No. 5 Clarkson (28-9, 18-4), 4-2, despite being outshot by the Golden Knights in the semifinals matchup.
Just over three minutes into the game, the Harvard women’s hockey team had already netted two goals and set the tone for its match against Colgate (9-19-3, 4-13-3 ECAC) Saturday night at Starr Arena. The Crimson (19-4-2, 15-2-1) bounced back from a Friday night loss against league rival Cornell to top the Raiders, 5-2.
When freshmen Emerance Maschmeyer and Miye D’Oench stepped onto the ice for the final game of the 2012 Women’s World U-18 Championship in the Czech Republic, they were opponents. Three months after Maschmeyer and Canada defeated D’Oench and the United States, the duo will share the ice again, this time as teammates.
After a second-place finish at last year's Head of the Charles, Radcliffe crew is awaiting its chance for redemption this Sunday in the 48th anniversary of the regatta. Coach Liz O'Leary is using these last days to prepare her team for the three-mile race on the Charles River. Radcliffe teammates are primed for competition and motivated by the whole spirit of the regatta.