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Women’s Hockey Hosts Dartmouth on NESN

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             Harvard vs. Dartmouth
Jan. 17, 2016
 7 p.m.
 Bright-Landry Hockey Center
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 NESN | Ivy League Digital Network
Scott Sudikoff, Bill Spaulding
  W, 5-1(Oct. 23, 2016)
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Harvard toppled Dartmouth 5-1 in the season opener (Billie Weiss).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In a rematch from its season-opening victory in Hanover, Harvard women's hockey hosts Dartmouth on Tuesday, Jan. 17 for a 7 p.m. puck drop on NESN and the Ivy League Digital Network.

The First Line
Lexie Laing leads the Harvard offense with nine points, while Sydney Daniels has a team-high seven goals, including a hat trick earlier this season at Dartmouth. Daniels ranks 18th in program history with 55 career scores.

• Harvard has faced nine ranked opponents in 16 games this season, four of them going to overtime. The Crimson recently tied No. 7/7 Colgate, 3-3, and No. 8/8 Quinnipiac, 2-2.

• Harvard holds a narrow 44-43-3 all-time advantage over Dartmouth. The Crimson took the series lead in October with its 5-1 triumph in Hanover.

• Harvard's netminders have eclipsed 40 saves on three occasions this season. Senior Molly Tissenbaum stopped a career-high 50 against Princeton and 42 at New Hampshire, while freshman Beth Larcom stoned 41 attempts in her debut at Colgate.

Last Time Out
Playing its seventh overtime contest in 15 outings, Harvard women's hockey dropped a heartbreaker to Union, 3-2, on Saturday afternoon at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center.

Juniors Lexie Laing and Haley Mullins scored for the Crimson (1-13-2, 1-8-2 ECAC Hockey), while sophomore Bradley Fusco and freshman Kat Hughes earned assists. The Crimson offense outshot Union by a wide margin, 42-21, in its highest shot total of the season. Senior Molly Tissenbaum made 18 saves between the pipes.

Recap: Women's Hockey vs. Union
Jan 14, 2017

Syd The Kid
Senior Sydney Daniels has been relentless against Dartmouth in her career, posting four goals and three assists in seven meetings. Daniels is plus-10 on-ice against the Big Green overall.

Kat and Mouse
First-year forward Kat Hughes leads all Harvard freshman with four goals and eight points. Hughes scored most recently in the third period of Harvard's contest vs. BC at Fenway Park.

Laing Down the Law
Senior goaltender Brianna Laing has tallied 150 saves over 300 minutes of action, including a career-high 36 against Boston University this season, notching a .915 save percentage and a 2.80 goals-against average. Her sister, junior forward Lexie Laing holds the team lead for the Crimson with nine points on the season, netting one goal at Dartmouth, New Hampshire, Colgate and Union while adding assists against Princeton, Boston University, Minnesota-Duluth, Quinnipiac and Boston College.

Hats on the Ice
Making her 99th career appearance, senior Sydney Daniels netted her second-career hat trick against Dartmouth Oct. 23. The left winger opened the scoring in the second period before adding a wraparound and a snipe in the third. She previously tallied a hat trick Jan. 6, 2015 against Connecticut. Daniels has 15 multi-point games in her career.

Heading to OT
Harvard has matched its total number of overtime games from a year ago with seven, and is one away from tying the program record eight, set in 2005-06.  At one point, the Crimson had gone to overtime five times in seven outings, the first such streak in program history. 

Scouting Dartmouth
Dartmouth is 5-12-0 on the season, including a 3-8-0 mark in ECAC Hockey play. Winners of three-straight, the Big Green offense is led by Kennedy Ottenbreit's six goals and 10 points, while Eleni Tebano has tallied nine points of her own. Between the pipes, Robyn Chemago has posted a .922 save percentage and 2.60 goals-against average.

Dropping a 'Baum
Senior goaltender Molly Tissenbaum has seen action in seven games this season, notching a career-high 266 saves over 488 minutes of play. The Toronto native is currently owns a .930 career save percentage.

Easy Breezy
Senior co-captain Briana Mastel tied a career-high with two assists at New Hampshire. The blue-liner is second on the Crimson with five assists on the season, and has tallied 25 in her career. Mastel has also contributed five career goals.

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Stopping 50
Senior netminder Molly Tissenbaum made a career-best 50 saves against Princeton Nov. 11, including back-to-back periods with at least 20 stops. Tissenbaum and the Crimson defense went 8-for-8 on the penalty kill, with Tissenbaum making 18 saves during the man-down span.

1.              67            Brittany Martin (3/10/07 vs. WIS)
2.              57            Cheryl Tate (2/12/82 vs. NE)
3.              51            Emerance Maschmeyer (12/7/13 vs. BC)
4.              50            Molly Tissenbaum (11/11/16 vs. PRI)

Climbing the Record Books
Multiple Harvard student-athletes are poised to make big jumps in the Harvard record book:

Points
1. Jennifer Botterill '03 - 340
36. Jamie Hagerman '03                  - 80
37. Sydney Daniels - 78

Goals
1. Jennifer Botterill '03 - 157
17. Kalen Ingram '03 - 57
18. Sydney Daniels - 55
42. Lexie Laing - 20

Rookie of the Week
Proving difficult to beat in her first-career appearance for the Crimson, Beth Larcom was named the ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week for Nov. 28-Dec. 4.

Larcom stopped 41 shots in her Harvard debut at No. 7/7 Colgate, earning a tie in a 3-3 decision in overtime. The 41 stops were the most for a Crimson netminder in her Harvard debut in program history. Hailing from Middletown, Rhode Island, Larcom made 10 saves in both the third period and overtime.

Home-Ice Advantage
The Bright-Landry Hockey Center has been one of the toughest venues in the country for opposing teams over the past few years, as Harvard has posted a 51-14-6 record at home over the past four-plus seasons. Harvard is 25-10-3 at home since the start of 2014-15 and won 17 straight in Cambridge from March 1, 2014 to Feb. 10, 2015. 

National Recognition
Harvard was ranked for 79 consecutive weeks by the USCHO and USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine, a span covering four seasons. The Crimson fell out of the Jan. 18/19 polls in 2016 for the first time since Oct. 15, 2012.

Professional Update – NWHL & CWHL

Skaters

GP

G

A

P

+/-

Miye D'Oench, New York Riveters

11

4

5

9

-1

Michelle Picard, New York Riveters

11

1

3

4

+1

Jillian Dempsey, Boston Pride

9

3

5

8

+9

Marissa Gedman, Boston Pride

1

0

0

0

0

Julie Chu, Montreal Canadiennes

8

1

3

4

+1

Sarah Edney, Brampton Thunder

14

4

6

10

+4

Goaltenders

GP

W-L

GAA

SV%

 

Emerance Maschmeyer, Calgary Inferno

6

3-3

1.98

.933


What's Next?
Harvard hits the road for an Ivy swing at Brown and Yale Jan. 20-21. Both contests will be broadcast on the Ivy League Digital Network.

 

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