Parker and D'Oench found the back of the net for Harvard (Zack Williamson).
DULUTH, Minn. – In the first contest of a two-game road trip, No. -/10 Minnesota-Duluth topped No. 8/8 Harvard women's hockey, 4-2, snapping Harvard's seven-game winning streak.
Mary Parker and Miye D'Oench each tallied a power play goal in the second period, their first and seventh of the season, respectively, and Emerance Maschmeyer tallied a season-best 33 saves in front of the net. Jessica Harvey tallied two assists, tying a career-high.
The Bulldogs got on the board first 31 seconds into the first when Ashleigh Brykaliuk's shot was deflected past Maschmeyer. Michela Cava and Sidney Morin were credited with assists on the play.
With 5:16 remaining in the first period, Parker netter her Harvey one-timer. Following a Rooney save, Parker finished the play to knot the score. D'Oench and Harvey extended their point streaks to five and four games, respectively.
D'Oench gave Harvard the lead, 2-1, at 8:36 in the second period. Playing with a two-skater advantage, Harvey found Briana Mastel for a shot from the point and the puck deflected to the left of the goal to the stick of D'Oench. The senior calmly slotted the puck between the posts for her seventh goal of the season.
Minnesota-Duluth evened the score, 2-2, when Cava found the back of the mesh in a one-on-one opportunity. Jessica Healey and Morin provided assists on the play.
Following an errant clearance at 7:11 in the third, Brykaliuk tallied an unassisted goal to give the Bulldogs a 3-2 advantage.
Harvard gets a chance at redemption with a 1 p.m. puck drop against the Bulldogs on Saturday, Nov. 28 at 1 p.m. The game will be broadcast on NCHC.tv.