D'Oench tallied her 100th-career point with a first-period goal (Zack Williamson).
DULUTH, MINN. – Skating in the final contest of a two-game series with No. -/10 Minnesota-Duluth, No. 8/8 Harvard women's hockey picked up goals from a quartet of skaters to push past the Bulldogs, 4-1. Harvard moved to 8-2-1 overall with the result.
Miye D'Oench tallied two points on a goal and an assist, including her 100th-career point on the game-winning score. Audrey Warner, Grace Zarzecki and Sydney Daniels also provided goals for the Crimson, and Emerance Maschmeyer made 30 saves in front of net to pick up the win.
Warner opened the scoring at 12:14 in the first period, ripping a shot into the back of the net from the edge of the crease. Her second goal of the season, the freshman's score was set up by Mary Parker and Jessica Harvey, who earned their first and third helpers of the year, respectively. Harvey extended her career-best point streak to five games on the play.
D'Oench rang the inside of the post with a goal to extend Harvard's lead to 2-0 with 17 seconds remaining in the first period. The score was the 100th point of the forward's career, making her the 24th skater in program history to reach the century mark. Zarzecki and Natasha Rachlin earned assists on the play.
Harvard stretched its lead to 3-0 at 4:04 in the second frame when Zarzecki lit the lantern from the left of the goal. Karly Heffernan and Parker swung the puck around the back of the net to the freshman who was able to finish her fifth score of the season. Parker collected her second assist of the game, while Heffernan recorded her eighth of the season.
The Bulldogs got a goal back when Lara Stalder found the back of the net at 5:29 in the third period following a faceoff. Ashleigh Brykaliuk was credited an assist on the goal.
Daniels put an exclamation point on the Crimson victory with a third-period strike to push Harvard's lead to 4-1. Haley Mullins and D'Oench found the junior in the slot for a one-timer that ripped the net just above the goaltender's left shoulder. The score was the fifth of the year for Daniels, while Mullins and D'Oench collected their ninth and eighth assists of 2015-16.
Harvard women's hockey travels to Princeton for an ECAC Hockey clash on Friday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. The contest will be broadcast on the Ivy League Digital Network.