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Women’s Hockey Hosts Brown, Set to White Out Bright-Landry Against Yale

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Harvard vs. Brown
Feb. 5, 2016
7 p.m.
Bright-Landry Hockey Center
Ivy League Digital Network
Ben Altsher, John Avino
Harvard leads, 45-30-5
W, 5-1 (Nov. 7, 2015)
W20
Harvard | Brown

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Harvard vs. Yale
Feb. 6, 2016
4 p.m.
Bright-Landry Hockey Center
ONE World Sports | ILDN
Scott Sudikoff, John Avino
Harvard leads, 71-9-4
W, 3-2 (Nov. 6, 2015)
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Harvard | Yale

Saturday's contest with Yale is the annual White Out Bright-Landry Game (Zack Williamson).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Squaring off with a pair of Ivy League opponents, Harvard women's hockey looks to make a jump in the conference standings on Friday, Feb. 5 vs. Brown and Saturday Feb. 6 vs. Yale. Saturday will be Senior Day, and will be broadcast on ONE World Sports and the ILDN.

The First Line
• Harvard will honor its 2016 senior class in a postgame ceremony on the ice following Saturday's contest with Yale. The class of 2016 consists of Mary Parker, Miye D'Oench, Michelle Picard, Jessica Harvey and Emerance Maschmeyer.

• Emerance Maschmeyer earned her second ECAC Goaltender of the Week Award Jan. 26 after earning her fourth shutout of the season vs. Dartmouth Jan. 23. Maschmeyer also tallied 36 saves on the week against No. 1/1 Boston College.

• Miye D'Oench and Sydney Daniels lead the Crimson attack with 25 and 16 points, respectively. Attackers on the top line, D'Oench has netted 11 goals while Daniels has potted nine. Daniels had three game-winning goals against Yale in 2014-15.

• The Crimson defense ranks as one of the top in the country, as Harvard allows only 1.71 goals per game. Harvard has held 19 of 22 opponents to two goals or fewer with six shutouts on the season. Michelle Picard and Chelsea Ziadie have been consistent starters along the blue line.

Three Cheers
Harvard is 9-0 in 2015-16 when scoring at least three goals, and is 31-1 since the start of last season when potting a trio of scores. The team last netted three against Princeton Jan. 30 (4-1). 

That's High Praise
Senior Emerance Maschmeyer was named the ECAC Hockey Goaltender of the Week for Jan. 18-24. Maschmeyer earned her fourth shutout of the season, and 17th of her career, with 23 saves in a 2-0 win over Dartmouth Jan. 23. The senior captain also registered 36 saves against No. 1/1 Boston College on Tuesday, one off her season-best 37 set against Princeton Dec. 4. Maschmeyer anchors the country's seventh-best defense (1.46 goals-against average) and ranks third nationally with a .947 save percentage. The award was her second of the season, and seventh-career weekly award.

Other ECAC Awards: Maschmeyer named ECAC Goaltender of the Week; D'Oench Named ECAC Hockey Player of the Month ; Zarzecki Named ECAC Rookie of the Week

Last Time Out

Opening the 2016 Beanpot at Walter Brown Arena, Harvard women's hockey could not overcome an early deficit to No. 1/1 Boston College as it fell to the Eagles, 8-0.

Junior Brianna Laing tied a season-high with 26 saves over 40 minutes, and senior Emerance Maschmeyer tallied 14 saves. Harvard (12-9-1) fired 12 shots on goal in the contest, led by three from junior Sydney Daniels.

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

Saves

 

1. Emerance Maschmeyer
2. Erin Villiotte '95
3. Jen Bowdoin '98

2,313
2,107
2,002

Points

 

1. Jennifer Botterill '03
18. Miye D'Oench
28. Mary Parker

340
110
91

Goals

 

1. Jennifer Botterill '03
14. Miye D'Oench
26. Mary Parker
31. Sydney Daniels

157
61
43
36

Assists

 

1. Julie Chu '07
29. Miye D'Oench           
32. Mary Parker
38. Michelle Picard

196
49
48
42


Feature Video: Women's Hockey Honors Angela Ruggiero

Scouting Brown
Brown is 3-18-2 on the season, including a 1-13-2 mark in ECAC Hockey play. Maddie Woo lead the team with 13 points on four goals and nine assists while Sam Donovan has neeted a team-high seven goals. Minding the net, Monica Elvin and Julianne Landry have split time, and have combined for a 3.71 goals-against average and .896 save percentage.

Inside the Matchup
Harvard is 45-30-5 in the all-time series with the Bears, and is unbeaten in the last 30 meetings dating back to 2002. Harvard has scored three or more goals in 16 straight outings against Brown, including six- and seven-goal outbursts in 2014-15.

Scouting Yale
Yale is 9-13-1 on the season, but are 8-7-1 in ECAC Hockey action. Mallory Souliotis has 21 points to lead the team, while Janelle Ferrara is the only skater to break into double figures in the goal column, with 10.

Hanna Mandl is the reigning ECAC Goaltender of the Week, and she boasts a goals-against average of 3.07 with a .889 save percentage this season.

Inside the Matchup
Harvard leads the all-time series with Yale 71-9-4, and has taken each of the last seven meetings. The Crimson put together a 39-game win streak in the series from 1985-2004, with 12 shutouts during the span. Eeach of the last 10 matchups has seen at least three goals scored.

100-Point Club
Senior forward Miye D'Oench joined an elite group of skaters with her 100th-career point against Minnesota Duluth Nov. 28. D'Oench is the 24th student-athlete in program history to reach the century mark.

Feature Video: 4 Nations Cup

Forward Thinking
A year after sporting the nation's fourth-best scoring options, Harvard has a plethora of players capable of lighting the lamp. Senior Miye D'Oench leads the team with 11 goals and 25 points, while junior Sydney Daniels has nine goals and 15 points. D'Oench has dished a team-best 14 assists.

Behind the Bench
Katey Stone, The Landry Family Head Coach for Harvard Women's Ice Hockey, is in her 21st season at the helm of the program, and is the winningest coach in the history of Division I women's hockey. Stone boasts a 441-186-39 (.695) overall record with 11 appearances in the NCAA Tournament and six in the Frozen Four. Twenty-three Harvard skaters have earned All-America status under Stone's watch.

Upcoming Events
• Feb. 6, 2016 vs. Yale - White Out Bright-Landry, Senior Day
• Feb. 9, 2016 at Boston University - Beanpot Consolation

Ivy League Digital Network
The Ivy League Digital Network returns for a third season as the home for all live streaming and on-demand video content for each of the conference's eight institutions. Broadcast in full HD and featuring multiple camera angles, replay, and play-by-play and color commentary, the Ivy League Digital Network provides fans with unprecedented access to the Ancient Eight. Multiple subscription options are available to fans, including school-specific and league-wide passes.

Closed Captioning
Harvard is proud to announce the addition of closed captioning for men's and women's hockey to make its Ivy League Digital Network broadcasts of those two teams accessible to all. Closed captioning for the Crimson's hockey programs will be available on desktop and mobile devices. The service is provided by Vitac (vitac.com).

What's Next?
Harvard travels to Walter Brown Arena to compete in the Beanpot Consolation Game with Boston University on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 4:30 p.m.

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