Class of 2022 Shines in Season Opener Against Dartmouth

(photo credit Gil Talbot)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The class of 2022 shined in the Harvard women's hockey team's (1-0-0, 1-0-0 ECAC) 3-1 victory over Dartmouth on Friday night at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center. Anne Bloomer cracked the scoreboard first with assists from classmates Kyra Willoughby and Katie Tresca while Dominique Petrie lit the lamp twice, including an empty net tally at 18:56 of the third period 

Lindsay Reed made her career debut in net tonight, recording 25 saves including 10 in the final period. Emma Buckles, Kat Hughes and Brooke Jovanovich also put their names on the scoresheet with assists on Bloomer's and Petrie's goals. 

While both teams were appearing in their season openers, Dartmouth managed to crack the scoreboard first with an even-strength tally at 12:39 of the first. Down 1-0, the Crimson responded in the middle frame when Anne Bloomer picked up a chip from Kyra Willoughby to tuck the puck in the top left corner for the score two minutes into the period. Before the end of the second, Dominique Petrie would take a diving shot in the crease to give the Crimson the lead at 18:41. Harvard secured the victory at 18:56 of the third when Petrie flew down the ice and fired an open shot from the right circle. 

Harvard Highlights

  • Katie Tresca commanded the faceoff dot, winning 10 of 13 draws.
  • Dominique Petrie led the team with two goals on seven shots, including her first collegiate tally.
  • Anne Bloomer scored the first goal of the season for the Crimson, also the first goal of her career.
  • Lindsay Reed made her collegiate debut in net, posting 25 saves.
  • Harvard outshot Dartmouth 36-26.

Game Notes

  • Harvard and Dartmouth both posted clean sheets on the penalty kill, the Crimson holding off four Big Green opportunities while Dartmouth denied Harvard's two attempts on the man advantage.
  • Harvard has defeated Dartmouth in the last seven meetings at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center. 

What's Next
Harvard will hit the road for the first time in the 2018-19 season next weekend. The Crimson will take on Ivy rival Cornell on Friday, Oct. 26 at 3 p.m. before swinging through Colgate on Saturday, Oct. 27 for a 3 p.m. tilt.