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Women’s Hockey: Huskies continue struggles to finish off periods over the weekend

Women’s Hockey: Huskies continue struggles to finish off periods over the weekend

“They scored in the last two minutes of both overtime and the third, but the first two periods I thought we did exactly what we wanted to do,” head coach Chris Mackenzie said on the team’s struggles to finish off periods. “It leaves a bad taste in your mouth, but I think the effort and actual performance was good. I’m not happy with the result, but I’m happy with where our team is.”

Women’s Hockey: UConn set for tough weekend against Northeastern and Providence

Women’s Hockey: UConn set for tough weekend against Northeastern and Providence

The UConn women’s hockey team hThe UConn women’s hockey team hasn’t exactly fared well against the top teams in Hockey East, but they will have a chance to change that this weekend when they play Northeastern and Providence, who are ranked first and fourth in the conference, respectively.

Women’s Hockey: UConn looking to continue streak vs. No. 3 Northeastern

Women’s Hockey: UConn looking to continue streak vs. No. 3 Northeastern

UConn beat New Hampshire 4-1 in its last game, after an offensive outburst in the third period. The Huskies were led by 39 saves from goaltender Morgan Fisher, two goals from forward Natalie Snodgrass, and a goal each from Morgan Wabick and Briana Colangelo. The three-goal third period earned them the win after going down 1-0 in the first period and Snodgrass tied it up in the second.

Women’s Hockey: Huskies look to continue hot streak vs New Hampshire

Women’s Hockey: Huskies look to continue hot streak vs New Hampshire

The two schools met just four games into the regular season, and despite a trio of goals from Emily Reid, Briana Colangelo and Rebecca Lindblad, fell by a score of 5-3, largely due to the Wildcats scoring on two of their whopping eight power play opportunities while the Huskies were unable to score on any of their three.

Women’s Hockey: UConn pulls out a win with a late goal against Holy Cross

Women’s Hockey: UConn pulls out a win with a late goal against Holy Cross

Led by sophomore forward Natalie Snodgrass’ goal late in Friday’s matchup and her hat trick on Saturday, the Huskies were able to sweep the season series against Holy Cross. Snodgrass is leading UConn in points, with 20. Her goals were assisted by: Catherine Crawley (twice), Taylor Wabick, and Viki Harkness. She also went a combined 31-5 on face-offs over the two games. Since the break ended, the Minnesota native has been on a goal-scoring tear with six in just three games.

Athlete Spotlight: Morgan Fisher

Athlete Spotlight: Morgan Fisher

Morgan Fisher is a junior at UConn and the starting goalie on the women’s hockey team. She is having a great season in her first year as the starter with a save percentage of .923 and several games of 30-plus saves. The Vernon, Connecticut, native took some time last week to sit down with The Daily Campus so we could get to know her better.

Athlete Spotlight: Natalie Snodgrass

Athlete Spotlight: Natalie Snodgrass

Natalie Snodgrass is currently a sophomore at the University of Connecticut and one of the stars of the women’s hockey team, scoring three goals and assisting nine others so far this season. Last week, she took some time to sit down and talk with me about her life and playing career.

Women’s Hockey: Huskies head to Chestnut Hill for third straight road game

Women’s Hockey: Huskies head to Chestnut Hill for third straight road game

The Huskies and the Eagles have played many of the same opponents so far this season, including Merrimack College. The Huskies fell to the Warriors, 3-1, while the Eagles defeated Warriors by the same score. Each team has beaten Holy Cross and Vermont, with UConn winning by a combined score of 11-4 and BC by a combined score of 8-1.