|Matchup||Merrimack (2-2-0, 0-2-0 HEAW)
No. 10/10 Boston University (1-0-0, 0-0-0 HEAW)
|Date/Time||Friday, Oct. 11 (7 p.m.)|
|Venue||Walter Brown Arena | Boston, Mass.|
|Multimedia||Video // Live Stats|
|Social||Twitter // Instagram|
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – The Merrimack women’s ice hockey team heads on its first road trip to Boston to take on the No. 10/10 Boston University Terriers on Friday night.
Five Things to Know:
• Through the first four games, ten Merrimack players have gotten on the score sheet, with six players holding at least two points.
• Senior Mikyla Grant-Mentis leads the team in points with three and is tied with sophomore Gabby Jones for the team lead in goals with two.
• Senior goaltender Lea-Kristine Demers has started in three of four games this year, earning a 1.37 goals against average and .949 save percentage. Freshman Emma Gorski earned her first career win on Saturday, taking a 2-1 victory over RPI with a 27 save performance.
• The Warriors tied the Terriers twice last season, going 0-1-2 overall against BU. Merrimack took its first win at Walter Brown on Jan. 28, 2017 with a 2-1 victory.
• Friday’s contest will be BU’s first home game of the 2019-20 season, after taking a 2-1 victory at Union. The Terriers were picked to finish second in the Hockey East preseason poll.
Inside the Matchup
|Merrimack (2-2-0, 0-2-0 HEAW)||Category||BU (1-0-0, 0-0-0 HEAW)|
|10/5 vs RPI (W, 2-1)||Last Game||10/6 at Union (W, 2-1)|
Merrimack will continue on the road to take on Boston College for the third time this season on Friday, Oct. 18 at Conte Forum with puck drop at 6 p.m. The squad will return back to Lawler on Saturday, Oct. 19 to take on Hockey East foe UConn at 4 p.m.
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