Women's Hockey

Women’s Ice Hockey Ready for Road Game at No. 10/10 Boston University

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)
1.50 Scoring Offense 2.00
2.75 Scoring Defense 1.00
29.5 Shots/Game 34
27.0 Shots Allowed/Game 23
1-20 PPG-Chances 1/2
5% PP% 50%
14-17 PK-Chances 3-3
82.4% PK% 100%
18-47 Penalties-PIM 3-9
11.8 PIM/Game 9.0

 
Up Next
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.

For continuing coverage of Merrimack College Athletics, visit MerrimackAthletics.com and follow the Warriors on Twitter and on Facebook.
 

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