Brown Women's Ice Hockey Topples Union 10-0

Feb. 20, 2004

The Brown University women's ice hockey team (13-8-2, 8-3-1) topped Union (3-25-1, 0-12-0), 10-0 Friday night at Meehan Auditorium. Freshman Marie-Pier Desbiens (Bolton-Est, QC.) earned the shut-out in her first collegiate start in net for the Bears tallying 15 saves in the game.

Brown took advantage in the first, tallying four goals in seven minutes of play. The Bears scored their first goal at the 7:29 mark when junior Krissy McManus (Dedham, MA) notched her 8th goal of the season off passes from Kerry Nugent (Andover, MA) and freshman Krystal Strassman (Madison, WI). 25 seconds later sophomore Ashlee Drover (Bay Roberts, NF) and Margaret Ramsay (Toronto, ONT) set junior Katie Guay (Westfield, MA) up outside of the net to give the Bears a 2-0 lead. At 8:11, junior Jessica Link (Clifton Park, NY) scored her 19th goal of the season off passes from sophomore Keaton Zucker (Gilford, NH) and freshman Kathryn Moos (Wayzata, MN). Brown finished off the period with their fourth goal at 14:22 when Ramsay took it top shelf off passes from McManus and senior Katie Lafleur (Aylmer, Quebec).

The Bears continued to dominate the game, adding four more goals in the second. McManus netted her second goal of the game at 3:25 in the period. Less than a minute later Link added her second goal of the game, taking it top shelf from Zucker and sophomore Myria Heinhuis (Chatham, ONT). At the 14:20 mark, the Bears went up 7-0 when McManus earned her first hat trick of the season with her third goal of the game. Link notched her third goal of the game, earning a hat trick to put the Bears at an 8-0 advantage over the Dutchmen.

Brown added two goals in the third to defeat Union 10-0. Zucker notched the 10th goal of her career with Link and freshman Ann Brophy (Ann Arbor, MI) earning assists on the play. McManus netted the Bears final goal, her fourth of the game four minutes into the period.

The Bears will continue action when they complete their two-game series with Union, Saturday, February 21 at 4:00 p.m.

BROWN 4 4 2 - 10
UNION 0 0 0 - 0

1st period-BR-Krissy McManus (Kerry Nugent, Krystal Strassman), Katie Guay (Margaret Ramsay, Ashlee Drover), Jessica Link (Keaton Zucker, Kathryn Moos), Margaret Ramsay (Krissy McManus, Katie Lafleur) Penalties-BR-1, UNION-1

2nd Period-BR-Krissy McManus (Kerry Nugent), Jessica Link (Keaton Zucker, Myria Heinhuis), Krissy McManus (Kerry Nugent), Jessica Link (Myria Heinhuis, Kathryn Moos) Penalties-BR-0, UNION-2

3rd Period- BR-Keaton Zucker (Jessica Link, Ann Brophy), Krissy McManus (Kerry Nugent, Krystal Strassman) Penalties-BR-2, UNION-1

Powerplays BR-2-4, UNION-0-3

Saves-BR-Desbiens-4-6-5 - 15 (59:57), UNION-Carlson 20-15-15-50 (59:58)

Records - BR, 13-8-2, 8-3-1 ECAC; UNION, 3-25-1, 0-12-0 ECAC