Lattanzio Earns Shutout as Polar Bears Blank Wesleyan In Scoreless Tie

Sophia Lattanzio stopped every shot she faced to earn her first career shutout
Sophia Lattanzio stopped every shot she faced to earn her first career shutout

BRUNSWICK, Maine – Sophia Lattanzio collected her first collegiate shutout as the Bowdoin women's ice hockey team skated to a 0-0 tie on Friday night against Wesleyan.

The Polar Bear (6-8-2, 3-5-1 NESCAC) are still in search of their first win since upsetting Amherst two weeks ago. The Cardinals sit at 4-11-0 (1-7-1 NESCAC).

Game Highlights

  • Ellery Sarosi collected a breakout pass behind the Bowdoin defense and skated into a one-on-one against Lattanzio with 5:30 remaining in the first. The junior pushed her shot wide right of the goal, leaving the game knotted at 0-0.
  • Julie Dachille and Ariana Bourque combined for several breakaway opportunities, with their best look coming just outside the three minute mark of the second. Dachille skated down the right boards and drew Corrine Rivard to the near side, feeding Bourque on the opposite post for a one-timer.
  • Sarosi again provided the Cardinals with a pair of promising looks, putting a two quick shots on pads during Wesleyan's third frame power play.
  • Mirroring their second period play, Bourque skated down the left and fed Dachille on the right post for an overtime look with two minutes off the clock.

By the Numbers

  • Wesleyan outshot Bowdoin by a 13-5 margin in the first period, but the Polar Bears came back to control the shot count with a 36-28 advantage.
  • Rivard earned the shutout with 36 saves.
  • Lattanzio ended the day with 28 stops.
  • Both teams went 0-for-1 on the power play.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin and Wesleyan faceoff again tomorrow afternoon at 3:00 p.m. to complete the weekend series.