St. Denis Turns Away 31 Shots in Women's Hockey Shutout Tie

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MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Bowdoin women's ice hockey team skated a 0-0 tie on Saturday afternoon at Wesleyan.

The Polar Bears (10-6-3, 5-4-2 NESCAC) were outshot by the Cardinals (7-6-4, 4-4-2 NESCAC), but shut out the hosts in a game that compiled a combined 14 penalties.

Game Highlights

  • Wesleyan held a slight 9-8 edge after the first period, but neither team was able to convert in the opening 20 minutes.
  • The Polar Bear penalty kill successfully stymied a 5-on-3 situation to preserve the scoreless deadlock early in the second frame.
  • Maureen Greason and Marissa Fichter each put together promising looks in the period, but the Cardinals defense kept Bowdoin off the board.
  • Jess Brennan had a pair of chances in the final frame. The first came on the power play with Kerri St. Denis denying the senior, while the second was a wraparound that St. Denis blocked at the post.

By the Numbers

  • The Cardinals outshot Bowdoin by a 31-26 margin.
  • St. Denis made all 31 stops in net for the Polar Bears to notch the shutout.
  • Allegra Grant made 26 saves for Wesleyan on the opposite side.
  • Bowdoin went 0-for-4 on the power play. Wesleyan went 0-for-7 on the power play.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin remains on the road for another NESCAC league weekend on February 3 at Hamilton. The Continentals and Polar Bears faceoff at 7:00 p.m.