NEW LONDON, Conn. – Brigit Bergin scored a power play goal midway through the third period to pull the Bowdoin women's hockey team into a 1-1 tie with host Connecticut College on Friday evening.
The Polar Bears (9-7-3-, 3-7-3 NESCAC) earned the tie with the Camels (14-3-4, 9-1-4 NESCAC), the number eight team in the country.
- Neither team was able to convert in the opening period, despite a power play opportunity for both sides.
- Erin Healy gave the Camels the 1-0 lead just 2:34 into the second frame, finishing off a feed from Mairi Anthony.
- The two teams traded power plays in the frame with Connecticut College forcing Kerri St. Denis to stop a pair of shots with their first extra-skater opportunity. Kate Kohl also rang a shot off the pipe.
- Bowdoin matched the Camels with a couple looks on net in the waning minutes of the frame, but were unable to convert and entered the second intermission trailing 1-0.
- Brooke Solomon found Brigit Bergin for the game-tying goal 8:41 into the last period. Bergin's goal held up and forced overtime.
- St. Denis made four saves in overtime to preserve the tie.
By the Numbers
- St. Denis turned away 33 shots for Bowdoin.
- Bailey Mertz made 21 saves for the Camels.
- Connecticut College went 0-for-4 on the power play.
- Bowdoin went 1-for-3 on the power play.
- The two teams face off again tomorrow afternoon at 3:00 p.m.