BOSTON - Senior Victoria Bach's program-record 93rd goal of her career with 3.3 seconds remaining in regulation completed her hat trick and and secured a 3-3 tie for the Boston University women's ice hockey team at Northeastern on Tuesday night at Matthews Arena.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Bach gave BU a 1-0 lead 12:18 into the proceedings. Sophomore Breanna Scarpaci cleared the defensive zone with a pass to senior captain Rebecca Leslie, who then rushed up the right wing. Bach charged to the top of the crease and redirected Leslie's pass past Aerin Frankel (26 saves).
- BU added to its lead at the 7:06 mark of the second stanza. Bach did it on her own this time, intercepting a Northeastern pass at the Husky blue line and converting the breakaway bid for her 27th goal of the season.
- The Huskies responded with a Kasidy Anderson marker at the 14:45 mark to create a 2-1 scoreline entering the third period.
- Northeastern scored two straight goals in the final frame to take a 3-2 lead with 7:45 to play.
- Bach's heroics came with freshman goaltender Corinne Schroeder (37 saves) off for an extra attacker. Leslie retrieved the puck behind the cage and slid it to freshman Jesse Compher at the right circle. Frankel denied Compher, but the rebound came right to Bach at the right post and she quickly cashed in for her 28th goal of the season.
BACH BREAKS PROGRAM RECORD
- Bach eclipsed Sarah Lefort's program record for career goals at BU with the 93rd goal of her illustrious career.
- Bach reached that milestone in 13 fewer games than Lefort.
- The Milton, Ontario, native also extended her point streak to 13 games with her fourth hat trick of the season.
- Bach has notched 23 goals and 11 assists for 34 points during that stretch.
- Tuesday was her fourth straight multi-point game.
LESLIE WITH ANOTHER TWO-POINT NIGHT
- For the 11th time in 12 games, Leslie posted a multi-point effort.
- She now has a team-best 24 assists on the season.
- Leslie has recorded a point in 12 of her last 13 games dating back to Nov 10.
SCHROEDER SAVES THE DAY
- Schroeder was sensational on Tuesday, stopping 37 shots to help preserve the 3-3 tie.
- She made at least 10 saves in each period of regulation before turning aside two shots in overtime.
- That total of 37 saves is the second most of her brief career; she stopped 42 shots in a 2-2 tie at New Hampshire on Oct. 29.
NEXT UP: UCONN
- The Terriers will travel to Storrs, Connecticut, on Sunday to face UConn at 2 p.m.