The Boston University women's ice hockey team will hit the road but remain in Boston when the Terriers visit No. 8 Northeastern on Sunday afternoon. Puck drop at Matthews Arena is scheduled for 2 p.m., and the game will be broadcast live on NESN.
HISTORY WITH THE HUSKIES
- Sunday's game will be the 58th meeting between the two schools.
- The Terriers are 31-18-7 all-time against the Huskies, including an 11-8-3 at Walter Brown Arena.
- BU has earned at least one point against Northeastern in each of its 14 seasons at the varsity level.
- The last time the Terriers defeated the Huskies at Matthews Arena was on Jan. 18, 2015, when BU skated away with a 4-3 win.
- The Terriers earned a 3-3 tie at Matthews Arena on Jan. 16.
BEST OF BU AGAINST NORTHEASTERN
NEWS ABOUT NORTHEASTERN
- Prior to Sunday's showdown, the Huskies will host Providence on Friday night.
- Veronika Pettey leads the team with 10 points thanks to team highs in goals (5) and assists (5).
- Kasidy Anderson has also notched five goals while Brooke Hobson has added five assists.
- Aerin Frankel, who started in the 5-0 shutout of BU on Oct. 5, leads the Huskies with a 1.01 goals-against average and a .963 save percentage over three starts.
LAST TIME AGAINST NORTHEASTERN
- The Terriers and Huskies skated to a 3-3 tie on Oct. 6 at Walter Brown Arena.
- It was the second game of the season for both squads.
- Sophomore Jesse Compher notched the first goal of the game and then assisted on redshirt junior Sammy Davis' strike that gave the Terriers a 2-1 advantage midway through the first period.
- Sophomore Nara Elia's power-play goal lifted the Terriers to a 3-1 lead after 20 minutes, but Northeastern tallied twice in the second stanza to force a 3-3 draw.
- Sophomore Corinne Schroeder made a season-high 35 saves.
CLOSE ONE AGAINST MAINE
- Junior Abby Cook scored an extra-attacker goal with 1:28 remaining in regulation to cut Maine's lead to 2-1, but the 10th-ranked Black Bears killed a late penalty to hang on for a one-goal win on Saturday at Walter Brown Arena.
- Maine tallied twice in a two-minute span during the first period.
- Redshirt junior Abbey Stanley and sophomore Jesse Compher each assisted on Cook's goal.
- Sophomore Corinne Schroeder made 28 saves, including 19 over the final two periods of play.
SCHROEDER SHARP SINCE THE OPENER
- Sophomore Corinne Schroeder has bounced back nicely from a 5-0 loss to Northeastern in the season opener on Oct. 5.
- Schroeder has posted a 1.90 goals-against average and a .938 save percentage in her last four starts.
- She has only allowed three even-strength goals over her last three starts.
- Schroeder has posted a minuscule 1.08 goals-against average at even strength over the last three games.