Harvard Edges Colgate

Harvard Edges Colgate

The No. 10/10 Harvard women's hockey (13-10-1, 12-5-1 ECAC Hockey) edged Colgate (14-12-6, 8-7-3 ECAC Hockey) by a score of 4-3 on Saturday afternoon at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center. Keely Moy stole the show, scoring the game-tying and game-winning goal in the final three minutes of regulation. 

Becky Dutton made 38 saves in her fourth start this season while Dominique Petrie made her return to the lineup with five blocked shots. Kristin Della Rovere tallied a goal and an assist along with a roster-high four shots on target. 

Harvard hit the scoreboard first on a power-play tally. Dominique Petrie won the faceoff back to Kristin Della Rovere who glided across the slot and beat the Colgate goalie short-side at 9:23 of the first period. The Crimson doubled its lead off the stick of Anne Bloomer when she ripped a shot out front between Auby's glove and pad at 17:35 of the first. 

Colgate made up the deficit in the second, notching its first goal 4-on-4 at 3:34 before tying the game at 7:01. At 10:08 of the third, the Raiders took its first lead of the game on a wrister from the left circle. With just 2:48 on the clock in regulation, Keely Moy fired a quick shot inside the left post to tie the game. Less than two minutes later, Moy played hero, notching the game winner from the left circle at 18:33. 

Harvard Highlights

  • Becky Dutton made 38 saves and earned her third win of the season.
  • Harvard went 1-3 on the power-play.
  • Keely Moy scored both the game-tying and game-winning goals.

Game Notes

  • Harvard beat Colgate in the regular season for the first time since January 2016.
  • The Crimson is 9-0-0 when scoring four goals or more this season.
  • Harvard is now 10-2-0 when leading after the first period and 11-3-0 when scoring first. 

Up Next
Harvard will head back to Walter Brown Arena to faceoff against Boston College in the Beanpot consolation matchup on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 5 p.m.