Mass. College Hockey: Harvard’s Stone Ready For Sochi (VIDEO)

By NoontimeSports.com 

Harvard University’s athletic department recently produced a quick interview, which can be seen on their YouTube Channel, of women’s ice hockey head coach Katey Stone, who’ll be coaching Team USA in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Stone talks about the opportunity, along with her outlook for the games in a video that we’ve provided below.

Team USA’s women’s ice hockey team begins their quest for a gold medal tomorrow morning (Feb. 8) at 3 a.m. when they take on Finland.

Mass. College Hockey: Harvard Women’s Return To NCAA Tourney (VIDEO)

By NoontimeSports.com 

The Harvard University women’s ice hockey team returns to the NCAA tournament on Saturday when they travel to Boston College to face-off against the Eagles in the first round at 1:00 p.m.

Harvard’s athletic department posted a video earlier today to get fans excited about the Crimson’s contest and below is the reel from their YouTube channel.

Mass. College Hockey: Cornell Slips Past Harvard, BU Tops Northeastern

BU's Jenelle Kohanchuk registered two of her team's five tallies as the Terriers defeated the Huskies in the Hockey East championship! (Photo Credit: BU.edu/Steve McLaughlin)

BU’s Jenelle Kohanchuk registered two of her team’s five tallies as the Terriers defeated the Huskies in the Hockey East championship! (Photo Credit: BU.edu/Steve McLaughlin)

By Matt Noonan 

Three local squads competed in their conference’s tournament championship this afternoon and below are the highlights from each contest.

Cornell University 2, Harvard 1Jessica Campbell’s power play goal at 18:20 in the third lifted the Big Red past the Crimson in the ECAC Championship. With the win, Cornell earns an automatic berth to the upcoming NCAA Division I tournament, while Harvard will await this evening’s announcement.

Harvard’s Hillary Crowe evened the score at 16:14 in the first, but that’d be the only strike the Crimson managed to produce. The Crimson finished with 19 shots and 29 face-off wins.

Emerance Maschmeyer turned away 32 of 34 shots between the pipes and was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player.

Boston University 5, Northeastern 2 – Jenelle Kohanchuk netted two third period goals, which included the game-winner at 12:36 as the Terriers defeated the Huskies and claimed their third consecutive Women’s Hockey East title.

BU will advance to their fourth straight NCAA tournament, while Northeastern will await this evening’s announcement.

Sarah Lefort and Isabel Menard helped the Terriers secure a two-goal lead before Northeastern sliced the deficit with a strike from Kendall Coyne in the second. BU answered with three additional tallies that secured the win.

BU’s Kerrin Sperry turned away 33 of 35 shots between the pipes and was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player.

Mass. College Hockey: Harvard Sweeps Dartmouth In ECAC Quarterfinals (VIDEO)

By Matt Noonan 

The Harvard University women’s ice hockey team earned back-to-back wins against Dartmouth College on Friday and Saturday, which helped the Crimson sweep the Big Green in their best-of-three series.

Lyndsey Fry netted two goals, one on the power play, while Kaitlin Spurling and Mary Parker each found the back of the net in the third to secure a 4-0 victory for the hosts.

With the win Harvard will advance to the ECAC semifinals and await a date/opponent, too. Below are highlights from their 4-0 victory, which we’ve provided below courtesy of the Harvard athletics YouTube channel.

Mass. College Hockey: Harvard’s Stone Collects 400th Win (VIDEO)

By NoontimeSports.com 

Harvard University’s women’s ice hockey coach Katey Stone collected her 400th win behind the bench on Friday when the Crimson defeated Dartmouth College in the first of a best-of-three ECAC quarterfinal match. Below is a video from the Harvard athletic department’s YouTube channel, which celebrates the milestone.