Carlander Posts Career-High 28 Saves in Scoreless Tie

REISTERSTOWN, Md. - Stevenson women's ice hockey junior Annika Carlander made a career-high 28 saves en route to her third career shutout as the Mustangs skated to a 0-0 overtime tie versus UMass Boston in the season opener for both teams Friday evening at Reisterstown Sportsplex.

  • The Beacons (0-0-1) got a pair of shots on net in the early going, as Cassidy Sullivan and Jane Ann Drill put back-to-back shots on target in the same shift.
  • Sophomore Ally Gibson had back-to-back blocked shots before classmate Nikki Kendrick came up with a block.
  • The Mustangs (0-0-1) had the first power play opportunity of the game but saw their lone shot blocked before being whistled for a penalty with six seconds left in the player advantage.
  • UMass Boston also had its only shot blocked, as Kendrick came up with her second of the contest.
  • The visitors outshot the Mustangs, 8-1, in the period

  • After blocked the opening three shot attempts to start the period, the Mustangs earned a power play just 2:37 into the frame.
  • Junior Trinity Barlcess recorded a power play shot before Carlander made a stop on a shorthanded attempt by the Beacons.
  • Just two minutes after Stevenson's power play expired, UMass Boston went on the player advantage.
  • Carlander made a pair of stops on the penalty kill while freshman Ashlyn Bray and sophomore Tea Ferrara came up with blocks.
  • Each team had second power play in the period with the Mustangs recording two shots and the Beacons recording one.

  • The Mustangs went on the power play just 3:31 into the period but put just one shot on net.
  • UMass Boston had back-to-back power plays and nearly took the lead as a shot was fired off the left post.
  • On the second power play attempt, Carlander had four stops, all in a 52-second span.
  • Ferrara had the final shot of regulation, putting the puck on target with 30 seconds remaining.

  • Just 44 seconds into the overtime period, freshman Karly Aguirre had a breakaway but saw her shot stopped by Caty Flagg.
  • Barcless has a shot on net before the Mustangs went on the power play for the sixth time.
  • Stevenson put two shots on net on the power play before it was cut in half after being whistled for a penalty.
  • UMass Boston did not record a shot on the power play or in overtime.

  • UMass Boston outshot Stevenson, 28-20, while the Mustangs won 28 of the 54 face-offs.
  • Both team's went 0-for-6 on the power play.
  • Kendrick led the Mustags with four shots while both Bray and Gibson had a game-high three blocked shots.
  • The Mustangs have never lost a game in overtime, posting a 6-0-12 all-time record.
    It was the third time in the last four seasons, the two team's have opened the season versus each other, with the Beacons winning the other two.
  • The season opener on home ice was just the second time in eight seasons that has happened and first since the 2013-14 season.
  • The game was the first for head coach Tori Emoff '16 who last was apart of a Stevenson game in 2016 when the Mustangs won the Colonial Hockey Conference title at Reisterstown Sportsplex.

  • Stevenson returns to action on Saturday, November 2 when the Mustangs host a non-conference contest versus New England College beginning at 3:00 p.m.