The Ohio State women’s hockey team made program history by qualifying for the 2018 NCAA Tournament for the first time. The Buckeyes are also heading to their first Frozen Four.
Ohio State beat No. 4 seed Boston College, 2-0, Saturday afternoon in Chestnut Hill, Mass. The Buckeyes move to next week’s Frozen Four in Minneapolis where they’ll face either No. 1 Clarkson or Mercyhurst.
Ohio State women’s hockey makes first Frozen Four
— Ohio State Women's Hockey (@OhioState_WHKY) March 10, 2018
ON TO THE #FROZENFOUR!!!
Ohio State with the 2-0 shutout of the No. 3 seed Boston College. pic.twitter.com/8XQ0RqYWn9
— NCAA Ice Hockey (@NCAAIceHockey) March 10, 2018
Ohio State had goals from Lauren Boyle and Maddy Field in the win, and both goals were assisted by Julianna Iafallo. Goalkeeper Kassidy Sauve had 38 saves in the road victory.
The win improved Ohio State to 24-10-4 on the season. It’s a program record for wins in coach Nadine Muzerall’s second season in Columbus.
Program-record 2⃣4⃣ wins (and counting) ✔️
1st-ever @NCAAIceHockey tourney appearance ✔️
1st-ever #NCAAWomensHockey tourney win, with a shutout of D-1's top-ranked offense ✔️
1st-ever trip to the #FrozenFour ✔️@OhioState_WHKY is 🔥#GoBucks #WeAreWCHA
— WCHA Women's Hockey (@WCHA_WHockey) March 10, 2018
Find updates, scores, the bracket and schedules for the 2018 NCAA women’s hockey tournament here.