The trio helped propel UNH to a 3-2 overtime victory against sixth-ranked St. Lawrence University in an NCAA quarterfinal game at the Whittemore Center on March 15. Wright-Ward netted the game-winning goal at 2:40 of OT to lift the Wildcats to their second Frozen Four in the last three years.
Herman finished the game with 20 saves, including 10 in the second period, against the fourth-ranked offense in the nation that was averaging 3.97 goals per game.
UNH (33-3-1) faces off against third-ranked University of Minnesota-Duluth (32-4-1) in a 2008 Women’s Ice Hockey Championship semifinal game March 20 (9 p.m. Eastern) at UMD’s DECC.
Tickets are available at the Whittemore Center box office or by calling (603) 862-4000 ext. 5 until Wednesday, March 19 at noon; after that time, tickets must be purchased through the UMD ticket office.
| COURTNEY BIRCHARD