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    Frozen Four | BU 4, Mercyhurst 1

    BU women proceed to title game

    MINNEAPOLIS — Kerrin Sperry made 27 saves and Boston University beat Mercyhurst 4-1 on Friday night in the semifinals of the NCAA Women’s Frozen Four.

    Jenelle Kohanchuk, Isabel Menard, Kathryn Miller and Marie-Philip Poulin scored for the Terriers (28-5-3), who will face Minnesota on Sunday in the title game. The Gophers (40-0-0) beat Boston College 3-2 in overtime in the other semifinal to run their winning streak to 48.

    Christie Cicero scored for the Lakers (29-7-1).


    Boston University, winners of 10 straight games, got a goal from Kohanchuk 13 seconds into the game. The senior, who also had an assist, has 10 goals and five assists in her past seven games.

    Menard scored a minute into the second, Miller early in the third and Poulin on a breakaway midway through the final period. Cicero scored with 1:53 to play.