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BU swept from women’s Hockey East playoffs by Maine

Maine swept Boston University out of the women’s Hockey East playoffs Saturday, tacking on a 2-1 victory to Friday’s overtime win to claim the best-of-three quarterfinal series.

Maine freshman Ida Kuoppala, who scored the winner on Friday, opened the scoring at 15:41 of the first with a power-play goal, her 19th tally of the season.

Tereza Vanisova doubled the lead at 18:12 of the second. Ida Press picked up assists on both goals by the Black Bears (15-13-8).

Julia Nearis got BU (24-8-4) on the scoreboard at 14:02 of the third, but the Terriers couldn’t catch up.

Maine’s Carly Jackson had 27 saves, while BU’s Corinne Schroeder had 32.

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Maine will take on Northeastern next Saturday in the semifinals at Merrimack.

UConn 2, Boston College 0 — Senior Morgan Fisher made 21 saves to backstop UConn to the shutout, tying the quarterfinal series at a game apiece.

Taylor Wabick and Viki Harkness staked the Huskies (17-17-2) to a 2-0 lead midway through the second, and Fisher did the rest.

UConn held BC (17-15-3) to five shots in each of the first two periods and 11 in the third. The Huskies finished with 36 shots.

Game 3 is Sunday at 2 p.m. at BC. The winner of the series moves on to play New Hamsphire in the semifinals next Saturday.