DURHAM, N.H. - Tricia Dunn, a '96 University of New Hampshire alum and native of Derry, N.H., netted a pair of first-period goals and assisted on another to propel the U.S. Women's National Team to Saturday afternoon's 10-1 exhibition victory against No. 9 University of New Hampshire at the Whittemore Center. Dunn finished with two goals and two assists.
The U.S. team netted a quick 2-0 advantage with goals by Shelley Looney and Carisa Zaban (UNH '00) at 2:03 and 4:09, respectively. Dunn's first tally of the game extended the lead to 3-0 at 7:19, then she capped the first-period scoring with seven seconds left in the stanza.
In the second, the Wildcats finally got the on board when Kira Misikowetz (Mississauga, Ontario) scored a power-play goal at 6:54 to make the score 7-1. Sophomore Annie Fahlenbock (Toronto, Ontario) was credited with the assist. Team USA scored six goals in the second from six different scorers including A.J. Mleczko, Winny Brodt, Alana Blahoski, Natalie Darwitz, Katie King and Julie Chu.
UNH goaltender Jen Huggon (Plymouth, Mass.) finished with 37 saves, including 30 through two periods. Sarah Tueting stopped eight shots defending the U.S. net.
UNH returns to ECAC action Feb. 17 (2 p.m.) at Cornell.