BURLINGTON, VT - Freshman Alana Marcinko made 23 saves but the women's ice hockey team was set back 2-0 by Vermont on Friday night.
Union made 13 shots throughout the game. Senior forward Marissa Gentile and sophomore Émilie Arseneault each had three shots.
Freshman Emma Rambo opened the game up with a shot that went wide right followed by another shot by freshman forward Rhianna Kurio. Sophomore forward Lauren Cromartie then made a shot to the goal but was saved by Vermont goalie Kristen Olychuck.
Vermont's Kailey Nash scored the first goal on the season for the Catamounts at 11:05 of the first period. The Catamounts then responded again with a short-handed goal by Celeste Doucet 17:23 into the first period.
The Dutchwomen will conclude its three-game season opening road trip on Saturday against Vermont. Faceoff is scheduled to start at 4 p.m.