#10 Providence swept a weekend series against Merrimack, paced by six points (3g, 3a) from sophomore forward Maureen Murphy (Buffalo, N.Y.). Murphy netted both game-winning goals for the Friars and now has eight multi-point games on the year and six of the Friars' 10 game-winning goals, including five during Providence's current six-game winning streak.
#4 Boston College freshman goaltender Maddy McArthur (St. Catherines, Ont.) earned two wins and a season series sweep of UConn with back-to-back shutouts to pull into a tie for the national lead with six perfect games on the season. It was the first time an Eagle goaltender had consecutive shutouts since January 2016.
Boston University earned three points in league play over Vermont in a two-game homestand. Jesse Compher (Northbrook, Ill.) racked up five points (2g, 3a) on the weekend, while Corinne Schroeder (Elm Creek, Man.) registered her first NCAA shutout on Friday, stopping all 26 shots she saw from the Catamounts in a 3-0 win.
Northeastern skated to a 1-0-1 weekend at Maine, improving to 11-1-2 in league play halfway through the Women's Hockey East season. Chloe Aurard (Villardde- Lans, France) lead all first-year skaters in the NCAA with three goals and four points last weekend across the two outings.
New Hampshire snapped a nine-game winless skid with a 4-1 victory at Holy
Cross on Saturday. Marie-Jo Pelletier (Dalhousie, N.B.) scored her second goal
of the season in that outing, which proved to be the game-winning tally.
WOMEN’S HOCKEY EAST PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Maureen Murphy - Providence
Maureen Murphy (So., F; Buffalo,
N.Y.) racked up six points (3g,
3a) in a weekend sweep of Merrimack,
including both game-winning
goals for the Providence
Friars. Murphy struck for the
decisive tally and two assists in
Friday's 3-1 victory before scoring
twice and adding another helper
in Saturday's 5-3 win. Murphy
now has eight multi-point games
on the year and six of the Friars'
10 game-winning goals, including
five during Providence's current
six-game winning streak.
PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Maddy McArthur - Boston College
Maddy McArthur (Fr., G; St.
Catherines, Ont.) earned two
wins and a season series sweep
of UConn with two shutouts. The
rookie backstop kicked out all
17 shots she saw Friday and a
turned in a 16-save shutout the
next day. McArthur is now tied for
the national lead with four shutouts
on the year and sits third in
goals against average (1.16). It
marked the first time the Eagles
posted back-to-back shutouts
since January 2016.
WOMEN’S HOCKEY EAST DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Corinne Schroeder - Boston College
Corinne Schroeder (So., G;
Elm Creek, Man.) registered
her first NCAA shutout on
Friday, stopping all 26 shots
she saw from Vermont in a
3-0 win. She helped kill four
third-period penalties, including
a six-on-four situation for
the final 1:45 of the game.
She made a total of 45 saves
across a 1-0-1 weekend.
WOMEN’S HOCKEY EAST TOP PERFORMERS
Megan Keller, BC (Sr., D; Farmington Hills, Mich.) Posted three points on the weekend, setting up the game-winning goal on Friday before scoring twice on Saturday to pace the Eagles to a weekend sweep of UConn. She extended her point streak to eight games with her performance (5g, 7a).
Jesse Compher, BU (So., F; Northbrook, Ill.) Wrapped the weekend with five points (2g, 3a) in 1-0-1 weekend against Vermont. She netted the game-winner on Friday in a 3-0 win and recorded a three point (1g, 2a) performance in a 3-3 draw the next day. She finished a plus-four and won a league-best 24 draws. The sophomore is now riding a seven-game point streak (5g, 9a).
Makenna Parker, BU (Fr., F; Clavet, Sask.) Netted her first collegiate goal on Friday night and followed up with a shorthanded tally and an assist on Saturday. She scored on both shots she took on the weekend and finished a plus-three.
Carlee Turner, UNH (Jr., F; Scottsdale, Ariz.) Picked up two points in a 4-1 UNH win over Holy Cross on Saturday, scoring the fourth tally and setting up the first Wildcats' goal of the contest. She finished a plus-three on the day.
Emily Rickwood, UNH (Fr., D; Brantford, Ont.) Is now on a two-game point streak after picked up an assist on UNH's opening goal against Holy Cross. She is now tied for the team lead in assists with four on the season.
Marie-Jo Pelletier, UNH (Sr., D; Dalhousie, N.B.) Scored her second goal of the season that proved to be the game-winning tally against Holy Cross, helping the Wildcats snap a nine-game winless streak on Saturday.
Chloe Aurard, NU (Fr., F; Villard-de-Lans, France) Lead all first-year skaters in the NCAA with three goals and four points last weekend across two outings, helping Northeastern to a 1-0-1 weekend at Maine. She netted a goal and chipped in a helper in a 3-1 win on Friday before potting two goals on Saturday to help erase a two-goal deficit on Saturday to earn a 3-3 draw. It was Aurard's first collegiate two-goal game and fifth straight multi-point performance.
Maude Poulin-Labelle, UVM (Fr., D; Sherbrooke, Que.) Scored her first career goal on Saturday against Boston University.
Sammy Kolowrat, UVM (Sr., D; Prague, Czech Republic) Dished out two assists on Saturday in a 3-3 tie against Boston University, including setting up the game-tying strike.