UConn captured a 4-1 win in its final game of 2018, topping Dartmouth at home on Sunday. Natalie Snodgrass (Eagan, Minn.) scored two goals for the Huskies and while goalie Morgan Fisher (Vernon, Conn.) made 27 saves to earn her seventh win of the year.
Boston University took a 0-1-1 mark in a two-game set against Penn State on Sunday and Monday. Freshman goaltender Kate Stuart (Chilliwack, B.C.) made 33 saves in Monday's 1-0 setback, while junior Sammy Davis (Pembroke, Mass.) scored the game-tying tally with 10:35 to play in the third period on Sunday, pushing her point streak to 10 straight games. Sophomore Jesse Compher (Northbrook, Ill.) also extended her point streak to 14 games (10g, 20a) on Sunday, and she now owned a nation-best 14-game assist streak until Monday's blanking.
Merrimack traveled to #7 Princeton for a two-game set, emerging with a 0-1-1
record against the Tigers. In Sunday's 1-1 draw, the teams scored two goals in
the final three minutes, including Gabby Jones' (Westfield, Mass.) extra-attacker
strike with just 1:50 left to play to tie the game for the Warr iors. Sam Ridgewell
(Outlook, Sask.) stopped 40 shots in the stalemate. Megan Fergusson (Kitchener,
Ont.) scored twice for Merrimack in Monday's 5-3 loss.
WOMEN’S HOCKEY EAST PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Natalie Snodgrass - UConn
Natalie Snodgrass (Eagan,
Minn.) scored two goals in
UConn's 4-1 victory over Dartmouth
on Sunday, bringing
her season total to five goals
and 10 assists. Her 15 points
on the year are tied for the
most of any UConn player this
season after leading the Huskies
as a freshman in 2017-18
with 21 goals and 17 assists
for 38 points.
PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Gabby Jones - Merrimack
Gabby Jones (Westfield,
Mass.) netted an extra-attacker
strike with just 1:50 left
to play to tie the game for the
Warriors on Sunday, an eventual
1-1 draw on the road at
#7 Princeton. The freshman is
now carrying five goals and
seven assists for 12 points
in her first campaign with
WOMEN’S HOCKEY EAST DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Morgan Fisher - UConn
Morgan Fisher (Vernon,
Conn.) kicked out 27 shots in
a 4-1 win over Dartmouth at
home on Sunday. The junior
netminder has now won her
last two starts, including a 2-1
victory at Providence on Dec.
1. She improved to 7-8-1 on
the year with the win over the
WOMEN’S HOCKEY EAST TOP PERFORMERS
Kate Stuart, BU (Fr., G; Chilliwack, B.C.) In one start last week, made 33 saves in Monday's 1-0 setback to Penn State.
Sam Ridgewell, MC (Sr., G; Outlook, Sask.) Stopped 40 shots in a 1-1 stalemate a t #7 Princeton on Sunday.
Megan Fergusson, MC (So., F; Kitchener, Ont.) Found the back of the net twice for Merrimack in Monday's 5-3 loss at #7 Princeton.