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Weekly Honorees: Lindsay Agnew, Alina Mueller, Nikki Harnett and Corinne Schroeder
Weekly Release: Boston College, Northeastern Remain Undefeated
Schroeder Shines For BU; UConn Tops Merrimack In Overtime

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Boston College extended its unbeaten streak to six games to begin the 2019-20 season, including taking a 3-2 win Sunday at Vermont in a battle of two undefeated programs. In Friday's 8-0 win, senior captain Lindsay Agnew (Oakville, Ont.) exploded for five points (3g, 2a) in an 8-0 win over Merrimack on Friday night. Her hat trick included the game-winning strike and a short-handed marker.

Northeastern claimed a pair of wins to open league play and improve to 5-0-0 overall. Alina Mueller (Winterthur, Switzerland) claimed back-toback Hockey East Player of the Week honors as the sophomore powered the Northeastern offense with six points (2g, 4a.)

The best goaltender in the nation last weekend was Boston University junior Corinne Schroeder (Elm Creek, Man.) She backstopped the Terriers to two wins over the weekend, posting a .985 save percentage and 0.50 goals against average, both of which were best in the NCAA. The junior netminder kicked out all 38 shots she faced in a 1-0 win at UConn on Friday before following up with a 27-save performance in a 2-1 win at Maine on Sunday, including 16 stops in the third period.

UConn earned two points in league play last weekend, taking a 3-2 overtime victory at Merrimack. Natalie Snodgrass (Eagan, Minn.) found the back of the net with just 1:06 remaining in the extra frame . The junior forward has now factored in on three of UConn's four game-winning tallies on the season.


HOCKEY EAST WOMEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK

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Lindsay Agnew - Boston College

Lindsay Agnew (Oakville, Ont.) exploded for a five-point (3g, 2a) outing in an 8-0 win over Merrimack on Friday night. Her hat trick included the game-winning strike and a short-handed marker to complete the trio of tallies. She finished with eight shots on net an was a plus-five on the night while being on the ice for six of the Eagles' eight goals. Also picked up two assists in the victory.


Alina Mueller - Northeastern

Alina Mueller (Winterthur, Switzerland) powered the Northeastern offense to a pair of wins over the weekend, compiling six points (2g, 4a.) On Friday, Mueller scored twice and added two assists in a 6-1 win over Maine, helping Northeastern to its first Hockey East win of the year. She then picked up two more helpers in a 4-1 win over UNH on Sunday, pushing Northeastern to 5-0-0 on the year.


PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

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Nikki Harnett - New Hampshire

Nikki Harnett (Fr., G; Plymouth, Minn.) made her collegiate debut on Friday, playing 46:22 in relief at Vermont on Friday evening. She stopped all 19 shots she faced from the Catamounts, backstopping the Wildcats as they rallied back from a 3-0 deficit and secure a 3-3 draw with Vermont.


HOCKEY EAST WOMEN'S DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

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Corinne Schroeder - Boston University

Corinne Schroeder (Elm Creek, Man.) backstopped the Terriers to two wins over the weekend, posting a .985 save percentage and 0.50 goals against average, both of which were best among all NCAA goaltenders that logged at least 60 minutes of work. The junior netminder kicked out all 38 shots she faced in a 1-0 win at UConn on Friday before following up with a 27-save performance in a 2-1 win at Maine on Sunday, including 16 stops in the third period.


HOCKEY EAST WOMEN'S TOP PERFORMERS

Caroline DiFiore, BC (Fr., F; Medfield, Mass.) Tied for the national lead among rookies with four points on one goal and three assists. She set up the decisive tally in BC's 8-0 win on Friday night over Merrimack and chipped in with an assist in a 3-2 win at Vermont on Sunday.

Kelly Pickreign, BC (So., G; Harvard, Mass.) Collected a 2-0-0 record on the weekend, posting a 1.00 goals against average and .962 save percentage. Her play included an 18-save shutout in an 8-0 win over Merrimack and a career-high 33 saves in a 3-2 win at Vermont on Sunday in a meeting of two previously undefeated Hockey East programs.

Corinne Schroeder (Jr., G; Elm Creek, Man.) backstopped the Terriers to two wins over the weekend, posting a .985 save percentage and 0.50 goals against average, both of which were best among all NCAA goaltenders that logged at least 60 minutes of work. The junior netminder kicked out all 38 shots she faced in a 1-0 win at UConn on Friday before following up with a 27-save performance in a 2-1 win at Maine on Sunday, including 16 stops in the third period.

Taylor Wenczkowski, UNH (Sr., F; Rochester, N.H.) The redshirt senior was one of two Wildcats to tally one goal and one assist for two points on the weekend. She netted the tally during a three-goal rally at Vermont to help UNH earn a 3-3 tie and assisted on the Wildcats' lone marker in a 4-1 setback at #3 Northeastern on Sunday.

Jess Schryver, NU (Fr., F; Ansonia, Conn.) Collected four points in a 2-0-0 weekend, including three assists and her first collegiate goal. In a 6-1 victory over Maine, the rookie opened up scoring for the Huskies with her first career goal and dished out an assist. On Sunday, the Ansonia, Conn. native recorded another two assists, setting a new career high.

Aerin Frankel, NU (Jr., G; Briarcliff Manor, N.Y.) Frankel allowed two goals on the weekend and made a total 47 saves across Northeastern's two wins in league play. Friday against Maine, the junior stopped 24 of 25 shots from the Black Bears. The Briarcliff Manor, N.Y.-native continued her hot streak on Sunday, making 23 stops on 24 shots in a 4-1 win over New Hampshire.