Holy Cross to Join Women's Hockey East in 2018-19 Season

The Women's Hockey East Association and the College of the Holy Cross announced today that Holy Cross has accepted an invitation to join the conference as its 10th member school.

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Holy Cross Announces Captains for 2018-19 Season

The Holy Cross women's ice hockey program has announced its team captains for the 2018-19 season. Rising seniors Tori Messina, Sam Girard and Julie Matthias have been selected to lead the Crusaders starting this fall.

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Holy Cross Loses to Franklin Pierce in Overtime Thriller, 4-3

The Holy Cross women's hockey team lost to Franklin Pierce, 4-3, in overtime. The Crusaders finished the season with a 16-8-3 overall record.

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Holy Cross Falls to Sacred Heart, 3-1, in NEWHA Tournament

The Holy Cross women's hockey team lost, 3-1, to the Sacred Heart Pioneers in the semifinal game of the NEWHA Tournament.

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Five Crusaders Earn All-NEWHA Team Honors

Five members of the Holy Cross women's ice hockey team received New England Women's Hockey Alliance (NEWHA) accolades, as announced by the conference Wednesday, Feb. 21.

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HOLY CROSS 2017-2018 SCHEDULE AND RESULTS
16-9-3 Overall (15-3-2 Conference)
09/24
vs. LAURENTIAN
W 7-0
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09/30
vs. NEPEAN WILDCATS
W 5-2
 
10/06
vs. RIT
T 2-2 OT
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10/07
vs. RIT
L 2-3
Box
10/13
at Dartmouth
L 2-3 OT
Box
10/14
at New Hampshire
L 1-9
Box
10/18
vs. TEAM CHINA
L 1-3
Box
10/20
at Franklin Pierce
W 3-1
Box
10/25
vs. FRANKLIN PIERCE
W 6-1
Box
11/03
at Saint Michael's
W 9-0
Box
11/04
at Saint Michael's
W 9-1
Box
11/11
vs. SACRED HEART
W 2-1
Box
11/12
vs. SACRED HEART
L 1-2
Box
11/17
at Harvard
L 3-8
Box
11/18
vs. HARVARD
W 2-0
Box
11/24
at Dartmouth
L 3-4
Box
12/08
at Saint Anselm
T 0-0 OT
Box
01/05
vs. POST
W 11-1
Box
01/06
vs. POST
W 8-1
Box
01/13
vs. SAINT ANSELM
W 1-0
Box
01/19
vs. SAINT MICHAEL'S
W 10-0
Box
01/20
vs. SAINT MICHAEL'S
W 6-0
Box
01/26
at Sacred Heart
L 1-3
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01/27
at Sacred Heart
T 1-1 OT
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02/02
at Post
W 5-1
Box
02/03
at Post
W 9-0
Box
02/09
vs. FRANKLIN PIERCE
W 5-1
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02/10
at Franklin Pierce
W 6-0
Box
02/16
vs. SAINT ANSELM
L 2-3
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02/17
at Saint Anselm
W 2-0
Box
02/24
vs. Sacred Heart
L 1-3
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02/25
vs. Franklin Pierce
L 3-4 2OT
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RecordsConferenceNon-LeagueOverall
Overall15- 3- 2 1- 6- 116- 9- 3
Home 8- 2- 0 1- 1- 1 9- 3- 1
Away 7- 1- 2 0- 3- 0 7- 4- 2
Neutral 0- 0- 0 0- 2- 0 0- 2- 0
GF-GAConferenceNon-LeagueOverall
Overall 97- 17 17- 33114- 50
Home 52- 10 6- 5 58- 15
Away 45- 7 7- 21 52- 28
Neutral 0- 0 4- 7 4- 7
HOLY CROSS 2017-2018 STATISTICS

## Player POS YR GP G-A-P
16 Kara Violette F SR 28 16-24-40
24 Maeve Reilly F JR 27 8-20-28
21 Julie Matthias F JR 28 11-15-26
3 Emily Lissner F SR 28 14-9-23
9 Tori Messina D JR 25 8-12-20
6 Katie MacCuaig F FR 28 14-4-18
19 Sam Girard F JR 25 4-14-18
23 Antonia Matzka D FR 28 4-14-18
12 Danielle Doherty F JR 27 6-9-15
20 Victoria Young D SO 28 5-8-13
27 Grace Peluso D FR 27 6-5-11
14 Allison Attea D FR 25 4-7-11
26 Maggie Hallisey F SO 27 4-6-10
10 Amanda Kewer F JR 25 3-7-10
5 Hannah Gillis D SO 27 1-8-9
11 Kelsey Goostrey F SR 28 5-2-7
25 Mackenize Griffith F FR 15 1-3-4
8 Maeve Christ D SO 11 0-3-3
28 Sierra Hannough F SR 24 0-3-3
22 Sarah Stevens F SO 2 0-2-2
4 Jackie Gellner D JR 21 0-2-2
30 Alex Barnes G JR 2 0-0-0
35 Tessie Salatas G SR 9 0-0-0
34 Marcia LaPlante G SO 9 0-0-0
1 Julia Pelletier G FR 12 0-0-0
## Goaltender YR GP Sv% GAA Rec.
1 Julia Pelletier FR 12 .928 1.477-2-3
35 Tessie Salatas SR 9 .878 2.993-6-0
34 Marcia LaPlante SO 9 .965 0.656-1-0
30 Alex Barnes JR 2 .857 1.500-0-0
HOLY CROSS 2017-2018 TEAM ROSTER
No. Name Cl P Hometown /
Last Team
1 Julia PelletierFr GPelham, N.H., NH / Worcester Academy
2 Charlotte AbrechtSo DWeston, MA / East Coast Wizards
3 Emily LissnerSr FWoburn, MA / Boston Shamrocks
4 Jackie GellnerJr DGlen Dale, WV / John Marshall
5 Hannah GillisSo DNorthborough, MA / East Coast Wizards
6 Katie MacCuaigFr FMassena, NY / Massena Central
8 Maeve ChristSo DEast Amherst, NY / Buffalo Regals
9 Tori MessinaJr DHingham, MA / Hingham
10Amanda KewerJr FOakdale, CT / Pomfret
11Kelsey GoostreySr FJackson, MI / Team Detroit
12Danielle DohertyJr FWakefiled, MA / Brooks
14Allison AtteaFr DBuffalo, NY / Nichols School
16Kara VioletteSr FBiddeford, ME / Assabet Valley
17Lauren AbbenanteSr FCranston, RI / Massachusetts Spitfires
19Sam GirardJr FDedham, MA / Dedham
20Victoria YoungSo DHanson, MA / Bay State Breakers
21Julie MatthiasJr FThornton, CO / Monarch
22Sarah StevensSo FAvon, CT / Loomis Chaffee
23Antonia MatzkaFr DMödling, Austria / Berkshire School
24Maeve ReillyJr FRidgefield, CT / Immaculate
25Mackenize GriffithFr FWest Hartford, CT / Westminster
26Maggie HalliseySo FWethersfield, CT / Connecticut Northern Lights
27Grace PelusoFr DEdina, MN / Benilde St. Margarets
28Sierra HannoughSr FHudson, Québec / Taft School
Previous College: Saint Michael's (2014-15)
30Alex BarnesJr GNorth Yarmouth, ME / North Yarmouth Academy
34Marcia LaPlanteSo GWaasis, NB / East Coast Wizards
35Tessie SalatasSr GLaval, Québec / Kent

Captains: Kara Violette, Tori Messina
Assistant Captain: Sam Girard

Head Coach: Peter Van Buskirk (University of New Hampshire '65)
Career Record (Entering 2017-2018): 302-143-29 (.668) (18 Seasons)
Record at Holy Cross (Entering 2017-2018): 302-143-29 (.668) (18 Seasons)

Assistant Coach: Maddy Norton (Union '14)
Associate Head Coach: Katie Lachapelle (Providence '99)
Director of Hockey Operations: Michaela Tosone (UMass Amherst '17)

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coachHead Coach: Peter Van Buskirk

Assistant Coaches: Katie Lachapelle and Maddy Norton
Dir. of Women's Hockey Operations: Michaela Tosone

SID/Media: Greg Celona, Assistant Director of Athletic Communications
Phone: 508-793-2583
E-Mail: gcelona@holycross.edu
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coachArena: Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex
Opened: 1975
Dimensions: 200 X 85
Arena Capacity: 1,600

Directions: From the Massachusetts Turnpike: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) to Exit 10. After the exit, follow I-290 East toward Worcester. Take Exit 11 (College Square / Southbridge Street) off of I-290. Cross over to the right lane immediately after coming off the ramp to College Square. Take the first right (before the traffic light) onto College Street. To get to Fitton Field, take the first left onto Fitton Ave. To get to the Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex go up the hill and enter the last gate on the left, Gate 7. Take your first right and head up the hill. The Hart Center is at the top of the hill. Fields are located behind the building.

From the North: Take I-495 South to I-290 West (Exit 25B). Follow I-290 West to Exit 11 (College Square / Southbridge Street). Bear left coming off the ramp onto Southbridge Street. Take the first right (before the traffic light) onto College Street. To get to Fitton Field, take the first left onto Fitton Ave. To get to the Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex go up the hill and enter the last gate on the left, Gate 7. Take your first right and head up the hill. The Hart Center is at the top of the hill. Fields are located behind the building. MapQuest may provide door-to-door driving instructions.
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