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October 25, 2010
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WEEKLY RELEASE: BOSTON U., NORTHEASTERN AND UNH WIN TWO NON-LEAGUE GAMES
~WHEA teams go 10-4-2 in non-conference play over weekend~
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Photo PURE HOCKEY PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#16 JULIA MARTY, NORTHEASTERN
(Senior Defenseman; Nussbaumen, Switz.)
Marty notched five points in two games this weekend. She tallied an assist with four shots on goal in a 2-1 win against Princeton on Oct. 22, then she notched her first goal of the season along with three assists to pace NU over RPI, 5-1, on Oct. 24. Pure Hockey
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#9 TAYLOR WASYLK, BOSTON COLLEGE
(Freshman Forward; Port Huron, Mich.)
Wasylk scored a goal and assisted on Kelli Stack's goal on Sunday in 3-3 tie at Quinnipiac, then scored twice in Sunday's 5-2 win over Brown. She fired 13 shots on the goal over the weekend with a +6 plus/minus rating. Pro Ambitions
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Photo WHEA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#41 FLORENCE SCHELLING, NU
(Junior Goaltender; Oberengstringen, Switz.)
Schelling stopped 50 shots (.943 save percentage) on the weekend in two wins against Princeton and RPI. She made 25 saves in each victory. She also tallied her first career point thanks to her assist on Stephanie Gavronsky's goal against Princeton. Hockey East
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Photo WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
NORTHEASTERN HUSKIES
The Huskies picked up a 2-1 win over Princeton on Friday afternoon at Matthews Arena and then were victorious on Sunday in convincing fashion with a 5-1 score vs. Rensselaer in Boston. Northeastern went 4-for-10 on the power play over the weekend and held RPI scoreless on three power-play opportunities on Sunday.  
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Pure Hockey Player of the Week Julia Marty of Northeastern University
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HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS

Julie Allen, UNH (Sr., F, Brampton, Ont.) Factored in both UNH goals vs. Clarkson (2-1 win) by setting up the game-tying goal and scoring the game-winning goal.

Hannah Armstrong, UNH (Fr., F, Aurora, Ont.) Scored the last of four consecutive UNH goals vs. St. Lawrence, which proved to be the game-winning goal.

Courtney Birchard, UNH (Sr., D, Mississauga, Ont.) Recorded three points with a goal and two assists in UNH's 5-3 win against St. Lawrence.

Blake Bolden, BC (So., D, Stow, Ohio) Netted her first goal of the season and tallied two assists in BC's 5-2 home opener win against Brown.

Ashley Cottrell, PC (Jr., F, Sterling Heights, Mich) Had a goal and an assist in PC's 4-0 win over visiting Princeton Saturday (10/23).

Celeste Doucet, Vermont (Sr., F, Memramcook, N.B.) Recorded three points (1g, 2a) on the weekend in two games against Yale.

Roxanne Douville, UVM (Fr., G, Beloeil, Que.) Stopped 17 of 18 shots on Friday earning her first collegiate win against the Yale Bulldogs.

Brittany Dougherty, Maine (So., F, Chesterfield, Mich.) Notched a goal and an assist in a 3-1 win over Niagara on Friday, including the game-winner.

Stephanie Gavronsky, NU (Jr., D, Sherwood Park, Alta.) Potted a goal in each of the Huskies' wins this weekend.

Genevieve Lacasse, PC (Jr., G, Scarborough, Ont.) Earned her 11th career shutout on Saturday, saving 35 shots en route to the 4-0 win over Princeton.

Rachel Llanes, NU (So., F, San Jose, Calif.) Tallied a goal in both of NU's wins over the weekend. She now has a team-leading five goals.

Katie MacSorley, NU (Fr., F, Stratford, Ont.) Notched her team-leading fifth goal of the season in the Huskies' 5-1 win over RPI on Oct. 24.

Lindsey Minton, UNH (Jr., G, Richardson, Texas) She made a season-high 24 saves in UNH's win vs. SLU. Stopped 14 of 15 shots in the 2-1 victory vs. Clarkson

Molly Schaus, BC (Sr., G, Natick, Mass.) Recorded 29 saves on the weekend, including 23 in game at Quinnipiac.

Kerrin Sperry, BU (Fr., G, North Reading, Mass.) Improved her record to 5-0-0 and collected 40 saves in wins over St. Lawrence and Clarkson.

Peggy Wakeham, Vermont (Sr., D, Bay Roberts, Nfld.) Recorded two goals on the weekend against the Yale Bulldogs, she was +2 rating.

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CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT

Kate Bacon, PC (Chanhassen, Minn.) NOTCHED POINTS IN BOTH GAMES THIS WEEKEND. She has nine points , nearly matching her total of 10 from last season

Courtney Birchard, UNH (Mississauga, Ont.) has reco rded six points (3g, 3a) in the last fou r games

Ashley Cottrell PC (Sterling Heights, Mich) Had a goal and an assist in PC's 4-0 win over visiting Princeton Saturday

Brittany Dougherty, MAINE (CHESTERFIELD, MICH.) IN THE MIDST OF a five-game point streak, with goals in four of her last five

Jen Friedman, PC (San Gabriel, Calif.) She is now averaging 1.25 ppg, currently fourth best among the nation's defenseman

Stephanie Gavronsky, NU (SHERWOOD PARK, ALTA .) has a goal in each of the last three games

Kristine Horn, UNH (Utica, Mich.) has recorded an assist in five of seven games

Rachel Llanes, NU (SAN JOSE, CALIF.) has a goal in each of the last four games

Kelli Stack, BC (BROOKLYN HEIGHTS , OHIO) has sco red points in all six games this season.

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TEAM NOTES

Boston College: BC bounced back after a 3-3 tie at Quinnipiac to win its home opener 5-2 for Schaus' 61st career win. Taylor Wasylk and Kelli Stack continued their first line dominance with a combination score on Friday when Wasylk assisted Stack's first minute goal…three BC players scored their first goals in Sunday's game: Andrea Green, Ashley Mothwerwell, and Blake Bolden…Bolden had a strong game with a goal and two assists…Schaus boasts a .945 save percentage with a 1.22 GAA …BC will play its second Hockey East weekend series against Connecticut this weekend…Connecticut leads all-time series 13-9-4…last time out, BC lost to UConn 3-1.

Boston University: The No. 5 Boston University women's ice hockey team won its fifth and sixth straight games this weekend, matching the program record for most consecutive wins...The Terriers last won six in a row from Feb. 20 – March 7, 2010…Junior defenseman Tara Watchorn had a hand in each of the Terriers' five goals during the weekend…Junior Jenn Wakefield (8g,5a) and freshman Marie-Philip Poulin (9g,7a) have registered at least one point in each game this season…Freshman netminder Kerrin Sperry garnered the win in both of the Terriers' games this weekend and improved to 5-0-0…BU will open Hockey East play on Friday (Oct. 29) when it travels to Providence.

University of Connecticut: With this weekend's series against Minnesota-Duluth, UConn has now faced all of the previous national champions...Alexandra Garcia posted a career-high 41 saves against UMD on Saturday...With her 35 saves against the Bulldogs on Sunday, Garcia has now recorded 30 + saves in four games this season...UConn's freshmen class led the Huskies with nine shots over the weekend, and the class currently leads the team with five goals and four assists...Alexandra Garcia became the fourth Husky to record 1,000 career saves, totaling 1,067...Jennifer Chaisson ranks fourth on the career assists chart with 46 and seventh on the career points list with 68

University of Maine: Maine split its first road series of the year at Niagara…The Black Bears won the Friday evening contest 3-1 and dropped the Saturday afternoon game 3-1…Brittany Dougherty now has a five game point streak and goals in four of her last five. Her 13 total points ties her for second overall in the WHEA …Senior captain Dawn Sullivan (Enfield, Nova Scotia) picked up her first goal of the season on Saturday, a power play goal…The Black Bears now have 12 power play goals on the season, which is ties them first nationally with Quinnipiac in that category…Maine is 12 for 50 on the power play, cashing in at a 24% rate which is fifth nationally…Senior Danielle Cyr (Cumberland, Maine) played in her 100th career game on Saturday for the Black Bears…Maine does not return to action until Nov. 6 when they open up WHEA play on the road against Connecticut.

University of New Hampshire: UNH improved to 27-5-2 in home openers with last Friday's 2-1 win vs. Clarkson at the Whittemore Center...Julie Allen has recorded a goal and an assist in consecutive Friday games vs. RPI and Clarkson...Twelve of 18 skaters tallied a point in last Saturday's 5-3 win vs. St. Lawrence...Four of UNH's seven games have been decided by one goal, and the 'Cats have a 3-1 record in those games...UNH carries a four-game winning streak into this weekend's two-game home series vs. Niagara...Those games will extend the Wildcats' streak of consecutive games against teams from the state of New York to seven.

Northeastern University: Julia Marty's four-point performance was the first by a Husky skater since Chelsey Jones recorded five points against Maine on Dec. 3, 2006...The Huskies' four-game winning streak is the longest since Northeastern won four straight from Oct. 23-Oct. 31, 2009...Northeastern went 4-for-10 on the power play this weekend, including a 3-for-6 performance against RPI on Oct. 24.

Providence College: The Friars took part in several community service initiatives this weekend.. Before the game with RPI Friday night (10/22) , the Friars presented a check to the Make-Wish foundation. The team raised the money last month with its first annual Road hockey Rumble, a street hockey tournament for the Providence College community. The fund raiser was the idea of PC junior defenseman and Tourney Organizer Christie Jensen (Delta, B.C.)…Saturday, all proceeds from the Friars game with visiting Princeton went to two organizations that prevent domestic violence and promote awareness, including the Sojourner House and SOAR ...The Friars begin play in Hockey East this Friday (10/29), when they host #5 Boston University at Schneider Arena for a 7 p.m. face-off.

University of Vermont: Vermont is now 1-0-3 against ECAC opponents this season…The Catamounts defeated Yale for the first time as a Division I program this weekend…Vermont is 1-0-2 when scoring the first goal this season…All five Vermont goals this weekend were scored by seniors…Senior captain Celeste Doucet leads the Catamounts in scoring with three goals, and three assists … Special teams were key to the Catamounts success this weekend, the penalty-kill was a perfect 5-for-5, while the power-play went 2-for-8…Vermont is undefeated (1-0-1) this season when they out-shoot their opponents…Saturday Vermont went to overtime for the third time in six games this season.

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