~ BC's Stack breaks WHEA goals record; Skating Strides raises $25,000 ~
||PURE HOCKEY PLAYER OF THE WEEK
|#16 KELLI STACK, BOSTON COLLEGE
(Senior Forward; Brooklyn Heights, Ohio)
|Stack tallied four goals on the weekend for the Eagles in two victories. She buried two goals
in Friday's game against Providence and netted two again on Sunday against Northeastern,
which included the game-winning shorthanded goal. She became
the all-time leading goal scorer in league history over the weekend to bring her
career total to 65, breaking Jen Hitchcock's (UNH) record of 61 goals.
||PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
|#34 ROXANNE DOUVILLE, VERMONT
(Freshman Goaltender; Beloeil, Que.)
|Douville stopped 65 of 67 (.970) shots this weekend against Northeastern and
No. 9 Providence. She stopped 34 shots as she earned her first collegiate
shutout Sunday in a 1-0 win over the Friars.
||WHEA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
|#17 CATHERINE WARD, BOSTON UNIV.
(Senior Defenseman; Montreal, Que.)
|Ward recorded a goal and two assists in BU's two wins over Connecticut on Jan. 28-29.
She tallied a goal and assist in the Terriers' come-from-behind victory on Jan. 28 and set
up junior Jenelle Kohanchuk's goal in BU's 4-1 win on Jan. 29. Finished the week with a +2
rating and helped BU allow only two goals over the weekend.
||WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
|BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES
|The Eagles took four points with victories against Providence (3-1) on Friday and
Northeastern on Sunday (2-1) to take a five point lead in second place over UConn and
Providence in the Hockey East standings. BC finished the weekend a perfect 11-for-11
on the penalty kill.
Pure Hockey Player of the Week Kelli Stack of Boston College
|ARMY ROTC THREE STARS AWARD
|At the conclusion of each Hockey East game, the " Army ROTC Three Stars of The Game" are selected. Here are the 2010-2011 season leaders to date:
Courtney Birchard, UNH (Sr., D, Mississauga, Ont.) Recorded a point (1g,1a) in both games of the weekend series vs. Maine.
Kristina Lavoie, UNH (So., F, Fonthill, Ont.) Matched her career highs in assists (two) and points (three) to lead UNH to a 4-2 victory vs. Maine.
Katie MacSorley, NU (Fr. F, Stratford, Ont.) Notched the lone goal against BC on Sunday and assisted on Alyssa Wohlfeiler's game-winner vs. UVM.
Mary Restuccia, BC (Jr., F, Chester Springs, Pa.) Scored an unassisted goal against Providence on Friday night.
Molly Schaus (Sr. capt, GK, Natick, Mass.) Stopped 16 shots in goal for the Eagles vs. Providence, and then 26 against Northeastern in two wins.
Courtney Sheary, UNH (Sr., D, Melrose, Mass.) Recorded a point in both games of the series vs. Maine. She scored the game-winning goal Sunday.
Leah Sulyma, NU (Sr., G, Inuvik, N.W.T) Earned her third win in as many starts against Vermont on Friday with 30 saves and stopped 22 shots vs. BC.
Danielle Ward, Maine (Jr., F, Lansing, Mich.) Recorded a five-point weekend (4g,1a) in the series split at UNH, which included two goals in each game.
Alyssa Wohlfeiler, NU (Sr, F, Saugus, Calif.) Scored the game-winning goal at Vermont on Friday night.
BOSTON UNIVERSITY TERRIERS
Are on a 13-game winning streak dating back to November 21
Corinne Buie, PC (Edina, Minn.)
Registered a team-leading six points in the month of Januar y
Katie MacSorley, NU (STRATFORD, ONT.)
is in the midst of a three-game point streak (1-2-3)
Marie-Philip Poulin, BU (Beauceville, QUE.)
broke BU's single-season goals record with her 22nd goal
SKATING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER
RAISED OVER $25,000 IN THE LAST TWO WEEKENDS ON LEAGUE CAMPUSES,
BRINGING THE FIVE-YEAR TOTAL TO JUST UNDER $140,000
Kelli Stack, BC (BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, OHIO)
BECAME HOCKEY EAST'S ALL-TIME LEADING GOAL SCORER OVER THE WEEKEND WITH 65 CAREER GOALS IN HOCKEY EAST PLAY. SHE ALSO OWNS THE LEAGUE POINTS
RECORD WITH 126 POINTS IN 78 CAREER WHEA GAMES.
Boston College: Kelli Stack has scored points in all but two games so far this season…her game
against Providence was her 13th multiple point effort and her 14th against Northeastern…with 193 points,
she is now five points away from tying BC's Career Points record, the record is currently held by Erin
Magee ('99) with 198 points…Katelyn Kurth tallied her eighth assist this season against Providence…
Alison Szlosek notched her third assist this season in the same game…Kelli Stack was named the Number
One star, and Mary Restuccia was named the Number Two against Providence…Stack leads the league
in Stars of the Game points.
Boston University: The No. 3 Boston University women's ice hockey team completed its season sweep
over Connecticut with two wins during their home-and-home series…In the Terriers' 2-1 win over UConn on
Jan. 28, freshman Marie-Philip P oulin broke BU's single-season record for goals when she scored her 22nd
of the season…BU rallied from a 1-0 deficit in the third period for the win…The Terriers trailed after two
periods for just the fourth time this season and are now 2-2-0 when down after two frames…BU also set
program records for longest unbeaten streak (12-0-0) and most wins in a season (20)…In BU's 4-1 win at
UConn on Jan. 29, the Terriers tied a program record with their ninth road victory of the season.
University of Connecticut: UConn is now 8-7-3 all-time vs. BU...Throughout the past nine games
the Huskies have only allowed four power play goals on 32 opportunities, and held their opponents
scoreless during five of the last nine games...Senior Jody Sydor is now tied for sixth with 40 career assists
after recording one on UConn's lone goal of S aturday's contest...Senior Jennifer Chaisson improved
her career marks over the weekend, and now has 81 career points (4th all-time), 27 career goals (8th)
and 54 career assists (3rd)...Kelly Horan recorded her eighth goal of the season in Friday's contest and
now ranks second in goals on the team this season...Sami Evelyn and Rebecca Hewett played in their
100th career games Saturday, joining Jennifer Chaisson, Brittany Murphy and Jody Sydor with at least
100 career games played.
University of Maine: Maine split a pair of WHEA contests at UNH over the weekend…Danielle
Ward stole the show for the Black Bears as she burst out for 5 points, including two goals in each game
as well as an assist in the first game. The first game was a win for Maine and it just happened to be only
their second win ever over UNH in Durham, and only their third win over UNH overall. Although Brittany
Dougherty was blanked over the weekend, she still manages to rank 7th in WHEA in points per game with
0.86. Myriam Crousette also picked up her 11th goal of the season in the Black Bears Win. Maine has four
goal scorers in the top ten of WHEA (Jennie Gallo (12) Brittany Dougherty (12) and Danielle Ward (11)).
Ward also now ranks 4th in WHEA with 12 total power play points (5 goals and 7 assists).
University of New Hampshire: UNH recorded its 200th victory at the Whittemore Center
with S unday's 4-2 victory vs. M aine; the Wildcats are 200-43-24 for a .794 winning percentage since the
building opened in the 1995-96 season...Courtney S heary has matched her single-season highs in goals
(one), assists (seven) and points (eight) this season...Sarah Campbell has scored a goal three of the last
four games...UNH's defensive corps combined to record four of the team's six points Saturday vs. Maine...
Kristina Lavoie matched her career highs in both assists (two) and points (three) Sunday against Maine...
UNH scored a power-play goal both games vs. Maine to mark just the second time this season the 'Cats
have scored a power-play goal in consecutive games.
Northeastern University: The win against Vermont snapped a three-game losing streak. It
was the second overtime win of the season. The first OT win came at Union on Oct. 2. Rachel Llanes has
assisted on both OT-winners this year...Northeastern held BC scoreless in the first period of each game
this season...Rachel Llanes factored in all three goals the Huskies scored against BC this season (1-2-3)...
Lori Antflick has scored to force overtime in each of the last two games that have gone to an extra frame.
She tied the game at 3-3 against New Hampshire on Jan. 22 before knotting the score at 1-1 on Friday at
Vermont. Kristi Kehoe assisted on both strikes...Leah Sulyma has been between the pipes for two of the
last three overtime victories for the H uskies. Before Friday's 2-1 OT win, she defeated Niagara, 3-2, on
Jan. 10, 2009. That win was the last overtime win before the 3-2 win at Union on Oct. 2.
Providence College: The Friars were shut out Sunday at Vermont, the first time the team has failed
to score since losing to Mercyhurst, 3-0, on November 21, 2008…Sunday's goaltending duel featured the
two netminder's (Genevieve Lacasse and Roxanne Douville) who backstopped Team Canada's Under-22
national team to gold in the MLP Cup earlier this month…Senior co-captain Alyse Ruff is on pace to finish
the regular season with 140 games played, which would place her among the top five in the Friars
all-time games played list.
University of Vermont: Vermont is 4-2-7 when scoring the first goal this season…Vermont went
to overtime for the 11th time Friday in 28 games this season…The Catamounts notched their fourth
win Sunday against a ranked opponent over the course of the last two seasons…Prior to last season
Vermont had never beaten a ranked team…Freshman Roxanne Douville earned her first career shutout
Sunday…Vermont's scoring defense ranks 15th in the country at 2.29 goals against per game…Vermont
trails Maine and New Hampshire by two points for the final playoff spot in Hockey East.