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October 24, 2011
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WEEKLY RELEASE: NO. 6 BOSTON COLLEGE VICTORIOUS IN TWO NON-LEAGUE GAMES
~ UConn, Maine split series; PC, Vermont each take two points ~
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Photo ATHLETIC REPUBLIC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#15 EMILY FIELD, BOSTON COLLEGE
(Freshman Forward; Littleton, Mass.)
Field registered five points (2g,3a) in two Boston College wins over Quinnipiac and No. 10 Dartmouth. She opened the weekend slate by assisting the game-winner and scoring a goal in the shutout of the Bobcats. She posted two assists before scoring the first game-winning goal of her career with 1.6 seconds remaining in the 4-3 win vs. the Big Green. Athletic Republic
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS CO-ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#28 BETH HANRAHAN, PROVIDENCE
(Freshman Forward; Poolesville, Md.)
Hanrahan scored two goals in the Friars' 4-3 victory at Vermont Saturday, including the game winner with :29 left in regulation. Pro Ambitions
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS CO-ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#92 LUCIE POVOVA, NORTHEASTERN
(Freshman Forward; Cizkovice, Czech Republic)
Scored four points (2g,2a) in Northeastern's 7-0 victory over Yale on Saturday, to go along with four shots and a +4 rating on the weekend. Pro Ambitions
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Photo WHEA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#37 NICOLE PANICCIA, CONNECTICUT
(Sophomore Goaltender; Oakville, Ont.)
Paniccia stopped 52 shots for a .981 save percentage on the weekend against Maine. She earned her first career shutout by making 31 saves vs. the Black Bears on Saturday afternoon in the 3-0 victory at Freitas Ice Forum. Hockey East
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Photo WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES
The Eagles won two non-conference games over the weekend and outshot their opponent by a combined, 70-30, recording 35 shots in each contest. The Eagles power play went 3- for-5 on the weekend and their penalty kill went 8-for-9 vs. Quinnipiac and Dartmouth.  
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Athletic Republic Player of the Week Emily Field of Boston College
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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 2011-2012 season leaders to date:
Rk. Name Cl. Pos. School
1. Blake Bolden Jr. D BC
  Corinne Boyles Jr. G BC
  Beth Hanrahan Fr. F PC
  Nicole Paniccia So. G UC
  Taylor Wasylk So. F BC
Army ROTC
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HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS

Blake Bolden, BC (Jr., D, Stow, Ohio) Totaled three assists in a pair of weekend wins for the Eagles.

Corinne Buie, PC (So., F, Edina, Minn) Had three assists in the Friars' 4-3 win at Vermont Saturday.

Alex Carpenter, BC (Fr., F, North Reading, Mass.) Posted three points (2g,1a) in the 4-3 comeback win over No. 10 Dartmouth Sunday.

Myriam Croussete, Maine (F, Baie-Comeau, Que.) Scored a goal and dished out two assists in Maine's 4-3 win over UConn on Friday night.

Sami Evelyn, UConn (Sr. D, Nepean, Ont.) Led the Huskies with three points (1g,2a) in a 1-1 weekend against Maine.

Stephanie Gavronsky, NU (Sr., D, Sherwood Park, Alta) Scored three goals in two games this weekend against Princeton and Yale.

Jenn Gilligan, UNH (Fr., G, Maple Ridge, B.C.) Owned a 1.95 GAA and .925 save percentage in two games in the North Country

Kerrin Sperry, BU (So., G, North Reading, Mass.) Made 58 saves on the weekend, including 36 Saturday to preserve a 3-2 win at St. Lawrence.

Kayla Tutino, BU (Fr., F, Lorraine, Que.) Notched the game-tying goal vs. Clarkson before she collected a goal and an assist in a 3-2 win at SLU.

Laura Veharanta, PC (Sr., F, La Verne, Calif.) Had a goal and two assists in two games against Vermont.

Jenn Wakefield, BU (Sr., F, Pickering, Ont.) Recorded a goal and an assist over this past weekend, including the game-winner at St. Lawrence.

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CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT

Alex Carpenter, BC (Reading, Mass.) Has scored in three straight games

Blake Bolden, BC (Stow, Ohio) Has registered a point in three straight games

Emma Clark, UNH (East Barre, Vt.) Recorded her first career goal at St. Lawrence on Friday

Sami Evelyn , UCONN (NEPEAN, ONT.) Recorded her 50th career point with her second assist of the weekend

Rachel Farrel, UConn (Cheshire, Conn.) Scored her first career goal vs. Maine on Friday

Klara Myren, UVM (Leksand, Sweden) Scored her first career goal Friday in a 3-2 win over Providence

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TEAM NOTES

Boston College: The win over Dartmouth was the second straight for Boston College...The Eagles improved to 2-2-1 against the Big Green since the 2007-08 season...Over the past two seasons, Boston College is 9-4-0 against ranked teams under Head Coach Katie King Crowley...Through the first six games, Carpenter's nine points (5g,4a) and Field's seven points (3g,4a) are the second and third most, respectively, by a BC freshman since 2003. Only current sophomore Taylor Wasylk's 12 points (6g,6a) during last season is higher...Eleven of BC's 20 goals have come in the third period...The Eagles kick-off a six game WHEA slate at Providence on Friday.

Boston University: The Terriers are now unbeaten in their last six games (5-0-1)…Jenn Wakefield extended her point streak to five games on Saturday with the game-winning goal…Junior Shannon Mahoney scored her first goal of the season on Saturday and classmate Cristina Wiley tallied her first assist of the season in the same game…Four different BU skaters lit the lamp over the weekend…Kerrin Sperry made at least 30 saves for the fourth time this year, and her 36 saves on Saturday was one shy of a season and career-high…Friday was the first time BU played an overtime game since Feb. 19, 2011…Kayla Tutino has a goal in each of the last three games, and her game-tying goal on Friday was the first such strike for BU since Jill Cardella earned the game-tying goal against Vermont on Nov. 13, 2010, also a 2-2 tie.

University of Connecticut: UConn earned a weekend split against Maine with a 4-3 loss and 3-0 win at home...Sophomore Nicole Paniccia posted 31 saves in game two to earn her first career shutout...Junior defenseman Sami Evelyn registered two assists in game one at the game-winning power play goal in game two Huskies converted on four power plays in 13 chances, while striking a perfect 10-for-10 on the penalty kill...The game loss dropped UConn to 4-5-1 in Hockey East openers.

University of Maine: Maine split a weekend series at UConn… The Black Beras are 3-1-0 on the road this season…Myriam Crousssette had a goal and two assists for the Black Bears on Friday at UConn. She leads Maine in scoring with six goals and five assists for 11 points…Senior Melissa Gagnon (St. Gilles, Quebec) played in her 100th career game on Friday night at UConn. She becomes the fifth Black Bears to reach the 100 games played plateau…Seventeen of Maine's 18 players have tallied at least one point on the season.

University of New Hampshire: UNH has been on the road each of the last three games, and five of the next six games are also on the road...After starting the year with three consecutive victories, UNH is winless in its last five games (0-3-2)...In those first three game, UNH scored the game's first goal whereas in the last five game, the opposition has taken the 1-0 lead...In her 67th game as a UNH Wildcat, Emma Clark scored her first goal while donning the Blue and White jersey with a tally Oct. 21 at St. Lawrence, the school from which she transferred...UNH is idle until Nov. 3, when the Wildcats play host to UVM.

Northeastern University: After suffering its first loss of the season, a 5-3 setback at Princeton in the Tigers' season opener, Northeastern routed Yale, 7-0…No player better exemplified the Huskies' reversal of fortune better than senior goaltender Florence Schelling; the Swiss international allowed four Princeton goals on just 15 shots on Friday, then rebounded the next day for 30 saves in the shutout of Yale… Lucie Povova became the first freshman to score four points in a game since current sophomore Claire Santostefano did the trick against Providence on November 21, 2010.

Providence College: The Friars host Boston College Friday in a rematch of last spring's Hockey East semifinal...Providence Assistant Coach Karen Thatcher has been selected by USA Hockey to compete in next month's Four Nation's Cup.

University of Vermont: Freshman forward Krystal Baumann leads the team in scoring with two goals and two assists…Friday's 3-2 win over Providence marked the first time Vermont has ever won its Hockey East opener…Junior goaltender Kelci Lanthier earned her first career Hockey East win making 30 saves on Friday…All 18 of the Catamounts skaters have registered at least a point this season…Vermont is 3-2-0 in its last five Hockey East home games…The Catamounts scored their first two power play goals of the year Saturday.

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