~ UVM wins on road at UNH; PC nets three points vs. Maine; UNH wins in OT ~
||ATHLETIC REPUBLIC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
|#6 LAURA VEHARANTA, PROVIDENCE COLLEGE
(Senior Forward; La Verne, Calif.)
|Veharanta compiled five points (3g,2a) to lead the Friars to a 2-0-1 record this week. She
owned a +3 plus/minus rating with 15 shots on goal in three
contests on the week.
||PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
|#21 AMANDA PELKEY, VERMONT
(Freshman Forward; Montpelier, Vt.)
|Pelkey recorded one goal and one assist as Vermont won at New Hampshire
for the first time Thursday night with a 4-1 win at the Whittemore Center.
||WHEA CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
|#41 FLORENCE SCHELLING, NORTHEASTERN
(Senior Goaltender; Oberengstringen, Switzerland)
|Schelling amassed back-to-back shutouts in a weekend sweep against Connecticut totaling
47 saves on the weekend. She notched 23 saves in the win Friday and 24 stops in the
victory on Saturday.
||WHEA CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
|#1 KERRIN SPERRY, BOSTON UNIVERSITY
(Sophomore Goaltender; North Reading, Mass.)
|Sperry made 65 saves (.942 save%) over the weekend as she split a home-and-home series
with BC. She allowed just one goal and stopped 30 shots in Wednesday night win at BC and
amassed 35 saves in the 3-1 loss on Saturday.
||WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
|PROVIDENCE COLLEGE FRIARS
|The Friars went 2-0-1 on the week, including a 9-3 win vs. Yale and a three-point weekend
against Maine in a two-game set at Schneider Arena. PC scored 19 goals on the week
for an average of 6.33 goals per game and the Friars went 5-for-14 on the power play
(35.7%) in three contests.
Athletic Republic Player of the Week Laura Veharanta of Providence 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 2011-2012 season leaders to date:
Corinne Buie, PC (So., F, Edina, Minn.) Contributed three goals and an assist this week, including a two-goal effort against Yale on Tuesday.
Roxanne Douville, UVM (So., G, Beloeil, Que.) Made 33 saves as Vermont won at UNH for the first time Thursday night with a 4-1 win.
Kendall Coyne, NU (Fr., F, Palos Heights, Ill.) Had four points (3-1-4) over in the two-game series sweep of UConn.
Myriam Croussette, Maine (Sr., F, Baie-Comeau, Que.) Scored two goals in the weekend series against Providence.
Abby Gauthier, PC (Sr., F, Lynn, Mass.) Accumulated seven assists in three games, including three in Saturday's 3-3 tie with Maine.
Brittany Dougherty, Maine (Jr., F, Chesterfield, Mich.) Scored one goal and had two assists in a two game series against Providence College.
Beth Hanrahan , PC (Fr., F, Poolesville, Md.) Contributed one goal in Tuesday's 9-3 victory over Yale and another in Sunday's 7-4 win over Maine.
Meghan Huertas, UVM (Fr., F, Boynton Beach, Fla., F) Had a goal and an assist as Vermont won at UNH in a 4-1 win.
Isabel Menard (Jr., F, Ottawa, Ont.) Scored a power play goal and added an assist in 4-1 win at BC on Wednesday night.
Kayla Mork, UNH (Fr., F, Victoria, Minn.) Recorded three points in two games last week with one goal and two assists.
Jennifer More, PC (Fr., F, Deloraine, Man.) notched a goal and an assist in Sunday's game against Providence College.
Maggie Pendleton, PC (So, D, Woodbury, Minn.) In three games this week, she contributed two goals and four assists.
Mary Restuccia (Sr. F, Chester Springs, Pa.) Recorded two points (1g,1a) in a weekend split with fifth-ranked BU.
Brittany Dougherty, MAINE (Chesterfield, Mich.)
Has scored five goals and two assists in the last four games
Meghan Huertas , UVM (Boynton Beach, Fla.)
Has a 5-game point streak with one goal and six assists
Megan Menotti, MAINE (Vernon Hills, Ill.)
Scored her first career point during Sunday's game vs. PC
Tori Pasquariello, Maine (Mississauga, Ont.)
Scored her first career goal Sunday against Providence
Mary Restuccia, BC (Chester Springs, Pa.)
Has registered a point in four of the last five games
JENN WAKEFIELD, BU (PICKERING, ONT.)
Wakefield became the first league player to score 100 career goals on
Wednesday at Boston College
Danielle Welch, BC (Hastings, Minn.)
Has a point in three of the last four games
Boston College: First-year members of BC have accounted for 30-of-73 points
(.411) through the first eight games…Freshman Alex Carpenter leads BC with
12 points (7g, 5a) and fifth in the conference for scoring…Junior Blake Bolden
leads all Hockey East defensemen with seven points (2g, 5a), while freshman
Emily Pfalzer (2g, 4a) and junior Dru Burns (6a) are tied for second…The Eagles
hold a 13-8 scoring advantage over opponents in the third period…Boston
College has faced four ranked teams this season, going 3-2-0…BC continue
a six-game WHEA slate at No. 9 NU Thursday…BC is 11-4-0 vs. Northeastern
Boston University: Jenn Wakefield became the first skater in Hockey East
history to notch her 100th career goal when she potted the record-breaking
goal on Wednesday night at BC. She is second among active skaters in career
goals….Since losing at Conte Forum on Feb. 13, 2007, the Terriers have not
lost a league game on the road at BC. They are 6-0-1 in that stretch…Juniors
Kathryn Miller and Jill Cardella each notched their first goal of the season during
the home-and-home series…BU went 14-of-14 on the penalty kill in two games
against BC; the Eagles entered the weekend with the best power play in the
conference…Jenn Wakefield was absent from Saturday's contest as she is with
Team Canada at the Four Nations Cup in Sweden.
University of Connecticut: UConn has been shutout by Northeastern in three
straight games, beginning with a 4-0 loss in last season's WHEA quarterfinal...
Senior goaltender Alexandra Garcia totaled 56 saves for a .933 save percentage
and 2.03 GAA in two starts
University of Maine: The University of Maine women's ice hockey team (6-5-1)
(2-3-1) tied a game 3-3 and lost a game 7-4 against the Providence College
Friars this weekend. Brittany Dougherty tallied a goal and two assists in the two
games. Jennifer More had a goal and an assist in Sunday's game and Myriam
Croussette (Sr., F, Baie-Comeau, Quebec) had a goal in each game. All 18 Black
Bears who have seen action this season have scored at least one point.
University of New Hampshire: UNH opened its five-game road trip by improving
to 4-0-0 when scoring the game's first goal with a 5-4 overtime win at
Dartmouth…The Wildcats also have a 4-0-0 record when scoring 3+ goals in
a game…10 skaters recorded a point in the team's victory at DC…UNH has
scored 14 of its 23 goals in the second period…Heather Kashman recorded her
first career multiple-point game with a goal and assist at Dartmouth...Bryanna
Farris matched her personal best of two assists at Dartmouth...Emma Clark
has recorded four points (3g, 1a) in the last four games.
Northeastern University: Northeastern netted a pair of 3-0 wins over Connecticut
in a home and home weekend series…Senior Florence Schelling put
pad to 57 UConn shots over the two games and now has three shutouts in her
last four games…freshman Kendall Coyne was involved in all three goals on
Friday and added another goal on Saturday to extend her point streak to nine
straight games to open the season; she is the only Husky to have scored in
every game this year…The Huskies are the only undefeated, untied team in
either Men's or Women's Hockey East in league play.
Providence College: Tuesday's 9-3 win over Yale marked the first time PC
has scored nine or more goals in a game since February, 4 2007 (10-1 over
Vermont)…Including an exhibition victory over McGill, Providence has yielded
exactly three goals in 11 of the 14 games it has played this season…Assistant
Coach Karen Thatcher will suit up for the US National Team this week at the
Four Nation's Cup.
University of Vermont: Vermont won at New Hampshire for the first time
Thursday night with a 4-1 win in its first Hockey East road game of the season…
Meghan Huertas continued her team leading five-game point streak with
a goal and an assist against the Wildcats…Sophomore goaltender Roxanne
Douville earned her first Hockey East win of the season making 33 saves…87.5%
of Vermont's scoring has come in the first and third period, including all four
goals against New Hampshire…Catamounts are 1-1-2 this season when they
score first …Vermont is riding a three-game unbeaten streak into a home series