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December 5, 2011
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WEEKLY RELEASE: NO. 10 NORTHEASTERN NETS FIVE POINTS; NO. 7 BU, PC SPLIT SERIES
~ BC sweeps on road at Maine; UConn, Vermont battle to pair of ties ~
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Photo ATHLETIC REPUBLIC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#77 KENDALL COYNE, NORTHEASTERN
(Freshman Forward; Palos Heights, Ill.)
Coyne scored six points (5g,1a) in the 2-0-1 week for the Huskies. Scored both goals in NU's 2-0 win over No. 7 Boston U., then potted two more, including the game-tying goal in the Huskies' 3-3 draw at UNH. She notched 17 shots on goal during the week with a +6 plus/minus rating. Athletic Republic
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#48 KAYLA CAMPERO, CONNECTICUT
(Freshman Forward; Wallingford, Conn.)
Campero totaled three goals in two ties for the Huskies against Vermont. She scored twice on the power play with eight shots on goal Sunday for her first career multi-goal game. She finished the weekend with 11 shots on net. Pro Ambitions
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Photo WHEA CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#29 CORINNE BOYLES, BOSTON COLLEGE
(Junior Goaltender; Wheaton, Ill.)
Boyles stopped 40-of-43 (.930 save%) shots in the weekend sweep at Maine. She notched 21 saves on Saturday and 18 stops in the shutout on Sunday at Alfond Arena. Hockey East
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Photo WHEA CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#41 FLORENCE SCHELLING, NORTHEASTERN
(Senior Goaltender; Oberengstringen, Switzerland)
Schelling stopped 78 of 82 shots (.951 save%) in a 2-0-1 week for the Huskies. She earned her fifth shutout of the year on Wednesday in a 2-0 win over No. 7 BU, in which she made 32 saves. Sunday against New Hampshire, she made 26 saves and was only beaten amidst a six on three advantage for the Wildcats. Hockey East
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Photo WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
NORTHEASTERN HUSKIES
The Huskies went 2-0-1 on the week, which included victories against No. 7 Boston University to go along with a win and a tie vs. UNH.  
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Athletic Republic Player of the Week Kendall Coyne of Northeastern
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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. Ashley Cottrell Sr. F PC
  Florence Schelling Sr. G NU
3. Corinne Buie So. F PC
4. Corinne Boyles Jr. G BC
  Kendall Coyne Fr. F NU
  Brittany Dougherty Jr. F ME
  Brittany Ott Jr. G ME
Army ROTC
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HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS

Blake Bolden, BC (Jr., D, Stow, Ohio) Assisted one goal and scored a game-winner in the weekend series with Maine.

Corinne Buie, PC (So, F, Edina, Minn.) Had a goal and an assist to help the Friars upset #7 BU Saturday, 4-3.

Jill Cardella, BU (Jr., F, Rochester, N.Y.) Scored the game-winning goal on Sunday and assisted on a goal on Saturday.

Alex Carpenter, BC (Fr., F, North Reading, Mass.) Registered two points (1g, 1a) in the 4-3 overtime win against Maine.

Kellie Dineen, UVM (So., F, Faribault, Minn.) Had a goal and an assist as Vermont tied Connecticut 2-2 Saturday afternoon.

Abby Gauthier, PC (Sr., F, Lynn, Mass.) Led the Friars' to a 4-3 victory over #7 BU Saturday with two goals.

Nicole Gifford, UNH (So., F, Ennismore, Ont.) Recorded three points (1g, 2a) in three games last week.

Kristine Horn, UNH (Jr., D, Utica, Mich.) Tallied three points (3a) in three games last week.

Genevieve Lacasse, PC (Sr., G, Kingston, Ont.) Earned a 4-3 victory over #7 BU Saturday, halting 25 shots for her 57th career victory.

Isabel Menard, BU (Jr., F, Ottawa, Ont.) Potted a pair of goals on Saturday night and added an assist on Sunday for a three-point weekend.

Brittany Ott, Maine (Jr., G, St. Clair Shores, Mich.) Stopped 81-of-86 shots(.942) she faced over the weekend in the two-game set vs. No. 4 BC.

Kerrin Sperry, BU (So., G, North Reading, Mass.) Stopped 25 shots in a win on Sunday, which followed up a 30 save performance on Saturday.

Kayla Tutino, BU (Fr., F, Lorraine, Que.) Her power play goal tied Sunday's contest at 1-1 before the Terriers went on to win, 2-1.

Danielle Ward, Maine (Sr., F, Lansing, Mich.) Grabbed two assists against Boston College during Saturday night's games for the Black Bears

Louise Warren, BU (So., F, Pembroke, Ont.) Had two assists on Saturday against Providence.

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CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT

Abby Gauthier, PC (Lynn, Mass.) Has at least one point in her last six games and in 10 of her last 11

Genevieve Lacasse, PC (Kingston, Mass.) Surpassed the 3000-save milestone in Sunday's contest at BU. She now has 3006 stops for her career, which is a PC school record

Brynja Bogan, UNH (GERMANTOWN, MD.) Scored her first collegiate goal Dec. 3 vs. Northeastern

Kate Leary , BC (Seabrook, N.H.) Scored the first goal of her career on Saturday

Kelly McDonald, Maine (Ancaster, Ont.) Scored her first two career goals vs. BC on Saturday

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TEAM NOTES

Boston College: The Eagles won in overtime for the first time on Saturday… Freshman Alex Carpenter's her seven-game point streak ended on Sunday…The rookie tallied nine points (4g, 5a) during a stretch that was the eighth longest in BC history…On Thursday, Carpenter, along with 2012 NLI signees Haley Skarupa, Kaliya Johnson and Dana Trivigno, was named to the U.S. team headed to the IIHF U18 World Championship hosted by the Czech Republic from Dec. 30 to Jan. 7.

Boston University: BU snapped its longest losing streak (four games) since 2008 with a victory on Sunday…The Terriers scored two power play goals in each of their two games over the weekend…BU has killed the last 22 power play chances it has faced in league competition…The Terriers own the secondbest PK in the nation (89.6%)…Isabel Menard had two goals and two assists against Providence this season, while Kayla Tutino notched three goals and one assist against the Friars this year…Tara Watchorn has a point in six of her last eight games…The first came on Jan. 9, 2011, also against Providence…BU has faced three of the top five goaltenders in the nation in terms of GAA this season, and will face Florence Schelling (5th) when the Terriers close the first semester at Northeastern on Wednesday.

University of Connecticut: Senior Alexandra Garcia started both games and totaled 59 saves in two starts...Freshman forward Kayla Campero totaled three goals, two on the power play, and her first career multi-goal game...UConn snapped a 13-game winning streak vs. Vermont with a 2-2 tie on Saturday University of Maine: The University of Maine women's ice hockey team fell to Boston College 4-3 in overtime on Saturday and 1-0 on Sunday. Goaltender Brittany Ott made 81 saves on the 86 shots she faced during the two games for a .942 save percentage. Kelly McDonald (Ancaster, Ontario) scored her first two career goals in Saturday's contest, both on power plays. Danielle Ward (Lansing, Mich.) assisted both of McDonald's goals. The Black Bears killed all seven of the power plays Boston College had during the series.

University of New Hampshire: UNH went 1-0-1 in overtime games last week (3-2 win vs. Union; 3-3 tie against 10th-ranked Northeastern) to remain unbeaten in OT this season (2-0-3)…UNH has scored a power-play goal each of the last four games (5-for-20)… In her season debut at the Whittemore Center, senior goalie Lindsey Minton played the second, third and OT periods and stopped 26 of 27 shots to backbone UNH to a 3-3 tie vs. NU… Senior forward Emma Clark recorded a career-high two assists Dec. 3 against Northeastern; the two points matched a personal best… Junior forward Bryanna Farris matched her career high of two points (1g,1a) Dec. 3 vs. NU.

Northeastern University: Freshman Kendall Coyne has scored in four straight games, and until Sunday had scored twice in three straight; she is working on a four-game multiple-point streak, and has scored a point in all but one of her 15 games this season…Senior Florence Schelling holds the outright national lead with five shutouts after blanking No. 7 Boston University, 2-0, on Wednesday… Junior tri-captain Casey Pickett is working on a four-game point streak. She leads the nation with four short-handed goals on the year.

Providence College: The Friars' last win over a ranked opponent was January 23, 2011 against then #9 Northeastern, 2-1, at the sold-out Bog Skating Rink in Kingston, Mass…PC and Northeastern will return to the Bog on January 15th, 2012…In addition to being one win shy of tying the Providence school record of 58 career victories, Lacasse is three games shy of the PC mark for career games played of 115. Both are currently held by Jana Bugden '07.

University of Vermont: Freshmen Amanda Pelkey and Meghan Huertas lead the team in scoring with 10 points …Vermont has 37 goals this season, they had just 44 all of last season … Catamount freshman have scored 15 of Vermont's 37 goals this season … This weekend Vermont improved to 1-5-6 at home this season … Catamounts are 2-2-3 this season when they score first …Vermont is riding a three-game unbeaten streak into the semester break … Vermont will be ide for nearly a month as they take the ice again for a non-conference tilt at Dartmouth on January 3, 2012.

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