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January 23, 2012
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WEEKLY RELEASE: NO. 5 BC, NO. 7 NORTHEASTERN FINISH WEEK WITH 2-0-1 MARK
~ Maine takes three points; UNH downs BU; Terriers outlast Vermont ~
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Photo ATHLETIC REPUBLIC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#9 JENN WAKEFIELD, BOSTON UNIVERSITY
(Senior Forward; Pickering, Ont.)
Wakefield recorded her first collegiate hat trick and finished with six points and 14 shots on goal in the 6-2 win against Vermont on Saturday at Walter Brown Arena. She also added a power play goal against New Hampshire on Thursday at the Whittemore Center. Wakefield notched 19 shots and owned a +2 rating on the week for the Terriers. Athletic Republic
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#77 KENDALL COYNE, NORTHEASTERN
(Freshman Forward; Palos Heights, Ill.)
Coyne notched eight points (4g,4a) over three games this weekend. She scored four points in each of Northeastern's victories on the week, which included her first career hat trick on Sunday in the 5-1 victory vs. Vermont at Matthews Arena. Coyne finished the week with 21 shots on goal and a +8 plus/minus rating. Pro Ambitions
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Photo WHEA CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#29 BRITTANY OTT, MAINE
(Junior Goaltender; St. Clair Shores, Mich.)
Ott made 51 saves on the 54 shots she faced for a .944 save percentage in a 1-0-1 week for the Black Bears. She recorded 26 saves in the 3-2 overtime win against Providence on Sunday afternoon 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 made 69 saves on 71 shots (.972 save%) in the 2-0-1 week for Northeastern. On Tuesday against No. 4 Boston College, Schelling made 31 saves to hold the Eagles in a 1-1 tie. She followed that up 17-save shutout of UNH on Saturday and then finished the weekend with 21 stops on Sunday in the win against Vermont. Hockey East
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Photo WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
NORTHEASTERN HUSKIES
The Huskies finished the week with a 2-0-1 record and outscored their three opponents by a combined scored of 14 to 2, which included a tie against No. 5 Boston College and wins against UNH and Vermont.  
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Athletic Republic Player of the Week Jenn Wakefield of Boston University
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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. Kendall Coyne Fr. F NU
2. Florence Schelling Sr. G NU
3. Corinne Boyles Jr. G BC
4. Brittany Ott Jr. G ME
  Kayla Tutino Fr. F BU
6. Ashley Cottrell Sr. F PC
7. Corinne Buie So. F PC
8. Danielle Ward Sr. F ME
Army ROTC
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HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS

Kasey Boucher, BU (Sr., D, Lewiston, Maine) Had three assists in two games over the weekend.

Corinne Buie, PC (So., F, Edina, Minn.) Scored the game-tying goal to force overtime Sunday at Maine. She also had an assist earlier in the game.

Jill Cardella, BU (Jr., F, Rochester, N.Y.) Finished the weekend with one goal and two assists.

Brittany Dougherty, Maine (Jr., F, Chesterfield, Mich.) Notched a goal and an assist against Providence on Sunday.

Emily Field, BC (Fr., F, Littleton, Mass.) Had three points (1g,2a) in the 2-0-1 week for Boston College.

Ashley Motherwell, BC (Jr., F, St. Charles, Ill.) Registered three points (2g,1a), including BC's goal in a 1-1 tie vs. No. 7 Northeastern.

Meagan Mangene, BC (So., D, Miller Place, N.Y.) Posted three assists to help Boston College go 2-0-1 last week.

Casey Pickett, NU (Jr., F, Wilmington, Mass.) Tallied seven points (4g,3a) on the week, including her first career hat trick in the UNH win.

Kerrin Sperry, BU (So., G, North Reading, Mass.) Made a combined 38 saves in two games this weekend.

Jocelyn Slattery, UConn (So., F, Hugo, Minn.) Scored both goals for UConn this weekend.

Kayla Tutino, BU (Fr., F, Lorraine, Que.) Finished the weekend with one goal and two assists in a pair of games.

Danielle Ward, Maine (Sr., F, Lansing, Mich.) Scored the game winning goal in Maine's 3-2 overtime victory against Providence College on Sunday.

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CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT

Jill Cardella, BU (Rochester, N.Y.) Has a three-game point streak (2g, 2a)

Genevieve Lacasse, PC (Kingston, Ont.) She broke the PC school record for career games played by a goalie. She now has 117 to her credit, surpassing the old mark of 115 held by Jana Bugden '07.

KRISTINA LAVOIE, UNH (FONTHILL, ONT.) Has a point in seven of the last 10 games with 12 points (4g,8a)

Ashley Motherwell , BC (St. Charles, Ill.) Has registered at least one point in the last nine games, notching six goals and four assists during that span

Jenn Wakefield, BU (Pickering, Ont.) Has an eight-game point streak (5g, 9a) and recorded her first collegiate hat trick on Saturday vs. Vermont

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TEAM NOTES

Boston College: Boston College tied No. 7 Northeastern, 1-1, before defeating Providence, 3-2, and Connecticut, 3-1, to stay atop the conference standing with 22 points…Junior Ashley Motherwell's nine-game point streak is the seventh longest in school history…Junior Blake Bolden's 45 career points are fourth most ever by a BC defenseman…Alex Carpenter's 26 points (14g, 12a) are fifth most in the nation by a rookie…Jackie Young (6g, 10a), Dru Burns (3g, 11a), Emily Pfalzer (5g, 8a) and Blake Bolden (6g, 7a) make up the top three league leaders in defenseman scoring.

Boston University: Jenn Wakefield recorded her first collegiate hat trick on Saturday and added three assists for a career-high six points. Her previous career high for points in a game was five, a feat accomplished on Jan. 16, 2009, against Dartmouth…Wakefield's hat trick is the Terriers' second hat trick of the season, as Kayla Tutino notched three goals on Oct. 15 against Union…Wakefield has an eight-game point streak (5g, 9a)…Junior forward Jill Cardella has a three-game point streak (2g, 2a)…Junior forward Isabel Menard is one point away from her 100th career point…BU killed off nine power plays against Vermont on Saturday…Eight different Terriers recorded a point on Saturday…BU has scored a power play goal in four of the last five games…The Terriers are now 8-0-2 against Vermont at Walter Brown Arena.

University of Connecticut: Connecticut tied Maine, 1-1, and fell to No. 4/5 Boston College, 3-1...Sophomore Jocelyn Slattery (Hugo, Minn.) scored both goals for UConn this weekend, lifting her season total to 13 points...Freshman Emily Snodgrass (Eagan, Minn.) leads the team with 15 points after recoring two assists this weekend...Huskies allowed a power play goal, in Sunday's game vs. BC, for just the second time in the last 43 penalty kills chances...UConn PK ranks third in the nation and second in the league at 89.4 percent

University of Maine: The University of Maine women's hockey team now stands at 13-8-6 overall and 7-6-1 in conference play after going 1-0-1 on the weekend. Danielle Ward scored her sixth game-winning goal of the season on Sunday in overtime against Providence. Brianne Kilgour, Brittany Dougherty, and Dominique Goutsis each tallied goals for the Black Bears this weekend, while Brittany Ott made 51 saves on 54 shots. Maine killed all seven power plays that opponents had this weekend.

University of New Hampshire: UNH won its third consecutive game – all at home – with a 4-2 victory last Thursday against BU…Jenna Lascelle recorded a career-high two assists and matched her personal best of three points vs. BU…Emma Clark netted the game-winning goal vs. the Terriers; three of her five goals this season have been game-winners...Lindsey Minton is unbeaten at home this season at 3- 0-1 with a 1.97 GAA and .927 save percentage…UNH has lost eight consecutive road games dating back to a 5-4 overtime win at Dartmouth on Nov. 6…UNH has an 8-1-1 record when scoring three or more goals in a game…The 'Cats are 7-2-2 when surrendering less than three goals in a game.

Northeastern University: At 89.8% (88/98), Northeastern's penalty kill ranks second in the nation and first among Hockey East teams…Junior tri-captain Casey Pickett and freshman Kendall Coyne netted hat trick on consecutive days over the weekend, in NU's first tricks since current sophomore Katie MacSorley bagged three against Providence on Nov. 11, 2010…Northeastern's eight goals against New Hampshire are its most since they scored eight vs. BU on Feb. 3, 2004; the last time the Huskies scored more than eight was on Feb. 6, 2001, when they hung nine on B.U. in a Beanpot semifinal...Matthews Arena set a new attendance record for women's hockey on Saturday afternoon as 1,227 fans watched Northeastern defeat New Hampshire, 8-0.

Providence College: This Saturday's game against visiting UConn will serve as the Friars' annual Skating Strides Against Breast Cancer event. Proceeds will benefit the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation…Also during Saturday's game, the Friars will mark ten years in the Women's Hockey East Association by recognizing their Tenth Anniversary Team…Nine of PC's losses have been by one goal.

University of Vermont: Danielle Rancourt scored her first career goal Saturday against Boston U, she is the 10th Catamount this season to score her first career goal…Vermont has scored power play goals in two straight games…Senior captain Chelsea Rapin leads the team in scoring with six goals and six assists for 12 points in 24 games.

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