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October 15, 2012
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WEEKLY RELEASE: NO. 3 BOSTON U., NO. 8 NORTHEASTERN SWEEP RENSSELAER AND UNION
~ No. 5 Boston College edged by Boston Blades in exhibition play ~
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Photo ATHLETIC REPUBLIC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#77 KENDALL COYNE, NORTHEASTERN
(Sophomore Forward; Palos Heights, Ill.)
Coyne recorded a hat trick in Northeastern 4-1 victory against Union on Friday at Matthews Arena. All three of her goals came in the third period and in a span of seven minutes and 31 seconds. She finished the weekend with 12 shots on goal and a +2 rating for the Huskies. Athletic Republic
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#9 SARAH LEFORT, BOSTON UNIVERSITY
(Freshman Forward; Ormstown, Que.)
Lefort scored one goal against Rensselaer and added two more against Union this past weekend to extend her goal-scoring streak to three games. Lefort ended the weekend with eight shots on goal and a +2 rating. Pro Ambitions
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Photo WHEA CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#29 CHLOE DESJARDINS, NORTHEASTERN
(Sophomore Goaltender; Saint-Prosper, Beauce, Que.)
Desjardins recorded a 1.00 GAA and a .980 save percentage in two NU wins. She recorded her second career shutout against RPI on Saturday. She also recorded an assist on Friday against Union. She notched 48 saves over the weekend with 24 stops apiece in each contest. Hockey East
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Photo WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
NORTHEASTERN HUSKIES
The Huskies earned two victories on the weekend against ECAC foes Union (4-1) and Rensselaer (1-0) at Matthews Arena. The Huskies went a perfect 10-for-10 on the penalty kill in the two games.  
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Athletic Republic Player of the Week Kendall Coyne of Northeastern
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HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS

Nicole Anderson, PC (Sr., F, Jordan, Minn.) Notched one assist on the weekend in game against Mercyhurst.

Brittany Dougherty, Maine (Sr., F, Chesterfield, Mich.) Had two assists over the weekend against Quinnipiac, notching one assist in each game.

Molly Illikainen, PC (Fr., F, Grand Rapids, Minn.) Recorded one goal in the weekend series at No. 9 Mercyhurst.

Jenelle Kohanchuk, BU (Sr., F, Winnipeg, Man.) Scored her first goal of the season against Rensselaer and added two assists against Union.

Rebecca Morse, PC (Jr., D, Westfield, N.J.) Recorded her fourth straight point (1g) against No. 9 Mercyhurst on the weekend.

Marie-Philip Poulin, BU (Jr., F, Beauceville, Que.) Notched three assists in two games this past weekend, including two against Union.

Casey Pickett, NU (Sr., F, Wilmington, Mass.) Had a goal and an assist against Union.

Audra Richards, Maine (Fr., F, Maplewood, Minn.) Scored her first goal as a Black Bear in a 6-1 loss against Quinnipiac.

Meghann Treacy, Maine (Fr., G, Lake Peekskill, N.Y.) Posted 56 saves over the two game weekend against Quinnipiac.

Dakota Woodworth, BU (Fr., F, Carlisle, Mass.) He first collegiate goal proved to be the game-winner vs. RPI, and she scored Saturday vs. Union.


CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT

Kendall Coyne, NU (PALOS HEIGHTS, ILL.) recorded her second career hat trick on Friday against Union. It is NU's third hat trick in the last 14 games, dating back to last season

Ann Doherty, NU (PARK RIDGE, ILL.) has an assist in each of her last two games

Sarah Lefort, BU (ORMSTOWN, QUE.) has scored a goal in three straight games

Dakota Woodworth, BU (CARLISLE, MASS.) scored her first collegiate goal and has scored in two straight games

Lefort (5g), Marie-Philip Poulin (5a), Jenelle Kohanchuk (1g,3a), Isabel Menard (1g,3a) and Jill Cardella (4a) all have three-game point streaks


TEAM NOTES

Boston College: Emily Field is on a six game point streak dating back to last season (5-3-8)...The Eagles are 2-1 in their last three exhibition games, outscoring the opposition 12-5...Freshmen Haley Skarupa, Dana Trivigno, and Meghan Grieves all recorded their first collegiate points on Saturday...Former Eagles Kelli Stack (goal, eight shots) and goaltender Molly Schaus (24 saves) played against their alma mater yesterday.

Boston University: No. 3 Boston University moved to 3-0-0 on the season after a pair of wins this past weekend…Freshman Dakota Woodworth scored her first collegiate goal against Rensselaer on Friday night, which proved to be the gamewinner… She then scored again the following afternoon against Union…Freshman Sarah Lefort has a three-game goal-scoring streak (5g), including a pair of two-goal efforts and two game-winning goals…Sophomore Kayla Tutino tallied two goals against Union on Saturday and now has five career goals against the Dutchwomen; she had a hat trick against Union last season…Ten different Terriers notched a point against Union, including six multi-point scorers…BU has had at least 10 skaters notch a point in two of its three games this season…Eight of the Terriers' 13 goals this season have come from freshmen.

University of Connecticut: Sophomore forward Sarah MacDonnell lead Connecticut with two points in a weekend series at Colgate on a power play goal and an assist. MacDonnell leads the team in points with six (2g, 4a), surpassing her total of four as a rookie...Freshman goaltender totaled 59 saves against the Raiders

University of Maine: The Black Bears lost both games over the weekend against Quinnipiac by scores of 6-1 and 5-2. Maine was able to get solid offensive production during the second game as they managed to get 21 shots on target while scoring two goals. Tori Pasquariello and Jennifer More picked up their first goal of the season, along with Audra Richards tallying her first career goal as a Black Bear. Meghann Treacy and Kylie Smith split goalie time in the first game with Treacy playing the entire second game.

University of New Hampshire: After a bye-week, UNH is back in action Tuesday as it hosts Vermont in the first conference game of the season for the Wildcats. The 'Cats will then host Boston College Saturday, Oct. 20 and finish the week on the road at BC. Through the first two games, 11 different Wildcats have tallied at least one point. Kristina Lavoie and Sara Carlson lead the team with three points on a pair of goals and an assist. New Hampshire has also scored a power-play goal in its first two games and has killed 11 of 12 power plays.

Northeastern University: Prior to Friday's game, Northeastern raised its 2012 Hockey East Regular Season Championship banner to the Matthews Arena rafters. ..Desjardins' assist on Coyne's first goal was the first time a NU goaltender recorded a point since Florence Schelling against Princeton on Oct. 22, 2010…The Huskies improved to 4-0-0 for the second straight season; the last time NU began back-toback seasons 4-0-0 was 2000-01 and 2001-02…Brittany Esposito's assist in the second period vs. RPI extended her scoring streak to three games (1g,3a)…NU's two shutouts in four games mark the quickest NU has shutout two opponents since 2008-09...After a 5-of-5 showing on the penalty kill vs. RPI, Northeastern is now a perfect 22-of-22 this season while shorthanded.

Providence College: The Friars were outshot 67-36 on the weekend. Providence goaltenders made a combined 56 saves on the weekend. Junior Rebecca Morse, freshman Molly Illikainen and senior Nicole Anderson all tallied their fourth consecutive point. Freshman goaltender Allie Morse notched her first college save and had a 0.00 goals against average for the last 12 minutes of Saturday's match against Mercyhurst. Sophomore Allison Micheletti earned her first point of the season with a goal against No. 9 Mercyhurst on the weekend.

University of Vermont: Sophomore forward Klara Myren leads the Catamounts in scoring with one goal and three assists in four games this season…The Catamounts are fast starters this season, they have five goals in the first period, but they have been shutout in the second period…Senior assistant captain Emily Walsh played in her 100th game for Vermont Saturday at #7 Clarkson…Vermont continues their season long five-game road trip on Tuesday as they open up Hockey East play at New Hampshire…Vermont is 3-3 over the last two seasons against the Wildcats. The Catamounts last three Hockey East wins were all against UNH.

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