November 12, 2012
HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS
Nicole Anderson, PC (Sr., F, Jordan, Minn.) She tallied a three point game to lead the Friars to a comeback win over UConn on Saturday.
Hannah Armstrong, UNH (So., F, Newmarket, Ont.) Tallied three points (1g, 2a) in New Hampshire's 4-2 win over No. 5 Boston University Friday.
Lexi Bender, BC (Fr., D, Snohomish, Wash.) Registered her first three career assists in Wednesday's 6-1 win over Providence.
Corinne Boyles, BC (Sr., G, Wheaton, Ill.) Stopped 17 of 18 shots in Wednesday night's win over Providence.
Alexis Crossley, UNH (Fr., D, Cole Harbour, N.S.) Notched a goal and an assist in a 4-2 win over Boston University.
Brittany Dougherty, Maine (Sr., F, Chesterfield, Mich.) Posted the only two goals for the Black Bears in Saturday 2-2 draw vs. Bemidji.
Emily Field, BC (So., F, Littleton, Mass.) Assisted on Alex Carpenter's game-winning goal and had a goal of her own in Wednesday's win over PC
Kaleigh Fratkin, BU (Jr., D, Burnaby, B.C.) Notched her first goal of the season on Friday night at New Hampshire.
Jenn Gilligan, UNH (So., G, Maple Ridge, B.C.) Recorded 24 saves in the win No. 5 Boston U. 4-2 on Friday night.
Katy Massey, Maine (So., F, Waterville, Maine) Picked up two points (1g,1a) in a 4-3 win over Bemidji State on Friday night.
Arielle O'Neill, UNH (Jr., F, St. Catherines, Ont.) Notched two goals on the weekend, one in each game for the Wildcats.
Maggie Pendleton, PC (Jr., D, Woodbury, Minn.) Notched three points on the weekend, including her first goal on the season on Sunday vs. UNH.
Audra Richards, Maine (Fr., F, Maplewood, Minn.) Picked up a goal in the 4-3 win over Bemidji Friday and had the winning shootout goal Saturday.
Nina Riley, PC (Jr., G, Lexington, Mass.) Finished the weekend with 55 saves in 101:40 minutes of work for the Friars.
Jessica Vella, PC (Sr., F, Pickering, Ont.) Notched four points (2g,2a) in the Friars' three-point week.
CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT
Leah Burress, UCONN (WINDSOR, ONT.) Recorded her first collegiate goal on SATURDAY VS. PC
Alex Carpenter, BC (READING, MASS.) has recorded at least a point in 11 of 12 games, Dating back to last season
Abbey Cook, MAINE (FAIRPORT, N.Y.) notched her first career goal in the 4-3 win over Bemidji STATE ON FRIDAY
Chelsiea Goll, NU (WINTHROP, MASS.) scored her first collegiate goal in the third period on Sunday against Vermont
Boston College: Alex Carpenter is currently on a six game point streak (7-6-13). Bender now has four points (1-3-4) in her last two games...All six BC goals Wednesday night were scored by freshmen and sophomores (Trivigno, Skarupa, Grieves, Carpenter, Field, and Leary)...The Eagles have scored two power play goals in each of the last four games...BC has scored 18 goals in their last three games...Emily Field is tied for first in the Hockey East with six power play points
Boston University: BU is now 7-3-1 overall with a 3-2-1 mark in Hockey East play…Junior Louise Warren now has four goals in two games after her tally on Friday night…Sophomore Shannon Stoneburgh has recorded a point in three straight games (1g, 2a)…Junior co-captain Marie-Philip Poulin helped lead Canada to a silver medal at the Four Nations Cup and will return to the Terrier lineup this weekend…Poulin notched one goal and added one assist in four games in Finland… The Terriers will conclude their home non-conference schedule on Sunday when they welcome Harvard to Walter Brown Arena…BU owns a 4-0-0 record this season at Walter Brown Arena against non-conference foes…BU has been held to one goal just one this season and averages 3.55 goals per game.
University of Connecticut: Senior Kelly Horan and freshman Michela Cava share the team lead with 10 points. Horan picked up her third goal of the season, while Cava notched her fifth assist...Junior goaltender Sarah Moses tallied 35 saves against Providence for her fourth straight start with 30+ saves
University of Maine: The Black Bears picked up a 4-3 win over Bemidji on Friday night and saw a 2-2 draw (2-1 shootout win) over Bemidji on Saturday night. Audra Richards tallied another goal while Dougherty was able to pick up two more for Maine. Dougherty now has four goals and seven assists for 11 points to lead the team. Abbey Cook scored her first career goal in the 4-3 win on Friday night while Tori Pasquariello notched her third of the season. Maine has 13 skaters scoring points this season, 20 goals and 22 assists thus far. The Black Bears improve to 2-7-1 and 1-5-0 in conference play as they get ready to host New Hampshire on November 17.
University of New Hampshire: Kristina Lavoie became the first Wildcat of the season to reach the double-digit point plateau after tallying a pair of assists on the weekend. Arielle O'Neill scored the first shorthanded goal of the season to bring the game at Providence to a 2-2 draw. In UNH's win over Boston U., seven New Hampshire student-athletes tallied at least one point in the game. Lavoie is now eight points away from eclipsing the 100-career point plateau (48g, 44a).
Northeastern University: Northeastern extended its unbeaten streak against Vermont to 12 games (10-0-2), dating back to February of 2009 … The Huskies are also unbeaten in 12 of their last 13 games at Matthews Arena … Northeastern had a streak of 16 straight successful penalty kills snapped in the third period on Saturday, and is third in the nation in penalty killing percentage … Kendall Coyne scored the game-winning goal against Canada in the Four Nations Cup, and was named Team USA's Player of the Game.
Providence College: The Friars moved their record to 7-4-2 overall and 5-1-1in Hockey East with a 1-1-1 performance on the week. Currently the Friars have had 16 players notch points on the season 15 of those 16 have notched more than one with 11 tallying goals. With 14 freshman and sophomores, the young Friar squad has only three players, seniors Jessica Cohen (Anchorage, Alaska)( 114), Nicole Anderson (Jordan, Minn.) (107) and Jessica Vella (Pickering, Ontario) (106), that have played in over 100 career games for the Friars,With the win on Saturday, Nov. 10 over Connecticut, 5-3, the Friars have now won a total of 296 games in Schneider Arena bringing them just shy of the 300 mark.
University of Vermont: 11 Catamounts had a point in their 4-4 tie at No. 8
Northeastern Sunday afternoon ... Roxanne Douville made 38 saves, marking the
fifth time this season she has made 30 or more saves ... Douville currently ranks
first in Hockey East with 285 saves this season ... Sophomore forward Brittany
Zuback leads the team in scoring with seven goals and five assists for 12 points
in 12 games ... She scored the game-tying goal on Sunday with 30 seconds left
in regulation ... Vermont's two wins and lone tie all came when they were scored
on first, this season the Catamounts are 0-4-0 when scoring first ... Vermont's
sophomore class has scored 19 of Vermont's 26 goals this season.