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October 14, 2013
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WEEKLY RELEASE: BOSTON COLLEGE, NORTHEASTERN PICK UP TWO NON-LEAGUE WINS
- MAINE, UNH SKATE TO 2-2 TIE; BU GETS WIN, TIE; UCONN, PROVIDENCE, UVM SPLIT SERIES -
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Photo HOCKEY EAST CO-PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#21 AMANDA PELKEY, VERMONT
(Junior Forward; Montpelier, Vt.)
Pelkey registered a program-record four points (2g,2a) and four shots on goal in Saturday's 5-2 road victory against RIT for the Catamounts. Hockey East
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Photo HOCKEY EAST CO-PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#18 REBECCA RUSSO, BOSTON UNIVERSITY
(Sophomore Forward; Westport, Conn.)
Russo scored four points (3g,1a) two games this past weekend, including the overtime-winning goal at Union. She factored in four of the Terriers' five goals on the weekend. Hockey East
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#23 ANDIE ANASTOS, BOSTON COLLEGE
(Freshman Forward; Farmington Hills, Mich.)
Anastos scored two goals in the weekend series against St. Lawrence. She recorded a short handed goal in Friday's win and followed that up with the game-winning goal on Saturday at Conte Forum. Pro Ambitions
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Photo WHEA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#31 MEGHANN TREACY, MAINE
(Junior Goaltender; Lake Peekskill, N.Y.)
Treacy stopped a career hihg 50 of 52 shots (.961 save%) in the 2-2 road tie at New Hampshire on Sunday. She recorded at least 14 saves in each period vs. the Wildcats at the Whittemore Center. Hockey East
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Photo WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
NORTHEASTERN HUSKIES
The Huskies earned a pair of 2-1 road victories over the weekend at Union and Rensselaer. Northeastern went a perfect 9-for-9 on the penalty kill in the two non-league games.  
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Hockey East Co-Players of the Week Amanda Pelkey and Rebecca Russo
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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 2013-14 season leaders to date:
Rk. Name Cl. Pos. School
1. Haley Skarupa So. F BC
  Meghann Treacy So. G ME
3. Andie Anastos Fr. F BC
  Cassandra Vilgrain Fr. F UNH
5. Kristyn Capizzano Fr. F BC
  Audra Richards So F ME
Army ROTC
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HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS

Corinne Boyles, BC (Sr., G, Wheaton, Ill.) Stopped 58 of 61 shots (.951 save%) in two wins vs. St. Lawrence this weekend.

Sarah Bryant, PC (So., G, Bethlehem, Pa.) Led the Friars to a 3-2 win over No. 10 Mercyhurst (Oct. 13) with a career-best 47 saves on 49 shots.

Corinne Buie, PC (Sr., F, Edina, Minn.) Helped the Friars comeback to win 3-2 against No. 10 Mercyhurst on Oct. 13 with a goal and an assist.

Kayla Campero, UConn (Jr., F, Wallingford, Conn.) Scored the overtime game-winning goal vs. Colgate with 10.6 seconds remaining.

Dayna Colang, Vermont (So., D, Fairbanks, Alaska) Had a goal and three assists on Saturday to lead Vermont to a 5-2 win over the RIT Tigers.

Chloe Desjardins, NU (Jr., G, Saint Prosper, Beauce, Que.) made 56 saves in a pair of wins at Union and RPI.

Kaleigh Fratkin, BU (Sr., D, Burnaby, B.C.) Had two assists on the weekend, including the primary assist on the tying goal at Union.

Jordan Juron, BU (So., F, Latham, N.Y.) Notched four points (1g,3a) as she scored the Terriers' first goal of the season at RPI on Friday.

Heather Kashman, UNH (So., F, Edmonton, Alta.) Matched her career high of two points (1g,1a) vs. Maine on Sunday.

Sarah Moses, UConn (Sr., G, New Hamburg, Ont.) Stopped 42 shots (.955 save%) in the win vs. Colgate, team went 11-for-11 on the penalty kill.

Haley Skarupa, BC (So., F, Rockville, Md.) Had four points (3g,1a) in the win vs. St. Lawrence on Friday night.

Kerrin Sperry, BU (Sr., G, North Reading, Mass.) Sperry stopped 61 of 65 shots (.938 save%) over the weekend with a 1-0-1 record.

Kelly Wallace, NU (Sr., F, Libertyville, Ont.) Netted a pair of goals this weekend at Union and RPI.


CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT

Hannah Armstrong, UNH (AURORA, ONT.) Has recorded an assist three consecutive games

Emilie Brigham, Maine (Anoka, MN.) Had her first career goal in the first period in the game against UNH

Madison Litchfield, Vermont (Williston, Vt.) earned her first career win in her first career start making 23 saves in THE 5-2 win over RIT on Saturday

CHRIS MACKENZIE, UCONN NOTCHED HIS FIRST CAREER VICTORY AS UCONN HEAD COACH ON FRIDAY AT COLGATE IN OVERTIME

Sarah Moses, UCONN (New Hamburg, ONT.) has made at least 42 saves in back-to-back starts FOR THE HUSKIES

Sarah MacDonnell, UCONN (Quispamsis , N.B.) HAS NOTCHED TWO GOALS in THE LAST THREE GAMES FOR THE HUSKIES

Samantha Sutherland, BU (Stratford , P.E.I.) notched her first collegiate assist ON SATURDAY AT UNION

Meghann Treacy, Maine (Lake Peekskill, N.Y.) Treacy stopped A CAREER-HIGH 50 shots (.961 save %) IN THE 2-2 TIE AT NEW HAMPSHIRE ON SUNDAY


TEAM NOTES

Boston College: With two wins over the weekend, BC extended its home unbeaten streak to 15 games (14-0-1)...Haley Skarupa is now tied for seventh all-time at BC with three career hat tricks, and is tied for third all-time with four career shorthanded goals...Freshman Andie Anastos has scored a goal in each of BC's first three games...BC had killed off its first 11 penalties before St. Lawrence scored on the power play in the game on Sunday.

Boston University: BU tied Rensselaer, 2-2, before earning a 3-2 overtime win at Union as part of their season-opening road trip to the Capital District…BU is now 4-2-3 in season-opening games and earned the program's first-ever tie at Houston Field House…The Terriers improved to 10-0-0 all-time against Union…Senior goaltender Kerrin Sperry never lost a season-opening game in her four-year career (3-0-1)…Sophomores Jordan Juron and Rebecca Russo combined to produce four of the Terriers' five goals…Freshman Samantha Sutherland became the first newcomer to register a point when she assisted on the Terriers' tying goal at Union…Terriers were 10-for-10 on the penalty kill this past weekend, holding each team to an 0-for-5 mark.

Connecticut: The win over Colgate was the first for head coach Chris MacKenzie… UConn has killed 17 straight penalties going back three games…both Husky goaltenders, Sarah Moses (.955) and Elaine Chuli (.962) had save percentages over .950 on the weekend…Sarah MacDonnell and Kayla Campero each had multi-point games in the first Colgate game, giving UConn three different players to accomplish that feat this year along with Rachel Farrel

Maine: Maine faced UNH for their second regular season game after losing to BC 5-1 the Black Bears tied UNH 2-2. The Black Bears have 8 freshman in this years team and 18 returning players. Four of the 8 Freshman are forwards, one goaltender and 3 defensemen. Sophomore goaltender Meghann Treacy has stepped up to take former Black Bear goalie Brittney Ott's place. Treacy stopped 50 out of 52 shots against UNH setting a new career high replacing her previous career high of 49 set in a UNH game last season. Maine had two goals scored by freshman Emilie Brigham and junior captain Jennifer More. Maine has scored three goals this season. They return home to take on Quinnipiac October 18th and 19th.

New Hampshire: UNH recorded a season-high 52 shots in Sunday's 2-2 tie vs. Maine…The Wildcats extended their unbeaten streak vs. Maine to four games (2-0-2)…UNH's penalty kill was a perfect 3-for-3 against Maine; it marked the first time this season the 'Cats didn't allow a power-play goal…Senior forward Arielle O'Neill won 20 of 25 faceoffs vs. Maine; she has a .690 faceoff win percentage (60 of 87) this season …Sophomore goaltender Vilma Vaattovaara is 2-0-1 in three games (all starts) with a 1.62 GAA and .943 save percentage…Each of UNH's last five regular-season overtime games have ended in a tie…UNH's forward line of Hannah Armstrong, Nicole Gifford and Jessica Hitchcock combined for 19 shots vs. Maine, which matched the entire Black Bears' total.

Northeastern: Kelly Wallace has a goal in each of her last three games, while Colleen Murphy has an assist in three straight games…Paige Savage extended her point streak to three straight games on Saturday, and has two of Northeastern's three game-winning goals this season. Providence: Fourteen Friars have notched at least one point on the season thus far. That is the most the team has seen after the first four games of the season since the 2010-11 season, when 16 Friars tallied at least one point in the four opening games of the season. Providence ranks second among all Hockey East teams for offensive scoring with 11 goals in four games.

Vermont: Freshman Madison Litchfield picked up her first career win as the Catamounts defeated RIT 5-2 Saturday afternoon. She made 23 saves in her first career start for the win…Dayna Colang and Amanda Pelkey each had four points in the game … It was the first time since October 16, 2012 a Catamount had a four-point game…Pelkey has the team lead in scoring with seven points on the season…She is tied with Haley Skarupa of Boston College for the Hockey East lead in scoring…Vermont's top-line of Pelkey, Victoria Andreakos, and Brittany Zuback have scored seven of the Catamounts' 10 goals this season. Zuback also leads the team with a +3 plus/minus rating.

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