November 4, 2013
HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS
Corinne Buie, PC (Sr., F, Edina, Minn.) Earned a career-high four point game against No. 6 Boston College on Friday at Schneider Arena.
Michela Cava, UConn (So., F, Thunder Bay, Ont,) Scored twice on the power play in the 4-4 tie at Maine on Sunday.
Chloe Desjardins, NU (Jr., G, Saint-Prosper, Beauce, Que.) Made 56 saves (.982 save%), including 31 on Sunday vs. UNH, in NU's three-point weekend.
Roxanne Douville, UVM (Sr., G, Beloeil, Que.) Recorded 28 saves to pick up her seventh career shutout in the Catamounts 4-0 win at UConn.
Maddie Elia, BU (Fr., F, Lewiston, N.Y.) Finished the week with two assists, including one on Louise Warren's game-winning goal at UNH on Friday.
Kelly Harris, UConn (Fr., F, Canton, Mich.) Picked up her first career point with an assist on Cava's first goal in the tie at Maine.
Molly Illikainen, PC (So., F, Grand Rapids, Minn.) Tallied a five-point weekend (2g,3a), matching a career-high four-point (1g,3a) game on Friday.
Kate Leary, BC (Jr., F, Seabrook, N.H.) Had five points (2g,3a) and a +5 rating in the in the weekend sweep of Providence.
Sarah Lefort, BU (So., F, Ormstown, Que.) Tallied two goals and two assists over three games and was a +5 on the week.
Katie MacSorley, NU (Sr., F, Stratford, Ont.) Scored three goals in two games this weekend, including two against New Hampshire on Sunday.
Kelly McDonald, Maine (Sr., D, Ancaster, Ont.) Had three points (1g,2a) in the weekend, including Maine's lone goal against Northeastern.
Haley Skarupa, BC (So., F, Rockville, Md.) Had five points (2-3-5) in the two game sweep against Providence over the weekend.
Kayla Tutino, BU (Jr., F, Lorraine, Que.) Tallied two goals and two assists in three games this past week. She also led the Terriers with a +6 rating
Vilma Vaattovaara, UNH (So., G, Veikkola, Finland) Stopped 65 of 70 shots (.929 save%) in games against Boston U. and Northeastern.
CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT
Erin Burns, UCONN (Listowel, ONT.) scored her first goal at Maine
Cassidy Campeau, VERMONT (NEPEAN, ONT.) picked up her first career assist Friday at UConn
Kelly Harris, UCONN (CANTON, MICH.) HER assist on Sunday was her first career point
Kate Leary , BC (SEABROOK, N.H.) has A FOUR-GAME POINT STREAK (4G,4A)
Katie MacSorley, NU (STRATFORD, ONT.) is riding a five-game point streak (5G,1A)
Sarah Moses, UCONN (NEW HAMBURG, ONT.) IS AVERAGING 40.8 SAVES IN FOUR STARTS THIS SEASON
Haley Skarupa , BC (ROCKVILLE, MD.) recorded her 70th career point on SUNDAY Vs. PC
Taylor Wasylk, BC (PORT HURON, MICH.) recorded her 75th career point with an assist on Friday. She also scored her 40th career goal on Sunday
Boston College: BC won both games in the home-and-home series against Providence over the weekend, and has now won five straight against PC. The eight goals scored in the game on Friday marked the most for BC since an 8-0 win over Connecticut on January 27, 2013. The short-handed goal by Taylor Wasylk in the game on Sunday against Providence was her second of the season, and the fifth for the Eagles. Haley Skarupa, who assisted on the play, also has two SHG's. The game marked the first overtime contest of the season for the Eagles.
Boston University: BU improved to 6-1-1 overall and 3-0-0 in Hockey East after three straight league wins last week, including road victories at Northeastern and New Hampshire…This is the first time in program history that BU has allowed three goals or fewer in each of its first eight games …Senior Kerrin Sperry is second in the nation with a .954 save percentage…Sperry made her 100th career appearance on Friday night at New Hampshire and started her 100th career game the following day against Vermont…Senior captain Louise Warren is tied for fourth in the nation in goals per game (0.88)...BU has the sixth-best defense in the nation, allowing just 1.62 goals per game…The Terriers' penalty kill is fourth in the NCAA (92.7%)…BU has done that while accruing the seventh most penalty minutes in the nation.
Connecticut: UConn went 0-1-1 in its first two Hockey East games…The Huskies scored four times in the final ten minutes of the third period to force a tie at Maine…Michela Cava (2-0-2) and Sarah MacDonnell (0-2-2) had multi-point games in the tie…Kayla Campero scored the game-tying goal, her third of the year to go along with a pair of OT game-winners…UConn was 10-for-10 on the PK this weekend, moving to 40-for-44 on the year (90.9 percent).
Maine: The University of women's ice hockey team moves to a 0-5-3 on the season after tying both Northeastern (1-1) and UConn (4-4). Maine was led by Kelly McDonald this weekend with Maine's lone goal against Northeastern. McDonald added two assists against UConn. Sophomore goalie Meghann Treacy (Lake Peekskill, N.Y.) was in the net for the Black Bears this weekend making a total of 52 saves this weekend. Treacy has made 276 saves so far this season.
New Hampshire: UNH saw its five-game unbeaten streak and three-game win streak end with a 3-1 loss to Boston U…The Wildcats' streak of four consecutive road wins ended with the 3-0 loss at Northeastern…UNH's power play, which entered last weekend ranked No. 7 in the nation at .297, went a combined 0-for-9 against BU and NU…Friday's 3-1 loss to BU marked the first time in four game this season that UNH scored first and didn't win the game…It also marked the first empty-net goal allowed by the 'Cats.
Northeastern: NU has played 11 games this season, which is tied with Clarkson for the most games played this season…Northeastern netted its fifth shorthanded goal of the season on Sunday, which is the most in the country…The Huskies lead the nation in penalty kills (53) and penalty kill attempts (63).
Providence: The Friars scored four power-play goals on Friday, Nov. 1 for the first time since Feb. 25, 2012 in the Friars 6-0 win versus Maine in the Hockey East Quarterfinal game. Providence fell 2-1 in overtime to No. 6 Boston College on Sunday, Nov. 3. It marked the first overtime loss for the Friars since they fell 2-1 in double overtime to Boston University in the Hockey East Championship game on March 4, 2012. Providence currently ranks first in league play with a 25.0% conversion rating on the power play and fourth among all Hockey East schools in overall play.
Vermont: Vermont won its Hockey East opener for the third straight season at
Connecticut on Friday…Brittany Zuback recorded a hat trick in Friday's 4-0 win at
UConn. It was the first ever hat trick for Vermont in Hockey East play, and first for the
Catamounts since 2007…Roxanne Douville made 28 saves to earn her first win of
the season in her seventh career shutout…Amanda Pelkey leads the Catamounts in
scoring with six goals and six assists for 12 points in nine games. Her six goals places
her tied for ninth in the NCAA.