AROUND HOCKEY EAST: Boston College's Alex Carpenter (North Reading, Mass.) had a record-setting weekend as she recorded her 113th career assist as part of a five-point (1g, 4a) outing. The record was previously held by former Eagle Kelli Stack (111 assists). Carpenter and the No. 2 Eagles downed Boston University, 8-1, an unprecedented margin between the two teams since BU joined Div. 1 in 2005 ... Providence College earned its first win of the season in a 5-4 victory over New Hampshire. Providence forward Madison Sansone (Lockport, N.Y.) netted the tying goal 1:20 remaining in the game. She followed 39 seconds later with the game-winner ... New Hampshire split a weekend series with league rivals Providence and UConn as junior forward Jonna Curtis (Elk River, Minn.). extended her point streak to six games after recording two goals on Friday's loss to Providence and one assist on Saturday 2-1 victory against UConn. UNH goaltender Kyra Smith (Littleton, Colo.) earned her first collegiate win and held UConn scoreless for 86 seconds during a 5-on-3 ... UConn ended the weekend with a 1-1-0 record. The win came Friday night in a 23-save shutout for senior goaltender Elaine Chuli (Waterford, Ont.). Brittany Berisoff (Kelowna, B.C.) scored the game-winner for UConn with help from teammate Leah Lum (Richmond, B.C.) ... The Boston University Terriers had a dominant performance Tuesday night, beating Yale, 7-1. Rebeca Leslie (Ottawa, Ont.) (2g, 3a) and Rebecca Russo (Westport, Conn.) (5a) made history against the Bulldogs by becoming the first two Terriers to record five points apiece in the same game. Also against Yale, Maddie Elia (Lewiston, N.Y.) recorded her first career hat trick and ended the evening with four points (3g, 1a) ... While Northeastern scoring leader and Warrior Hockey East Player of the Month Kendall Coyne (Palos Heights, Ill.) was busy winning gold with Team USA at the Four Nations Cup, the No. 8 Husky squad edged out Maine, 3-1. NU sophomore Ainsley MacMillan (Ilderton, Ont.) netted her first collegiate game-winning goal against the Black Bears, and forward Hayley Scamurra (Williamsville, N.Y.) recorded two assists in Friday's matchup to register her fifth multi-point game in her last six outings. Maine's lone goal of the weekend came from team scoring leader Brooke Stacey (Kahnawake, Que.). Merrimack hosts No. 8 Northeastern this Friday. As the site of the 2016 Women's Hockey East championship weekend, the Bertagna Trophy will be present at Lawler Rink .
Madison Sansone - Providence
Carpenter set a Boston College career mark with her 113th assist as an Eagle, part of a five-point outing against BU Saturday. She is just four assists away from setting the all-time Hockey East career mark.
Sansone scored the game-tying and game-winning markers for Providence, securing the first win of the year for the Friars. She netted both goals with less than two minutes remaining in the game.
Newkirk recorded the first hat trick of her career in Saturday's 8-1 triumph at league rival Boston University. The three goals propelled her into the NCAA lead for goals scored among freshman with her ninth tally of the season. Her six assists and 15 points also lead all Hockey East rookies.
Smith stopped 21 shots to lead UNH to a 2-1 win at UConn, her first collegiate victory. She stopped each of the Huskies' five power play opportunities, including 86 seconds of a 5-on-3 UConn advantage. Smith stopped each of the eight shots she saw in the first frame and all six in the final stanza.
HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS
Megan Keller, BC (So., D; Farmington Hills, Mich.) Recorded two assists in an 8-1 win at BU, moving to the national lead in defenseman scoring.
Rebecca Leslie, BU (So., F; Ottawa, Ont.) Racked up five points (2g, 3a) including a shorthanded tally in a 7-1 win over Yale Tuesday.
Sammy Davis, BU (Fr., F; Pembroke, Mass.) Netted her eighth goal of the season against No. 2 BC Saturday, the lone Terriers goal.
Brooke Stacey, ME (So., F; Kahnawake, Que.) Netted the lone goal for the Black Bears on the weekend against No. 8 NU.
Cassidy Herman, ME (Fr., D; Ottawa, Ont.) Picked up her fourth point of the year on an assist on Stacey's goal against Northeastern.
Jonna Curtis, UNH (Jr., F; Elk River, Minn.) Dished out three assists in two games last week to extend her point streak to six games.
Brittany Bugalski, NU (Fr., G; Boynton Beach, Fla.) Tied her career high with 33 saves for the Huskies in a 3-1 win at Maine Friday.
Christina Putigna, PC (Fr., F; Grimsby, Ont.) Scored her first goal as a Friar on the power play, adding two assists for a career high three points.
Brooke Boquist, PC (So., F; Thunder Bay, Ont.) Potted two goals for Providence in the Friars' first win of the year over UNH, 5-4.
Blair Parent, PC (So., F; Anoka, Minn.) Chipped in with two assists, including helping the game-winning tally, in a 5-4 PC win.
Madison Myers, PC (Fr., G; Colchester, Vt.) Stopped 25 shots Saturday for the Friars, backstopping Providence to the first win of the year.