Weekly Release: Milestones Abound in Hockey East Entering Winter Break
BC Trio Reaches Career Markers; O'Neil Pitches First Shutout for BU
Warrior Hockey Co-Players of the Week Alex Carpenter and Haley Skarupa of Boston College

AROUND HOCKEY EAST: Another record-setting weekend in Hockey East saw a trio of Boston College Eagles reach milestones and continue to rewrite the record books on the Heights. Alex Carpenter (North Reading, Mass.) scored four goals in a 7-2 win at Syracuse to set the all-time mark for goals scored as an Eagle. Her 117 tallies now stand alone at the top of the record ledger. In the same contest, Haley Skarupa (Rockville, Md.) dished out five helpers to reach the 200-point plateau in her career. In the victory, head coach Katie Crowley picked up her 200th career win behind the bench for Boston College ... Boston University sophomore netminder Erin O'Neil (Minnetonka, Minn.) registered the first shutout of her career as a Terrier Wednesday night in a 6-0 win. She stopped 27 shots to pick up the first blank sheet. Victoria Bach (Milton, Ont.) scored two goals and assisted on a third in the win while senior forward Sarah Lefort (Ormstown, Que.) extended her point streak to nine games (9g, 10a) with two goals in the tilt ... Merrimack got the first twogoal game in program history in a 4-3 overtime setback to Providence. Paige Voight (St. Michael, Minn.) found the back of the net twice in the second period for the Warriors, increasing her team-leading totals to seven goals, seven assists and 14 points ... The Maine Black Bears went 1-0-1 in the last series of 2015 in a non-conference set with Union. Senior goalie Meghann Treacy (Lake Peekskill, N.Y.) made 47 saves on the weekend, including a shutout win Friday night ... Vermont got 31 saves from sophomore netminder Molly Depew (Marblehead, Mass.) to down Dartmouth, 3-2, Saturday afternoon. Mackenize MacNeil (Richmond Hill, Ont.) had a goal and an assist to push the Catamounts to the victory ... New Hampshire extended its home winning streak to three games with wins over Dartmouth, 3-2, and Yale, 5-2. Prior to a 6-0 setback to Quinnipiac Tuesday, New Hampshire was riding a five-game unbeaten streak, including a four-game winning streak, the longest such stretch since 2010-11. Jonna Curtis (Elk River, Minn.) has recorded at least a point in four of the last five games and is currently leading the Wildcats in goals (10), assists (12) and points (22) ... Women's Hockey East programs will now enter the winter break period before resuming play January 2, 2016, and finishing with a league-play heavy schedule January 9.