Weekly Release: Boston College Advances to Women's Frozen Four
Northeastern Halted By League Rival Eagles in NCAA Quarterfinals
Warrior Hockey Player of the Week Haley Skarupa of Boston College

AROUND HOCKEY EAST: No. 1 Boston College defeated Northeastern, 5-1, in the NCAA Quarterfinal round and are set to battle Clarkson at 4:00 p.m. Friday (March 18) in Durham, New Hampshire in the Women's Frozen Four. The Eagles have competed in the Frozen Four round five times, but have never reached the championship game. In last season's semifinal, BC fell to Harvard in a 2-1 setback, which also marks the last time the Eagles lost, carrying a 39-0-0 record this year. The Eagles have the second-most single-season wins in NCAA history. If victorious on Friday, they will take on the winner of the Wisconsin vs. Minnesota game Sunday (March 20) at 2:00 p.m. for the NCAA title ... Four Eagles contributed at least two points in Saturday's quarterfinal win against Northeastern: Alex Carpenter (North Reading, Mass.) (2g, 1a), Megan Keller (Farmington Hills, Mich.) (2a), Haley Skarupa (Rockville, Md.) (1g, 3a) and Tori Sullivan (West Bloomfield, Mich.) (2g). Sullivan recorded her second multi-goal game of the season and sixth of her career and Skarupa extended her point streak to 15 games. She has scored 30 points (13g, 17a) in that span. Carpenter is the only Boston College women's player to advance to the Women's Frozen Four in all four years of collegiate play (2012, 2013, 2015, and 2016). The 2015 Patty Kazmaier winner and 2016 Top-3 finalist scored her 85th point of the season last weekend, putting her at the top of the NCAA leader board. Netminder Katie Burt (Lynn, Mass.) denied 20 Northeastern shots and earned her 34th win of the season ... Northeastern University's season came to a close in the 5-1 setback to the No. 1 Boston College Eagles, but the Huskies made program history by advancing to the NCAA tournament for the first time and posting a 28-9-1 record overall. Five of the nine losses came at the hand of BC, the best offensive squad in the nation. Warrior Hockey East Player of the Year and Top-3 Patty Kazmaier award finalist Kendall Coyne (Palos Heights, Ill.) netted her 50th goal of the season, the lone goal of the game for the Huskies. The last player to reach the half-century goal marker was Harvard's Nicole Corriero in the 2004-2005 season (59 goals). Coyne is one of two Huskies to reach the 50-goal milestone. She joins Vicky Sunohara who notched 51 goals in the 1988-89 season.