Weekly Release: Vermont Opens Hockey East Play With Win Over No. 9 BU
Friars' Myers Picks Up Two Shutouts To Backbone Providence to Road Sweep
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Warrior Hockey Co-Players of the Week Denisa Krizova of Northeastern and Ève-Audrey Picard of Vermont

AROUND HOCKEY EAST: The Vermont Catamounts held off No. 9 Boston University to grab a 3-2 win in its Hockey East opener at Gutterson Fieldhouse, picking up its sixth straight conference-opening win. Freshman forward Ève-Audrey Picard (Longueuil, Que.) netted a goal and an assist in the win, following a Tuesday night contest in which she opened her college career with a two goal performance in a 5-1 win over Union ... The Hockey East weekend kicked off with No. 9 Boston University and senior forward Samantha Sutherland (Fernie, B.C.) extending her lead in the nation's goal scoring column, netting two goals in each game this weekend, putting her at seven on the season. The Terriers took on two different Hockey East opponents this weekend, taking two points from New Hampshire on Friday but falling at Vermont on Sunday ... Providence collected the first two wins of its 2016-17 campaign on the road at RIT behind back-to-back shutouts from sophomore goaltender Madison Myers (Colchester, Vt.). Myers played all 120 minutes and posted 57 saves and a save percentage of 1.000 on the weekend ... In the only two-game Hockey East series of the weekend, No. 5 Boston College swept Maine, 2-1 and 5-1. Freshman forward Delaney Belinskas (Port Orange, Fla.) had the offensive performance of the weekend, finding the back of the net four times in Sunday's contest becoming the first Eagle freshman to score four goals in a game in 21 years. Fellow rookie Caitrin Lonergan (Roslindale, Mass.) posted three points on a goal and two assists across the two games against the Black Bears ... Right behind BU's Sutherland in the NCAA's goal-scoring race is Merrimack sophomore forward Katelyn Rae (Courtice, Ont.) who netted two more goals in a 3-4 loss to No. 7 Colgate, bringing her season total to six. The Warriors were ultimately swept by Colgate, dropping Saturday's contest, 6-0 ... After a strong showing with two road wins last weekend, UConn returned home to Connecticut, dropping a tough contest against No. 3 Quinnipiac, 3-0. Junior goaltender Annie Belanger (Sherbrooke, Ont.) made 32 saves, 15 of which came in the second period ... No. 3 Quinnipiac continued their weekend of Hockey East, taking down New Hampshire on Saturday, 3-0 ... Northeastern took both games of a two-game road stint at Lindenwood, with sophomore goaltender Brittany Bugalski (Boynton Beach, Fla.) posting a shutout in Friday's contest. Junior forward Denisa Krizova (Horni Cerekev, Czech Republic) scored two goals and added an assist in two games, becoming the 25th skater in school history to reach 100 career points. She netted two goals in Friday's 5-0 win and set up the game-winning tally in Saturday's 4-1 victory.