Weekly Release: Boston College Takes Three Points from No. 3 Quinnipiac
Northeastern Topples Boston University; Merrimack Goes 1-0-1 Against RMU
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Warrior Hockey Players of the Week Katie Burt of Boston College

AROUND HOCKEY EAST: Friday featured a top-10 matchup to kick off the weekend, as No. 7 Boston College had a home-and-home against No. 3 Quinnipiac. The Eagles defense held strong in each contest, holding serve for a 0-0 tie at home Friday and taking a 4-1 win at Quinnipiac on Saturday. Junior goaltender Katie Burt (Lynn, Mass.) and sophomore defenseman Grace Bizal (Minnetonka, Minn.) led the BC defense, holding Quinnipiac to just one goal. BC out shot the third ranked team in the nation 56 to 42 ... Tuesday night featured a pair of matchups for Hockey East, as Boston University traveled to Northeastern and Providence welcomed Union to Rhode Island. Huskies senior forward Paige Savage (Johns Creek, Ga.) recorded four points (1g, 3a) in the outing against BU, combining with a two-goal effort by junior forward Shelby Herrington (Bow, N.H.) to give the Huskies a 6-2 win at home. Northeastern continued play over the weekend at Dartmouth. Sophomore goaltender Brittany Bugalski (Boynton Beach, Fla.) had her third shutout of the season against the Big Green, taking a 3-0 win ... BU senior forward Mary Parker (Milton, Mass.) continued her hot offensive start to the 2016-17 season, netting her sixth goal of the season against Northeastern ... The Merrimack Warriors held their homecoming festivities with a two-game series against Robert Morris. Freshman forward Mikyla Grant-Mentis (Brampton, Ont.) netted her first collegiate goal in overtime of game one to give Merrimack a 4-3 win and added her second career goal the following day to help Merrimack push to a draw ... Vermont took on No. 7 St. Lawrence in a home-and-home series. Freshman forward Eve-Audrey Picard (Longueuil, Que.) scored the lone Catamounts goal Friday night while senior goaltender Madison Litchfield (Williston, Vt.) tallied 25 saves in her second start of the season on Saturday, but it wasn't enough as St. Lawrence swept the series, 3-1 and 2-1 ... At UConn, the Huskies took on Penn State in a two-game series. The first night ended all knotted up at zero, as junior goaltender Annie Belanger (Sherbrooke, Ont.) made 39 saves on the night to blank the Nittany Lions for her first career shutout. The following day UConn junior defenseman Leah Lum (Richmond, B.C.) netted two late goals, including the game-winner, to give UConn a 4-2 win. It was the Huskies first home win of the season ... New Hampshire sophomore goaltender Hilary Cashin (Frederiction, N.B.) had the first 40-plus save outing for the Wildcats since February 2015 Sunday, stopping 41 of 44 shots from No. 8 Clarkson. The Wildcats got another goal from senior forward Jonna Curtis (Elk River, Minn.) on Sunday, marking her fifth tally in eight games, but Clarkson took both decisions from the Wildcats by the same score of 3-1 ... Providence welcomed Union Tuesday night. The Friars came out with a win, 4-2, as four different skaters found the back of the net. Over the weekend, Friars sophomore forward Christina Putigna (Grimsby, Ont.) extended her point streak to five games, adding a goal and an assist in a two-game series with Princeton at home.