Weekly Release: Maine Earns Split With BU Behind Vanisova Hat Trick
Providence Takes Three League Points; Boston College, Northeastern Sweep
Warrior Hockey Player of the Week Tereza Vanisova of Maine

AROUND HOCKEY EAST: Boston University and Maine split a weekend series in Orono that saw a hat trick from the winning team in each game. Terrier junior forward Victoria Bach (Milton, Ont.) netted a trio of goals in Friday's 5-3 victory, Bach opened the scoring in the first period, scored the game-tying goal midway through the third period and added an unassisted empty-netter to seal the win and complete the hat trick. Black Bears freshman Tereza Vanisova (Strakonice, Czech Republic) erupted the next night to carry Maine to a 4-1 victory. Sophomore defenseman Alyson Matteau (Mirabel, Que.) assisted on three goals in the game to finish the weekend with four points after a goal Friday ... Providence took three points from Vermont over the weekend, winning Friday's outing, 5-2, before the two programs skated to a 1-1 draw Sunday afternoon. Friars rookie defenseman Whitney Dove (Port Moody, B.C.) scored twice, including the game-winner, and added an assist to power Providence to Saturday's win. Sunday's stalemate saw Friars sophomore Madison Myers (Colchester, Vt.) make 30 saves on 31 shots while Vermont senior Madison Litchfield (Williston, Vt.) stopped 32 of 33 shots she faced ... Boston College took two games from New Hampshire on the weekend, outscoring the Wildcats 12-1. In Friday's 5-1 victory, Eagles rookie Caitrin Lonergan (Roslindale, Mass.) scored a goal and added three assists, while junior defenseman Megan Keller (Farmington Hills, Mich./3a) and sophomore forward Makenna Newkirk (Scottsdale, Ariz./2g, 1a) each had three-point outings. The next night, freshman Delaney Belinskas (Port Orange, Fla.) netted a hat trick, including the game-winning goal, bringing her weekend total to four goals ... Northeastern took a pair of 4-2 wins in a home-and-home with Merrimack. Huskies junior forward McKenna Brand (Nevis, Minn.) scored three goals on the weekend, moving into a tie for the overall goal-scoring lead among all Hockey East skaters. Merrimack sophomore forward Paige Voight (St. Michael, Minn.) also scored a set of three goals, bringing her total to seven for the Warriors ... UConn took a 3-1 win at Brown Tuesday behind two-point nights from juniors Leah Lum (Richmond, B.C./1g, 1a) and Theresa Knutson (Onalaska, Wis./1g, 1a) and freshman Briana Colangelo (Whitby, Ont./2a). Rookie netminder Morgan Fisher (Vernon, Conn.) stopped 28 shots to earn her third win in as many career starts.