Weekly Release: Boston University Downs No. 2 Minnesota in Overtime
Maine Sweeps Union; Four Other Teams Earn Single Wins
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Warrior Hockey Player of the Week Natalie Flynn of Boston University

AROUND HOCKEY EAST: Boston University earned its first win over a top-five opponent this season as it downed No. 2 Minnesota, 6-5, in overtime on Saturday. Terrier captain and senior forward Natalie Flynn (Medford, Mass.) registered the game-winning strike, her second of the game, to seal the victory for her team. Senior forwards Samantha Sutherland (Cochrane, Alta./1g, 1a) and Maddie Elia (Lewiston, N.Y./2a) also had two-point games for the Terriers. In the first game, Mary Parker (Milton, Mass.) scored her 17th goal of the season, the lone Terrier tally in a 5-1 set back to the Golden Gophers ... Boston College took on Dartmouth on the road Wednesday evening, coming away with a 6-1 victory. Freshman forward Delaney Belinskas (Port Orange, Fla.) extended her point streak to six games with two goals and one assist on the night, giving her a total of 12 poi nts across that span and earning Pro Ambitions Rookie of the Week honors. Senior forward Andie Anastos (Farmington Hills, Mich.) also had three points (1g, 2a), while junior goaltender Katie Burt (Lynn, Mass.) earned her 10th win of the season and 75th of he r career with 28 saves … Merrimack traveled to Providence for the last Hockey East matchup of 2016 on Saturday. Warriors sophomore forward Allsion Sexton (Stonewall, Man.) opened the scoring with her second goal in as many games, and freshman forward Mikayla Grant-Mentis (Brampton, Ont.) netted her third of the year to stake Merrimack to a 2-1 lead. Friars freshman forward Neve Van Pelt (Nitchell, Ont.) got her first collegiate goal, assisted by senior forward Cassidy Carels (Bruxelles, Man.) who also scored her own to tie things at 2-2, before junior forward Brooke Boquist (Thunder Bay, Ont.) converted a shorthanded, third-period winner, as the Friars topped the Warriors 3-2 … A two-goal night from junior forward Catherine Tufts (Church Point, N.S.) led the Maine Black Bears to a 2-1 victor y over Union on Friday before freshman forward Tereza Vanisova (Strakonice, Czech Republic) scored twice in Saturday's 3-1 win for the weekend sweep. Freshman goaltender Carly Jackson (Amherst, N.S.) saved 49 of 51 shots she saw to earn her third and fourth wins of the season … In Burlington, Vermont took on Dartmouth for a one-game set, as Catamounts senior defenseman Rachael Ade (Davenport, Fla.) recorded one goal and one assist and sophomore defenseman Sammy Kolowrat (Prague, Czech Republic) got her first goal of the season in th e 4-2 win for UVM … New Hampshire traveled to Yale for a one-game road trip that saw freshman forward Nicole Dunbar (Coto de Caza, Calif.) extend her goal streak to four games while also adding an assist in a 5-3 win. She now has six points in her last four games. Wildcat junior forward Kate Hasslet (Rothesay, N.B.) got one goal and one helper to get the Wildca ts victory.