Weekly Release: Vermont Sweeps No. 10 Northeastern In Two Overtime Thrillers
UConn Downs BU; New Hampshire Sweeps Merrimack
Warrior Hockey Player of the Week Alyssa Gorecki of Vermont

AROUND HOCKEY EAST: Vermont toppled No. 10 Northeastern in a two-game road set last weekend, claiming victory in two overtime tilts at Matthews Arena. Sophomore forward Alyssa Gorecki (Monee, Ill.) scored 1:11 into the extra frame on Friday before she set up the game-winner 1:46 into the bonus period Sunday. Rookie forward Even-Audrey Picard (Longueuil, Que.) buried the winner to complete the sweep while sophomore netminder Melissa Black (Newmarket, Ont.) kicked out 49 saves in the pair of games ... Boston College junior goaltender Katie Burt (Lynn, Mass.) blanked the Friars, 8-0, to earn her 18th career shutout in Hockey East play, the most by any goaltender in league history. Burt's classmate, defenseman Toni Ann Miano (Bronx, N.Y.), and sophomore defenseman Erin Connolly (South Boston, Mass.) each netted the puck twice in the win, while senior forward Andie Anastos (Farmington Hills, Mich.) turned in one goal and three assists ... Boston University and UConn split a home-and-home series, marking the first time the Huskies defeated the Terriers in 22 tries, dating back to the 2009-10 season. On Friday, BU senior forward Mary Parker (Milton, Mass.) scored her 10th goal in 10 games to power BU to a 4-1 win. Terriers sophomore forward Sammy Davis (Pembroke, Mass.) posted a three-point series with one goal and two assists, including setting up Friday's winning goal. UConn junior forward Marisa Maccario (Marblehead, Mass.) buried her first goal of the season to give UConn the 2-1 win to split the series on Saturday. Huskies junior goaltender Annie Belanger (Sherbrooke, Ont.) turned aside 28 each night and earned her sixth win of the season … New Hampshire swept Merrimack in a home-and-home series, giving the Wildcats a 3-0-0 record on the season against the Warriors. UNH first-year forward Nicole Dunbar (Coto de Caza, Calif.) netted a goal in each of the outings, including with the game-winner Saturday. It marked her third straight game with a goal. Warriors sophomore forward Jessica Bonfe (Woodbury, Minn.) turned in a two-point night Friday (1g, 1a), but UNH held Merrimack to just 33 shots in two games and sophomore goaltender Hilary Cashin (Frederiction, B.C.) allowed just two goals each game to go 2-0-0 on the weekend … Providence took on two ranked opponents this week, falling to No. 10 Northeastern, 5-3, and No. 6 Boston College, 8-0 .... Senior forward Cassidy Carels (Bruxelles, Man.) netted two goals against the Huskies … In a mid season exhibition matchup, Maine took on Mount Allison in Presque Isle, Maine for a one-game set. Freshman forward Tereza Vanisova (Strakonice, Czech Republic) found the net four times and added a game-winning assist for five points, as Maine went on to win, 6-3.