Weekly Release: Boston College Wins 200th League Game in Program History
Eagles Become First Team in Conference History to Eclipse the 200-Win Mark
Women's Hockey East Player of the Week Caitrin Lonergan of Boston College

AROUND HOCKEY EAST: League points were heavily distributed last weekend, with each of the eight Women's Hockey East teams in action picking up at least one point in the conference standings. The top five programs are now all within five points of each other ... Boston College earned a 2-0-1 mark over Northeastern and Boston University and became the first WHEA program to record 200 wins with its triumph over the Terriers on Saturday. Caitrin Lonergan (Roslindale, Mass.) posted eight points (3g, 5a) across the three contests and also led the nation in faceoff wins (40) and plus-minus rating (+5). Boston University earned a 6-4 win over Brown Tuesday before the 0-1-1 mark against the Eagles. Senior Victoria Bach (Milton, Ont.) had five points (3g, 2a) against the Bears and extended her point streak to eight games (12g, 8a) last week ... The Huskies picked up a 1-2-0 record, dropping a contest to BC on Tuesday before splitting with New Hampshire over the weekend. Northeastern senior defenseman Lauren Kelly (Watertown, Mass.) racked up four points (3g, 1a) over the week, including the game-winning goal Sunday over New Hampshire. On Friday, the Wildcats took a 2-1 overtime win in Kyra Smith (Littleton, Colo.) first start in net of 2017-18. The sophomore kicked out 29 saves to earn the win ... The Providence Friars took a 1-0-1 mark against UConn, improving to 7-1-2 in league play. Brooke Boquist (Thunder Bay, Ont.) recorded each of the Friars' two goals Friday night, a 2-2 tie with the Huskies, before Maureen Murphy (Buffalo, N.Y.) enjoyed a three-point (2g, 1a) in a 4-1 win Saturday, including two short-handed tallies ... Maine welcomed Vermont to Alfond Arena, taking a 1-0-1 mark from the Catamounts. Tereza Vanisova (Strakonice, Czech Republic) had a goal and an assist in each of the two games against Vermont and scored the game-winning goal on Saturday. The Black Bears sit at 5-3-2 in WHEA play with 14 conference games remaining. The program has not won more than nine games since 2011-12, when they claimed 11 victories, a program-best.


Caitrin Lonergan (Roslindale, Mass.) posted eight points (3g, 5a) in three games last week to help her Eagles to a 2-0-1 mark. She netted a hat trick in a 7-3 win over Northeastern Tuesday and added two assists in a five-point day. She also led the nation in faceoff wins (40) and plus-minus rating (+5).


Maureen Murphy (Buffalo, N.Y.) enjoyed a three-point (2g, 1a) in a 4-1 win over UConn on Saturday, including two short-handed tallies. She finished plus-four in the outing and totaled six shots on goal in the weekend's two games..


Kyra Smith (Littleton, Colo.) earned a win in her first start of the season, a 29-save outing in a 2-1 overtime victory Friday. The junior netminder saw 64:08 of action to accumulate a 0.94 goals against average and .967 save percentage.


Daryl Watts, BC (Fr., F; Toronto, Ont.) Posted seven points (5g, 2a) and assisted on two game-winning goals in Boston College's 2-0-1 week. She moved her national lead to 44 points on 20 goals and 24 helpers.

Serena Sommerfield, BC (Jr., D; Greenwich, Conn.) Finished plus-three and scored her first goal since Oct. 2016 on Saturday.

Rebecca Leslie, BU (Sr., F; Ottawa, Ont.) Capped the week with three goals and one assist against B and had a hand in both goals of Friday's 2-2 draw at Kelly Rink. Also had four points (2g, 2a) in a 6-4 win Tuesday against Brown to tie for the NCAA lead with eight points and pace the country with five markers.

Tereza Vanisova, ME (So., F; Strakonice, Czech Republic) Had a goal and an assist in each of two games against Vermont, helping the Black Bears go 1-0-1 against the Catamounts. She scored the game-winning goal on Saturday and now has 30 points on the year (9g, 21a).

Anna Zikova, ME (Fr., D; Cesky Tesin, Czech Republic) Netted her second career goal against Vermont Saturday.

Carly Jackson, ME (So., G; Amherst, N.S.) Picked up her second shutout of the season, a 17-save blanking of Vermont Saturday.

Lauren Kelly, NU (Sr., D; Watertown, Mass.) Potted three goals and dished out a helper in three games for the Huskies, a 1-2-0 week. She found the back of the net twice, including the game-winner, and had an assist in Sunday's 5-3 win over UNH.

Meghara McManus, UNH (So., F; Milton, Mass.) Scored three times in a weekend split with Northeastern.

Brooke Boquist, PC (Sr., F; Thunder Bay, Ont.) Recorded each of Providence's two goals Friday night, a 2-2 tie with UConn.

Madison Myers, PC (Jr., G; Colchester, Vt.) Stopped 22 shots in Friday's 2-2 tie and followed up with 33 saves on a 4-1 win Saturday.