Weekly Release: Boston College Secures Fifth Straight Regular Season Title
Burt Sets Multiple NCAA, League Records in Weekend Sweep
Women's Hockey East Player of the Week Katie Burt of Boston College

AROUND HOCKEY EAST: Boston College netminder Katie Burt (Lynn, Mass.) became the NCAA's all-time wins leader over the weekend, claiming her 114th and 115th career victories with a sweep of #10 Providence. She posted a 25-save shutout and stopped 54 total shots in the two games, playing all 120:00 in net for the Eagles. In doing so, she also set a new career mark for minutes played in Women's Hockey East action, logging 4702:14 of work to date. Burt also moved into 10th place on the all-time saves list, having now stopped 1,633 pucks in her four years. Burt's teammate, rookie forward Daryl Watts (Toronto, Ont.) scored three times including both game-winning goals against #10 Providence, to reach the 50-point mark on the season in WHEA play (28g, 22a). She is just the third player in league history to reach that plateau and is just two goals and five points away from matching the all-time marks set by Kendall Coyne (Palos Heights, Ill.) during the 2015-16 season. Boston College has three WHEA games left on the season and have clinched their fifth straight regular season title ... Boston University swept Merrimack last weekend, thanks in part to rookie backstop Corinne Schroeder (Elm Creek, Man.). Schroeder kicked out 39 of the 41 shots she faced against Merrimack, good for a .951 save percentage. She wrapped the weekend with 1.06 GAA and let up just one even-strength goal ... UConn swept #9 Maine last weekend, the Huskies' first win over a ranked opponent since 2014 and their first weekend sweep of a Women's Hockey East opponent this season. UConn is now unbeaten in its last three outings (2-0-1). UConn Annie Belanger (Sherbrooke, Que.) posted her second shutout of the season and stopped 51 of 52 shots she saw on the weekend to backstop her squad to the sweep. Maine netminder Carly Jackson (Amherst, N.S.) stopped a career-high 45 shots Friday against UConn, helping to force overtime ... Eve-Audrey Picard (Longueuil, Que.) powered Vermont's offense in a sweep of Northeastern, scoring five goals and six points in the Catamount sweep. She scored twice in Friday's 5-2 win and had a hat trick in the next day's 4-3 triumph. Sophomore Sydney Scobee (Minnetrista, Minn.) earned the two victories for Vermont, stopping 55 shots ... New Hampshire swept a twogame set at Quinnipiac. Ava Boutilier (Charlottetown, P.E.I.) earned two wins for the Wildcats as she improved to 11-8-6 on the year. She stopped 57 shots from the Bobcats to send New Hampshire on a five-game unbeaten streak and three-game winning streak.


Boston University's Victoria Bach (Milton, Ont.) became the Terriers' all-time career points leader (185) with an NCAA-best seven points (4g, 3a) last weekend. Bach currently sits third in the nation in overall scoring, racking up 54 points on 32 goals and 22 assists to date. She finished a national-best plus-six and her 16 shots on goal and 8.0 shots on goal per game were the highest in the NCAA last week.


Katie Burt (Lynn, Mass.) set two major records en route to backstopping Boston College to a sweep of #10 Providence and clinching the fifth-straight Women's Hockey East regular season title for the Eagles. She played 120:00, setting a new standard for career minutes played in Hockey East games (4702:14) and stopped 54 shots, including a 25-save performance in a 5-0 shutout of the Friars. With two wins, she claimed the NCAA all-time wins mark with 115 victories. Burt Currently sits first in Women's Hockey East with 68 career wins, 27 shutouts and is 10th in saves with 1,633.


Ava Boutilier (Charlottetown, P.E.I.) improved to 11-8-6 as she backstopped UNH to a pair of wins over Quinnipiac. She stopped 57 shots and allowed just three goals in the two games, earning a .950/1.50 stat line.


Annie Belanger (Sherbrooke, Que.) won each start against #9 Maine, making 51 saves on 52 shots, and earning her second shutout of the season in Saturday's 4-0 win.


Daryl Watts, BC (Fr., F; Toronto, Ont.) Netted three goals this week, pushing her NCAA-lead to 34 strikes. She reached the 50-point plateau, becoming just the third WHEA skater to hit 50 points in one season. She also paces all skaters nationally with three short-handed goals and nine power-play tallies.

Caroline Ross, BC (So., D; Rochester, N.Y.) Dished out three helpers to help the Eagles go 2-0-0 on the week, securing the WHEA regular season title.

Victoria Bach, BU (Sr., F; Milton, Ont.) Led the country in points with seven (4g, 3a) in just two outings. She finished a national-best plus-six and her 16 shots on goal and 8.0 shots on goal per game were the highest in the NCAA last week. She set the BU program record with her 185th career point.

Corinne Schroeder, BU (Fr., G; Elm Creek, Man.) Kicked out 39 of the 41 shots she faced in a weekend sweep of Merrimack, good for a .951 save percentage. She wrapped the weekend with 1.06 GAA and let up just one even-strength goal.

Abby Cook, BU (So., D; Kelowna, B.C.) Racked up five points (1g, 4a) to tie for the lead among all NCAA defensemen in two outings last weekend. She recorded four assists in Thursday's 5-1 win at Merrimack while she also finished plus-five.

Leah Lum, UConn (Sr., F; Richmond, B.C.) Enjoyed a three-point (2g, 1a) weekend in a sweep of #9 Maine. She now sits third on UConn's career point list with 91.

Natalie Snodgrass, UConn (Fr., F; Eagan, Minn.) Had three points (2g, 1a) to help the Huskies sweep the #9 Black Bears.

Briana Colangelo, UConn (So., Whitby, Ont.) Scored a goal and added one assist over the weekend against #9 Maine. She scored the game-winning goal at 1:20 in overtime against the Black Bears on Friday, giving the Huskies their first win against a ranked opponent since 2014.

Carly Jackson, Maine (So., G; Amherst, N.S.) Stopped a career-high 45 shots Friday against UConn, helping to force overtime.

Michelle Weis, Maine (Fr., F; Charlottenlund, Denmark) Notched the Black Bears' lone goal of the weekend with just 1:05 left in Friday's game to push Maine into overtime.

Carlee Turner, UNH (So., F; Scottsdale, Ariz.) Found the back of the net twice in the second period of Friday's 4-2 win over Quinnipiac including the game-winning strike. She finished plus-two and had eight shots on net.

Julia Scammell, UNH (Fr., D; Truro, N.S.) Tallied a point in each of two wins against Quinnipiac, setting up each of the game-winning strikes for the Wildcats. She blocked two shots and finished plus-two.

Eve-Audrey Picard, UVM (So., F; Longueuil, Que.) Had a six-point, five-goal weekend as Vermont swept Northeastern. She scored both game-winning goals for the Catamounts and finished the weekend a plus-four.

Sydney Scobee, UVM (So., G; Minnetrista, Minn.) Earned two wins over Northeastern, posting a .918/2.50 stat line and stopping 55 shots.