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.