Weekly Honorees: Maude Poulin-Labelle, Jessie McPherson and Cayla Barnes
Women's Weekly Release: Boston College, Vermont Sweep Weekend Series
Frankel Becomes All-Time Wins Leader at Northeastern


Vermont won its fourth game in a row with a second consecutive series sweep, downing UConn twice on the road last weekend. The Catamounts now sit at 5-1-0, the best conference start in the program’s Hockey East history.

Northeastern goaltender Aerin Frankel (Briarcliff Manor, N.Y.) became the Huskies all-time career wins leader, winning her 62nd overall game between the pipes on Friday night in Matthews Arena.

Boston College redshirt junior Cayla Barnes (Eastvale, Calif.) moved into the program’s Top-10 all-time scoring leaders among defenders with two points in a weekend sweep. With a goal and an assist against Merrimack, Barnes now has 52 points on 11 goals and 41 assists as an Eagle.

Providence improved to 7-1-1 on the year with a 5-2 win at Holy Cross on Saturday. Hayley Lunny (Bedford, N.Y.) netted the equalizer at 17:31 of the second period before picking up the game-winning assist to lead the Friars to a 5-2 win mid-way through the third period. She rifled seven shots on net during the game and was plus-three in the contest.



Maude Poulin-Labelle - Vermont

Maude Poulin-Labelle (Sherbrooke, Que.) led the league with a goal and three assists on the weekend as the Catamounts swept their weekend road series at UConn. Poulin-Labelle is now the top-scoring defenseman in the NCAA with nine points (1g, 8a) in six games. Among all NCAA skaters, she is also tied for first in assists (8) and sixth in points (9).



Jessie McPherson - Vermont

Jessie McPherson (Chatham, Ont.) made 55 saves over two games in a weekend sweep at UConn. On Friday she made 26 stops, posting her second consecutive shutout in a 2-0 win. Saturday she made 29 saves in a 3-2 overtime victory for the Catamounts. She is the NCAA leader in save percentage (.973) and goals-against average (0.65) after she began her NCAA career with a shutout streak of 131:18.



Cayla Barnes - Boston College

Cayla Barnes (Eastvale, Calif.) registered two points on one goal and one power- play assist over the weekend. Her two points moved her into a tie for 10th all-time in program history for overall points by a defenseman with 52 on 11 goals and 41 assists. The redshirt junior defenseman now leads all league blueliners with 33 shots on goal.


Willow Corson, BC (Sr., F; Toronto, Ont.) Picked up three points in a two-win weekend for Boston College over Merrimack. She netted a power-play goal and added two assists with five shots on net. The senior added 25 faceoff wins and one blocked shot to her plus-two rating.

Savannah Norcross, BC (Jr., F; Lynn, Mass.) Racked up a trio of points on the weekend with a goal and two helpers to finish with a plus-three rating with five shots on net.

Maddie Crowley-Cahill, BC (Fr., D; Haverhill, Mass.) Dished out a pair of helpers, one in each game, during a weekend sweep of Merrimack. The rookie blueliner added two shots on goal and two blocked shots for the Eagles.

Nicole Kelly, UNH (Fr., F; Brantford, Ont.) Scored a goal in UNH’s 2-2 tie against No. 4/3 Northeastern this past Saturday at the Whittemore Center. She recorded five of the team’s 18 shots in that game and became UNH’s season points leader with her 10th tally, which gave the Wildcats a 1-0 lead at 10:19 of the first period.

Ava Boutilier, UNH (RS-Jr., G; Charlottetown, P.E.I.) Kicked out 69 of 73 shots she faced last weekend, picking up a .945 save percentage and 2.00 goals against average in a 0-1-1 weekend against No. 4/3 Northeastern. Boutilier made 30 saves, including four in overtime, to backbone the Wildcats to a 2-2 tie at the Whittemore Center on Saturday. She did not allow a puck in the net during five rounds of the shootout as UNH picked up the extra point in the standings with a 1-0 shootout win.

Aerin Frankel, NU (Sr., G; Briarcliff Manor, N.Y.) Became the all-time leader in career wins for the Huskies last weekend, recording her 62nd overall victory on Friday night. Frankel now holds the all-time overall NU marks for wins, shutouts, save percentage, and goals against average.

Hayley Lunny, PC (Sr., F; Bedford, N.Y.) Netted the equalizer in Saturday night’s win at Holy Cross before picking up the game-winning helper to lead the Friars to a 5-2 win. She rifled seven shots on net during the game and was plusthree in the contest.