HOCKEY EAST PLAYER OF THE MONTH
Chloe Aurard - Northeastern
Graduate, Forward; Villard-de-Lans, France
Aurard was third among all Hockey East players with 10
points off of three goals and seven assists in just six games
during January, entering the top five all-time scoring lead-
ers in league history. Aurard posted an overtime game-win-
ner against Boston College and had one power play goal.
Aurard has 38 points on the season, second-most among
Hockey East players and leads all league players with six
power play goals and two shorthanded goals.
Runner-up: Kira Juodikis, UNH
PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE MONTH
Lara Beecher - Vermont
Forward; Buffalo, N.Y.
Beecher had four goals and two assists in January helping
the Catamounts solidify their top-15 ranking in the coun-
try and second place position in Hockey East. Beecher
scored the game-winning goal on January 6 against the
Friars. UVM won three straight games against the Friars.
Runner-up: Brooke Disher, BU
ARMY ROTC DEFENDER OF THE MONTH
Cayla Barnes - Boston College
Senior; Eastvale, Calif.
Barnes finished January with six points on two goals and
four assists, ranking second among league defenders. She
tied for league lead among blue liners with a plus-seven
rating and finished 10th overall in the league with 25 shots
on goal in the month. She added 12 blocked shots.
Runner-up: Lauren DeBlois, PC
STOP IT GOALTENDING GOALTENDER OF THE MONTH
Gwyneth Philips - Northeastern
Senior; Athens, Ohio
Philips went 6-0-0 during January, while also posting four
shutouts. She allowed just two goals while posting an
NCAA-best 0.33 goals against average and .981 save
percentage. She also led the NCAA with six wins, four
shutouts and just two goals against. Philips leads all
goaltenders nationally on the season with a 0.78 GAA, 24
wins, nine shutouts and a .961 save percentage.
Runner-up: Jessie McPherson, Vermont