Hockey East Player of the Week Kira Juodikis of New Hampshire
Women's Weekly Release: Decisive Final Weekends Loom in Women's League
Only One Seed Locked In Entering Final Weeks of Regular Season


With just two weekends remaining before the 2023 Hockey East Women’s Tournament, the Army ROTC Hockey East Standings remain wide open, with only Northeastern having locked in the top seed. Vermont, Providence, Boston College, and UConn have secured a bye into the quarterfinals, but final seeding is to be determined.

Kira Juodikis racked up four goals in a 7-4 win over Holy Cross on Sunday, including a natural hat trick in the third period to secure the victory. She added an assist on Thursday for a five-point weekend. Boston College earned a 3-0 win over #11 Providence on Friday behind 42 saves from Abigail Levy. The win was the 50th of her career and 15th career shut out.

#13/11 Vermont took a 6-2 victory over Merrimack to extend its lead of second place in the Hockey East table over Providence to four points with four games remaining. The Catamounts were boosted by three assists from senior defender Sara Levesque.

Boston University stormed back from a two-goal deficit to take a 2-2 tie and shootout win over #15 UConn. Catherine Foulem scored the game-tying goal with just 1:25 remaining in regulation and potted the shootout winner while also assisting on BU’s first goal.

Holy Cross set a new program mark for wins since joining Hockey East, toppling Maine, 2-1, in overtime on Friday. Alexia Moreau scored the overtime winner after Mary Edmonds scored her 10th goal of the season.



Kira Juodikis - New Hampshire

Kira Juodikis (So., F; LaSalle, Ont.) recorded four goals, including a game-winning goal, and an assist for a total of five points in UNH’s week- end split against fifth-ranked Northeastern and Holy Cross. Juodikis scored all four goals, including a natural hat trick in the third period, to lift the Wildcats to a 7-4 win at Holy Cross on Sunday. Her power-play goal gave UNH a 3-1 lead at 14:46 of the first period. She broke a 4-4 tie 31 seconds into the third period, struck again at 11:32 and scored an empty-net goal with 92 seconds remaining to secure the victory. The four goals and four points both marked career highs for the sophomore forward. She is the first UNH player to score four goals in a game since October 2016, when Jonna Curtis had four tallies against Merrimack.



Alexia Moreau - Holy Cross

Alexia Moreau (Fr., G; Kensington, Md.) scored a goal in each game of a weekend split for the Crusaders, including the game-winning goal on Friday against Maine in a 2-1 overtime victory.



Sara Levesque - Vermont

Sara Levesque (Sr., D; Chicoutimi, Que.) posted a new career-high with three assists Friday in a 6-2 win over Merrimack. It was also her first career three-point game. It was her sixth career multi-point game and third this season.



Abigail Levy - Boston College

Abigail Levy (Gr., G; Congers, N.Y.) posted a 42-save shutout in BC’s 3-0 win over #11 Providence. She made 17 saves in the first period, 15 in the second and 10 in the third to secure the victory. The win marked her 50th career victory and the shutout was the 15th of of her career.


Abby Newhook, BC (So., F; St. John’s, N.L.) Scored twice, including the game-winning goal, in the Eagles’ 3-0 win over #11 Providence. She fired six shots on net, blocked one shot, and had 11 faceoff wins to go along with a plus-two rating.

Cayla Barnes, BC (Sr., D; Eastvale, Calif.) Had an assist in BC’s 3-0 win over #11 Providence and helped the penalty kill unit go 2-for-2. She blocked four shots, recorded one shot on goal and had a plus-three rating. Her assist made her the 10th defender in program history to reach 50 career assists.

Catherine Foulem, BU (Jr., F; Dieppe, N.B.) Scored the game-tying goal and the shootout winner while also assisting on BU’s first goal in a 2-2 draw and 2-1 shootout win vs. No. 15 UConn on Friday.

Brooke Disher, BU (Fr., D; Fort St. John, B.C.) Netted BU’s first goal in its late comeback against No. 15 UConn, helping the Terriers take two points from the Huskies.

Mary Edmonds, HC (Sr., F; Fairfield, Conn.) Had a three point performance last weekend (2g, 1a). She helped lead the Crusaders to a victory over Maine, a victory which tied the program record for wins since joining Hockey East. She tallied a goal and an assist against UNH on Sunday.

Alexa Pongo, MC (So., F; Midhurst, Ont.) Found the back of the net for her career-high fifth tally of the season.

Rae Breton, UNH (Sr., D; Brighton, Ont.) Recorded one assist, a plus-two rating and seven blocks in UNH’s weekend split against fifth-ranked Northeastern and Holy Cross. Breton tallied an assist on the first goal of the game of the Wildcats’ 7-4 win at Holy Cross on Sunday. She went on to lead all UNH skaters with four blocks and also had a plus-one rating. The senior defender also had a plus-one rating with three blocks Thursday at NU.