~Boston U., Vermont each take two points~
||PURE HOCKEY PLAYER OF THE WEEK
|#21 KELLY HORAN, CONNECTICUT
(Sophomore Forward; Methuen, Mass.)
|Horan posted both game-winners against UNH this weekend, including UConn's lone goal on
Saturday's 1-0 shutout at the Whittemore Center in Durham. Ended the weekend with a +1
rating and three shots on net.
||PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
|#34 ROXANNE DOUVILLE, VERMONT
(Freshman Goaltender; Beloeil, Que.)
|Douville stopped 63 of the 66 shots (.955 save%) she faced this weekend
on the road earning consecutive ties against fifth ranked Boston University
at Walter Brown Arena.
||WHEA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
|#83 ALEXANDRA GARCIA, CONNECTICUT
(Junior Goaltender; Pointe-Claire, Que.)
|Garcia recorded her first shutout of the season against UNH on Saturday, making 32 saves.
She came back with a 26-save effort on Sunday allowing just one goal. Garcia finished the
weekend with a 0.50 GAA and a .983 save percentage in the home-and-home series vs. the
||WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
|The Huskies picked up a weekend sweep of the Wildcats, ending their 17-game unbeaten
streak in the series with a 1-0 shutout on Saturday in Durham and a 2-1 victory on Sunday
at Freitas Ice Forum. UConn's penalty kill was a perfect 6-of-6 on the weekend. The Huskies'
shutout on Saturday marked the first time the Wildcats were shut out at home since Nov. 28, 2004 (by
Mercyhurst), a streak of 109 consecutive home games.
Pure Hockey Player of the Week Kelly Horan of Connecticut
Melissa Bizzari, BC (Fr., F, Stowe, Vt. ) Scored a goal in Friday's game at St. Lawrence to bring her season total up to four.
Missy Denk, Maine (Fr., F, Poplar Grove, Ill.) Started the come back on Friday afternoon for Maine as she notched her first career goal.
Taylor Gross, UConn (Fr., F, Colorado Springs, Colo.) Had an assist on the game-winning goal against UNH on Saturday and posted her team-leading
fifth goal of the season in the win on Sunday. Ended the weekend with a +2 rating and four shots on net.
Brittany Ott, Maine (So., G, St. Clair Shores, Mich.) Made 36 saves Thursday and 29 saves Friday, picking up a pair of ties. Recorded a her second
shutout of the season on Thursday against Northeastern. Had a .970 save percentage over the weekend.
Mary Restuccia, BC (So., F, Chester Springs, Pa.) Scored two goals and as assist in the weekend series at St. Lawrence. She scored the only BC
goal in Saturday's tie.
Claire Santostefano, NU (Fr., F, Wilmette, Ill.) Tallied a goal to help Northeastern earn a 2-2 tie against Maine on Friday.
Florence Schelling, NU (Jr., G, Oberengstringen, Switzerland) Made 43 saves over the weekend against Maine to earn a pair of ties. Counting last
Saturday's shutout against Yale, she didn't allow a goal for 176:08, a streak that lasted until the third period of Friday's contest.
BOSTON UNIVERSITY TERRIERS
set a program record for their longest unbeaten streak at 11 games (8-0-3)
Lindsey Cashman, VERMONT (MILWAUKEE, WIS.)
Saturday's go-ahead third period goal at No. 5 Boston U. was her first
Missy Denk, MAINE (POPLAR GROVE, ILL.)
Scored her first ca reer goal on Friday against Northeastern
Kellie Dineen, VERMONT (FARIBAULT, MINN.)
First collegiate goal Friday afternoon in 1-1 tie at No. 5 Boston U.
Casey Pickett, NU (WILMINGTON, MASS.)
has three goals in three games dating back to Nov. 6 against Yale .
Boston College: BC's undefeated streak came to an end on Friday afternoon at St. Lawrence…Kelli
Stack continued her points streak, making an assist in Friday's game and another in Saturday's…Mary
Restuccia had her best weekend of the season so far, with a goal and an assist on Friday and a goal
on Saturday…Blake Bolden scored her third goal of the season, and Katelyn Kurth tallied her second
assist…Melissa Bizzari scored her fourth goal on Friday…BC will meet crosstown rival BU for the first
time this season on Saturday, November 20 at 3:00 pm at BU before hosting the Terriers at 7:00 pm on
Sunday, November 21.
Boston University: The No. 5 Boston University women's ice hockey team twice tied Vermont over
the weekend, extending the team's unbeaten streak to 11 games (8-0-3)…The 11-game streak set a record
for the team's longest unbeaten streak in program history…Before Vermont connected on its first power
play on Nov. 13, the Terriers successfully defended their opponents' previous 20 power plays, dating back
to BU's game against St. Lawrence…Senior Holly Lorms, who scored in both games this weekend, netted
at least one goal in back-to-back games for the first time since Feb. 1 (Northeastern) and Feb. 6 (New
Hampshire) during the 2009-10 season.
University of Connecticut: UConn is on a three-game win streak, topping Maine and UNH over
their past three WHEA contests…The Huskies are now 77-65-24 all-time in the Freitas Ice forum…With the
1-0 victory over the Wildcats on Saturday, UConn handed UNH its first loss at home of the season…Three
different Huskies have posted the game-winning goal this season, Taylor Gross, Jocelyn Slattery and
Kelly Horan…Alexandra Garcia recorded her first shutout of the season on Saturday, posting 32 saves
against UNH…Garcia now has a .926 career save percentage, which as it stands, leads the UConn all-time
career save percentage list…Taylor Gross has posted a point in eight out of the 12 games this season,
including a team-high five goals.
University of Maine: Maine picked up their first points in WHEA play with a pair of ties against
Northeastern…The Black Bears skated to a 0-0 tie on a rare Thursday night game before coming back
from a two goal deficit to force a 2-2 tie on Friday afternoon…Freshman Missy Denk picked up her first
career point as a Black Bear on Friday as she started the comeback with her first career goal…Jennie Gallo
(Castlegar, B.C.) has four power play goals so far this season, which is tied for first in the conference in
that category…The Black Bears have killed off 65 of 74 penalties, an 87.8% penalty kill which is third
in the league…With a goal on Friday, Danielle Ward (Lansing, Mich.) now stands just one point shy of
80 career points…Brittany Ott picked up her second shutout of the season on Thursday while making 65
saves and accumulating a .970 save percentage on the weekend…Maine returns to action with a neutral
site game against UNH on Nov. 23 at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston, Maine.
University of New Hampshire: Freshman forward Sarah Campbell scored her first career goal
when she gave UNH a 1-0 lead at UConn on Nov. 14...UNH's 1-0 loss to UConn at the Whittemore Center
was the team's first home loss of the season in six games...That loss marked the first time the Wildcats
were shut out at home since Nov. 28, 2004 (by Mercyhurst); the 'Cats had scored a goal in 109 consecutive
home games...The loss also ended a 17-game unbeaten streak vs. UConn (15-0-2)...UNH went 1-3-0 without
senior defenseman Courtney Birchard, who helped the Canadian national team win a gold medal at the
Four Nations Cup; the 'Cats were outscored 8-5 in those four games...The three-game losing streak is the
longest since the 2004 team also lost three straight; that squad finished with 23 wins.
Northeastern University: Thursday night's 0-0 tie was the first such result for Northeastern since
Leah Sulyma made 28 saves in a 0-0 tie against Connecticut on Feb. 21, 2010...The Huskies are now 6-0-1
when Claire Santostefano records a point...Northeastern is now 3-1-3 on the road, and haven't lost away
from Matthews Arena since Oct. 9 against Quinnipiac. The last time the Huskies lost a road conference
game was on Dec. 14, 2009 against Boston College (3-2 OT ). The last regulation loss on the road against
a Hockey East opponent was Feb. 28, 2009 at Boston University (2-1)...The Huskies have killed off 19
straight power plays since allowing two power play goals against BC on Nov. 3.
Providence College: After playing three games in six days, the Providence College women's hockey
team enjoyed a weekend off. The Friars return to action Tuesday, November 16, at Dartmouth for a 7 p.m.
face-off. the Friars will be looking to snap a seven-game winless streak against the Big Green. The last
Providence win, over Dartmouth, a 5-2 decision, was November 23, 2002. The Friars will play the first of
two outdoor games this season next week. On November 26, the day after thanksgiving, the Friars will face
cross-town rival Brown at the Bank of America Skating Center in downtown Providence at 7 p.m.
University of Vermont: Vermont is 1-0-6 when scoring the first goal this season…Senior captain
Celeste Doucet (Memramcook, N.B.) leads the Catamounts in scoring with three goals, and four assists…Sunday
Vermont went to overtime for the seventh time in 12 games this season…Seven ties in a season sets a
new school record…No other team in the nation has played to more than four ties…Vermont has registered
three consecutive ties against top-10 opponents…Roxanne Douville has started four consecutive games for
Vermont, she has given up just seven goals on 129 shots during that span …The Catamounts return home
after their six-game road Hockey East swing in which they went 0-3-3 to host UConn on Saturday.