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November 29, 2010
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WEEKLY RELEASE: MAINE DOWNS UNH, WINS AND TIES RMU; NO. 5 BU SWEEPS PRINCETON
~No. 6 BC downs UNH, beats Dartmouth; PC wins two non-league games ~
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Photo PURE HOCKEY PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#19 BRITTANY DOUGHERTY, MAINE
(Sophomore Forward; Chesterfield, Mich.)
Dougherty finished the week with five points (2g,3a) for the Black Bears. She notched the game winning goal in a 4-1 win over UNH on Tuesday and registered a three-point (1g,2a) in the victory at Robert Morris on Friday. She tallied had a pair of assists against Robert Morris, including an assist on the game-winner. Dougherty finished the week with a +4 plus/minus rating. Pure Hockey
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#29 MARIE-PHILIP POULIN, BOSTON U.
(Freshman Forward; Beauceville, Que.)
Poulin registered four assists in two non-league wins over Princeton with two assists in each game. She finished the weekend with seven shots on goal. Pro Ambitions
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Photo WHEA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#29 BRITTANY OTT, MAINE
(Sophomore Goaltender; St, Clair Shores, Mich.)
Ott finished the weekend 2-0-1 with 116 saves for the Black Bears. She made 32 saves in the 4-1 win over UNH Tuesday and then had back-to-back 42 save efforts in a win and a tie against Robert Morris on Friday and Saturday Ott finished the week with a .967 save percentage and a 1.30 GAA. Hockey East
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Photo WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES
The Eagles notched a 4-2 win against Dartmouth on Tuesday night and followed that up with a 3-1 victory at UNH. BC outshot the Wildcats, 40-13 at the Whittemore Center on Sunday. BC's penalty kill went 10-for-11 on the weekend.  
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Pure Hockey Player of the Week Brittany Dougherty of Maine
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HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS

Ashley Cottrell, PC (Jr. F, Sterling Heights, Mich.) Scored with 59 left in regulation to lead the Friars past Brown, 3-2, in the 16th annual Mayor's Cup on Friday.

Roxanne Douville, UVM (Fr., G, Beloeil, Que.) Made 42 saves as the Catamounts tied Clarkson 1-1 on the road Saturday afternoon.

Siena Falino, NU (So., F, Centerport, N.Y.) Tallied the game-winning goal to defeat Brown, 2-1.

Jennifer Friedman, PC (Jr., D, San Gabriel, Calif.) Scored a goal in the Friars' 3-2 Mayor's cup win over Brown, scored the game-winner, in the 2-1 win vs. Union.

Genevieve Lacasse, PC (Jr. G, Scarborough, Ont.) Stopped 26 shots in the Friars' 3-2 win against Brown and making 17 saves in PC's win vs. Union.

Kayla Kaluzny, Maine (Fr., D, Calgary, Alta.) Had three assists for Maine, including a pair of assists in the 4-1 win over UNH (+4 for the week).

Jenelle Kohanchuk, BU (Jr., Winnipeg, Man.) Recorded a goal and three assists in two wins over Princeton.

Meagan Mangene, BC (Fr., D, Miller Place, N.Y.) Tallied two assists against Dartmouth and one more at UNH to finish with three points.

Lindsey Minton, UNH (Jr., G, Richardson, Texas) Recorded career highs for saves both in a period (20) and game (37) vs. BC (.949 save%).

Mary Restuccia, BC (So., F, Chester Springs, Pa.) Added two assists and a goal in this week's two games, including the final tally in the win at UNH.

Molly Schaus, BC (Sr., G, Natick, Mass.) Recorded 27 saves against Dartmouth and another 12 at New Hampshire.

Florence Schelling, NU (Jr., G, Oberengstringen, Switz.) Made 20 saves in a 2-1 win over Brown.

Kelli Stack, BC (Sr., F, Brooklyn Heights, Ohio) Scored two goals against Dartmouth and two more at UNH for a total of four points for the week.

Sonia St. Martin, NU (Fr, F, Pierrefonds, Que.) Registered her first collegiate point with the primary helper on Siena Falino's game-winner.

Tara Watchorn, BU (Jr., D, Newcastle, Ont.) Registered three points (1g,2a), in two wins against Princeton.

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CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT

Brittany Dougherty, MAINE (CHESTERFIELD, MICH.) has a three game points streak

Taylor Gross, UConn (COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) Recorded her first career hat trick against Sacred Heart

Nicole Paniccia, UConn (OAKVILLE, ONT.) Posted her first career shutout vs. Sacred Heart, recording 21 saves

Meghan Riggs, BU (EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN.) scored her first collegiate goal against Princeton on Nov. 26

Kelli Stack , BC (BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, OHIO) scored two goals in both game last week

Sonia St. Martin, NU (Pierrefonds, QUE.) recorded her first collegiate point with an assist on Sunday vs. Brown

Danielle Ward, MAINE (LANSING, MICH.) notched her 80th career point with a goal against UNH

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TEAM NOTES

Boston College: BC earned two wins this week, first at home against Dartmouth (4-2) and again on the road at New Hampshire (3-1)…The Eagles won at UNH with three goals in the last three minutes of the game…Mary Restuccia made a strong offensive effort this week with a goal and two assists…Meagan Mangene was the most offensive defender of the week, with three assists…Wednesday's win featured three different goal scorers and seven different players with assists…BC will host Harvard at 5pm on Sunday, Dec. 5 before taking a break until Dec. 31.

Boston University: The Boston University women's ice hockey team improved to 11-2-3 with two non-conference wins against Princeton…Junior Jenn Wakefield extended her point-scoring streak to 11 games on Friday night with two assists in BU's 8-2 win, but had her streak snapped on Nov. 2…Freshman netminder Kerrin Sperry remained unbeaten to start her career (8-0-2)…Freshman Meghan Riggs scored her first collegiate goal on Nov. 26…The Terriers played their fourth-ever regular-season home game at Agganis Arena, home of BU's men's ice hockey team, on Nov. 27…With the win, BU improved to 3-0-2 all-time at Agganis Arena…BU also improved to 5-0-0 against ECAC Hockey opponents this season.

University of Connecticut: The Huskies have won five out of their last six games...UConn now holds a 10-4 overall record during the Nutmeg Classic after this 2010 tournament...Taylor Gross now has a team-high nine goals on the season for a team-best 13 points after posting her first career hat trick against Sacred Heart...With three assists and one goal over the weekend Jennifer Chaisson now has 74 career points which ranks her sixth all-time and 51 career assists which puts her third in the UConn record book...The Huskies have recorded three shutouts on the season, Alexandra Garcia posting two and Nicole Paniccia recording one...Jody Sydor recorded her first goal of the season on Saturday and her second assist of the season, she now has 37 career assists, the second highest total by any current Husky

University of Maine: Maine went 2-0-1 on the weekend, moving its unbeaten streak to five games (2-0-3). It is the longest unbeaten streak for Maine since the 2006-07 season…The Black Bears picked up their first WHEA win of the season on Tuesday in a neutral site game at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston, Maine, a 4-1 win over UNH…The win was Maine's second ever against the Wildcats and first since January 20, 2002…Brittany Ott runs her personal unbeaten streak to five games after making 32 saves against UNH and following that up with a pair of 42 save efforts in a win and a tie at Robert Morris… With an empty net goal against UNH, Danielle Ward notched her 80th career point…The Black Bears have recorded a power play goal in three straight games…The Black Bears return to WHEA play Friday, Dec. 3 when they travel to take on Vermont.

University of New Hampshire: Junior goaltender Lindsey Minton made 20 saves in the third period vs. BC; she finished with less than 20 saves each of her previous three games (five times overall this season)...In seven home games, Minton has a 1.00 GAA, .959 save percentage and three shutouts... UNH's third-ranked penalty kill held BC's 11th-ranked power play scoreless in six opportunities...UNH has allowed just eight goals, including one empty-netter, in seven home games...This past Sunday's game vs. BC was the start of five-game, 14-day stretch for the 'Cats...The Wildcats' 4-1 loss to Maine ended their 14-game winning streak and 28-game unbeaten streak (25-0-3) vs. the Black Bears.

Northeastern University: In six of their seven home games, the Huskies have allowed just one goal or less. Northeastern is unbeaten in those six games (5-1-0). Florence Schelling has been between the pipes for every home game this season...The Huskies have registered 40 shots or more on goal in each of the last three games. Northeastern peppered Brown with 46 shots, which eclipsed the season high of 45 shots set last Sunday against Providence...In every win except the 2-1 victory over Princeton on Oct. 22, a Husky rookie has recorded at least one point. Two Huskies, Maggie DiMasi and Sonia St. Martin, added assists in the 2-1 win over Brown...Northeastern finished 5-1-0 against ECAC opponents this season. The Huskies have two non-conference games remaining, not including the Beanpot.

Providence College: Including preseason contests against McGill University, the Friars completed their non-conference schedule with a 11-3 record. It is the program's best non-conference mark since the creation of WHEA…Lacasse has become just the third Friar goaltender to reach the 2,000 save plateau. She now has 2,145 career saves, and is 410 shy of tying PC's all-time saves leader Jana bugden (2,555)…Prior to the Friars' home game against UNH on Dec. 4, the team will present a donation to Soar and the Sojourner House, two organizations that help victims of Domestic Violence.

University of Vermont: Vermont is 1-0-7 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 … Saturday Vermont went to overtime for the eighth time in 15 games this season…Eight ties in a season sets a new school record…No other team in the nation has played to more than five ties…After playing three games against ECAC opponents last week Vermont holds a 1-2-4 record against teams from that conference…Roxanne Douville has started seven of the last eight games for Vermont…She has not given up more than two goals during that seven-game span…The Catamounts return home to face Maine in a two-game series this weekend.

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