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January 17, 2011
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WEEKLY RELEASE: TERRIERS TAKE OVER FIRST PLACE WITH FOUR-POINT WEEKEND
~ UConn sweeps UVM; UNH, PC split series; BC, NU each take league game ~
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Photo PURE HOCKEY PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#9 JENN WAKEFIELD, BOSTON UNIVERSITY
(Junior Forward; Pickering, Ont.)
Wakefield recorded three goals and three assists in games against No. 6 BC and Maine, including a four-point effort (2g, 2a) in a 4-0 win over the Eagles. Pure Hockey
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#29 MARIE-PHILIP POULIN, BOSTON U.
(Freshman Forward; Beauceville, Que.)
Poulin recorded five points (2g,3a) in BU's two wins over No. 6 Boston College and Maine. Against BC, Poulin notched a power-play goal and two assists and followed her performance with a goal and an assist against Maine. Pro Ambitions
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Photo WHEA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#83 ALEXANDRA GARCIA, UCONN
(Junior Goaltender; Pointe-Claire, Que.)
Garcia recorded 56 saves over the weekend as she posted back-to-back shutouts against Vermont, including 35 in Friday's win vs. the Catamounts. Hockey East
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Photo WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
BOSTON UNIVERSITY TERRIERS
The Terriers vaulted past Boston College in the league standings with a 4-0 road shutout on Saturday vs. the Eagles at Conte Forum. BU capped off its four-point weekend with a 5-2 win vs. Maine at Walter Brown Arena on Sunday afternoon.  
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Pure Hockey Player of the Week Jenn Wakefield of Boston University
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ARMY ROTC THREE STARS AWARD
At the conclusion of each Hockey East game, the " Army ROTC Three Stars of The Game" are selected. Here are the 2010-2011 season leaders to date:
Rk. Name Cl. Pos. School
1. Kelli Stack Sr. F BC
2. Jenn Wakefield Jr. F BU
  Alexandra Garcia Jr. G UConn
4. Florence Schelling Jr. G NU
5. Katie Bacon So. F PC
  Corinne Buie Fr. F PC
  Holly Lorms Sr. F BU
  Brittany Ott So. G Maine
  Mary Restuccia Jr. F BC
  Kerrin Sperry Fr. G BU
Army ROTC
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HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS

Lori Antflick, NU (Sr, F, Thornhill, Ont.) Recorded a goal and an assist to lead Northeastern past Maine, 3-2.

Blake Bolden, BC (So., D, Stow, Ohio) Registered a goal and an assist at Northeastern.

Abby Gauthier PC (Jr. F., Lynn, Mass.) Collected an unassisted goal and one assisted during the weekend split with New Hampshire.

Siena Falino, NU (So., F, Centerport, N.Y.) Notched a goal and added an assist in a 3-2 win over Maine on Saturday.

Rebecca Hewett, UConn (Jr., D, Oak Bluff, Man.) Posted the game-winning goal on Saturday and tallied an assist on the game-winning goal Friday.

Kayla Kaluzny, Maine (Fr., D, Calgary, Alta.) Notched a power play goal vs. No. 10 Northeastern and an assist vs. No. 3 BU.

Genevieve Lacasse, PC (Jr., G, Scarborough, Ont.) Stopped 48 shots (.960 save%) in the split with UNH, which included a 31-save shutout Friday.

Rachel Llanes (So, F, San Jose, Calif.) Notched a shorthanded goal in the 4-1 loss to No. 6 BC on Sunday.

Lindsey Minton, UNH (Jr., G, Richardson, Texas) In the series vs. the Friars, Minton stopped 48 of 51 shots for a 1.54 GAA and .941 save%.

Molly Morrison, UNH (Sr., F, South Burlington, Vt.) Set up the game-tying goal and scored the game-winning goal in the third period in the 2-1 victory at PC.

Molly Schaus, BC (Sr., G, Natick, Mass.) Stopped a season-high 31 shots in goal for the Eagles for her fourth shutout of the season vs. NU.

Florence Schelling, NU (Jr., G, Oberengstringen, Switz.) Made 56 saves on the weekend (.903 save%), including 24 stops in a 3-2 win vs. Maine.

Alexandra Vakos, UConn (Fr., F, Hamden, Conn.) Recorded the game-winner in Friday's contest and tallied an assist on the game-winner Saturday.

Catherine Ward, BU (Sr., D, Montreal, Que.) Collected a goal and two assists in the Terrier wins over No. 6 Boston College and Maine.

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CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT

Boston University Terriers set a program record on Sunday (Jan. 16) with its 11th home win of the season

Dru Burns, BC (PLANO, TEXAS) assisted on two goals from the blue line at Northeastern for her first multiple-point game this seas on

Kelli Stack, BC (BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, OHIO) recorded her 12th multiple-point effort with a goal and an assist. She has scored at least one point in 18 of her 21 games played this season.

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TEAM NOTES

Boston College: The Eagles rebounded from a 4-0 loss to BU with a 4-1 win at Northeastern to collect two more Hockey East conference points…Molly Schaus stopped a season-high 31 shots for her fourth shutout of the season against Northeastern…Kelli Stack continued her scoring streak with two points (1g,1a) at Northeastern…Dru Burns recorded her first multiple-point game this season with two assists…Blake Bolden leads BC's defensemen in scoring with 14 points (5g,9a).

Boston University: The No. 3 Boston University women's ice hockey picked up two wins this weekend to extend its winning streak to 10 games…The Terriers defeated No. 6 Boston College, 4-0, on Saturday (Jan. 15) to clinch the teams' Hockey East regular-season series…The shutout marked BU's second whitewash of the Eagles this season, as the Terriers blanked BC, 1-0, on Nov. 21…With Sunday's (Jan. 16) against Maine, the Terriers set a program record with their 11th home win of the season … BU surpassed the old record of 10 home wins, which was set during the 2006-07 season…During BU's 10-game winning streak, the Terriers have only trailed in one game for a total of 52 seconds and have secured five shutouts.

University of Connecticut: UConn improved to 6-4-1 in Hockey East action with a weekend sweep of Vermont...The Huskies now hold a 12-game win streak over Vermont and have outscored the Catamounts 43-6 over the past three seasons including six shutouts...Alexandra Garcia posted 56 saves on the weekend recording back-to-back shutouts, her third and fourth of the season...After each posting their first goals of the season last weekend against Robert Morris, Alexandra Vakos and Rebecca Hewett followed that up with their second goals of the year this weekend, Vakos posting the game-winner on Friday and Hewett tallying the game-winner on Saturday...Jennifer Chaisson is just two points shy of recording 80 career points after tallying the second goal of the game on Friday night. She is now tied for fourth all-time at UConn with 78 career points and tied for ninth with 25 career goals...UConn was perfect on the penalty kill this weekend, holding Vermont scoreless on seven power play opportunities. This season the Huskies have been perfect on the penalty kill during 14 games...Six Huskies have posted double-digit points this season, led by Taylor Gross who has 17 point on 10 goals and seven assists.

University of Maine: Maine split a pair of games against ranked teams in WHEA play this past week…It was the fourth and fifth straight game against ranked teams for the Black Bears as they lost to #10 Northeastern 3-2 and #3 Boston University 5-2…Kayla Kaluzny had a goal and an assist on the weekend as the rookie has a two game point streak going…Jennie Gallo notched a goal against Boston University, her 12th of the year which takes over the team lead and she also leads the team five five goals in conference play…With power play goals against both Northeastern and Boston University, Maine has now scored a power play goal in four of their last five games dating back to Jan. 2 vs. Providence …Brittany Dougherty is having a fantastic season for Maine as she has set career highs in goals (11) assists (12) and points (23)…With an assist over the weekend, Danielle Ward now stands just three points away from 90 in her career…Maine returns to Alfond Arena on Friday and Saturday when they face UConn…Saturday at 12 p.m. the Black Bears host the annual Skating Strides Against Breast Cancer game.

University of New Hampshire: Senior forward Molly Morrison, in her 52nd career game with the team, scored her first goal as a UNH Wildcat with the game-winning goal at ninth-ranked Providence; she also tallied an assist that game to mark her first multiple-point effort as a Wildcat...Julie Allen, Hannah Armstrong and Arielle O'Neill have two power-play goals apiece to account for all six of the team's power-play goals...In last weekend's home-and-home series vs. P C, the home team recorded a sizable shot advantage in both games but lost; UNH lost 2-0 despite a 31-19 shot advantage, then prevailed 2-1 with PC generating a 32-19 edge in shots...UNH plays its last non-conference regular-season game of the season Tuesday at Quinnipiac.

Northeastern University: The loss against BC snapped a three-game winning streak...Rachel Llanes notched the third shorthanded goal for the Huskies this season when she scored the lone goal against BC on Sunday. Both Claire Santostefano and Kristi Kehoe tallied shorthanded goals at Robert Morris on Oct. 16...Siena Falino extended her point streak to four games on Saturday when she notched a goal and added an assist in the 3-2 win against Maine. Falino now has points in five of her last seven games (2-5-7)...The Huskies earned the only win during their season series with Maine. The two teams batted to 0-0 and 2-2 deadlocks on Nov. 11 and Nov. 12, respectively.

Providence College: Junior goalie Genevieve Lacasse (Scarborough, Ontario) has now played in 85 games for Providence, tying former Olympian Sara DeCosta for second on the Friar's all-time list for games played…On Saturday, the Friars wore alternate jerseys for the first time in program history, adding gray jerseys to the home whites and road blacks. The Friars will play their Skating Strides Against Breast Cancer game this Friday when they welcome No. 6 Boston College for a 7 p.m. face-off.

University of Vermont: Vermont is 3-1-7 when scoring the first goal this season ... Vermont has gone to overtime 10 times in 24 games this season...The Catamounts nine ties, leads the nation, and is a single season Vermont record...Senior captain Celeste Doucet leads the team in scoring with four goals and eight assists for 12 points in 22 games...Vermont faces #3 Boston U. Saturday afternoon...Saturday the Catamounts will participate in the Hockey East Skating Strides for Breast Cancer initiative.

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