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January 7, 2011
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WEEKEND PREVIEW: NO. 3 BU HOSTS NO. 8 PC SUNDAY; NO. 6 BC TRAVELS TO MAINE; UNH, NU MEET SUNDAY
~ Vermont entertains No. 9 North Dakota for two-game series; UConn hosts RMU~
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Tara Watchorn and #3 Boston University host #8 Providence College on Sunday afternoon

No. 9 North Dakota at Vermont - Two-Game Series (Fri., Sat. at Gutterson Fieldhouse)

- The Catamounts own a 3-2-4 record in non-conference games this season.

- WHEA Defensive Player of the Week Kelci Lanthier stopped 52 of 54 shots (.963 save%) for the Catamounts last weekend in net, as she earned her first two collegiate wins sweeping a two-game series at Union.

- Vermont has scored 17 of its 43 goals (39.5%) this season in the third period.


No. 6 Boston College at Maine (Sat. at Alfond Arena)

- The Eagles won the season series with Maine, 2-0-1, last year, which included a 4-1 BC win in the last meeting on Feb. 13 at Alfond Arena.

- Maine has already surpassed their win total from a season ago (6) with nine so far this season.

- Boston College has allowed a leage-low nine goals in the third period.

- Sophomore forward Brittant Dougherty ranks fourth in the conference with 23 points (11g,12a).


Robert Morris at Connecticut - Two-Game Series (Sat., Sun. at Freitas Ice Forum)

- Alexandra Garcia went over the 500 save mark for the season in Sunday's contest at Dartmouth and she now has 513 on the year, and has posted 30 or more saves in nine games this season.

- Brittany Murphy, who has four goals on the season, has posted a goal in two of the last three games.

- Taylor Gross' 14 points this season rank tied for fourth among WHEA rookie skaters.


No. 8 Providence at No. 3 Boston University (Sun. at Walter Brown Arena)

- The Terriers lead the season series with the Friars, 1-0-1, in the first two meetins of the season. In the last meeting between the schools, BU has victorious by a 4-1 score on Nov. 6 at Walter Brown Arena.

- BU ranks fifth in the country in both scoring offense (3.80) and scoring defense (1.75).

- The Friars own a 4-1-0 record in their last five contests and have outscored their opponents 15 to 8 during that time.


Northeastern at New Hampshire (Sun. at the Whittemore Center)

- The Huskies won the first meeting of the season by a 4-0 score on Dec. 1 at the Whittemore Center. Florence Schelling recorded 22 saves in her ninth career shutout in goal for the Huskies.

- UNH has a 28-3-2 record in first games of a new year, and that includes a 10-0-1 mark at home.

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