~ No. 5 BC splits with No. 7 UMD; NU wins two; UNH shuts out Colgate ~
||PURE HOCKEY CO-PLAYER OF THE WEEK
|#9 JENN WAKEFIELD, BOSTON UNIVERSITY
(Senior Forward; Pickering, Ont.)
|Wakefield lit the lamp four times this weekend and added three assists in two wins over
Niagara. She registered 12 shots on goal over the weekend with a +2 plus/minus rating.
||PURE HOCKEY CO-PLAYER OF THE WEEK
|#2 DANIELLE WARD, MAINE
(Senior Forward; Lansing, Mich.)
|Scored three goals in Maine's weekend sweep at NO. 9 Quinnipiac. She scored her third
goal of the season on Friday and followed that up with two goals, including the game-winner
in overtime, in Maine's 5-4 win on Sunday. Ward scored her 100th career point in the
game on Saturday.
||PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
|#5 ALEX CARPENTER, BOSTON COLLEGE
(Freshman Forward; Reading, Mass.)
|Carpenter tallied three points (1g,2a) on the weekend, all three coming in the 3-2 defeat of
No. 7 Minnesota-Duluth on Sunday. The center registered a short-handed,
game-winning goal with 0.4 seconds remaining in regulation to give BC its
first victory over Duluth in program history.
||WHEA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
|#41 FLORENCE SCHELLING, NORTHEASTERN
(Senior Goaltender; Oberengstringen, Switzerland)
|Schelling stopped 45 of 47 shots (.957 save%) on the weekend and recorded her 11th career
shutout in Northeastern's 5-0 win over Colgate on Saturday afternoon at Matthews Arena.
||WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
|MAINE BLACK BEARS
|The Black Bears won a pair of road games over the weekend at Quinnipiac by scores of
4-3 on Friday and 5-4 in overtime on Saturday.
Pure Hockey Co-Players of the Week Jenn Wakefield and Danielle Ward
Corinne Buie, PC (So., F, Edina, Minn.) Tallied a goal and an assist in Sunday's 3-3 tie at St. Lawrence.
Corinne Boyles, BC (Jr., G, Wheaton, Ill.) Made 57 saves in a weekend split at No. 7 Minnesota-Duluth.
Kendall Coyne (Fr., F, Palos Heights, Ill.) Notched three assists in the first two games of the year, and added an empty-net goal vs. Syracuse.
Missy Denk, Maine (So., F, Poplar Grove, Ill.) Recorded two goals in Maine's weekend sweep of Quinnipiac.
Brittany Dougherty, Maine (Jr., F, Chesterfield, Mich.) Scored a goal and added an assist in weekend sweep of Quinnipiac.
Jenn Gilligan, UNH (Fr., G, Maple Ridge, B.C.) Posted her first collegiate shutout with a 19-save effort vs. Colgate. Posted a .939 save% on the week.
Kristine Horn, UNH (Jr., F, Utica, Mich.) Scored a goal in both games to extend her goal-scoring streak to four games.
Jenelle Kohanchuk, BU (Sr., F, Winnipeg, Man.) Tallied three goals over the weekend, including two goals on Saturday.
Isabel Menard, BU (Jr., F, Ottawa, Ont.) Potted a goal on Saturday and added an assist in each of the two games over the weekend.
Kathryn Miller, BU (Jr., D, Milverton, Ont.) Notched a pair of assists in each of the Terriers' two wins this weekend.
Ashley Norum, Maine (Sr., D, Fairbanks, Alaska) Helped lead Maine to a weekend sweep of No. 9 Quinnipiac, while blocking three shots.
Casey Pickett, NU (Jr., F, Wilmington, Mass.) Scored three goals in two games, including a shorthanded tally in the 5-0 win vs. Colgate.
Emily Pfalzer, BC (Fr., D, Getzville, N.Y.) Registered two points (1g,1a) on the weekend.
Kayla Tutino, BU (Fr., F, Lorraine, Que.) Notched her first two collegiate points on Friday, including her first collegiate goal.
Amanda Pelkey, UVM (Montpelier, VT.)
scored her first career goal shorthanded Friday against RPI
KAYLA TUTINO, BU (LORRAINE, QUE.)
RECORDED HER FIRST CAREER GOAL ON FRIDAY VS. NIAGARA
Danielle Ward, MAINE (LANSING, MICH.)
notched her 100th career point on Saturday against Quinnipiac
Boston College: Boston College defeated Minnesota-Duluth for the first time
in school history...The win over UMD marked the second time in three games
that BC defeated a WCHA squad...BC has not had multiple short-handed goals
since defeating BU, 5-0, on Dec. 10, 2008...Three Boston College freshmen
have not scored in the same game since the Eagles defeated RPI on Oct. 11,
2008. Current seniors Andrea Green, Mary Restuccia and Danielle Welch each
netted goals in the 5-2 win...Including the 2010-11 NCAA Tournament, the Eagles
improved to 8-4 against teams ranked in the top 10 over the past two seasons...
Carpenter's three points on opening weekend is second only to Taylor Wasylk's
five points (2g, 3a), registered during the first week of the 2010-11 season, by
an Eagles rookie since the 2003-04 season.
Boston University: The Terriers are now 2-0-0 all-time against Niagara…BU
trailed Niagara in both games before coming back to win…Isabel Menard now
has a point in every game this season…BU has scored a shorthanded goal in
three of its four games this year…The Terriers have killed off 25 of the 26 power
play chances they have faced this year, including all 13 against Niagara…Jenelle
Kohanchuk and Jenn Wakefield have notched at least two points in each of the
Terriers' three wins…BU has registered at least 30 shots on goal in all four
games this season.
University of Connecticut: UConn's 3-3 tie was the second of its kind this
season after also tying RPI 3-3 in the season opener...Senior goaltender Alexandra
Garcia (Pointe-Claire, Que.) has started two games, both of which have
resulted in a tie...She made a season-high 38 saves against Clarkson...Junior
Kelly Horan (Methuen, Mass.) leads the team in points and assists after dishing
out her third helper of the year in the tie at Clarkson.
University of Maine: Maine begins the season 4-0-0 for the first time in school
history…Maine had previously started the season 2-0 on six different occasions…
Danielle Ward (Lansing, Mich.) has three of Maine's four game-winning
goals on the season…Senior Dawn Sullivan (Enfield, N.S.) and Ashley Norum
(Fairbanks, Alaska) each played in their 100 career games over the weekend
at Quinnipiac…Rookie Jennifer More (Deloraine, Man.) has a point in each of
her first four collegiate games.
University of New Hampshire: UNH opened the season at 3-0-0 for the fifth
time – and started the year with a three-game unbeaten streak for the seventh
time – in head coach Brian McCloskey's 10-year tenure...Kristine Horn has scored
a goal in all four games with totals of four goals and an assist for five points...
Nicole Gifford has recorded an assist every game with totals of one goal and
four assists for five points...In her second collegiate start, Jenn Gilligan recorded
her first career shutout with a 19-save effort against Colgate...UNH's penalty kill
went 10-for-10 last weekend and yielded a mere six shots to the opposition.
Northeastern University: Florence Schelling recorded her 11th career shutout
in the win over Colgate…Casey Pickett (three goals), Katie MacSorley (two) and
Brittany Esposito (two) each have multiple markers in the early going…Northeastern
has two more games at home (Oct. 14 against Union and Oct. 15
against Quinnipiac) before its first road trip of the season, beginning Oct. 21
at Princeton…This is the first season in program history in which Northeastern
will play fewer than two games outside of New England.
Providence College: Friar goaltender Genevieve Lacasse (Kingston, Ont.) is
seven wins shy of tying the Providence College record of 58 career wins, currently
held by Jana Bugden '07...The Friars current class of freshman includes
Brooke Simpson (Boxborough, Mass.), granddaughter of the late John Simpson
who was the AD of Boston University and one of the founders of Hockey East.
University of Vermont: Sophomore defenseman Megan Dalbec (Champlin,
Minn.) leads the team in scoring with two assists...Vermont is 0-1-2 against teams
in the ECAC this season…Vermont was 3-3-4 in games against the ECAC last
season…This year the Catamounts will face five teams from their former conference
(Clarkson, Rensselaer, Colgate, Dartmouth and St. Lawrence.)…Vermont
has another difficult schedule this season, with 12 games against teams ranked
in the preseason USCHO.com Division I Women's Poll…Vermont returns to action
next weekend when it travels to No. 6 North Dakota for a two-game set.