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January 16, 2012
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WEEKLY RELEASE: MAINE PICKS UP ROAD SWEEP OF BOSTON U.; BC, UNH GET FOUR POINTS
~ No. 7 Northeastern edges Providence at the Bog ~
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Photo ATHLETIC REPUBLIC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#10 KRISTINA LAVOIE, NEW HAMPSHIRE
(Junior Forward; Fonthill, Ont.)
Lavoie recorded five points (1g,4a) in three games last week. She recorded a career-high three assists to lead UNH to a 5-1 victory vs. UConn on Saturday. Earlier in the week, she factored in both goals (1g,1a) in the loss to No. 4 ranked Boston College on Tuesday night at Conte Forum. Lavoie tallied nine shots on goal in the three games for the Wildcats. Athletic Republic
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#17 JENNIFER MORE, MAINE
(Freshman Forward; Deloraine, Man.)
More tallied three points (2g,1a) for the Black Bears in 5-2 victory against Boston University on Sunday at Walter Brown Arena. She recorded eight shots on goal. Pro Ambitions
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Photo WHEA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#29 BRITTANY OTT, MAINE
(Junior Goaltender; St. Clair Shores, Mich.)
Ott made 66 saves on the 70 shots (.943 save%) that she faced in the weekend road sweep of Boston University. She stopped 22 shots in Saturday's 3-2 win and tallied 44 saves in Sunday's 5-2 victory. Hockey East
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Photo WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
MAINE BLACK BEARS
The Black Bears scored eight goals in the weekend sweep of Boston University at Walter Brown Arena, which included a 3-2 win on Saturday and a 5-2 victory on Sunday to complete the sweep.  
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Athletic Republic Player of the Week Kristina Lavoie of New Hampshire
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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 2011-2012 season leaders to date:
Rk. Name Cl. Pos. School
1. Kendall Coyne Fr. F NU
2. Florence Schelling Sr. G NU
3. Corinne Boyles Jr. G BC
4. Ashley Cottrell Sr. F PC
  Brittany Ott Jr. G ME
  Kayla Tutino Fr. F BU
Army ROTC
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HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS

Corinne Boyles, BC (Jr., G, Wheaton, Ill.) She posted a .957 save percentage with 25 saves in the shutout of Vermont and 19 vs. UNH.

Caroline Broderick, UNH (Fr., F/D, Marblehead, Mass.) She notched a goal and an assist in the UConn series.

Kendall Coyne, NU (Fr., F, Palos Heights, Ill.) Netted her fourth game-winner of the season on Sunday afternoon vs. NU with 12 shots on goal.

Myriam Croussette, Maine (Sr., F, Baie-Comeau, Que.) Notched three points (1g,2a) on the weekend vs. Boston University.

Brittany Dougherty, Maine (Jr., F, Chesterfield, Mich.) Had one goal and two assists, including an assist on the game-winning goal on Sunday vs. BU

Lindsey Minton, UNH (Sr., G, Richardson, Texas) Went 2-1-0 with a 1.67 GAA, .940 save percentage and one shutout against UConn.

Marie-Philip Poulin, BU (So., F, Beauceville, Que.) Scored twice on Saturday against Maine.

Kerrin Sperry, BU (So., G, North Reading, Mass.) Made a combined 49 saves over the weekend against Maine.

Kayla Tutino, BU (Fr., F, Lorraine, Que.) Assisted on one of Marie-Philip Poulin's goals on Saturday against Maine.

Danielle Ward, Maine (Sr., F, Lansing, Mich.) Earned two points Sunday with the game winning goal against Boston University and an assist.

Taylor Wasylk, BC (So., F, Port Huron, Mich.) Netted three points as the Eagles returned to league play this weekend.

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CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT

KATIE BROCK, UNH (MARBLEHEAD, MASS.) Scored her first career goal on Saturday vs. UConn

Genevieve Lacasse, PC (Kingston, Ont.) Tied the Providence College school record with 115 career games played by a goalie on Sunday vs. Northeastern

Ashley Motherwell, BC (St. Charles, Ill.) Has seven points (4g,3a) in the last six games for the Eagles

Mary Restuccia, BC (Chester Springs, Pa.) Became the eighth BC player to amass 100 points with two assists on Tuesday. She has scored 36 goals and 65 assists for 101 points

Brooke Simpson, PC (Boxboro, Mass.) She scored her first career goal Tuesday at Fenway Park vs. Dartmouth

Jenn Wakefield, BU (Pickering, Ont.) Has a six-game point streak (1g,6a)

Danielle Ward, Maine (Lansing, Mich.) Grabbed two points on Sunday to bring her career total to 115

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TEAM NOTES

Boston College: Boston College resumed its league slate with wins over New Hampshire, 4-2, and Vermont, 3-0…Blake Bolden's 44 career points are fifth most ever by a BC defenseman…Alex Carpenter's 25 points (13g,12a) are fifth most in the nation by a rookie…Jackie Young (6g, 8a) and Dru Burns (3g, 11a) lead all WHEA defensemen with 14 points, while fellow back-liners Emily Pfalzer (5g,8a) and Blake Bolden (5g, 7a) round out the top four.

Boston University: Sophomore forward Marie-Philip Poulin had three points (2g, 1a) in her first two games back from injury…The Terriers have killed off all but two of the last 41 power play chances they have faced from league opponents. The only two blemishes have come against Maine, both being on 5-on-3 advantages…BU has the third ranked penalty kill in the nation (89.6%). The top PK in the nation is at 89.9% and has killed off 23 fewer penalties than the Terriers…Senior captain Jenn Wakefield has a six-game point streak. She has notched seven points (1g, 6a) during that stretch…Senior defenseman Tara Watchorn has points (0g, 4a) in four of her last five games.

University of Connecticut: Huskies swept at UNH by scores of 1-0 and 5-1 for first series sweep since late October...Senior goaltender Alexandra Garcia (Point-Claire, Que.) totaled 50 saves of the weekend...The UConn penalty kill held the Wildcats scoreless in nine power plays this weekend...Connecticut's PK is ranked second in the country at 89.7 % after shutting down 36 of the last 37 power plays faced University of Maine: The University of Maine women's ice hockey team (12-8-5) (6-6-1) grabbed four points on the road this weekend after grabbing two wins against Boston University. Three Black Bears tallied two points during the two games while two players notched three points on Sunday. Netminder Brittany Ott made 66 saves on 70 shots for a .942 save percentage. Maine successfully killed 10 of the 11 power plays BU had this weekend.

University of New Hampshire: UNH improved to 4-1-1 in its last five home games with a two-game sweep of UConn…The Wildcats recorded a season-high 35 shots in Saturday's four-goal victory…UNH limited UConn to 15 shots in the 1-0 win, and that total marked the second lowest by an opponent this season…The 'Cats had been 0-12-1 when scoring less than three goals prior to that 1-0 win…UNH improved to 4-2 in one-goal games with that victory…Kristina Lavoie recorded a career-high three assists Saturday; the three points matched a personal best…Lindsey Minton recorded her eighth career shutout with a 15-save effort Friday vs. UConn...Katie Kleinendorst tallied her first career point with an assist Saturday.

Northeastern University: Freshman Kendall Coyne scored her 17th goal of the season Sunday, and still has a point in all but one of her 19 games played this year…The Huskies are 6-0-0 when graduate tri-captain Dani Rylan makes the scoresheet, as she did with an assist in Sunday's 2-1 win over Providence – that's the most wins without a loss of any Husky…Against Providence, Coyne registered 12 shots on goal for the second time this season…Going 5-5 on the penalty kill, Northeastern remains fourth in the nation on the penalty kill at 89.3% (75-84).

Providence College: The Friars played Northeastern in front of a sold-out crowd of 1,020 at the Bog Ice Arena in Kingston, Mass. on Sunday…It was the second straight game the team played in front of over 1,000 fans, as 1,305 watched PC face Dartmouth at Fenway Park Tuesday, January 10…Providence will honor its Tenth Anniversary team on Saturday, January 28 before it hosts UConn at 2 p.m. The celebration will help commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the Women's Hockey East Association. The game will also serve as the Friars' Skating Strides Against Breast Cancer event. Proceeds will benefit the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation.

University of Vermont: Freshmen Amanda Pelkey, Meghan Huertas and senior captain Chelsea Rapin are tied for the team lead with 10 points. Huertas has a team-leading nine assists…Sophomore forward Kellie Dineen leads the team with six goals on the season…Vermont is 2-2-3 this season when they score first…Vermont finished non-conference play this past week with a 6-1 loss at St. Lawrence the Catamounts were 1-4-6 out of conference this season…The Catamounts hosted over 25 alumni Sunday for a green and gold scrimmage as part of their first annual alumni weekend…Vermont heads to Boston next weekend to face Boston U and #7 Northeastern.

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