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February 13, 2012
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WEEKLY RELEASE: NO. 7 NORTHEASTERN WINS BEANPOT, EARNS FOUR POINTS IN LEAGUE PLAY
~ No. 6 BC, No. 10 Boston U. and Providence all take four-point weekends ~
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Photo ATHLETIC REPUBLIC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#18 ASHLEY MOTHERWELL, BC
(Junior Forward; St. Charles, Ill.)
Motherwell registered seven points (3g,4a), including her first career multi-goal game in the Beanpot on Monday vs. Harvard. She also notched a three-point game at Connecticut on Saturday. Motherwell finished the week with 10 shots on goal and a +5 plus/minus rating. Athletic Republic
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#77 KENDALL COYNE, NORTHEASTERN
(Freshman Forward; Palos Heights, Ill.)
Coyne found the net in all three games this week. She opened the scoring and added an assist in the Beanpot final against Boston University on Monday at Walter Brown Arena. She tallied shorthanded against Maine on Saturday, then added the final NU goal vs. Maine on Sunday. Coyne amassed 16 shots on goal and added a +5 rating for the Huskies in three games. Pro Ambitions
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Photo WHEA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#41 FLORENCE SCHELLING, NORTHEASTERN
(Senior Goaltender; Oberengstringen, Switzerland)
Schelling recorded 96 saves on 100 shots by the opponent in three games, which included a season-high 43 saves vs. BU to help Northeastern to its first Beanpot since 1998 on Monday. She followed that performance with 35 saves and her nation-leading seventh shutout of the year on Saturday against Maine at Matthews Arena and finished with 18 saves on Sunday in the 3-1 victory vs. the Black Bears. Hockey East
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Photo WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
NORTHEASTERN HUSKIES
The Huskies won three games on the week, which included their first Beanpot Championship since 1998. Northeastern outscored its opponents, 11 to 4, on the week.  
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Athletic Republic Player of the Week Ashley Motherwell of Boston College
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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. Brittany Ott Jr. G ME
4. Jenn Wakefield Sr. F BU
5. Corinne Bolyes Jr. G BC
  Genevieve Lacasse Sr. G PC
Army ROTC
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HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS

Krystal Baumann, UVM (Fr., F, Farmington, Minn.) Had one goal and one assist in an 8-4 loss against Boston University on Saturday afternoon.

Corinne Boyles, BC (Jr., G, Wheaton, Ill.) Registered 82 saves with a .953 save percentage last week in three games.

Corinne Buie, PC (So., F, Edina, Minn.) Helped the Friars to a weekend sweep at rival UNH with a goal and two assists and a +4 rating in two games.

Alex Carpenter, BC (Fr., F, North Reading, Mass.) Posted five points (2g,3a) in three games last week for the Eagles.

Emily Field, BC (Fr., F, Littleton, Mass.) Posted her second career three-point game on Sunday, finishing the weekend with four points vs. Connecticut.

Genevieve Lacasse, PC (Sr., G, Kingston, Ont.) Earned two victories at UNH and stopped 41 of 44 shots (.953 save%).

Kristina Lavoie, UNH (Jr., F, Fonthill, Ont.) Factored in all three of UNH's goals with two goals and an assist in the weekend series against PC.

Isabel Menard, BU (Jr., F, Ottawa, Ont.) Collected five points in three games this weekend (2g, 3a).

Brittany Ott, Maine (Jr., G, St. Clair Shores, Mich.) Made 70 saves on 75 shots she faced (.933 save%), which included a 44-save effort on Sunday.

Casey Pickett, NU (Jr., F, Wilmington, Mass.) Scored the overtime winner and posted an assist that brought Northeastern its first Beanpot since 1998.

Mary Restuccia, BC (Sr., F, Chester Springs, Pa.) Netted five assists in three games with No. 8 Harvard and UConn.

Kerrin Sperry, BU (So., G, North Reading, Mass.) Stopped 64 shots in three games this weekend, earning both wins at Vermont.

Kayla Tutino, BU (Fr., F, Lorraine, Que.) Potted a pair of goals in the Beanpot title game, as well as a pair of assists on Saturday at Vermont.

Laura Veharanta, PC (Sr., F, La Verne, Calif.) Led Providence to a weekend sweep at UNH with two goals.

Jenn Wakefield, BU (Sr., F, Pickering, Ont.) Notched four goals over the weekend vs. UVM and added an assist in the Beanpot title game for a five-point week.

Taylor Wasylk, BC (So., F, Port Huron, Mich.) She became just the fourth Eagle ever to post back-to-back three-point games with six points on the week.

Tara Watchorn, BU (Sr., D, Newcastle, Ont.) Notched one goal and three assists in three games this week to extend her point streak to five games.

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CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT

Rebecca Morse, PC (Westfield, N.J.) Has six points in her last five games and is +8 over that span

Ashley Motherwell (St. Charles, Ill.) has eight points (3g,5a) in the last four games

Brittany Ott, Maine (St. CLAIR SHORES, MICH.) Tallied her 2,000th career save vs. Northeastern on Saturday

Mary Restuccia, BC (Chester Springs, Pa.) Posted five assists last week to move her career total to 71

Jenn Wakefield, BU (Pickering, Ont.) has a 15-game point streak (13g,13a)

Danielle Welch, BC (Hastings, Minn.) Earned her 80th career point with two goals and two assists last week

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TEAM NOTES

Boston College: Boston College snapped a three-game skip by defeating No. 8 Harvard and Connecticut, twice…the Eagles close out the regular-season with a two-game home stand versus Vermont on Friday and Saturday…BC can clinch a first-round bye for the Hockey East Tournament with a win or tie against the Catamounts or a loss or tie by BU…Alex Carpenter's 1.07 points per game (16-16-32) are sixth most in the nation by a rookie…Blake Bolden (7g, 9a), Jackie Young (6g,10a) and Emily Pfalzer (5g,11a) rate second in the league for defenseman scoring…Corinne Boyles became the third Eagle to post 800 or more stops in a single-season on Sunday, ending the week with 811 saves.

Boston University: The Terriers have won seven of their last eight games and six straight conference contests…Senior Jenn Wakefield has a 15-game point streak (13g,13a)…BU had scored at least two power play goals in three straight games until Sunday…The Terriers also saw a four-game streak of scoring at least one power play goal snapped…The Terriers scored eight goals in one game for the first time since Nov. 26, 2010…Six different skaters scored in a single game for the second time this season on Saturday…15 different Terriers notched a point on Saturday, while six had at least two points and four had at least two assists.

University of Connecticut: Connecticut was swept in the season series with BC by scores of 5-0 and 6-2 over the weekend...Freshman Emily Snodgrass leads the Huskies with 20 points after recording her team-leading 12th assist against BC...Snodgrass became the second freshman in the last two seasons to reach the 20-point mark...Senior defenseman Sami Evelyn netted her sixth goal of the season and has recorded three points in the last four games

University of Maine: The University of Maine fell to Northeastern on the road on Saturday and Sunday in their last road series of the regular season. Brittany Ott made a combined total of 70 saves on 75 shots. Ott tallied her 2,000th career save during Saturday's game. The Black Bears killed all seven power plays Northeastern had this weekend and has only allowed one power play goal in their last eight games. Maine will host UNH next weekend for their last regular season series. Sunday's game will honor the six seniors currently playing for the Black Bears.

University of New Hampshire: UNH's five-game losing streak matches its longest of the season; the Wildcats also lost five straight in November…In the 11 games of the 2012 calendar year, Kristina Lavoie has tallied eight goals and eight assists for 16 points (1.45 ppg); she has six multiple-point efforts, including three multiple-goal games, in that span. Lavoie is averaging one point per game at home and nearly a point per game (18p/19g) in league play…Nicole Gifford matched her career high of two assists Feb. 12 against Providence…In her last career game at the Whittemore Center, Lindsey Minton made 27 saves in Sunday's 4-2 loss to PC.

Northeastern University: Northeastern made history Tuesday night, winning its first Beanpot since 1998 in a 4-3 overtime win over Boston University; junior tricaptain Casey Pickett scored the winner and senior Florence Schelling stopped a season-high 43 shots…With her 35-save shutout of Maine on Saturday, Schelling now leads the nation with seven shutouts…Freshman Kendall Coyne has found the net in four consecutive games; only Boston College has held her without a point in a game this season…Northeastern's penalty kill is best in the nation at 88.9% (112/126), and has killed its last ten straight penalties…Freshman Lucie Povova has a three-game point streak.

Providence College: Providence is currently riding a five-game winning streak, which is tied for fourth best in the nation…PC is undefeated (11-0-2) when scoring at least three goals…The Friars will honor the seven members of the class of 2012 with the Senior Day ceremony prior to Friday's game against visiting Northeastern.

University of Vermont: Senior captain Chelsea Rapin leads the team in scoring with seven goals and eight assists for 15 points this season. Rapin had a goal and an assist Saturday afternoon against No. 10 Boston U…Sophomore forward Kellie Dineen registered her team leading eighth goal of the season on Saturday as well…Vermont trails New Hampshire by two points for the final playoff spot in Hockey East…The Catamounts close out the regular season next weekend in a two-game set at No. 6 Boston College…Vermont lost 3-0 to Boston College at Gutterson Fieldhouse on Jan. 14…Vermont tied the Eagles 2-2 in their lone meeting at Conte Forum last year.

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