November 5, 2012
HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS
Lexi Bender, BC (Fr., D, Snohomish, Wash.) Recorded her first career goal which was the tying goal in Saturday's 5-5 tie against BU.
Sarah Bryant, PC (Fr., G, Bethleham, Pa.) Helped the Friars to a weekend sweep over Maine with 34 saves on 38 shots.
Kendall Coyne, NU (So., F, Palos Heights, Ill.) Had a nine-point weekend (3-6-9), including five assists against UConn on Saturday.
Chloe Desjardins, NU (So., G, Saint Prosper-Beauce, Que.) Stopped 36 of 39 shots this weekend (.923 save%) with 18 stops in each game vs. UConn.
Brittany Dougherty, Maine (Sr., F, Chesterfield, Mich.) Tallied two assists in the 4-3 loss to Providence Friday afternoon.
Haley Frade, PC (So., F, Marion, Mass.) Tallied a four point weekend including three power-play goals over Hockey East foe Maine.
Molly Illikainen, PC (Fr., F, Grand Rapids, Minn.) Finished the weekend with three points, including a game winning goal.
Marie-Eve Jean, UNH (Fr., G, Gatineau, Que.) In her first collegiate start she made 35 saves on 37 shots faced for a .946 save percentage.
Rachel Llanes , NU (Sr., F, San Jose, Calif.) Had a goal and two assists in each game against Connecticut.
Sarah Lefort (Fr., F, Ormstown, Que.) Notched an assist in both games against Boston College this past week
Isabel Menard, BU (Sr., F, Ottawa, Ont.) Had a goal and two assists against Boston College on Saturday.
Audra Richards, Maine (Fr., F, Maplewood, Minn.) Notched two goals in a 4-3 loss to Providence Friday afternoon in Orono, Maine.
Shannon Stoneburgh, BU (So., D, Pickering, Ont.) Had an assist on Wednesday and scored a goal on Saturday.
Louise Warren, BU (Jr., F, Pembroke, Ont.) Notched her first collegiate hat trick to help the Terriers tie Boston College, 5-5, on Saturday.
Brittany Zuback, Vermont (So., F, Thunder Bay, Ont.) Recorded four points (3g,1a) on the weekend in two games against Robert Morris
CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT
Lillian Ribeirinha-Braga, BU (WINCHESTER, MASS.) notched her first career assist Saturday at BC
Alex Carpenter, BC (READING, MASS.) recorded her 50th Career point on Saturday vs. BU
Leanne Gallant, NU (NEWBRIDGE, N.B.) notched her first collegiate assist Saturday vs. UConn
Chelsiea Goll, NU (WINTHROP, MASS.) posted her first collegiate point with an assist on Friday
Casie Fields, NU (BUFFALO GROVE, ILL.) played in her 100th career game on Saturday vs. UConn
Marie-Philip Poulin, BU (BEAUCEVILLE, QUE.) Has notched at least one point in every game this season (4g,12a)
Taylor Wasylk, BC (PORT HURON, MICH.) recorded her 50th career point on Wednesday at BU
Boston College: BC had a season high 43 shots on goal Saturday. Alex Carpenter has 12 points in her last five games. Carpenter's five point game on Wednesday was the first five point game for an Eagle since Alaina Clark in 2002...The BC power play percentage is 30% in conference games, good for first in the Hockey East...Seven Eagles have had point streaks of at least three games this season.
Boston University: BU is now 7-0-2 in its last nine league games at BC...Junior Louise Warren scored her first three goals of the season to notch her first collegiate hat trick in a 5-5 tie on Saturday at BC…Warren's hat trick was the first by a Terrier since Jenn Wakefield ('12) scored three goals against New Hampshire on Feb. 26, 2012, in a Hockey East quarterfinal contest…Shannon Stoneburgh now has three points (2g, 1a) against Boston College this season, her only three points of the year…Junior Marie-Philip Poulin scored her fourth goal of the year against BC on Wednesday to extend her point streak to nine games…She missed Saturday's game and will also be out of the lineup on Friday night at New Hampshire because she is representing Team Canada at the Four Nations Cup in Finland…Junior goaltender Kerrin Sperry made a season-high 38 saves on Saturday at Boston College…The Terriers are 6-0-1 this season when senior Isabel Menard notches at least one point.
University of Connecticut: Freshman Leah Burress and Margaret Zimmer each recorded their first collegiate goals...Senior Kelly Horan notched her team-leading seventh assist of the year on Saturday against Northeastern...In net, freshman Elaine Chuli totaled 57 saves in just four periods of play
University of Maine: The Black Bears battled the Providence Friars this weekend. Black Bears fell short on Friday 4-3 despite the two goal effort by Audra Richards. Providence took a 5-1 win in the second meeting. Dougherty notched two more points to extend her point lead for the Black Bears. Katy Massey picked up her first goal of the season in the 5-1 loss and her second assist of the year in the 4-3 loss. Brittany Ott and Meghann Treacy split games between the pipes. The Black Bears fall to 1-7-0 on the season as they travel to Bemidji St. for a two game series this weekend.
University of New Hampshire: This year's incoming class has tallied 22 points through the first nine games of the season. Alexis Crossley leads the 'Cats with three power play goals at the defense position. With Katie Brock passing the century mark in games played, four active Wildcats have now surpassed the mark. Kristina Lavoie is closing in on the 100-point plateau as she is just 10 shy of the mark.
Northeastern University: The last time Northeastern scored nine goals in a game was on Feb. 6, 2001 against BU when BU was a club team; the last time NU had nine goals in a NCAA contest was on Dec. 30, 1999 against Wisconsin…Northeastern's 52 shots on goal marked the first time since Nov. 20, 1999 that NU had 50 shots on goal in a game…Casey Pickett is the first player since Brooke Whitney in 2002 to score four goals in a game…Kendall Coyne extended her scoring streak to five games Saturday (7g,5a)…The last time NU had 14 goals in two games was in 2000-01 (defeated BC 7-2 on Jan. 31 and beat BU 9-0 on Feb. 6).
Providence College: Providence College moved its overall record to 6-3-1 on the season with a weekend sweep over Maine. The two-game series was played in Orono, Maine, where the Friars defeated Maine 4-3 and 5-1. The Friars tallied the first goal in both games and scored four power-play goals. Sophomore Haley Frade notched four points on the weekend, including three power-play goals. After the weekend series Frade is tied for second on the team in scoring with nine points on five goals and four assists. The Friars outshot the Black Bears 74-38 on the weekend. The Friars moved their power-play unit to a 12.0% conversion rating after their four for 12 conversions on the weekend.
University of Vermont: Sophomore Brittany Zuback now leads the team in scoring
with six goals and five assists for 11 points in ten games this season…She is one
of three Catamounts including Amanda Pelkey and Klara Myren that are scoring at
a point per game pace…17 of Vermont's 21 goals this season have been scored
by members of its sophomore class…Vermont goaltender Roxanne Douville made
34 saves on Sun ay against Robert Morris, she has made 30 or more saves in four
of her seven starts this season…Vermont's penalty kill is currently fourth in the
conference at 84.1%, the Catamounts were 7-for-8 over the weekend.