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December 10, 2012
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WEEKLY RELEASE: NO. 6 BC GETS ROAD WIN AT UNH; NO. 10 NU BEATS DARTMOUTH IN OT
~ UNH skates to tie with No. 4 Harvard; No. 7 BU nets pair of ties at UMD ~
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Photo ATHLETIC REPUBLIC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#77 KENDALL COYNE, NORTHEASTERN
(Sophomore Forward; Palos Heights, Ill.)
Coyne scored two goals, including the game-winner in overtime, against Dartmouth on Wednesday night at Matthews Arena. Coyne scored the deciding goal 2:08 into the extra frame. She finished the night with five shots on goal and a +2 rating. Athletic Republic
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#22 HALEY SKARUPA, BOSTON COLLEGE
(Freshman Forward; Rockville, Md.)
Skarupa netted a goal on Wednesday at UNH and had a game-high seven shots with a +2 plus/minus rating. Pro Ambitions
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Photo WHEA CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#29 CORINNE BOYLES, BOSTON COLLEGE
(Senior Goaltender; Wheaton, Ill.)
Boyles stopped 20 of 21 shots (.952 save%) for the Eagles in the 4-1 win on Wednesday against UNH at the Whittemore Center. Hockey East
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Photo WHEA CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#1 KERRIN SPERRY, BOSTON UNIVERSITY
(Junior Goaltender; Beloeil, Que.)
Sperry totaled 64 saves (.970 save%) in two ties at WCHA foe Minnesota-Duluth over the weekend, including matching a season-high with 38 saves on Sunday. She also added 28 stops on Saturday in a 2-2 tie vs. the Bulldogs. Hockey East
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Photo WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES
The Eagles won the only league game of the week, a 4-1 victory vs. New Hampshire at the Whittemore Center on Wednesday night.  
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Athletic Republic Player of the Week Kendall Coyne of Northeastern
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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 2012-13 season leaders to date:
Rk. Name Cl. Pos. School
1. Kendall Coyne So. F NU
2. Nicole Anderson Sr. F PC
  Casey Pickett Sr. F NU
  Haley Skarupa Fr. F BC
5. Haley Frade So. F PC
6. Roxanne Douville Jr. G UVM
  Marie-Philip Poulin Jr. F BU
  Dana Trivigno Fr. F BC
Army ROTC
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HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS

Hannah Armstrong, UNH (So., F, Newmarket, Ont.) Tallied a goal against No. 4 Harvard Saturday.

Alexis Crossley, UNH (Fr., D, Cole Harbour, N.S.) Recorded two points (1g,1a) vs. No. 6 Boston College on Wednesday.

Chloe Desjardins, NU (So., G, Saint-Prosper, Beauce, Que.) Made 26 saves to earn her 10th victory of the season Wednesday vs. Dartmouth.

Brittany Dougherty, Maine (Sr., F, Chesterfield, Mich.) Notched a goal in the 6-1 loss on Saturday and an assist in the 4-2 loss on Sunday.

Jessica Hitchcock, UNH (Jr., F, LaSalle, Ont.) Tallied a goal against No. 4 Harvard on Saturday.

Jenelle Kohanchuk, BU (Sr., F, Winnipeg, Man.) Scored a goal on Saturday in the Terriers' 2-2 tie at Minnesota-Duluth.

Sarah Lefort, BU (Fr., F, Ormstown, Que.) Assisted on the Terriers' first goal of the game in Saturday's 2-2 draw at Minnesota-Duluth.

Kathryn Miller, BU (Sr., D, Milverton, Ont.) Notched the game-tying goal, her first of the season, on Saturday against Minnesota-Duluth.

Ashley Motherwell, BC (Sr., F, St. Charles, Ill.) Scored her first career shorthanded goal in BC's 4-1 win over UNH on Wednesday.

Brittany Ott, Maine (Sr., G, St. Clair Shores, Mich.) Notched 97 saves in two losses against Dartmouth over the weekend.

Marie-Philip Poulin, BU (Jr., F, Beauceville, Que.) Had the primary assist on both of the Terriers' goals in a 2-2 tie on Saturday at UMD.


CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT

Kendall Coyne, NU (Palos Heights, Ill.) has six points in her last three games (4g,2a)

Shawna Lesperance, Maine (Belle River, Ont.) Notched her first career goal in the 4-2 loss against Dartmouth on Sunday.

Casey Pickett, NU (Wilmington, Mass.) Has four assists in her last three games

Marie-Philip Poulin, BU (Beauceville, Que.) notched her 100th career point on Saturday at UMD and became the fastest Terrier to the milestone in only 58 games


TEAM NOTES

Boston College: BC is unbeaten in their last 12 games (10-0-2)...Alex Carpenter extended her point streak to 14 games (12-13-25)...Haley Skarupa has five goals in her last three games and has a seven point lead in the Hockey East freshman scoring race...Blake Bolden leads all Hockey East defenseman in scoring (3-14-17) and is joined by Lexi Bender and Emily Pfalzer in the top five...The Eagles matched their longest winning streak in team history at seven games with their win over UNH Wednesday...Emily Field leads the Hockey East in power play scoring (4-7-11).

Boston University: The Terriers finished the first semester with an 11-3-3 overall record and a 6-2-1 mark in Hockey East…Prior to Sunday's 0-0 tie, Poulin had tallied at least one point in each of her last 20 games dating back to Feb. 18, 2012…Junior goaltender Kerrin Sperry matched a season high with 38 saves to earn her second shutout of the season…Sperry also made 38 saves in a 5-5 tie at Boston College on Nov. 3…This past weekend featured the first two meetings between BU and Minnesota-Duluth…The Terriers only have two more non-conference games remaining, with both of those contests coming in the Beanpot…Sunday was the first time BU was shut out since Nov. 30, 2011.

University of Connecticut: UConn was shutout in a weekend series for the first time since November 4-5, 2011 against Northeastern and for the first time at home since November 15-16, 2003 against No. 2 Dartmouth...Freshman Elaine Chuli totaled 52 saves in two games against the Catamounts...Friday's loss snapped a 10-game home winning streak against UVM; UConn's all-time series lead is now 18-4-2.

University of Maine: The Black Bears fell to 2-12-1 on the season after 6-1 and 4-2 losses against Dartmouth over the weekend. Brittany Dougherty extended her points lead to 14 with her sixth goal on Saturday and her eighth assist on Sunday....Brittany Ott posted 91 saves over the weekend while allowing 10 goals. The Black Bears extend their losing streak to 5 (not counting the exhibition game on Thanksgiving) has they host Union College on December 14 and 15 for the second consecutive non conference weekend series at the Alfond Arena.

University of New Hampshire: The Wildcats wrapped up the first half of the season with a 2-2 draw against No. 4 Harvard at home. This year's incoming class has accounted for 52 points so far. Freshman Alexis Crossley tallied a point in each of the four games in December (1g, 3a). Kristina Lavoie will start the New Year just one goal shy of 50 for her career. The Wildcats have tallied 15 power play goals, including nine in conference action. The senior played in her 120th game on Saturday.

Northeastern University: Northeastern's win vs. Dartmouth on Wednesday was the team's first against the Big Green since Jan. 5, 2001…Kendall Coyne has at least one point in 10 of her last 11 games, including eight multi-point efforts; she is fifth in the nation in points per game (2.07), second in goals per game (1.07) and is one of seven skaters in the country with at least 30 points…Chloe Desjardins is one of only two goaltenders in the conference, and six in the nation, with 10 victories this season…Casey Pickett has four assists in her last three games, and is one point away from cracking the top 20 in career points at Northeastern (102).

Providence College: The Friars currently have 18 different players notching points on the season, including six with double digit points. In Providence's 8-8-4 overall record, seven of the eight losses have been to ranked opponents. Senior Nicole Anderson (Jordan, Minn.) notched her eighth assist of the season during Friday's loss to Harvard. The senior forward leads the team in scoring, with 20 points on 12 goals and eight assists. Anderson has tallied three career hat tricks, two from this season alone. Going into the week Anderson and sophomore Haley Frade (Marion, Mass.) led the Hockey East Army ROTC Three Stars Award in league play. Casey Pickett of Northeastern also ranks first.

University of Vermont: Roxanne Douville made 63 saves to shutout Connecticut in back-to-back games as Vermont earned its first sweep of a Hockey East season series …The Catamounts are undefeated in their last five Hockey East contests, the best streak in program history…Junior forward Danielle Rancourt scored her second game-winning goal of the season on Sunday at UConn…Senior captain Erin Wente had two goals and an assist to lead the Catamounts this weekend, her two goals moved her into a tie with 25 career goals, a division I record at Vermont.

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