February 11, 2013
WEEKLY RELEASE: NO. 2 BOSTON COLLEGE, NORTHEASTERN PICKUP BEANPOT VICTORIES
~ Maine, Vermont split series in Burlington ~
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Player of the Week Kendall Coyne scores in last week's Beanpot game against BU

photoATHLETIC REPUBLIC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#77 KENDALL COYNE, NORTHEASTERN
(Sophomore Forward; Palos Heights, Ill.)

Coyne notched four points, including her third hat trick of the season, against No. 3 Boston University in the Beanpot semifinal on Tuesday night at Matthews Arena. She added 11 shots on net and a +3 plus/minus rating.


photoPRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#6 DAYNA COLANG, VERMONT
(Freshman Defenseman; Fairbanks, Alaska)

Colang had two goals and two assists against Maine this weekend. She scored her first collegiate goal in the 4-3 loss Saturday and on Sunday she scored the game-winning goal in the 4-1 triumph against Maine at Gutterson Fieldhouse.


photoWHEA CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#29 CORINNE BOYLES, BOSTON COLLEGE
(Senior Goaltender; Wheaton, Ill.)

Boyles stopped a season high 40 shots (.976 save%) in Tuesday's 2-1 victory over No. 5 Harvard in the opening round of the Beanpot at Matthews Arena.


photoWHEA CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#29 CHLOE DESJARDINS, NORTHEASTERN
(Sophomore Goaltender; Saint-Prosper, Beauce, Que.)

Desjardins made a career-high 38 saves (.974 save%) in a 4-1 win vs. No. 3 Boston University in the Beanpot on Tuesday night.


WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
Logo NORTHEASTERN HUSKIES

The Huskies recorded a decisive 4-1 victory against third-ranked Boston University on Tuesday night at Matthews Arena. Northeastern scored two goals in the opening period and then one in the second and third frames for the win.


HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS

Caroline Campbell, BU (R-So., D, St. Louis, Mo.) Assisted on Jordan Juron's goal on Tuesday at Northeastern.

Jordan Juron, BU (Fr., F, Latham, N.Y.) Scored the Terriers' lone goal in a 4-1 loss at Northeastern on Tuesday.

Brianne Kilgour, Maine (Jr., F, Hamilton, Ont.) Registered two goals and one assist in the 4-3 win over Vermont on Saturday.

Kelci Lanthier, UVM (Sr., G, Mt. Airy, Md.) Made 27 saves to earn her first Hockey East win of the season Sunday afternoon against Maine.

Sarah Lefort, BU (Fr., F, Ormstown, Que.) Assisted on Jordan Juron's goal on Tuesday at Northeastern.

Brittany Ott, Maine (Sr., G, St Clair Shores, Michigan) She registered 60 saves over the weekend split with Vermont.

Casey Pickett, NU (Senior Forward, Wilmington, Mass.) Played a part in all four NU goals with a goal and a career-high three assists vs. No. 3 BU.

Audra Richards, Maine (Fr., F, Maplewood, Minn.) Tallied a goal and a pair of assists in the 4-3 win over Vermont.

Kerrin Sperry, BU (Jr., G, North Reading, Mass.) Stopped 32 shots in a 4-1 loss at Northeastern on Tuesday.

Dana Trivigno, BC (Fr., F, Setauket, N.Y.) Netted the game-tying goal in the third period against Harvard on Tuesday.

Taylor Wasylk, BC (Jr., F, Port Huron, Mich.) Tallied the game-winning goal with 3:48 remaining in Tuesday's Beanpot win over Harvard.

Brittany Zuback, UVM (So., F, Thunder Bay, Ont.) Had two goals and an assist leading the Catamounts to a 4-1 win over Maine Sunday.


CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT

Kendall Coyne, NU (PALOS HEIGHTS, ILL.) has 13 goals and six assists in her last seven games, and is five points away from 100 in her career

Rachel Llanes, NU (SAN JOSE, CALIF.) has two goals and five assists in her last five games, and is seven points away from 100 in her career

Maggie DiMasi, NU (BURLINGTON, VT.) has eight assists in her last seven games

Casey Pickett, NU (WILMINGTON, MASS.) four points on Tuesday moved her into a tie for 18th place on the NU record list for career points (109)

Gina Repaci, UVM (TORONTO, ONT.) Has recorded a point in her last five games with seven points (1g,6a) over that span


TEAM NOTES

Boston College: BC has won 17 of their last 18 games and improved to 8- 15 all-time vs. Harvard in the Beanpot...Alex Carpenter's Hockey East record 24-game point streak ended on Tuesday...The Eagles have outscored their opponents 50-23 in the third period this season...BC is 8-4-1 when allowing the first goal this season...BC is averaging 4.74 goals per game, good for second in the NCAA behind Minnesota (5.60) while their power play is also second behind Minnesota with a 32.26% success rate...Corinne Boyles stopped a season high 40 shots in Tuesday's 2-1 win over Harvard at the Beanpot...BC is going for their fifth Beanpot title in the last eight seasons on Tuesday.

Boston University: BU is now 18-4-3 overall with a 13-2-1 mark in Hockey East play…The Terriers' game against New Hampshire scheduled for Feb. 9 was rescheduled for Feb. 20 at 7pm…The Terriers had their 13-game unbeaten streak snapped on Tuesday at Northeastern…BU had gone 11-0-2 during its unbeaten streak, which was the second longest such streak in the nation…Freshman Sarah Lefort has notched a point in seven of her last eight games (6g,4a)…Senior Isabel Menard is just two assists shy of 100 for her career…BU will face Harvard in the Beanpot for the second straight season on Tuesday…The Terriers topped the Crimson, 5-2, in the opening round of last year's Beanpot and also earned a 2-1 win against Harvard earlier this season at Walter Brown Arena.

University of Connecticut: The Huskies presented The Friends of Mel Foundation with a check for $15,000 at its Skating Strides Game vs. Providence on Friday night...With Saturday's loss, UConn is now 1-2-2 in overtime this year... Sophomores Kayla Campero, Rachel Farrel and Sarah MacDonnell each recorded a goal and an assist in the 4-3 OT loss to the Friars. Both of UConn's game on the weekend were postponed. UConn returns to action on Monday night at UNH.

University of Maine: The Black Bears split a pair of games this weekend against Vermont. Maine saw a 4-3 win on Saturday afternoon and fell to the Catamounts on Sunday by a score of 4-1. Brianne Kilgour registered two goals and one assist in the 4-3 win while Audra Richards continued her stellar rookie campaign with two more assists and another goal. Brooklyn Langlois, Kelly McDonald, Brittney Huneke, Chloe Tinkler, and Hailey Browne all notched points over the weekend as well. Brittany Ott saw her record move to 5-13-3 after the weekend split in which she allowed six goals while registering 60 saves.

University of New Hampshire: The Wildcats were slated to play a pair of games over the weekend, but due to Winter Storm Nemo, both were rescheduled. Saturday's game against Boston University was moved to Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. while Sunday's game against Connecticut was moved to Monday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. The game against the Huskies will be aired live on FOX College Sports Atlantic. Monday's game will conclude the series between UNH and UConn. The Wildcats lead the series, 2-0.

Northeastern University: The Huskies and Eagles will meet in the Beanpot final for the first time since 1996, and only the fourth time in the history of the tournament; NU is 3-0 all-time against BC in the Beanpot final … The last time both the Northeastern men's and women's teams reached the Beanpot final in the same season was in 1996 … NU's three-goal victory is the program's largest Beanpot victory since Feb. 15, 2005, when it defeated Boston University 4-0 in the consolation game … Northeastern's first period lead marked the first time since Casey Pickett's overtime goal in the 2012 Beanpot title game that the Huskies have led the Terriers in any game (95 minutes, 45 seconds).

Providence College: The Friars have 19 different players notching points this season. Ten of those 19 have tallied double digit points. With the Friars overtime win against Connecticut on Saturday, Feb. 2, the Friars earned their second overtime win of the season. The last time Providence had two overtime wins in a single season was during the 2010-11 season. The win on Saturday, Feb. 2 was the Friars 300th win in Schneider Arena.

University of Vermont: With Vermont's win Sunday afternoon the team set a program record for conference wins with six, and also clinched at least sixth place, another program first…The Catamounts were a perfect 16-for-16 on the penalty kill this weekend…Brittany Zuback's three points Sunday moved her past Peggy Wakeham (2009-10) as the most by a Catamount in a single Division I season…Emily Walsh's assist on Zuback's empty-net goal broke a tie at 49 points as Vermont's all-time Division I scoring leader with Chelsea Furlani (2006-10) and Celeste Doucet (2007-11)…Vermont's four third period goals Sunday were the most the team has scored in a single period since scoring four in a 7-2 win at Union on October 10, 2008.

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