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February 25, 2013
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WEEKLY RELEASE: BOSTON U. TAKES SECOND REGULAR-SEASON TITLE WITH UCONN SWEEP
~ NU goes 3-0 on week; BC gets five of six points ~
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Photo ATHLETIC REPUBLIC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#19 JENELLE KOHANCHUK, BOSTON UNIV.
(Senior Forward; Winnipeg, Man.)
Kohanchuk led the Terriers with a team-high nine points (5g,4a) in three games this week. She factored on two of the three-game winning goals and scored two goals in two of the games. Kohanchuk also had 18 shots on goal and a +7 rating in three games. Athletic Republic
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Photo PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#9 SARAH LEFORT, BOSTON UNIVERSITY
(Freshman Forward; Ormstown, Que.)
Lefort scored four goals and added two assists this past weekend against Connecticut, including the game-winning goal on Sunday to clinch the regular-season title. Pro Ambitions
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Photo WHEA CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#29 CHLOE DESJARDINS, NORTHEASTERN
(Sophomore Goaltender; Saint-Prosper, Beauce, Que.)
Desjardins went 3-0-0 for the second straight week, posting a 1.33 GAA, .956 save percentage (87 saves on 90 shots), and her fourth shutout of the season. Hockey East
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Photo WHEA CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
#34 ROXANNE DOUVILLE, VERMONT
(Junior Goaltender; Beloeil, Que.)
Douville made 53 saves (.981 save%) in a 1-1 tie against No. 2 Boston College on Saturday afternoon at Gutterson Fieldhouse. Hockey East
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Logo WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
BOSTON UNIVERSITY TERRIERS
The Terriers captured their second regular-season title in school history and outscored their opponents 17 to 7 in three victories last week.  
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Athletic Republic Player of the Week Jennelle Kohanchuk of Boston University
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ARMY ROTC THREE STARS AWARD
At the conclusion of each Hockey East league game, the Hockey East "Army ROTC Three Stars of The Game" are selected. Congratulations to Northeastern's Kendall Coyne on winning this year's award. She was named No. 1 star of the game six times this season. Here is the final leaderboard for the 2012-2013 season.:
Rk. Name Pos. School Pts.
1. Kendall Coyne F NU 29
2. Alex Carpenter F BC 26
3. Melissa Bizzari F BC 17
4. Isabel Menard F BU 16
5. Roxanne Douville G UVM 15
  Haley Skarupa F BC 15
Army ROTC
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HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS

Hannah Armstrong, UNH (So., F, Newmarket, Ont.) Scored a goal in Saturday's game and registered an assist in Sunday's game.

Corinne Boyles, BC (Sr., G, Wheaton, Ill.) Was 2-0-1 this week with a 0.97 GAA and .955 save%, including her third shutout of the season Sunday at UVM.

Hailey Browne, Maine (So., F, Oakville, Ont.) Notched two assists over the weekend.

Alex Carpenter, BC (So., F, Reading, Mass.) Tallied four goals and two assists in three games this week.

Kendall Coyne, NU (So., F, Palos Heights, Ill.) had a six-point week (1g,5a) in three NU wins last week.

Alexis Crossley, UNH (Fr., D, Cole Harbour, N.S.) Tallied a pair of points (1g,1a) on the week.

Shannon Doyle, BU (Jr., D, Baldwin, Ont.) She notched four points (2g,2a) and was a +7 with 11 blocked shots in three games.

Kristine Horn, UNH (Sr. F, Utica, Mich.) Tallied a pair of assists against Maine on Saturday.

Kayla Kaluzny, Maine (Jr., F, Calgary, Alta.) Registered two assists in the 2-2 draw against New Hampshire.

Isabel Menard, BU (Sr., F, Ottawa, Ont.) Scored four points (2g,2a) in three games this past wee, including her 100th career assist Saturday.

Maggie Pendleton, PC (Jr., D, Woodbury, Minn.) Matched a career high with three assists against tenth ranked Northeastern on Sunday, Feb. 24.

Casey Pickett, NU (Sr., F, Wilmington, Mass.) Had three goals and three assists in three NU wins last week.

Marie-Philip Poulin, BU (Jr., F, Beauceville, Que.) Had eight assists in three games this past week.

Paige Savage, NU (Fr., F, Johns Creek, Ga.) Netted a goal in each of her three games last week for the Huskies.

Haley Skarupa, BC (Fr., F, Rockville, Md.) Recorded a goal and three assists over three games this week including a team high 22 shots on goal.

Meghann Treacy, Lake Peekskill, N.Y.) Anchored the Black Bears in the 2-2 draw, allowing two goals while registering a career best 49 saves.


CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO's HOT

Alex Carpenter, BC (READING, MASS.) recorded her 50th career goal on Tuesday and broke the BC single-season point record (64)

Kendall Coyne, NU (PALOS HEIGHTS, ILL.) extended her point streak to 13 games on Sunday (18G,12A).

Brittany Dougherty, Maine (Chesterfield, Mich.) notched her 100th point of her career on Saturday at UNH

Rachel Llanes, NU (SAN JOSE, CALIF.) became the 23rd player in program history to record 100 career points Sunday. She has 40 goals, 60 assists in 136 career games

Casey Pickett, NU (WILMINGTON, MASS.) is riding a career-long seven games (5G,10A)

Paige Savage, NU (JOHNS CREEK, GA.) has four goals and five assists in her last six games, including a goal in each of her last three games


TEAM NOTES

Boston College: BC put up 50+ shots on goal for the second time this season against Vermont on Saturday...Freshman defenseman Lexi Bender was a team best +5 this week...With 151 goals scored, the Eagles have set the school record in goals scored in a season...BC broke the school record for wins in a season with their 25th win on Sunday against Vermont...Alex Carpenter is averaging 2.03 points per game this season and her 67 points rank fourth in the NCAA... The Eagles rank sixth in the NCAA with five shorthanded goals.

Boston University: BU is now 23-5-3 overall with and finished as Hockey East regular-season champion with an 18-2-1 conference record…This is the second Hockey East regular-season title in program history and the second in the last three seasons… The 18 league wins is also a program record, bettering the 15 wins the Terriers earned when they won their first regular-season crown during the 2010-11 season…BU is the only team that has hosted a Hockey East playoff game in each of the last four seasons…The Terriers are 3-0 all-time in the Hockey East quarterfinals…BU defeated Northeastern in the 2009 quarterfinals after sweeping the Huskies to end the regular-season…Senior Isabel Menard notched her 100th career assist on Saturday against Connecticut…She currently has 166 career points (66g,100a).

University of Connecticut: The Huskies scored five goals in a game for just the second time this season...Sophomore Kayla Campero and freshman Brittany Berisoff each had three points on the weekend with two goals and an assist, while sophomore Sarah MacDonnell had three assists...Freshman goaltender Elaine Chuli reached the 40-save mark in both games against BU with 43 on Saturday and 40 on Sunday.

University of Maine: The Black Bears capped off the 2012-13 regular season this past weekend. In Saturday's matchup, Maine skated to a 2-2 draw with New Hampshire. The Black Bears would lose a close 2-1 contest the following day. Kayla Kaluzny and Hailey Browne notched multi-point weekends for Maine. Kaluzny registered two assists in the 2-2 draw while Browne tallied one assist in each game. Meghann Treacy registered a career best 49 saves while allowing two goals in the 2-2 draw.

University of New Hampshire: The Wildcats secured the fourth seed going into the conference tournament after garnering three points over the weekend. New Hampshire will host the fifth-seeded Providence College Friars on Saturday, March 2, at 1 p.m. With Sunday's win in the regular season finale, it was the first time since 2009-10 that the 'Cats concluded the regular season with a win. UNH finished conference play with a record of 10-8-3, its best mark since registering a 13-6-2 record in the 2009-10 season.

Northeastern University: Northeastern secured home ice for the Hockey East quarterfinal round for the first time since 2009…NU is riding a sevengame winning streak, which is the second longest active winning streak in the nation and the teams longest winning streak since the 2001-02 season (nine games)…NU's win on Saturday at Providence gave the Huskies 20 victories for the second straight season, the first time they've done that since 2000 that NU had 20 wins in consecutive seasons…Northeastern's sweep of the Friars marked the first time since the 2001-02 season the NU has won three straight games vs. PC

Providence College: Providence will enter the Hockey East Quarterfinal round as the fifth seeded team with eight conference wins in the regular season...Seven Friars have tallied at least 20 points. Senior Nicole Anderson (Jordan, Minn.) leads the Friars with a career high 32 points on a team leading 18 goals and 14 assists. The last time a Friar notched 30 points in regular season play was during the 2009-10 season. Rebecca Morse (Westfield, N.J.) leads the Friar defensive core in scoring with 20 points on five goals and 15 assists. The sophomores and freshman have combined for 159 of the teams 291 points (54.64%).

University of Vermont: Vermont will make their first playoff appearance Saturday night as they travel to face Northeastern in the quarterfinals…The Catamounts finished sixth in Hockey East their highest finish in program history, with a program record 16 points…Roxanne Douville leads Hockey East in saves with 783 this season…She made 30 or more saves 14 times this season…Greer Vogl leads the team with 60 blocked shots, which is tied for second in the conference… Seniors Emily Walsh, Erin Wente, and Kelci Lanthier played their final game at Gutterson Fieldhouse as Catamounts Sunday afternoon…Vermont set a program record this season with 70 goals…Vermont was 0-2-1 this season in three meetings with Northeastern.

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