April 8, 2013
MONTHLY HONORS: BU'S MARIE-PHILIP POULIN EARNS PLAYER OF THE MONTH HONORS FOR MARCH
~ Terriers' Kerrin Sperry tabbed Top Goalie, Sarah Lefort honored as Top Rookie ~
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Athletic Republic Player of the Month Marie-Philip Poulin of Boston University

photoATHLETIC REPUBLIC PLAYER OF THE MONTH
MARIE-PHILIP POULIN - BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Junior Forward; Beauceville, Que.

Poulin led BU with 10 points (5g,5a) in six March games, finishing with a +8 rating and taking just one penalty. Her five goals were tied for second on the squad and her five assists were tied for tops on the team. She factored in two game-winning goals and had one goal and one assist in each of the three NCAA tournament games.to help complete a nine-game point streak at the end of the season (5g,13a).


photoHOCKEY EAST GOALTENDER OF THE MONTH
KERRIN SPERRY - BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Junior Goaltender; North Reading, Mass.

The Hockey East Tournament MVP posted a 2.01 goals-against average and a .936 save percentage in six March starts. She was 5-1-0, with the one loss coming in the national title game. She stopped 42 shots in a 4-0 win over Providence in the Hockey East semifinals and allowed just one goal against Mercyhurst at the Frozen Four. She made 176 saves in March.

Runner-up:
Corinne Boyles, BC (Sr., G, Wheaton, Ill.) 2-2-0, 1.96 GAA, .934 save percentage


photoPRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE MONTH
SARAH LEFORT - BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Freshman Forward; Ormstown, Que.

Lefort was tied for second on the squad with five goals and also added two assists for seven points. She finished the month as a +8 plus/minus rating and had two power play goals and a game-winning goal. Lefort scored twice in the Terriers' 5-3 win over Clarkson in the NCAA quarterfinals.

Runner-up:
Haley Skarupa, BC (F, Rockville, Md.) 4GP, 4pts. (2g,2a)

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