November 11, 2013
HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS
Megan Armstrong, UNH (So., D, Edina, Minn.) Recorded three points, all on assists, in two games last week.
Bridget Baker, UVM (Fr., F, Los Gatos, Calif.) Scored the first two goals of her collegiate career this past weekend
Cassidy Carels, PC (Fr., F, Bruxelles, Man.) Tallied a career-best three points on two goals and one assist.
Rachel Farrel, UConn (Jr., F, Cheshire, Conn.) Scored a goal in both of UConn's games this week to go for a 2-0-2 line on the week.
Rebecca Fleming, UConn (Jr., F, Newton, Mass.) Scored her first D-1 goal, the game-winner, and posted three points (1g,2a) in the win vs. PC.
Kaleigh Fratkin, BU (Sr., D, Burnaby, B.C.) Fratkin was a +5 and totaled five points (2g, 3a) with a team-leading six blocked shots in three games.
Sarah Lefort, BU (So., F, Ormstown, Que.) Tallied two goals and three assists in three games, including a game-winning goal on Saturday.
Sarah MacDonnell, UConn (Jr., F, Quispamsis, N.B.) Finished the week with three points (1g,2a), including scoring a goal and adding a helper vs. PC.
Haley Skarupa, BC (So., F, Rockville, Md.) Scored four points (3g,1a) in the four-point weekend for the Eagles.
Kerrin Sperry, BU (Sr., G, North Reading, Mass.) Made 39 saves in two victories (.929 save%) for the Terriers.
Samatha Sutherland, BU (Fr., F, Cochrane, Alta.) Scored once and added two assists in three games. She registered a plus-4 rating.
Cassandra Vilgrain, UNH (Fr., F, Calgary, Alta.) Recorded career highs in assists (two) and points (three) to factor in all three UNH goals at UVM.
CAREER FIRSTS/MILESTONES/WHO'S HOT
Corinne Boyles, BC (WHEATON, ILL.) 3-0-0 WITH 76 saves (.962 SAVE%) IN HER LAST THREE STARTS
Susan Cavanagh , UCONN (WARWICK, R.I.) scored her first career goal WEDNESDAY vs. BU
Victoria Hanson, BU (Stoughton, Mass.) earned her first collegiate win WednesdaY VS. UCONN
Kelly Harris, UCONN (Canton, Mich.) SCOREd HER FIRST CAREER GOAL SUNDAY VS. PROVIDENCE
Sarah MacDonnell, UCONN (Quispamsis , N.B.) IS IN THE MIDST OF A THREE-GAME POINT STREAK (1G,4a)
Hayley Scamurra, NU (Williamsville, N.Y.) has three assists in her last two games
Haley Skarupa , BC (ROCKEVILLE, MD.) has NINE points (5G,4a) in her last four games
Viivi Vaattovaara , UCONN (Veikkola, Finland) secured her first career assist WEDNESDAY AT BU
Alexis Woloschuk, BU (WINNIPEG, MAN.) HER game winning goal ON WEDNESDAY VS. UCONN was also her first collegiate goal
Boston College: BC is now on a four game winning streak, its longest of the season, after winning 6-1 against both Vermont and Northeastern over the weekend. The Eagles had lost their last two games against Northeastern, one in the Hockey East Tournament semifinal and the other in the Beanpot final last season. Haley Skarupa continued her torrid pace over the weekend with four pointes (3-1-4), and 9 points (5-4-9) in her last four games. Grad student and co-captain Corinne Boyles has a .962 save percentage with 76 saves over her last three games and has won all three.
Boston University: BU improved to 9-1-1 overall and 6-0-0 in Hockey Eas…The Terriers completed their four-game homestand by outscoring their opponents, 21-5…BU has not allowed more than three goals in any of its 11 games, which is a program record…Freshman Maddie Elia had the first four-point game of her collegiate career and the first by any Terrier this season…BU combined to block 42 shots over three games this week and allowed just 70 shots on goal…Freshman Victoria Hanson earned her first collegiate win with a 26-save performance against Connecticut on Wednesday…The Terriers have killed off their opponents' last 20 power-play chances.
Connecticut: UConn picked up its first Hockey East win, never trailing in a 5-4 victory over Providence on Sunday…Three Huskies scored their first career goals on the week, with Susan Cavanagh scoring in the loss at BU before Rebecca Fleming and Kelly Harris both scored vs. PC…UConn has scored five goals in a game thrice this season, a feat it only accomplished twice last year…UConn has eclipsed its win total from last year and matched its 2011-12 total with four victories so far…The Huskies have now killed 22 consecutive power plays, upping their penalty kill to 91.8 percent on the year, sixth nationally
Maine: Maine falls to a 0-7-3 on the season after two games against Boston University. Freshman goallie Mariah Fujimagari saw action in the game on Sunday against BU where Maine lost 4-2...Maine offense was lead by Kelly McDonald, Emilie Brigham and Brianne Kilgour this weekend each adding a goal for the Black Bears. McDonald and Kilgour are also two of Maine's top scorers so far this season. Maine sophomore goalie Meghann Treacy appeared in the net for Maine's first game against BU making 30 saves, Maine lost 5-1.
New Hampshire: UNH scored seven consecutive goals spanning the games vs. Providence and Vermont; the Wildcats netted the last four goals in the 4-2 win against PC and then skated to a 3-0 lead at UVM…Arielle O'Neill recorded her 50th career point with an assist at Vermont; she has 26 goals and 24 assists in 112 games…Cassandra Vilgrain's three points (1g,2a) at UVM matched the highest total by a Wildcat this season. Vilgrain leads the Wildcats with five points (3g, 2a) in six Hockey East league games…Both Nicole Gifford and Hannah Armstrong scored a goal in both games last week…Following the 3-3 tie at UVM, each of the team's last six regular-season overtime games have ended in a tie.
Northeastern: Northeastern has six shorthanded goals this season, which is second in the country … The Huskies are one of two teams in the nation (Boston College) to have three skaters with at least two power play goals each.
Providence: Eight Friars have tallied at least one multipoint game on the season. Haley Frade and Cassidy Carels became the second and third players to notch more than one multipoint game on Sunday, Nov. 10. Currently 17 Friars have notched at least one point on the season.
Vermont: Vermont set a new Hockey East attendance record with 2,028 fans in attendance
as part of the "Pack The Gut" promotion last Friday as the Catamounts hosted
No. 5 Boston College…The Catamounts scored three goals in a span of 4:10 to come
back from a three-goal deficit to tie New Hampshire 3-3 Sunday afternoon…Vermont's
leading scorer Amanda Pelkey chipped in a goal and an assist. She is second in the
league in scoring with 14 points in 11 games…Freshmen Casey Leveillee and Bridget
Baker picked up their first collegiate points this past weekend … After four conference
games Vermont is 1-2-1 with three points, which places them in a three-way tie for fifth.