Szandzik and Brian Are CHA’s Best
A pair of Wayne State juniors are the CHA player and goalie of the week for the week ending October 24th.
Forward Jill Szandzik added four assists; and goalie Delayne Bryan made 31 saves as Wayne State shutout Colgate 4-0 on Friday. Szandzik was the first star of the game and Bryan the third. Szandzkik added the game winner 16:10 into the third and two more helpers; and Bryan added forty more saves in the 5-3 win and series sweep on Saturday.
Wheeler, Dahm, and Campbell Receive ECAC Honors
Quinnipiac junior forward Kate Wheeler, Clarkson senior goalie Lauren Dahm, and Cornell freshman forward Jessica Campbell are the ECAC’s player, goalie, and rookie of the week.
Wheeler had two goals, including the game tying one with 2:26 left in the game, in the Bobcats’ 3-3 overtime tie with Boston College on Friday. She was the first star of that game.
Dahm made 48 saves for Clarkson as her team was outshot 51-17 in their 3-2 loss to Boston University.
Campbell scored four of Clarkson’s nine goals in their 9-1 thrashing of Robert Morris on Saturday.
Hockey East Honors Marty, Wasylk, and Schelling
Northeastern senior forward Julia Marty and junior goalie Florence Schelling and Boston College freshman forward Taylor Wasylk are the Hockey East player, goalie, and rookie of the week.
Marty and Schelling had one assist each on Friday with Schelling’s coming on Stephanie Gavronsky’s second of the year—the game winner—at the 10:56 mark of the second, and Schelling made 25 saves in Northeastern’s 2-1 win over Princeton. Schelling was the game’s third star.
Marty had a goal and three helpers with her second assist coming on Rachel Llanes’ game winner with 2:41 left in the first; and Schelling made 25 more saves in Northeastern’s 5-1 victory over Rensselaer on Sunday.
Wasylk scored once and assisted on one more in BC’s 3-3 tie with Quinnipiac on Friday and was the third star of that contest and two goals as the Eagles skated to a 5-2 win over Brown on Sunday.
Lamoureux, Schleper, Raty, and Rogan Are WCHA’s Best
A pair of junior forwards share the WCHA Offensive Player of the Week award this week as North Dakota junior forward Jocelyne Lamoureux and Minnesota forward Anne Schleper have both received the award. Schleper’s teammate, sophomore goalie Noora Raty, and Minnesota State freshman forward Kathleen Rogan are the Defensive and Rookie Players of the Week respectively.
Lamoureux had a goal and assist for the Fighting Sioux, and Rogan had the hat trick for the Mavericks in Minnesota State’s 4-2 win on Friday night. Rogan was the game’s first star. Lamoureux had the hat trick plus one assist and was the game’s first star on Saturday as the Fighting Sioux turned the tide with a 5-1 victory.
In Minnesota’s 5-0 shutout of St. Cloud State on Friday Schleper led the way with a goal and three assists; and Raty made 14 saves. Schleper was the first star of the game. Schleper added two more helpers; and Raty added 18 more saves in the 3-0 win on Saturday.
Wisconsin Tops Polls
The University of Wisconsin is the top team in the USA Today and USCHO.com polls this week. The Badgers gained 10 of the 19 first place votes in the first poll and eight of the 15 in the second.
Minnesota-Duluth took the final first place vote in the first poll finishing third in both polls. Mercyhurst and Boston University rounded out the top five at fourth and fifth respectively in both polls.
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll – October 26, 2010
1. Wisconsin 178 (10)
2. Cornell 175 (8)
3. Minnesota Duluth 147 (1)
4. Mercyhurst 143
5. Boston University 114
6. Minnesota 88
7. North Dakota 76
8. Boston College 62
9. Harvard 30
10. Ohio State 20
Others receiving votes: Providence College, 5; Quinnipiac, 4; New Hampshire, 2; Syracuse, 1.
USCHO.com Division I Poll
October 25, 2010
1 Wisconsin (8)
2 Cornell (7)
5 Boston University
6 Boston College
8 North Dakota
10 Ohio State
Others Receiving Votes: Providence 8, Quinnipiac 7, New Hampshire 3, Syracuse 1
The Games This Week
Christina LaCombe scored once and added an assist in Syracuses’ 3-1 win over Union on Friday; and Ashley Cockell added two goals as Syracuse completed the sweep with a 5-0 shutout on Saturday.
Brittany Dougherty scored the game winner 10:18 into the second as Maine skated to a 3-1 win over Niagara on Friday; but the Purple Eagles turned the tables with a win of their own by the exact same score as Jenna Hendrixx, Daniela Dal Colle, and Kristen Richards found the net; while Dawn Sullivan scored for the Black Bears.
Amanda Young’s goal 10:23 into the second was the game winner as Cornell edged Robert Morris 3-2 on Friday; while Jessica Campbell found the twine on four occasions to lead Cornell to a 9-1 win and series sweep on Saturday.
Delayne Brian made 31 saves as Wayne State was outshot 31-28 in their 4-0 shutout of Colgate on Friday. Gina Buquet, Julie Ingratta, and Jill Szandzik all led with a goal and two assists each as the Warriors completed the sweep with a 5-3 win on Saturday.
Sarah Davis’ goal 5:36 into the first was the game winner as Minnesota shutout St. Cloud State on Friday and followed that up with another goal and assist in the Gophers’ 3-0 win and series sweep on Saturday.
Kathleen Rogan had the hat trick in Minnesota State’s 4-2 win over North Dakota on Friday; and Jocelyne Lamoureux did the same and added one assist as the Fighting Sioux turned the tables with a 5-1 win on Saturday.
Brianna Decker scored the game winner 2:08 into the overtime as Wisconsin edged Ohio State 6-5 on Friday. Meghan Duggan led the way with two goals and one assist in the 5-2 Badgers’ win on Saturday.
Jenny Potter and Iya GAvrilova had a goal and assist each as the Western Women’s Hockey League’s Minnesota Whitecaps skated toa 3-1 win over Bemidji State on Friday. Emily Erickson led the way for the Beavers with three goals as they gained the split in the exhibition series with a 5-1 win on Saturday.
Jessica Wong was the scoring leader for Minnesota-Duluth as she had three goals and was the game’s first star in her team’s 8-1 thrashing of Connecticut on Saturday. On Sunday Haley Irwin and Audrey Cournoyer led the offense with two goals each in the 4-0 shutout win and series sweep.
In non-series action on Friday Stephanie Gavronsky scored the game winner 10:56 into the second as Northeastern edged Princeton 2-1; Taylor Wasylk had a goal and assist for Boston College, and Kate Wheeler scored twice for Quinnipiac as the teams skated to a 3-3 overtime tie; Julie Allen found the back of the net once and lent a helping hand on one more as New Hampshire edged Clarkson 2-1; Katia Clement-Heydra scored the game winner with 1:20 left in regulation as McGill nipped Dartmouth 2-1; and Jenn Wakefield’s goal at the 3:03 mark of the third to give Boston University a 2-1 win over St. Lawrence.
On Saturday Tara Watchorn led the way with a goal and assist for Boston University in their 3-2 win over Clarkson; Clement-Heydra and Cathy Chartrand scored for McGill, while Katharine Chute scored both of Harvard’s goals as the teams finished in a 2-2 overtime tie; Genevieve Lacasse made 35 saves as Providence shutout Princeton 4-0; and Courtney Birchard led the way with a goal and two assists in New Hampshire’s 5-3 win over St. Lawrence.
Florence Schelling made 25 saves for Northeastern as her team was outshot 26-22 in their 5-1 win over Rensselaer; and Blake Boldin scored the game winner 13:17 into the second as Boston College beat Brown 5-2.
Mercyhurst leads the CHA standings with their 5-1-0 record; while senior forward Meghan Agosta leads all scorers with eight goals and eight assists in the six games that she has skated in. Lakers goalie junior Hilary Pattendon completes the Laker sweep with her 5-1-0 record, 1.59 GAA, and .929 SAV%.
Cornell has the best ECAC overall record at 2-0-0. Quinnipiac freshman forward Kelly Babstock’s five goals and 12 assists in seven games puts her at the top of the scoring heap; while based on a minimum of 300:00 played Babstock’s teammate Victoria Vigilanti has backstopped her team to five wins, one loss, and a tie; has a goals against average of 1.42, and .932 SAV%.
Boston College leads the Hockey East standings as they are at 2-0-0; while their 5-0-1 record places them first overall.
BC senior forward Kelly Stack has three goals and one assist in two games to lead all conference scorers; and her teammate senior Molly Schaus leads all conference goalies with her 2-0-0 record, 0.50 GAA, and 1.000 SAV%.
Wisconsin has a perfect record in WCHA play at 4-0-0 in the conference and another perfect record at 6-0-0 overall.
Ohio State junior forward Laura MacIntosh leads all conference scorers with four goals and six assists in four games played; while her six goals and eight assists in 14 games puts her first overall. Between the pipes, Raty has a 2-0-0 record to compliment her 0.00 GAA and 1.000 SAV% to lead all conference netminders. Overall she has been victorious in all four of the games that she has tended the nets for the Gophers while posting a 0.000 GAA and 1.000 SAV% to lead overall.
The Games To Come
In conference action this coming weekend in the CHA Robert Morris is at Mercyhurst for two games Friday and Saturday.
In Hockey East action on Friday and Saturday Northeastern hosts Vermont; while Connecticut begins a home and home series against Boston College in Storrs on Saturday night with the series shifting to Chestnutt Hill on Sunday.
In the WCHA on Friday and Saturday Minnesota State is in Madison to face the Badgers; St. Cloud State and Bemidji State face off in Bemidji; and Minnesota-Duluth and Minnesota take to the ice in Duluth.
In the non-conference two game sets New Hampshire hosts Niagara; and Syracuse is at Ohio State on Friay and Saturday.
Dartmouth is at home to Brown; Colgate is in Princeton; Cornell is at Quinnipiac; St. Lawrence and Rensselaer take the ice at Troy; Union makes their way to Potsdam to face Clarkson; and Harvard and Yale faceoff in Cambridge in ECAC conference play on Friday night.
In Saturday’s ECAC affairs Harvard hosts Brown; Colgate is at Quinnipiac; Princeton hosts Cornell; Clarkson is at home to Rensselaer; Union is in Troy to face St. Lawrence; and Dartmouth takes on Yale in Hanover.
Providence hosts Boston University in the other Hockey East game on Friday.