Feb. 9, 2012
STORRS, Conn. - After snapping a 12-game winless streak, the
About the Huskies...
Last Time Out... The Huskies posted a win and a loss, both in league action, last weekend.
Scouting the Eagles... Freshman Alex Carpenter is the top-scorer for the No. 6/6 Boston College Eagles with 29 points on 14 goals and 15 assists. BC stands in second place with a Hockey East record of 11-4-2, while sitting at 19-8-3 overall. Freshman Emily Field ranks second on the team in scoring with 23 points on seven goals and a team-high 16 helpers. Seven other Eagles have already reached double-digit points for the season, including junior Ashley Motherwell (10g, 9a) and senior Mary Restuccia (4, 15) each with 19 points. Junior netminder Corinne Boyles owns a 2.10 GAA and .924 save percentage.
Last Time vs.
All-Time vs. BC... The Huskies do hold a 13-11-7 lead in the all-time series against the Eagles, including a 7-4-6 record at home. BC went 2-0-1 in last season’s series and the last UConn win came at home, 3-1, on February 6, 2010.
Up Next... The Huskies wrap up the 2011-12 regular season with a home-and-home series against
All-Decade Team... Prior to Saturday’s contest against the Eagles,
Skating Strides... For the seventh-straight season UConn headlined the Hockey East’s Breast Cancer Awareness fundraising program, Skating Strides Against Breast Cancer, raising over $11,000 during the 2011-12 season. The Huskies have led the entire conference in funds raised since the inception of the program, raising more than $50,000 over the past six years. On January 16, UConn hosted 85 youth hockey players for its Skating Strides Clinic.