Oct. 27, 2011
STORRS, Conn. - Following a weekend split at home to open Hockey East play against
About the Huskies... UConn stands at 1-5-2 overall and 1-1-0 in the league after picking up two points to close out play against
Last Time Out...
Last Time vs.
All-Time vs. SU...
Defensive Player of the Week... After making just her ninth career start, sophomore netminder Nicole Paniccia was named the Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week for the week ending October 23. Paniccia made 31 saves to be credited with her first career shutout in a 3-0 win over
Up Next... UConn plays its first home-and-home series against Northeastern next weekend. On November 4, the Huskies battle each other in
Special Teams... Despite racking up the penalties over the last two weeks, including six against
National Statistics... Paniccia currently ranks eighth in the country with a .927 save percentage and lands 16th nationally in goals against average at 2.35. Among the nation’s defensemen, Sami Evelyn is tied for 18th in points per game at 0.75, while Hewes is tied for 26th at 0.62. Hewes is also tied for 29th in points per game among rookies and is joined in the top 50 by Snodgrass (T-36th/0.50), Farrel and MacDonnell (T-49/0.38).
WHEA Openers... All-time the Huskies are 4-5-1 in Hockey East openers, including a 3-3-1 record at home, after their one-goal loss to