The Eagles remain unbeaten in their first meeting with a top-ten program this season
The Eagles are now 2-0-1 on the season after their first road trip
Junior defenseman Lexi Bender notched her first career hat trick
Five current BC players will represent the US Nov. 4-8 in Kamloops, B.C.
The Eagles are ranked No. 3 in USCHO.com and USA Today preseason polls
AS A JUNIOR (2013-14)
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Played in all 37 games ... totaled 17 points (4G, 13A) ... Second Team Hockey East All-Star ... New England All-Star ... tied for eighth in the Hockey East in defenseman scoring ... ranked third on the team with 30 blocked shots ... +29 rating ... recorded 65 shots on goal ... four-game point streak (0-5-5) from 10/31 through 11/12 ... netted first goal of the season against Minnesota-Duluth (10/25) ... scored in back-to-back games against Clarkson (1/3) and St. Lawrence (1/4) ... notched a goal at Providence (1/26) ... registered two-point performances against Providence (11/7) and St. Lawrence (1/4) ... assisted on the game-winning goal at Vermont (2/24) ... career-best +4 ratings versus Maine (12/1) and Northeastern (1/9) ... season-high five shots on goal against Maine (3/1) ... earned the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12): Unanimous Hockey East All-Rookie Team selection...ranked third in the Hockey East for defenseman scoring with 18 points (5g, 13a) and was eighth in the league for freshman scoring...BC single-season defenseman rankings include 18 points (8th), five goals (8th), 13 assists (10th)......played all 37 games...+13 plus/minus rating...blocked 20 shots...defense ranked 10th in nation and second in Hockey East for scoring (2.14 gpg)...assisted one goal in Hockey East semifinal versus BU (3/3)...picked up a helper in shutout of Vermont (2/18)...registered two assists at Connecticut (2/11)...assisted one goal in Beanpot versus Harvard (2/7)...earned the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement...BC Freshman Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
BEFORE BC: Member of the United States Hockey National Camp since age 14...led the U.S. to the 2011 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship U18 gold medal as an assistant captain...2010 IIHF World Championship U18 silver medalist...wore the "A" for the 2010 U.S. U18 Select Team...competed on the 2009 U18 USA Select Team...played for two seasons - one as an assistant captain - under Jerry Turi with the Mississauga Junior Chiefs in the Provincial Women's Hockey League (PWHL)...Led Mississauga to the 2010-11 Alumni Cup - the PWHL Championship Trophy...scored six times and dished out 16 assists in 34 appearances with the Chiefs in 2010-11...notched five goals and 22 assists in 30 games with Mississauga during the 2009-10 season...concluded club career ranked 13th on the all-time regular-season points leaders board for defenders with 44 (10 goals, 34 assists)...also played lacrosse Nichols High School...recipient of the 2009 Yale and 2010 Nottingham Awards, respectively, presented to a person of character who has risen to prominence in their class...winner of the 2011 Williams Cup for high scholastic standing as a student-athlete and embodiment of school spirit...named a 2011 Academic All-Star for graduating in the top three of her class within the Erie-Niagara school district...inducted to the Cum Laude Society in 2011.
PERSONAL: Parents are Jill an David Pfalzer... has two older brothers, Matthew and Thomas '12...Matt played hockey for SUNY-Fredonia...currently enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.