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#3 Eagles Battle the #9/10 Huskies on Wednesday

Jan. 8, 2013

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The Last Meeting
Boston College4
November 18, 2012
Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Bizzari's Late Goal Propels WIH Over Northeastern
Junior forward Melissa Bizzari's game tying and game winning goals in the third period lifted the No. 5/6 women's hockey team (6-3-2, 5-2-1 WHEA) to a 4-3 win over No. 8/9 Northeastern (8-3-2, 4-3-1 WHEA) on Sunday.

Chestnut Hill, Mass. - The #3 women's hockey team (13-3-2, 8-2-1 WHEA) look to continue their torrid pace as they pay a visit to the #9/10 Northeastern Huskies on Wednesday at Matthews Arena.

The Eagles enter the game fresh off a two-game sweep in North Country over #2 Clarkson and St. Lawrence.  Haley Skarupa, Emily Field, Dru Burns, and Dana Trivigno each recorded two points in BC's 5-1 win over Clarkson on Thursday.  Alex Carpenter's three points and Blake Bolden's overtime goal propelled the Eagles to a 4-3 win at St. Lawrence on Friday.

Senior goaltender Corinne Boyles extended her personal win streak to 11-games and recorded the 40th victory of her career last week.  BC continued to extend their program best 14-game unbeaten and nine game winning streaks.  The rankings of #3 in both the poll and USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll are the highest in team history surpassing last season’s #4 final ranking.

The Huskies (11-6-2, 5-4-1 WHEA) enter the game coming off of a split in North Country, dropping a 6-0 decision to St. Lawrence before mounting a 4-3 comeback win against Clarkson on Friday.  Paige Savage's three point third period helped the Huskies erase a 3-1 Clarkson lead, including her game-winning goal at 13:51 of the third period.

The Eagles are 2-0-0 this season against Northeastern after sweeping a home-and-home set with the Huskies back in November.

BC will return home this weekend with a conference tilt against Vermont on Saturday before hosting #4 Cornell on Sunday.  Both games will face off at 2 p.m.

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