No. 8 WIH Looks to Sweep Home-and-Home Against No. 3 Boston University
Nov. 2, 2012
Chestnut Hill, Mass. – The No. 8 women’s hockey team (3-3-0, 2-2-0 WHEA) looks to sweep a home-and-home set against the No. 3 Boston University Terriers (7-2-0, 3-1-0 WHEA) on Saturday afternoon at Kelley Rink. The Eagles are coming off a 7-1 victory over the Terriers on Wednesday, which proved to be a night of milestones for BC.
Alex Carpenter recorded his first career hat trick and a total of five points which was the most points in a game from an Eagle since Alaina Clark’s five assists against Quinnipiac on 2/2/02. Blake Bolden’s four assists matched Kelli Stack’s four assists from 2/20/09 against Providence. Junior Forward Taylor Wasylk recorded her 30th goal and 50th point of her career and the Eagles seven goals were the most they have scored in a game since their seven against Vermont on 1/12/07.
The Eagles and Terriers have split their first two meetings of the season and Saturday’s matchup will be the final time these teams will meet barring Beanpot and post-season competition.
Goaltender Megan Miller recorded her first career victory as she turned aside 32 of 33 Boston University shots.
The Terriers lone goal on Wednesday came from Marie-Philip Poulin, whom extended her point streak to nine games in the loss.
The Eagles will play host to Providence on Wednesday before heading out on a two game road trip to Dartmouth and Northeastern.
Notes: Boston College leads the all-time series 24-14-3 … the road team has won 13 of the last 16 games between the teams … Carpenter now has nine points in her last four games (5g, 4a) … Blake Bolden is a team best +8 with a team high of six assists … BC’s 3.67 goals for per game is good for first in the Hockey East.