2008–09 Harvard Crimson women's ice hockey season

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2008–09 Harvard Crimson women's ice hockey season
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Ivy League title
ECAC regular-season champions
Conference ECAC
Home ice Bright Hockey Center
Record
Coaches and Captains
Head Coach Katey Stone

The 2008-09 Harvard Crimson women's ice hockey team represented Harvard University. Led by Katey Stone, the Crimson went on a 12-game winning streak versus ECAC Hockey opponents. The Crimson would win the ECAC regular-season conference title for the second straight year. In addition, the Crimson would win the Ivy League title.[1]

Offseason[edit]

Recruiting[edit]

Player Nationality Position Notes
Laura Bellamy  United States Goaltender Senior Goalie of the Year and All-Area Player of the Year in Duluth, Minnesota in 2009, two-time all-state selection, All-Lake Superior Conference first team in 2008-09
Margaret Chute,  United States Forward Minnesota Ms. Hockey top five finalist in 2009, member of the state championship team in hockey in 2007 and 2009
Jillian Dempsey,  United States Forward Boston Bruins John B. Carlton Award winner in 2009, member of the USA U-18 National Team that won the IIHF World Championship in 2009
Hilary Hayssen,  United States Defense Member of the hockey state championship team in 2007 and 2009 and the lacrosse state championship team in 2008, played high school hockey at The Blake School with Harvard teammates Katharine and Margaret Chute
Josephine Pucci,  United States Defense Captain of the Mid Fairfield Connecticut Stars which took silver in 2005 and bronze in 2008 and 2009 at the USA Hockey Nationals
Kelsey Romatoski,  United States Defense Minnesota Ms. Hockey top five finalist in 2009 led team to state hockey championship and was a member of the all-tournament team in 2005
Kaitlin Spurling,  United States Forward Chuck Vernon Award winner as Division I Tournament MVP in 2008, Eastern Independent League MVP in 2006 and 2007

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Player stats[edit]

Note: GP= Games played; G= Goals; A= Assists; PTS = Points; PIM = Penalties in Minutes; GW = Game Winning Goals; PPL = Power Play Goals; SHG = Short Handed Goals

Player GP G A Pts PIM GW PPL SHG
Sarah Vaillancourt 27 25 27 52 34 4 6 2
Jenny Brine 29 16 15 31 18 3 4 1
Sarah Wilson 30 13 10 23 0 3 7 0
Katharine Chute 32 5 13 18 10 0 0 0
Liza Ryabkina 32 9 6 15 32 2 3 0
Cori Bassett 27 6 8 14 22 0 4 1
Anna McDonald 32 2 9 11 32 1 1 1
Kati Vaughn[3] 32 1 10 11 28 1 0 0
Kate Buesser 32 6 4 10 22 1 1 0
Kathryn Farni 32 5 1 6 63 2 2 1
Randi Griffin 32 3 3 6 12 1 0 0
Leanna Coskren 30 1 3 4 18 0 0 0
Amy Uber 29 0 4 4 12 0 0 0
Jen Brawn 29 1 2 3 23 1 1 0
Nora Sluzas 26 0 3 3 14 0 0 0
Kirsten Kester 32 1 1 2 6 0 0 0
Deborah Conway 19 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
Alisa Baumgartner 31 1 0 1 10 0 0 0
Ashley Wheeler 14 0 1 1 4 0 0 0
Whitney Kennedy 26 0 1 1 6 0 0 0
Ling Ling Lok 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kylie Stephens 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Christina Kessler 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brittany Martin 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Awards and honors[edit]

  • Christina Kessler, First Team All-Ivy League
  • Sarah Vaillancourt, First Team All-Ivy League[5]
  • Sarah Vaillancourt, 2009 First Team All-ECAC [6]
  • Sarah Vaillancourt, 2009 ECAC Player of the Year [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Katey Stone". Harvard Crimson Athletics. Retrieved 16 April 2010. 
  2. ^ http://www.gocrimson.com/sports/wice/2008-09/releases/20090605signingclass
  3. ^ Read Women hockey Life,http://www.womenshockeylife.com/success-stories/kati-vaughn/
  4. ^ "Harvard Crimson Women's Hockey 2008-2009 Statistics: Overall". USCHO.com. Retrieved 16 April 2010. 
  5. ^ "All-Time All-Ivy: Ice Hockey". Ivy League Sports. Retrieved 16 April 2010. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Nicole Stock and Paige Pyett Named All-ECAC Hockey". Brown Athletics. March 3, 2009. Retrieved 7 May 2010. 
  7. ^ "Nicole Stock and Paige Pyett Named All-ECAC Hockey". Brown Athletics. March 3, 2009. Retrieved 27 April 2010. 

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