Boston College Eagles women's ice hockey

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Boston College Eagles women's ice hockey
Current season
Boston College Eagles women's ice hockey athletic logo

University Boston College
Conference HEA
Head coach Katie King
3 year, 44–39–22
Arena Conte Forum
Capacity:
Location Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Colors Maroon and Gold

             

Fight song For Boston
NCAA Tournament Frozen Four
2007, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015
NCAA Tournament Appearances
2007, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Conference Tournament Champions
2011
Conference Regular Season Champions
2014, 2015

The Boston College Eagles women's ice hockey team represent Boston College in the NCAA and participate in Hockey East. The Eagles are coached by former Olympic gold medallist Katie King and play their home games at Conte Forum.

History[edit]

On April 24, 2007, Tom Mutch resigned as head coach of the women's ice hockey program. The resignation came in the wake of an inappropriate relationship with Kelli Stack, a freshman who was the Hockey East Player and Rookie of the Year.[1] The Boston Herald had printed an article earlier that day that detailed the alleged explicit text messaging that occurred between the married Tom Mutch and Stack. Mutch was forced to resign. Though a sexual relationship was never proven, the messages were said to be "filthy" by news reports at the time.[2]

October 2010: Taylor Wasylk scored a goal and assisted on Kelli Stack’s goal as the Eagles tied Quinnipiac 3-3. Against Brown, she scored twice as the Eagles prevailed by a 5-2 mark. She fired 13 shots on goal in the two contests and earned a +6 plus/minus rating. For her efforts, she was recognized as Hockey East Rookie of the Week for the third consecutive week. Wasylk's honor marks the first time in Boston College Eagles women's ice hockey history that a player has won a league award for three consecutive weeks.[3] Kelli Stack finished October 2010 with fifteen points (nine goals, six assists) in eight games for Boston College. Stack started every game at center and has accumulated points in every game. She finished the month leading the Eagles in points, goals, power play goals, and shorthanded goals. On October 31, she was involved in all three goals against Connecticut (one goal, two assists). She was part of all three goals scored at Vermont on October 15 (two goals, one assist). Against the Syracuse Orange (on October 9), Stack scored a hat trick. For her efforts, she was the October 2010 Hockey East Player of the Month.[4]

On February 8, 2011, with two points in the game against Boston University in the first round of the 2011 Beanpot Tournament, Kelli Stack accumulated 199 points in her career and broke BC's all-time career points record, becoming the new program leader.[5] On March 6, 2011, the Eagles beat the Northeastern Huskies by a 3-1 tally to claim their first Hockey East Tournament championship.[6]

During the 2014-15 season, the Eagles returned to the NCAA Frozen Four. In addition, Alex Carpetner became the first Boston College player to win the Patty Kazmaier Award. Statistically, she accumulated 81 points during the season, scoring 37 goals and registering 44 assists.

Year by year[edit]

Season Wins Losses Ties Coach Postseason
2010-11 23 6 6 Katie King NCAA Tournament No. 4 Seed
2009-10 8 17 10 Katie King
2008-09 22 9 5 Katie King NCAA Tournament
2007-08 14 13 7 Katie King
2006-07 24 10 2 Tom Mutch NCAA Women's Frozen Four
2005-06 20 11 4 Tom Mutch
2004-05 10 20 4 Tom Mutch
2003-04 6 22 3 Tom Mutch
2002-03 12 17 3 Tom Babson
2001-02 9 19 4 Tom Babson
2000-01 6 26 0 Tom Babson
1999-00 6 22 2 Tom Babson
1998-99 8 22 2 Tom O'Malley
1997-98 10 22 1 Tom O'Malley
1996-97 9 20 1 Tom O'Malley
1995-96 9 16 2 Tom O'Malley
1994-95 15 10 1 Tom O'Malley

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Current roster[edit]

Number Name Class Position Height
2 Kristina Brown SR Forward 5-4
3 Erin Kickham SO Forward 5-5
4 Melissa Bizzari JR Forward 5-6
5 Alex Carpenter SO Forward 5-6
6 Kaliya Johnson FR Defense 5-7
7 Dru Burns SR Defense 5-6
8 Dana Trivigno FR Forward 5-4
9 Taylor Wasylk JR Forward 5-10
10 Blake Bolden SR Defense 5-7
11 Caitlin Walsh SR Forward 5-5
12 Amanda Movsessian JR Forward 5-3
13 Libby Olchowski SR Forward 5-10
14 Emily Pfalzer SO Defense 5-2
15 Emily Field SO Forward 5-6
17 Meghan Grieves FR Forward 5-9
18 Ashley Motherwell SR Forward 5-8
19 Danielle Doherty JR Forward 5-4
21 Lexi Bender FR Defense 5-8
22 Haley Skarupa FR Forward 5-6
24 Meagan Mangene JR Forward/Defense 5-6
25 Jackie Young JR Defense 5-7
28 Kate Leary SO Forward 5-2
29 Corinne Boyles SR Goaltender 5-5
32 Megan Miller SO Goaltender 5-7
35 Taylor Blake FR Goaltender 5-7

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Awards and honors[edit]

  • Blake Bolden, 2011 Hockey East All-Tournament team[9]
  • Alex Carpenter, 2015 Patty Kazmaier Award[10]
  • Katie King, Finalist, AHCA Women's Ice Hockey Division I Coach of the Year[11]
  • Kiera Kingston, Bauer/Hockey East Goaltender of the Month, February 2010[12]
  • Ashley Motherwell, 2010 WHEA All-Rookie Team[13]
  • Mary Restuccia, 2011 Beanpot MVP
  • Molly Schaus, 2011 Bertagna Goaltending Award[14]
  • Kelli Stack, Hockey East Pure Hockey Player of the Month (October 2010) [15]
  • Kelli Stack, 2010-11 Cammi Granato Award (Hockey East Player of the Year)[16]
  • Kelli Stack, 2011 Hockey East All-Tournament team
  • Kelli Stack, 2011 Hockey East Tournament Most Valuable Player
  • Allie Thunstrom, 2010 WHEA Second-Team All-Star[17]
  • Allie Thunstrom, Frozen Four Skills Competition participant[18]
  • Taylor Wasylk, Hockey East Rookie of the Week (Week of October 11, 2010)
  • Taylor Wasylk, Hockey East Rookie of the Week (Week of October 18, 2010)
  • Taylor Wasylk, Hockey East Rookie of the Week (Week of October 25, 2010)

All-Americans[edit]

Hockey East[edit]

Defensive Player of the Month[edit]

  • Corinne Boyles, Hockey East Goaltender of the Month (Month of December 2011)[20]
  • Katie Burt, Hockey East Defensive Player of the Month (December 2014) [21]
  • Katie Burt, Hockey East Defensive Player of the Month (January 2015) [22]

Player of the Month[edit]

  • Alex Carpenter, Hockey East Player of the Month (November 2014) [23]
  • Haley Skarupa, Hockey East Player of the Month (December 2014) [24]

Rookie of the Month[edit]

  • Katie Burt, Hockey East Rookie of the Month (December 2014) [25]
  • Alexandra Carpenter, Hockey East Rookie of the Month (Month of December 2011)[26]
  • Kenzie Kent, Hockey East Rookie of the Month (November 2014) [27]

All-Stars[edit]

New England hockey awards[edit]

  • Kelli Stack, 2010-11 New England Women's Player of the Year
  • Mary Restuccia, 2010-11 New England Women's Division I All-Stars
  • Molly Schaus, 2010-11 New England Women's Division I All-Stars
  • Kelli Stack, 2010-11 New England Women's Division I All-Stars[29]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sweet, Laurel J. (25 April 2007), "BC hockey coach quits after sexy messages surface", Boston Herald: A2 
  2. ^ Through a nightmare and toward a dream.
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