2009–10 Providence Friars women's ice hockey season

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2009–10 Providence Friars women's ice hockey season
Hockey East regular season champions
Conference 1 HEA
Home ice Schneider Arena
Rankings
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine 10
USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Not ranked
Record
Overall 15-10-9
Coaches and Captains
Head Coach Bob Deraney

The Friars are coached by Bob Deraney. Assisting Deraney are Bob Bellemore, Meredith Roth, and Amy Quinlan.

Offseason[edit]

  • July 16: Former Providence College women’s hockey player Karen Thatcher is one of 41 players selected to participate in the 2009 USA Hockey Women’s National Festival. The Festival will take place August 18–24 in Blaine, Minnesota. The Festival will serve as the selection camp for the 2009-10 U.S. Women’s National Team that will compete in the Qwest Tour. The tour is a 10-game domestic tour that begins September 25 and ends just prior to the start of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.[1]
  • July 17: Providence College hockey sophomore Genevieve Lacasse was one of 42 players selected to Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Camp. The camp took place on August 6–14 in Calgary, Alberta. The camp will determine the selections for the National Women’s Under-22 Team for the 2009-10 season. Lacasse finished her first season as a goaltender at Providence. Lacasse finished with a 15-11-1 record to go along with a 1.94 goals against average and a .933 save percentage.[2]

Exhibition[edit]

Date Opponent Location Time
09/26/09 vs. McGill Providence, R.I. 2:00 p.m. ET

Regular season[edit]

  • Oct. 2: Freshman Jessica Cohen scored her first-career goal in the 4-0 victory against Maine, and it was also the game-winning goal.[3]
  • October: Jessica Cohen finished the month of October with three goals and three assists for six points, the second-highest mark on the team. She recorded two points (1g,1a) in the first game of her career in Providence’s 4-0 victory over Maine on Oct. 2. Of her three goals, two have been game-winners (10/2 vs. Maine, 10/16 vs. Colgate).
  • December: Genevieve Lacasse finished the month with a 1-0-1 record based on a 1.44 GAA and a .940 save percentage. Lacasse made 22 saves in a 4-1 victory over No. 3 New Hampshire, handing the Wildcats their first ever conference loss at the Whittemore Center on December 5. Lacasse finished out the month with 25 saves in a 2-2 tie against Boston College on December 11.
  • December 5: Genevieve Lacasse of Providence made 22 saves in a 4-1 victory as the Wildcats suffered their first ever conference loss at the Whittemore Center.[4]
  • December 18: Former Friar women's hockey star Karen Thatcher was one of 21 players selected to the 2009-10 U.S. Olympic Team.[5]
  • January 9: Providence College women's hockey earned their 600th victory by defeating No. 8 Cornell by a score of 6-3. Junior Jean O'Neill tallied a goal and an assist. Genevieve Lacasse made 22 saves to record the victory. Providence now joins New Hampshire as the only two programs with 600 victories.[6]
  • January: Jean O’Neill led Providence College to a 7-2-1 record finishing the month with 13 points on seven goals, which included two game-winning goals and six assists. O’Neill registered nine points (4 goals, 5 assists) in four games against ranked teams. This included two goals and an assist in a 3-2 victory at No. 3 New Hampshire on January 16. She tallied an eight-game point streak from Jan. 3 to Jan. 29, which included three multi-point games during the streak.
  • January 14: It was announced that the grand opening of the Bill and Emily Leary Friends of Friar Hockey Room was set for Sunday, January 17.[7]
  • February 9: Head Coach Bob Deraney announced the signing of five players for the class of 2014. The signees include Corinne Buie (Edina, Minn.), Stephanie Demars (Vermontville, N.Y.), Rebecca Morse (Westfield, N.J.), Maggie Pendleton (Woodbury, Minn.) and Nina Riley (Lexington, Mass.) for the 2010-11 season.[8]

Standings[edit]

Conference Overall
GP W L T SOW PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
Providence 21 11 5 5 3 30 59 44 34 15 10 9 91 76
New Hampshire 21 13 6 2 0 28 65 41 31 19 7 5 98 60
Boston University 21 10 6 5 3 28 54 41 34 14 8 12 93 80
Northeastern 21 9 6 6 4 28 45 34 32 17 8 7 77 47
Connecticut 21 10 5 6 1 27 46 33 34 19 8 7 87 57
Boston College 21 7 10 4 4 22 41 54 34 8 16 10 63 97
Vermont 21 5 15 1 0 11 26 55 33 10 22 1 52 90
Maine 21 3 15 3 1 10 24 58 31 6 20 5 63 85

Roster[edit]

Number Name Height Weight Position Class
15 Kate Bacon 5-6 138 Forward FR
10 Ashley Cottrell 5-6 140 Forward SO
8 Lauren Covell 5-7 140 Forward SO
19 Jackie Duncan 5-8 155 Forward JR
31 Christina England 5-7 150 Goaltender SO
22 Jennifer Friedman 5-11 165 Defense SO
14 Abby Gauthier 5-4 135 Forward SO
4 Christie Jensen 5-5 130 Defense SO
27 Genevieve Lacasse 5-9 145 Goaltender SO
5 Colleen Martin 5-9 155 Defense JR
12 Pamela McDevitt 5-6 145 Forward JR
25 Jean O'Neill 5-5 145 Forward SO
20 Mari Pehkonen 5-7 135 Forward SR
9 Arianna Rigano 5-6 150 Forward JR
17 Leigh Riley 5-6 145 Defenseman SO
21 Alyse Ruff 5-9 155 Forward SO
24 Breanna Schwarz 5-8 150 Defense SO
32 Jennifer Smith 5-5 127 Goaltender SO
2 Laura Veharanta 5-6 135 Forward SO
13 Amber Yung 5-10 165 Defenseman SO

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Time Score Record
10/02/09 vs. Maine* Providence, R.I. 7:00 p.m. ET 4-0 1-0-0
10/03/09 vs. Maine* Providence, R.I. 4:00 p.m. ET 2-1 2-0-0
10/09/09 at Clarkson Potsdam, N.Y. 7:00 p.m. ET Loss, 3-2[9] 2-1-0
10/10/09 at St. Lawrence Canton, N.Y. 3:00 p.m. ET Tie, 3-3[10] 2-1-1
10/16/09 vs. Colgate Providence, R.I. 7:00 p.m. ET Win, 4-1 3-1-1
10/17/09 vs. Syracuse Providence, R.I. 4:00 p.m. ET Loss, 3-1[11] 3-2-1
10/23/09 vs. Yale Providence, R.I. 7:00 p.m. ET Tie, 2-2 3-2-2
10/25/09 vs. Brown Providence, R.I. 2:00 p.m. ET Loss, 5-1 3-3-2
10/31/09 vs. Boston University* Providence, R.I. 2:00 p.m. ET Loss, 3-1 3-4-2
11/01/09 at Connecticut* * Storrs, Conn. 4:00 p.m. ET Tie, 1-1 3-4-3
11/06/09 at Maine* Orono, Maine 7:00 p.m. ET 2-2 3-4-5
11/08/09 vs. Northeastern* Providence, R.I. 2:00 p.m. ET 1-1 3-4-6
11/14/09 at Boston University* Boston, Mass. 3:00 p.m. ET 3-5 3-5-6
11/15/09 vs. Boston University* Providence, R.I. 2:00 p.m. ET 6-2 4-5-6
11/20/09 vs. Northeastern* Providence, R.I. 7:00 p.m. ET 3-4 4-6-6
11/27/09 vs. Wisconsin Providence, R.I. 7:00 p.m. ET 2-2 4-6-7
11/28/09 vs. Wisconsin Providence, R.I. 7:00 p.m. ET 1-4 4-7-7
12/05/09 at New Hampshire* Durham, N.H. 2:00 p.m. ET 4-1 5-7-7
12/11/09 at Boston College * Chestnut Hill, Mass. 7:00 p.m. ET 2-2 5-7-8
01/02/10 at Minnesota State-Mankato St. Cloud, Minn. 4-4 5-7-9
01/03/10 at St. Cloud State St. Cloud, Minn. 2-0 6-7-9
01/09/10 vs. Cornell Providence, R.I. 2:00 p.m. ET 6-3 7-7-9
01/10/10 vs. Cornell Providence, R.I. 2:00 p.m. ET 3-0 8-7-9
01/16/10 at New Hampshire* Durham, N.H. 2:00 p.m. ET 3-2 9-7-9
01/17/10 vs. New Hampshire* Providence, R.I. 2:00 p.m. ET 3-2 10-7-9
01/23/10 vs. Boston College* Providence, R.I. 2:00 p.m. ET 2-1 11-7-9
01/24/10 at Boston College* Chestnut Hill, Mass. 2:00 p.m. ET 6-3 12-7-9
01/29/10 vs. Vermont* Providence, R.I. 7:00 p.m. ET 1-2 12-8-9
01/30/10 at Harvard Cambridge, Mass. 4:00 p.m. ET 1-2 12-9-9
02/06/10 at Northeastern* Boston, Mass. 2:00 p.m. ET 2-1 13-9-9
02/12/10 vs. Connecticut * Providence, R.I. 1:00 p.m. ET 3-3 13-9-10
02/13/10 at Connecticut* Storrs, Conn. 1:00 p.m. ET 1-4 13-10-10
02/19/10 at Vermont* Burlington, Vt. 7:00 p.m. ET 4-2 14-10-10
02/20/10 at Vermont* Burlington, Vt. 4:00 p.m. ET 5-2 15-10-10

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Player stats[edit]

= Indicates team leader

Skaters[edit]

Player Games Goals Assists Points Points/game PIM GWG PPG SHG
Ashley Cottrell 35 14 17 31 0.8857 14 2 4 0
Jean O'Neill 35 14 16 30 0.8571 12 3 5 1
Alyse Ruff 35 12 15 27 0.7714 42 2 6 0
Jessica Cohen 34 6 13 19 0.5588 38 2 0 0
Nicole Anderson 35 11 3 14 0.4000 16 2 6 0
Arianna Rigano 35 7 7 14 0.4000 20 1 1 0
Amber Yung 35 5 9 14 0.4000 12 0 2 0
Jessica Vella 21 5 7 12 0.5714 10 1 0 0
Laura Veharanta 33 3 9 12 0.3636 36 0 1 0
Kate Bacon 28 4 6 10 0.3571 30 0 0 0
Jennifer Friedman 34 3 7 10 0.2941 22 1 2 0
Abby Gauthier 34 4 5 9 0.2647 8 0 0 0
Colleen Martin 35 1 8 9 0.2571 18 0 1 0
Lauren Covell 35 0 9 9 0.2571 20 0 0 0
Christie Jensen 35 2 4 6 0.1714 34 1 1 0
Jackie Duncan 22 1 4 5 0.2273 19 0 0 0
Leigh Riley 35 1 4 5 0.1429 14 0 0 0
Genevieve Lacasse 35 0 2 2 0.0571 0 0 0 0
Pamela McDevitt 31 0 0 0 0.0000 4 0 0 0
Breanna Schwarz 14 0 0 0 0.0000 4 0 0 0
Christina England 1 0 0 0 0.0000 0 0 0 0
Emily Groth 9 0 0 0 0.0000 0 0 0 0

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Goaltenders[edit]

Player Games Wins Losses Ties Goals against Minutes GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Christina England 1 0 0 0 0 5 0.0000 0 3 1.000
Genevieve Lacasse 35 15 11 9 76 2129 2.1422 3 878 .920

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Jessica Cohen, Rookie of the Week (Week of October 5)[14]
  • Jessica Cohen, Bauer Rookie of the Month, of the Month, October 2009[15]
  • Ashley Cottrell, New England Hockey Writers All-Star Team[16]
  • Bob Deraney, Hockey East Coach of the Year[17]
  • Genevieve Lacasse, Bauer Goaltender of the Month, December 2009
  • Genevieve Lacasse, Hockey East Co-Defensive Player of the Week(Week of January 11)[18]
  • Jean O’Neill, WHEA Player of the Month, January 2010
  • Alyse Ruff, Hockey East Player of the Week (Week of January 25)[19]
  • Amber Yung, Runner up, Best Defenseman Award
  • Amber Yung, New England Hockey Writers All-Star Team

All Hockey East team[edit]

  • Ashley Cottrell, 2010 WHEA First-Team All-Star[20]
  • Genevieve Lacasse, 2010 WHEA Second-Team All-Star
  • Jean O’Neill, 2010 WHEA Second-Team All-Star
  • Alyse Ruff, 2010 WHEA Honorable Mention All-Star
  • Amber Yung, Genevieve Lacasse, 2010 WHEA Second-Team All-Star

References[edit]

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  2. ^ http://www.friars.com/sports/w-hockey/spec-rel/071709aaa.html
  3. ^ http://www.friars.com/sports/w-hockey/recaps/100209aab.html
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-10-14. Retrieved 2012-03-14. 
  5. ^ http://www.friars.com/sports/w-hockey/spec-rel/121809aaa.html
  6. ^ http://www.friars.com/sports/w-hockey/recaps/010910aaa.html
  7. ^ http://www.friars.com/sports/w-hockey/spec-rel/011410aaa.html
  8. ^ http://www.friars.com/sports/w-hockey/spec-rel/020910aaa.html
  9. ^ http://www.clarksonathletics.com/news/2009/10/9/WHOCK_1009093930.aspx?path=whock
  10. ^ http://www.stlawu.edu/athletics/saints/women%27s+hockey/story/3193
  11. ^ http://suathletics.syr.edu/news/2009/10/17/WICE_1017093048.aspx
  12. ^ http://www.friars.com/sports/w-hockey/sched/prov-w-hockey-sched.html
  13. ^ "Providence Friars Women's Hockey 2009-2010 Statistics: Overall". USCHO.com. Retrieved 5 August 2010. 
  14. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-02-21. Retrieved 2012-03-14. 
  15. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-10-14. Retrieved 2012-03-14. 
  16. ^ "Cunningham, Parsons Named to All-New England Team". ECAC Hockey. 30 March 2010. Retrieved 12 April 2010. 
  17. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-13. Retrieved 2011-06-03. 
  18. ^ http://www.friars.com/sports/w-hockey/spec-rel/011110aaa.html
  19. ^ http://www.friars.com/sports/w-hockey/spec-rel/012510aaa.html
  20. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-13. Retrieved 2011-06-03. 

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