Friday, October 22, 2010 - 5 p.m.
Quinnipiac University Bobcats (5-1-0) (0-0-0 ECAC) vs.
Boston College Eagles (4-0-0) (2-0-0 Hockey East)
TD Bank Sports Center - Hamden, Conn.
Bobcats Home Game
The Quinnipiac University women's ice hockey team will try to get back on track when it hosts non-conference opponent #7 Boston College on Friday, Oct. 22 at 5 p.m. at the TD Bank Sports Center in Hamden, Conn.
Follow The Bobcats
Live Stats for Friday's game will be available. To access live stats, please click on the appropriate links on women's ice hockey schedule at www.quinnipiacbobcats.com.
About Boston College
The Eagles come to Hamden riding a four-game winning streak to start the season. In its last game on October 16, sophomore forward Kristina Brown scored two goals to lead Boston College over the University of Vermont, 4-1. Senior forward Kelli Stack is the team-leader in goals with six and points with nine. Freshman forward Taylor Wasylk is the team leader in assists with five and second in points with eight. The Eagles have outscored their opponents, 16-3, in the four games played. Senior goaltender Molly Schaus has made 91 saves for a .968 save percentage in her four games started.
All-Time Against The Eagles
Friday's game will be the 18th time the two teams will have faced each other. The Bobcats are 2-13-2 all-time against Boston College with the last meeting coming on October 16, 2009 as the two teams tied, 1-1. In the game, freshman forward Brittany Lyons (Canton, Mass.) scored Quinnipiac's only goal.
Last Time Out
Quinnipiac was defeated for its first loss of the season, 4-2, by the University of Maine on Saturday, Oct. 16 at Harold Alfond Sports Arena in Orono, Me. The Bobcats were unable to overcome a three-goal deficit as Maine struck often and early in the game, jumping out to a 3-0 lead early in the second period. Lyons and junior defender Bethany Dymarczyk (Hamden, Conn.) each scored in the contest for Quinnipiac.
Hat Tricks Becoming Contagious
Sophomore defender Regan Boulton (Brandon, Manitoba) scored three goals and one assist in Quinnipiac's 4-2 victory over Maine on Friday, Oct. 15. The goals and points scored in the game were both career highs for Boulton. The hat trick also marked the second-consecutive game in which a Quinnipiac player scored three goals. For her efforts, Boulton was awarded with the ECAC Hockey/MLX Skates Player of the Week honors.
Dymarczyk Is Sick
Dymarczyk had a big night of her own Friday, Oct. 15 against Maine, dishing out three assists in Quinnipiac's 4-2 victory. She scored a goal the following night to give her one goal and six assists on the season. She leads all Quinnipiac defenders with seven points, which is good enough for third overall on the team.
Freshman forward Kelly Babstock (Mississauga, Ontario) continues to be an impact player, scoring one goal and three assists in two games over the weekend. She added to her team lead in assists, with nine, and points, with 14. She is also tied for the team lead in goals with freshman forward Erica Uden Johansson (Sundsvall, Sweden), as each has five on the season.
For the second straight week, Quinnipiac received votes in the USCHO.com Division I Women's Poll which was released on October 18. Despite suffering its first loss of the season on Saturday, Oct. 16, Quinnipiac received one vote in the weekly poll.
A Week Of Rest
Quinnipiac's next game will be played on Friday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. when it faces Cornell University at the TD Bank Sports Center in Hamden, Conn.