April 15, 2011

Women’s Ice Hockey Announces Team Awards And Captains

WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross women's ice hockey head coach Peter Van Buskirk has announced the 2010-2011 team awards and captains for the 2011-2012 season. The Crusaders held a year-end banquet on Thursday, April 14 and awards were voted on by members of the team and coaching staff. Seniors Emily Henry (Lumsden, Saskatchewan) and Jocelyn Kratchmer (Watrous, Saskatchewan) received team awards, while junior Stacey Hochkins (New Boston, Mich.) was named captain and junior Carly Dominick-Sobol (Syracuse, N.Y.) and sophomore Caroline English (Dorchester, Mass.) were named assistant captains.

Henry received the Seventh Player award that is awarded for playing above expectations. Henry was named to the All-ECAC East second team after leading Holy Cross defensemen with three goals and 16 assists for a career-best 19 points.

Kratchmer was named the Most Valuable Player for the 2010-2011 season. The senior forward led the Crusaders to their third consecutive ECAC Open title with four goals and one assist over two games, earning a spot on the ECAC Open All-Tournament team and tournament MVP honors. She was named to the All-ECAC East team for the third time in her career and concluded her career at Holy Cross with 145 career points, the most all-time in school history. Kratchmer ranks second all-time with 73 goals and set a new school record with 72 assists.

For the second consecutive season, Hochkins will serve as captain. The junior forward led the Crusaders with 24 goals and 22 assists for 46 points on the season. She broke the Holy Cross career goals record and finished the season ranked first all-time with 75 career goals and second with 143 points and 68 assists.

Dominick-Sobol and English will serve as assistant captains next season. Dominick-Sobol played 13 games in goal last season, finishing with an 8-4-0 record. English skated on the first line with Kratchmer and Hochkins and wrapped up her sophomore campaign with 10 goals and 18 assists for 28 points.