Crusaders Travel To Connecticut College Before Break

WOMEN'S ICE HOCKEY
Overall: 9-1-1 (6-1-0 ECAC); Last Week: 1-1-0
Scoreboard: Holy Cross 8, St. Michael's 0, Worcester, Mass., 12/3
Norwich 5, Holy Cross 0, Worcester, Mass., 12/4
Schedule: Wednesday, Dec. 7 at Connecticut College, New London, Conn., 7:00 p.m. 

  • The Holy Cross women's ice hockey team (9-1-1 overall, 6-1-0 ECAC) will travel to play Connecticut College (1-3-0, 1-3-0 NESCAC) on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at the Dayton Arena in New London, Conn. at 7:00 p.m. The Crusaders will then take a break from action over the holidays, returning to the ice on Jan. 14 against Salve Regina.
  • Holy Cross currently sits in second place in the ECAC East with a 6-1-0 conference record. Norwich took sole procession of first place with their victory over the Crusaders on Dec. 4. The Cadets now have a conference record of 7-0-1. The two teams will square off again in the regular season finale on Feb. 18.
  • Connecticut College's game against the Crusaders will be its first non-conference game of the season. The Camels enter Wednesday's game after dropping two NESCAC games to conference opponent Hamilton by scores of 3-0 and 7-3 over the weekend.
  • Holy Cross is an even 6-6-1 all-time versus Connecticut College after defeating the Camels 4-2 at the Hart Center on Dec. 1, 2010. Senior Nicola Garat (Princeton, N.J.) scored a hat trick in that game.
  • Three Crusaders currently rank in the top 10 in point scoring for the ECAC East. Senior Stacey Hochkins (New Boston, Mich) leads the conference with 20 points (13 goals, seven assists), Garat ranks third with 15 points (eight goals, seven assists) and junior Caroline English (Dorchester, Mass.) ranks seventh with 11 points (six goals, five assists). 
  • Freshman Francesca Panarelli (Shrewsbury, Mass.) leads the league in point scoring for defenseman with 10 points (one goal, nine assists).
  • Senior goalie Carly Dominick-Sobol (Syracuse, N.Y.) ranks third in the ECAC East in goals against average (1.75 goals/game) and fourth in save percentage (.935) yielding seven goals off of 108 shots.