December 9, 2008

Women's Ice Hockey Prepares To Face Off Against Wesleyan

Dec. 9, 2008

WOMEN'S ICE HOCKEY

Overall: 9-0-1 (7-0-1 ECAC); Last Week: 3-0-0

Scoreboard: Holy Cross 3, Connecticut College 2, Worcester, Mass., 12/2 Holy Cross 6, MIT 1, Cambridge, Mass 12/4 Holy Cross 4, St. Michael's 1, South Burlington, Vt. 12/6

Schedule: Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008 vs. Wesleyan, Middletown, Conn., 7:00 p.m.

  • The Crusaders improve to 9-0-1 overall and remain without a loss with wins over Connecticut College, MIT and St. Michael's last week.

  • Holy Cross returns to the ice on Tuesday, Dec. 9 when it takes on Wesleyan at 7:00 p.m. in Middletown, Conn.

  • Holy Cross has the number two scoring offense in Division I women's ice hockey averaging 4.7 goals per game. The Holy Cross defense is third only allowing 1.4 goals per game. The Crusaders rank second in scoring margin, beating opponents by an average of 3.3 goals a game. Holy Cross also tops the list in penalty kill percentage with .955 is second in combined special teams with .593 and tied for first in win percentage with .950. Holy Cross' 10 game unbeaten streak is tied for the second longest in Division I women's ice hockey.

  • Last week, 13 Crusaders recorded points for Holy Cross. Sophomore Jocelyn Kratchmer (Watrous, Saskatchewan) leads the Crusaders and the ECAC with 23. Kratchmer is tied for first in Division I women's hockey in points per game with 2.3, tied for third in assists per game with 1.1 , tied for second in goals per game with 1.2 and tied for third in shorthanded goals with two.

  • Freshman Stacey Hochkins (New Boston, Mich.) is second in the ECAC in scoring with 21 points. Hochkins leads Division I women's ice hockey in assists per game with 1.4 and is the leading rookie scorer averaging 2.1 points per game.

  • Freshman goalkeeper Carly Dominick-Sobol (Syracuse, N.Y.) leads Division I women's ice hockey with a perfect 4-0-0 record, her goals against average is third with 1.00 goals allowed per game and is seventh in save percentage with .937. In the ECAC, Dominick-Sobol is second in goals against average and save percentage, while she is tied for first in win percentage.

  • Sophomore Colleen Krmpotich (Minneapolis, Minn) scored her first and second goals of the season against MIT. Sophomore Christina D'Ambrogio (Toronto, Ontario) scored her first goal of the season against MIT and her second against St. Michael's.