December 16, 2008

Holy Cross Returns To Action After Winter Break

Dec. 16, 2008

WOMEN'S ICE HOCKEY

Overall: 10-0-1 (7-0-1 ECAC); Last Week: 1-0-0

Scoreboard: Holy Cross 5, Wesleyan 2, Worcester, Mass., 12/9

Schedule: Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009 vs. Colby, Waterville, Maine, 7:00 p.m.

  • The Crusaders improve to 10-0-1 overall and remain unbeaten in 11 games with a win over Wesleyan last week. The Crusaders have the second longest unbeaten streak in Division I and lead with a .955 win percentage.

  • Holy Cross is second in Division I women's ice hockey in scoring margin, outscoring opponents by 3.27 goals per game and second in scoring offense, averaging 4.73 goals per game. The Crusader defense is third in scoring offense, averaging 1.45 goals per game.

  • Freshman Stacey Hochkins (New Boston, Mich.) continues to lead Division I women's ice hockey in assists per game with 1.45 and is the leading rookie scorer averaging 2.27 points per game. Hochkin's 25 points and 16 assists leads the ECAC.

  • Sophomore Jocelyn Kratchmer (Watrous, Saskatchewan) is third in Division I women's ice hockey with 2.18 points per game and fourth in goals per game with 1.09. Kratchmer's 12 goals, two short-handed goals and three short-handed points leads the ECAC, while she is second in point scoring with 2.18 points per game.

  • Freshman goalkeeper Carly Dominick-Sobol's (Syracuse, N.Y.) perfect 5-0-0 record leads Division I women's ice hockey and her goals against average is third with 1.20 goals allowed per game. In the ECAC, Dominick-Sobol is second in goals against average and save percentage (.934), while she is tied for first in win percentage.

  • Holy Cross forward Hochkins and goalkeeper Dominick-Sobol have been named the ECAC East Rookie of the Week and Goalie of the Week for their performances the week of Dec. 8-14. This is the second ECAC honor for Hochkins and the first for Dominick-Sobol.

  • Holy Cross returns to action after the winter break when it takes on Colby in Waterville, Maine on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.