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Women's Hockey to Take on No. 4 Boston College

Holy Cross Athletics   11-23-2018
Holy Cross (0-13-2, 0-9-0 HEA)
vs. #4 Boston College 
(11-3-0, 8-1-0 HEA)
Dates • Time: Nov. 24 • 1:05 p.m.
Location: Worcester, Mass.
Arena: Hart Center
Tickets: Nov. 24
Series: Holy Cross trails, 0-1-0
Last Meeting: HC 1, BC 5 (10/26/17)
Live Stats: Nov. 24
Video: Nov. 24
Live Tweets: @HCrossWHockey
Social Media: Facebook | Instagram
Tale of the Tape
HC BC
0.87 Goals/Game 3.07
4.47 Goals Allowed/Game 1.36
21.5 Shots/Game 34.1
4.7 Penalties/Game 4.6
3.7% Power Play 20.7%
67.6% Penalty Kill 87.7%

PDF Game Notes

The Holy Cross women’s hockey team will host No. 4 Boston College for the second time in program history on Saturday, Nov. 24 at 1:05 p.m.

 

Talking Points

• The Crusaders scored three goals for the first time this season in their loss to Harvard on Tuesday, Nov. 20.

Carlie Magier led the way with two goals in the contest, while Victoria Young had the other.

Rachel Moore and Emma Lange each had assists to tie for the team lead with three on the year. Antonia Matzka and Young also registered assists against the Crimson.

• Magier is now tied for the team lead with Amanda Kewer at four points each. Kewer has recorded two goals and two assists andMagier has gotten all of her points from goals. The four goals leads the team as well.

• Lange leads the team and is third in Hockey East with 20 blocked shots.  Hannah Gillis is eighth with 16.

• The Crusaders scored their first power play goal of the season against Merrimack on Nov. 10 and held their first lead in a Hockey East game against New Hampshire on Nov. 17.

• Holy Cross added a second power play goal on the season, this time coming on a five-on-three oppotunity against Harvard. Matzka and Lange assisted Magier on the play.

 

Scouting the Eagles

• Boston College has been led this season by Megan Keller’s 16 points from six goals and 10 assists. Daryl Watts and Makenna Newkirk are tied for second on the tem with 15 points.

• Maddy McArthurt has started all 14 games in goal for the Eagles, recording a .940 save percentage while allowing 1.29 goals against per game.

• BC has scored on 20.7% of its power plays and has killed 87.7% of its penalties.

 

Last Time Against Boston College

• The Crusaders hosted the then-No.6 Eagles in their first ever Hockey East home game back on Oct. 26.

• BC won the matchup, 5-1, with goals from five different players.

• Holy Cross’ goal came from the stick of Sommer Ross with Lange being credited with the assist on the play. 

 

Recapping Last Weekend

• The Crusaders only played one game last weekend against New Hampshire.

• Holy Cross took the lead, its first against Hockey East competition, in the first period off of Matzka’s first score of the season.

Jada Brenon recorded a career-high 54 saves in the contest.

 

Freshman Impact

• Four freshman have recorded points so far this season for the Crusaders.

• Magier leads the way with four points from four goals. She recorded her first collegiate muli-goal game against Harvard this Tuesday, scoring twice in the contest.

• Lange is next with three points from three assists. Ross has a goal and an assist and Skye Ziehwein has registered one assist on the year.

Up Next

• The Crusaders will play a home-and-home with No. 5 Northeastern starting next Friday, Nov. 30 at home and then traveling to Boston on Sunday, Dec. 2.

 

Stay Connected

• Follow the Holy Cross women’s hockey team on Facebook,

Twitter, and Instagram @HCrossWHockey.


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