Women's Hockey to Play Home-and-Home with No. 5 Northeastern
WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross women’s hockey team will play a home-and-home with No. 5 Northeastern this Friday, Nov. 30 and Sunday, Dec. 2. Friday's game will be a part of the 2018 Crusader Toy Drive. Fans in attendance can bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate and receive $2 off the price of admission. The men's hockey and both men's and women's basketball home games this weekend will also be a part of the drive.
Scouting the Huskies
• Northeastern has been led this year by Alina Mueller’s 24 points from 11 goals and 13 assists. Her goals are a team-high and her assists are tied for the team lead with Chloe Aurard.
• Aerin Frankel and Brittany Bugalski have split time between the pipes for the Huskies. Frankel has posted a 7-1-0 record with a 1.12 goals against average and a .960 save percentage. Bugalski has gone 5-0-2 with a 1.96 goals against average and a .926 save percentage.
• Notheastern has converted on 21% of its power plays and killed 91.5% of the penalties it has faced.
• The Huskies lead all of Hockey East in scoring offense with 3.6 goals per game and are third in scoring defense allowing 1.53.
Last Time Against Northeastern
• The Crusaders hosted the then-No. 8 Huskies back on Nov. 2.
• Holy Cross hung with them for most of the game, going into the third period down, 2-1.
• Julia Pelletier made 46 saves in goal.
Recapping Last Week
• Holy Cross faced Harvard last Tuesday, Nov. 20 and No. 4 Boston College on Saturday, Nov. 24.
• Against the Crimson, the Crusaders had their first three-goal game of the season. Magier scored twice and Victoria Young added the third.
• The Crusaders scored three goals for the first time this season in their loss to Harvard on Tuesday, Nov. 20.
• 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 second overall in Hockey East with 38 blocked shots. Allison Attea is seventh with 23.
• 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.
• 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 multi-goal game against Harvard last Tuesday, scoring twice in the contest.
• Lange is next with three points from three assists. Ross has a goal and an assist and Ziehwein has registered one assist on the year.
• The Crusaders will play their final game before the new year at No. 8 Providence on Friday, Dec. 7.
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