2011-12 Women's Ice Hockey News

June 27, 2012
Brown Women’s Ice Hockey Has 12 Players Named To 2011-12 ECAC All-Academic Team
The Brown’s women’s ice hockey team, who was recently honored by the NCAA with a Public Recognition Award after posting a perfect score of 1000 in the APR, the highest among all ECAC Hockey schools, had 12 players named to the 2011-2012 ECAC All-Academic Team. One hundred fifty-five student-athletes representing the ECAC Hockey’s 12 women’s programs were named to the All-Academic team.

June 4, 2012
Bourbeau Announces Women’s Hockey Class of 2016
Head women’s ice hockey coach Amy Bourbeau has announced the eight-player class of 2016, her first recruiting class at the helm of the Bears. The incoming freshman join a talented group that posted one of the best seasons for Brown in six years, making a run to the ECAC Hockey playoffs.

May 10, 2012
Polenska & Jolin Named 2012-13 Women’s Ice Hockey Captains
In preparation for the 2012-13 season, head coach Amy Bourbeau has announced the captains of the Brown Women’s Ice Hockey team. As it was last season, two senior student-athletes will have the “C” sewn on their sweater as Laurie Jolin (Lachine, Quebec) and Alena Polenska (Kutna Hora, Czech Republic) will proudly wear the emblem next year as Bruno looks to improve on one of its best seasons since 2006.

May 1, 2012
Brown Women’s Ice Hockey Announces Team Awards
It was a banner year for Brown women’s ice hockey team and the accolades and awards continued as Head coach Amy Bourbeau handed out the 2011 team honors at the squads’ annual banquet. Several individual awards were given including sophomore goaltender Aubree Moore (Bowie, Md.) earning the Team MVP and senior captain Katelyn Landry receiving the prestigious Panda Cup.

April 13, 2012
Polenska Leads Czech Republic National Team to IIHF World Championship Gold Medal
Junior center Alena Polenska (Kutna Hora, Czech Republic), the captain of Czech Republic National Team, helped lead her squad to the Gold Medal in Division I Pool A a the 2012 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Women’s World Championship in Ventspils, Latvia. With the victory, the team will be promoted to the 2013 IIHF Women’s World Championship.

March 2, 2012
Moore, Robson Earn ECAC Hockey Honors; Brown Wins Team Award
After one of the best seasons in nearly six years for the Brown women’s ice hockey program, the awards and honors continue to pile up for the Bears. Sophomore goalie Aubree Moore (Bowie, Md.) was named to the ECAC Hockey third team after she was named one of three finalists for the Goalie of the Year award, while freshman forward Sarah Robson (Mississauga, Ontario) was selected to the All-Rookie Team. Brown was also awarded SKOR Team of the Year Honor.

February 25, 2012
Brown’s Season Comes to an End With 6-0 Loss at No. 3/3 Cornell
The third ranked team in the country and the No. 1 overall seed in the ECAC Hockey Playoffs, the Cornell women’s ice hockey team came out fired up in game two to defeat the Brown Bears 6-0 at Lynah Rink on Saturday afternoon. The Bears were playing in the ECAC Hockey playoffs for the first time since 2006.

February 24, 2012
No. 3/3 Cornell Tops Brown In Game One of ECAC Quarterfinals, 4-2
Facing the No. 1 overall seed in the ECAC Hockey Playoffs and the third ranked team in the country, the Brown women gave Cornell a scare in game one of a best-of-three series, coming back from a 3-0 hole and closing to within a goal; nearly tying it up in the third period, before the Big Red were able to close out the 4-2 win. The two teams will face off in game two tomorrow afternoon at 2 p.m., at Lynah Rink.

February 24, 2012
Brown Faces No. 3/3 Cornell in First Round of ECAC Hockey Playoffs
The Brown women’s ice hockey team is back in the ECAC Hockey playoffs for the first time since 2006 and look to pull off the upset versus the conference’s best, in No. 3/3 Cornell. The Bears head up to Ithaca for a best-of-three series on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. First-year head coach Amy Bourbeau led Bruno to 14 league points and eight wins overall, the most since the 2005-06 season.

February 23, 2012
Moore Earns First Team All-Ivy Honors
The awards and accolades continue to accumulate for second-year goaltender Aubree Moore (Bowie, Md.), as she was named to the Ivy League All-Conference First Team on Thursday. The award was announced just 24 hours after Moore was named as a finalist for the ECAC Hockey Goalie of the Year award.

February 22, 2012
Moore Named Finalist for ECAC Hockey Goalie of the Year
ECAC Hockey announced the finalists for the 2012 Women’s Goaltender of the Year Award today. Sophomore goalie Aubree Mooore (Bowie, Md.) joined Clarkson’s Erica Howe and Princeton’s Rachel Weber as the three netminders up for the annual honor. The winner will be announced at next week’s postseason banquet in a vote decided on by the conference’s coaches.

February 18, 2012
Dartmouth Edges Brown in Overtime; Bears Clinch Playoff Spot for First Time Since 2006
For the first time since 1996, a game between the Bears and Big Green at Dartmouth went to overtime, but the it was the Big Green who were able to squeeze out the victory, netting the game-winner with just 22.4 seconds left. Despite the overtime loss, Brown will head to the ECAC Hockey playoffs for the first time since 2006, claiming the final spot over RPI, which fell at Quinnipiac, 5-1.

February 17, 2012
No. 8 Harvard Tops Brown Women's Hockey, 5-1
The Brown women’s ice hockey team faced a tough challenge on Friday night at the Bright Hockey Center, taking on the nationally ranked, and No. 2 team in the ECAC, Harvard Crimson. No. 8 Harvard (19-8-1, 16-4-1) scored first in the initial period and used a three goal second to skate past the Bears (8-13-7, 5-12-4), 5-1. Brown’s score came from junior Alena Polenska (Kutna Hora, Czech Republic), who made it a 4-1 game early in the third.

February 17, 2012
Brown Eyes Playoff Spot for First Time Since 2006
Brown hits the road this weekend with its aim set on the 2012 ECAC Hockey Playoffs. The Bears are currently in a tie for the final spot with RPI, and two points ahead of Colgate. Bruno owns the tiebreaker over both schools. On Friday night, February 17, Brown faces Harvard at 7 p.m., before taking on Dartmouth on Saturday, February 18, at 4 p.m.

February 13, 2012
Welten Honored As ECAC Hockey Mandi Schwartz Scholar Athlete Finalist
Sophomore forward Vanessa Welten (Toronto, Ontario) was honored by ECAC Hockey as the team’s finalist for the annual Student-Athlete of the Year honor, recently renamed, the Mandi Schwartz Award. The newly named award honors the former Yale women’s ice hockey player who inspired so many in her bout with leukemia.

February 11, 2012
Brown Downs Colgate, 3-2, On Senior Day; Remains in the Hunt For ECAC Hockey Playoffs
The Bears did what they had to on Saturday afternoon at Meehan Auditorium, sending their seniors off in style, beating Colgate, 3-2, to remain in the hunt for the final ECAC Hockey playoff spot. Rookie Sarah Robson (Mississauga, Ontario) supplied the offense when they needed it most, netting two goals, including the game-winner on the power play.

February 10, 2012
Brown Plays Final Two Home Games at Meehan Versus No. 3 Cornell and Colgate
The Brown women’s hockey team returns to Meehan Auditorium for the last time this season as they play two crucial ECAC Hockey games in the fight for the final conference playoff spot. The Bears (7-11-7, 4-10-4) are currently tied for eighth place and the final postseason seed with RPI and are just one point ahead of Colgate. Bruno will face No. 3 Cornell on Friday at 7 p.m., before taking on the Red Raiders on Saturday at 4 p.m.

February 10, 2012
No. 3 Cornell Tops Brown, 5-0
The Brown women’s ice hockey team took on one of top teams in the country on Friday night at Meehan Auditorium and despite a superb defensive effort from junior goaltender Katie Jamieson (Waterloo, Ontario), the Bears fell to No. 3 Cornell, 5-0.

February 4, 2012
Brown Falls to St. Lawrence, 3-1
The Brown women’s hockey team concluded a long road trip to upstate New York on Saturday afternoon, taking on St. Lawrence at Appelton Arena. Despite 34 saves from sophomore netminder Aubree Moore (Bowie, Md.) the Bears were topped 3-1.

February 3, 2012
Bears Head to the North Country to Take On ECAC Hockey Foes Clarkson and St. Lawrence
Brown takes one of its longest road trips of the year this weekend, heading to upstate New York to take on two teams that are both receiving votes in the latest polls, and are two of the hottest teams in the ECAC. The Bears (7-9-7, 4-8-4) face Clarkson on Friday, February 3, at 7 p.m., before taking on St. Lawrence on Saturday, February 4, at 4 p.m. Bruno is in a battle with RPI for the final playoff spot as they are tied the Engineers for eighth place with 12 league points.

February 3, 2012
Clarkson Tops Brown 4-3 in Overtime
Facing a 3-2 disadvantage at Clarkson late in the third quarter, the Brown women’s ice hockey team tallied the game-tying goal with just over four minutes remaining on the score by rookie Sarah Robson (Mississauga, Ontario). In overtime, it was Clarkson who came out on top however, netting the game-winning score on power play with 66 seconds remaining in the game.

January 28, 2012
No. 8/9 Harvard Tops Brown, 3-0
Taking on its second ranked opponent in as many nights, the Brown (7-9-7, 4-8-4 ECAC Hockey) women’s hockey team could not get past Harvard (14-6-1, 11-4-1 ECAC Hockey) and their red-hot goaltender, Laura Bellamy. Bellamy made 18 saves in the contest to pick up her third-straight shutout while the Crimson offense took care of the rest as the Bears fell, 3-0.

January 27, 2012
No. 10 Dartmouth Edges Brown, 3-1
The Brown women’s hockey team began a stretch of eight games to end the season in which they will play seven teams that are either nationally ranked or receiving votes in the latest polls on Friday night, with a matchup against No. 10 Dartmouth at Meehan Auditorium. The Bears scored the first goal of the game jus 2:48 into the contest, but the Big Green responded with two goals in the same stanza, and then added an empty-netter with just over a minute left in regulation to take home the victory, 3-1.

January 27, 2012
Brown Takes On Two Nationally Ranked Opponents, Hosting No. 10 Dartmouth and No. 9 Harvard
Brown women’s ice hockey has a challenging weekend at home in Meehan Auditorium as they host two top-four teams in the ECAC. The Bears take on No. 10 Dartmouth on Friday, January 27 at 7 p.m., before facing No. 9 Harvard on Saturday, January, 28 at 4 p.m. Bruno will take the ice with momentum after moving back to .500 overall with their 4-1 win over Yale on Tuesday. Brown has won its past two games and is 4-2-2 in the last eight contests.

January 24, 2012
Robson’s Hat Trick Powers Brown to Win Over Yale, 4-1
Brown moved back to .500 overall on Tuesday night at Meehan Auditorium, behind the strength of rookie forward Sarah Robson’s (Mississauga, Ontario) first career hat trick. Robson tallied the first goal of the game in the inital period before adding two in the third, the final on a power play, to push Brown (7-7-7, 4-6-4 ECAC Hockey) to a 4-1 win over Yale (1-20-0, 1-13-0).

January 24, 2012
Bears Host Yale In Midweek ECAC Hockey Matchup
Brown women’s ice hockey has a chance to move back to .500 overall on Tuesday night at Meehan Auditorium, as well as move within four points of seventh-place Princeton in the ECAC Hockey standings. The Bears (6-7-7, 3-6-4) and Bulldogs showdown tonight, with the puck-drop at 7 p.m.

January 21, 2012
Brown Earns Road Victory Over RPI, 3-2
Troy, N.Y. – The Brown women’s ice hockey team earned a tough road victory over RPI on Saturday afternoon at Houston Field House, netting the game-winning goal late in third period to take sole possession of eighth place in the ECAC and final playoff position. Junior Alena Polenska (Kutna Hora, Czech Republic) came up with the game clincher as the Bears improved to 6-7-7 overall and 3-6-4 in the ECAC.

January 20, 2012
Brown Travels to New York’s Capital for League Contests Against Union and RPI
The Brown women’s hockey team hits the road this weekend to take on ECAC Hockey rivals Union and RPI. The Bears (5-7-6, 2-6-3) have a chance to move back to .500 overall while holding onto the final conference playoff spot. Brown is currently tied with Colgate for eighth place. The Bears face the Union Dutchwomen on Friday night, January 21, at 7 p.m., before taking on the RPI Engineers on Saturday afternoon, January 22, at 4 p.m.

January 20, 2012
Brown Battles Union to 2-2 Overtime Tie
Brown battled back twice on Friday night at Messa Rink as the Bears fought to a 2-2 overtime tie against Union. The Dutchwomen did not trail in the contest, but Brown was able to pick up an ECAC Hockey point thanks to sophomore Jessica Hoyle’s (Toronto, Ontario) game-tying goal with just 1:57 left in regulation.

January 14, 2012
Brown Falls to Clarkson, 6-2
Brown got behind early against ECAC Hockey foe Clarkson on Saturday afternoon at Meehan Auditorium, and despite a strong second period, the Bears could not overcome the Golden Knights early offense, falling 6-2.

January 13, 2012
Brown Returns to Meehan For Pivotal ECAC Hockey Weekend Against St. Lawrence and Clarkson
After concluding its non-conference schedule last week, the Brown women’s ice hockey team returns to Meehan Auditorium for the first time since December 3, with a pivotal league weekend against St. Lawrence and Clarkson on the docket. The Bears (5-5-6, 2-4-3) are currently tied for the eighth in the conference standings while SLU and Clarkson are seventh and fifth, respectively. The Bears take on the Saints at 7 p.m. on Friday, January 13, before facing the Golden Knights on Saturday, January 14, at 4 p.m.

January 13, 2012
St. Lawrence Tops Brown, 3-0, in the Bears' 2012 Meehan Debut
The Brown women’s hockey team returned to Meehan Auditorium for the first time in 41 days and faced off against ECAC Hockey foe St. Lawrence. Freshman Brittany Moorehead (Clinton, N.Y.) tied a game-high four shots on net while sophomore goaltender Aubree Moore (Bowie, Md.) posted 31 saves for Brown (5-6-6, 2-5-3), but it was St. Lawrence (12-7-3, 6-4-1) who came away with the win on Friday night, 3-0.

January 7, 2012
Brown Takes on UConn in Storrs, Saturday at 1 p.m.
Just two days after its big win at Yale, the Brown women’ hockey team (5-5-5, 2-4-3 ECAC Hockey) will be on the road again, this time in Storrs, Conn., as the Bears take on the Connecticut Huskies at 1 p.m. Brown will look to build on it’s two-game win streak and gain momentum heading into next weekend’s league homestand against conference rivals St. Lawrence and Clarkson.

January 7, 2012
Pierri's Third Period Goal Gives Brown 1-1 Overtime Tie at UConn
Brown extended its unbeaten streak to three games on Saturday at the Mark Edward Freitas Ice Forum, skating to a 1-1 overtime tie with UConn. Brown trailed in the game for all but 12:13, as the Huskies scored just two minutes into the contest. The Bears were able to find the equalizer late however, as senior Jacquie Pierri (Montclair, N.J.) came up with the clutch score.

January 6, 2012
Head Coach Amy Bourbeau Featured in the Providence Journal
Brown women's ice hockey head coach Amy Bourbeau was interviewed this past week by Providence Journal writer Mark Divver and was featured on the front page of today's newspaper. Coach Bourbeau discusses the challenge of becoming a first-year head coach and about the early success that the program has had thus far.

January 4, 2012
Yang’s Two Goals Help Brown Down Yale, 4-1
The Bears were back in action on Wednesday night at Ingalls rink after 27 days off, but showed no rust in a 4-1 victory over Ivy League and ECAC Hockey-rival Yale. Brown got two goals in the first period and that proved to be enough, but the Bears added two more to ensure the victory and push the squad back to .500 on the season. Freshman Janice Yang (West Port, Conn.) tallied two goals in the game. Brown (5-5-5, 2-4-3 ECAC) now stands alone in eighth place in the ECAC.

January 4, 2012
Brown Women’s Ice Hockey Opens 2012 at Ivy League-Rival Yale
Brown women’s ice hockey opens 2012 on Wednesday night at Ingalls Rink against ECAC Hockey and Ivy League-rival Yale at 7 p.m. After 27 days away from the ice for exams and the holiday season, the Bears will look to pick up a conference point to take over sole possession of eighth place in league play and improve on their 4-5-5, 1-4-3 ECAC record.

December 7, 2011
Brown’s Offense Explodes Against Sacred Heart as the Bears Top the Pioneers, 10-0
Brown traveled to the Wonderland of Ice on Wednesday night to take on Sacred Heart and he Bears equaled their offensive output in their season-opener against the Pioneers, taking a 10-0 win against SHU. The Bears will now be on a near-month break for exams and the holiday, resuming play on January 4, at Yale.

December 6, 2011
Bears Travel to Sacred Heart for Final Game of 2011
The Brown women’s hockey team will play their final game of 2011 on Wednesday night at Sacred Heart University at 7 p.m. The Bears (3-4-5) opened the season against the Pioneers at Meehan Auditorium on October 22, and were victorious 10-0. Now they will close out the year with second game of a home-and-home series.

December 3, 2011
Brown Falls to Princeton, 3-0
Brown celebrated the 50th Anniversary of George V. Meehan Auditorium on Saturday afternoon, but it was Princeton that came away with the victory, topping the Bears, 3-0. Brown got 20 saves from junior goaltender Katie Jamieson (Waterloo, Ontario), but a first period goal from the Tigers’ Brianne Mahoney proved to be the difference.

December 2, 2011
Bears Host Quinnipiac & Princeton in Final ECAC Hockey Weekend of 2011
Brown women’s ice hockey has an action-packed weekend as they host the final two ECAC Hockey games of 2011. On Friday, December 3, at 7 p.m., the Bears welcome Quinnipiac to Meehan Auditorium. This will be the second time the two teams square off this season, as they battled to a 2-2 (OT) tie in their first meeting. On Saturday, December 3, at 3 p.m., the women’s squad will kick off a hockey doubleheader, as well the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Meehan Auditorium with at showdown against Ivy League rival, Princeton. The men’s team will face off against Yale at 7 p.m.

December 2, 2011
Quinnipiac’s Offense Powers Bobcats Past Brown, 3-0
In the second meeting of the 2011-12 season between Quinnipiac and Brown on Friday night at Meehan Auditorium, it was the Bobcats that came away with victory, netting an early goal in the second period, before scoring two late in the third for a 3-0 ECAC Hockey win. Quinnipiac takes the season series after the two teams tied, 2-2 (OT), on Nov. 5, in Hamden, Conn.

November 27, 2011
Brown Returns Home to Take on No. 4 Boston College
Coming off a Mayor’s Cup victory over Providence College on Friday night, the Brown women’s ice hockey team returns home to Meehan Auditorium to face its fourth-straight Hockey East foe in No. 4 Boston College on Sunday, November 27, at 2 p.m. The Bears will look to protect its unbeaten streak at home (2-0-1) and unbeaten streak in its past seven games (2-0-4).

November 27, 2011
No. 4 Boston College Tops Brown, 3-1
Playing their fourth-straight nonconfrerence game and fourth-straight Hockey East opponent on Sunday afternoon at Meehan Auditorium, the Brown women’s hockey team was topped by No. 4 Boston College, 3-1. BC (10-4-1) got two first period goals before Brown (3-3-5) got on the board in the second, but Bruno could not overcome the impressive penalty kill unit of the Eagles.

November 25, 2011
Brown Heads to PC for Annual Mayor’s Cup Battle
On Friday night at Schneider Arena on the campus of Providence College, the Bears and Friars will square off in the annual Mayor’s Cup game. Brown has enjoyed success in the month of November, registering at least a point in its past five games. The Bears have not lost since Nov. 4 at Princeton. Bruno looks to retain its points streak as well as reclaiming the Mayor’s Cup after PC was victorious last season.

November 25, 2011
Brown Takes Back Mayor’s Cup! Downs PC, 2-1
Brown’s Amy Bourbeau made a triumphant return to her alma mater as the head coach of the Bears, with Brown taking back the Mayor’s Cup with a 2-1 win over Providence College on Black Friday. Brown (3-2-5) was able to net two goals in the first period and then hold off a late surge from the Friars (6-8-3) to win the 17th Annual Mayor’s Cup matchup.

November 23, 2011
2011-12 Brown Women’s Ice Hockey Interactive Magazine Now Available
Brown Athletics continues with its bold initiative to present its athletic teams in a modern, interactive mode with the release today of the Women’s Ice Hockey Interactive Magazine, which is available for view on Brownbears.com.

November 19, 2011
Jamieson Tallies Second Shutout of the Season in 0-0 Overtime Tie at Maine
The Battle of the Bears, game number two, ended in a tie on Saturday afternoon as both Brown junior Katie Jamieson (Waterloo, Ontario) and Maine goalie Kylie Smith were able to stop every shot in the game in a 0-0 overtime tie. The Bears (2-2-5) and Black Bears (7-5-4) battled to two ties on the weekend after a 4-4 overtime tie on Friday night.

November 18, 2011
Bears Head Up to Maine For Two-Game Set
After six-straight ECAC Hockey games, the Bears will face their first non-league opponent since its season opener against Sacred Heart, as Brown (2-2-3, 1-2-3 ECAC) travels to take on Maine in a two-game set this weekend. The dueling Bears will showdown first on Friday night, November 17, at 7 p.m., before playing game number two on Saturday, November 18, at 3 p.m.

November 18, 2011
Brown Battles Maine to 4-4 Overtime Tie
An action packed first period, an important Brown goal in the third and a late Maine surge led to a 4-4 overtime tie in the first of two games in the Battle of the Bears. Brown (2-2-4) boasted three players with multiple point nights, but Maine (7-5-3) got two goals with less than five minutes to play in regulation to force overtime.

November 12, 2011
Landry Nets Game-Winner with 1:12 Left in 1-0 Victory Over Union
In a fierce battle against ECAC Hockey foe Union, it was Brown that came out on top as senior co-captain Katelyn Landry (Belmont, Mass.) tallied the game-winning goal with just 72 seconds left in the contest. Junior goaltender Katie Jamieson (Waterloo, Ontario) put Brown in a position to take the victory, making 42 saves in her first shutout of the season.

November 11, 2011
Brown Looks For First ECAC Win With Home Games Against RPI and Union This Weekend
Brown women’s ice hockey returns to Meehan Auditorium after a four-game road swing, and welcomes ECAC Hockey foes Union and Rensselaer this weekend. The Bears (1-2-2, 0-2-2) take on RPI (2-7-3, 0-3-1) Friday night, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m., before facing Union (3-7-1, 1-2-1) on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 4 p.m. Brown, which currently stands in 10th in the ECAC, a point ahead of RPI and one behind Union, could make a move up the standings with wins this weekend.

November 11, 2011
Late Goal Propels Brown to 2-2 Tie Versus RPI
Brown scored the first and last goals of the game on Friday night at Meehan Auditorium against ECAC Hockey foe Rensselaer, on their way to a 2-2 tie. At the 12-minute mark in the third period, rookie forward Sarah Robson (Mississauga, Ontario) made a highlight reel goal to push the Bears into a 2-2 tie.

November 5, 2011
Bears Battle Quinnipiac to 2-2 Tie
Brown made the most of their offensive chances on Saturday afternoon, getting goals from rookies Shannon Flately (Toronto, Ontario) and Brittany Moorehead (Clinton, N.Y.), while junior goaltender Katie Jamieson (Waterloo, Ontario) stood on her head, making 48 saves to help the Bears to a 2-2 tie against Quinnipiac at High Point Solutions Arena.

November 4, 2011
Brown Continues Four-Game ECAC Hockey Road Swing at Princeton and Quinnipiac
Brown women’s hockey continues a four-game ECAC Hockey road swing this weekend when the squad travels to take on Princeton on Friday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m., before facing Quinnipiac on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 4 p.m. at Messa Rink. The Bears (1-1-1) will look to add to its conference point total after securing one point with a 1-1 tie against Colgate. The Princeton game will be head coach Amy Bourbeau’s first return to the home of the Tigers, since taking over at the helm of the Bears. Bourbeau spent 14 years as an assistant at Princeton.

November 4, 2011
Brown Edged In Coach Bourbeau’s Return to Princeton, 1-0
For the first time in 14 years, Amy Bourbeau was not on the home bench in Baker Rink. Bourbeau returned to Princeton after serving her long tenure as the assistant coach for the Tigers, but this time as the head coach of the Bears. Brown went toe-to-toe with Princeton for the entire game, but a power play goal by the Tigers’ Olivia Mucha proved to be the difference in the 1-0 contest.

November 3, 2011
GoalsForGood.org Launched
Goals For Good is excited to announce the launch of its website, GoalsForGood.org, and is now accepting donations for the inaugural season of the Goals For Good charitable competition. All 12 ECAC Hockey members, both men and women, will take part in the competition, which will raise money for 12 different non-profit charities.

October 29, 2011
No. 3 Cornell Powers Past Brown
Playing in game number two of a four-game ECAC Hockey road trip, the Brown Bears ran into the No. 3 team in the Nation, Cornell. Brown (1-1-1, 0-1-1) was able to hold the offensively potent Big Red attack to three goals in the first period, but the Cornell offense prevailed 9-0 on Saturday afternoon at Lynah Rink.

October 28, 2011
Brown and Colgate Battle to 1-1 Tie
In the first ECAC Hockey game of first-year head coach Amy Bourbeau’s career, Brown came away with a point, battling with Colgate to a 1-1 tie. The Bears (1-0-1, 0-0-1 ECAC), were first to get on the board in the third period, but the Raiders (3-3-1, 0-1-1) were able to tie it late.

October 28, 2011
Brown Primed to Play at Colgate and No. 3 Cornell
A week after scoring more goals in a game then the team had in nearly 10 years, the Brown women’s ice hockey team starts both its road and ECAC Hockey slate this weekend at Colgate and No. 3 Cornell. The Bears head up to Starr Rink in Hamilton, N.Y. to take on the Raiders at 7 p.m., on Friday, Oct. 28, before traveling to Ithaca, N.Y. take on the third-ranked and defending ECAC regular-season and playoff champion Big Red on Saturday, Oct. 29, at 3 p.m.

October 22, 2011
Brown’s Offense Explodes as Bears Top Sacred Heart 10-0 in Season-Opener
Brown did something it had not done since 2003, scoring 10 goals in a game in the team’s season-opener against Sacred Heart on Saturday afternoon at Meehan Auditorium. The Bears were lead by senior co-captain Katelyn Landry (Belmont, Mass.), who netted a hat-trick, which helped Bruno to a 10-0 shutout of the Pioneers. It was the team’s first 10-goal game since Nov. 18, 2003, in a 10-1 win at Quinnipiac, and first shutout since a 1-0 win against RPI on Nov. 13 last season.

October 18, 2011
2011-12 Women's Ice Hockey Season Preview
The winds of change have swept through Meehan Auditorium in Providence, R.I., as new head coach Amy Bourbeau takes the reigns of the program as just the third bench boss in Brown history. Bourbeau joins the Bears after spending the past 14 years as an assistant at Princeton University. Senior co-captains Katelyn Landry and Paige Pyett look to lead the Bears in the hunt for the ECAC playoffs.

October 12, 2011
Schoedel Named Brown Assistant Women’s Ice Hockey Coach
Lucy Schoedel has been named assistant women’s ice hockey coach in an announcement made by Brown head coach Amy Bourbeau. Schoebel joins the Bruno bench after spending the 2010-11 season as an assistant coach at Wesleyan University.

October 4, 2011
McPhee Named Assistant Women’s Ice Hockey Coach
Andrew McPhee has been named an assistant coach for the Brown Women’s Ice Hockey program in an announcement made by head coach Amy Bourbeau. McPhee was the 2005, 2008, and 2010 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Coach of the Year as the bench boss at Trinity College. In nine seasons, McPhee established Trinity as one of the premier programs in Division III.

September 28, 2011
Bourbeau Names Landry and Pyett 2011-12 Women’s Ice Hockey Captains
Head women’s ice hockey coach Amy Bourbeau has announced that senior defender Paige Pyett (Milestone, Saskatchewan) and senior forward Katelyn Landry (Belmont, Mass.) will serve as team captains for the 2011-12 season. Pyett is a former ECAC All-Rookie team selection, while Landry was last season’s team scholar-athlete, earning the academic excellence award.