17 Cara Najjar
17 Cara Najjar
Height: 5-5
Year: Junior
Hometown: Stoneham, Mass.
High School: Buckingham Browne & Nichols School
Position: D
gp 29
p 12
g 1
a 11
pim 24
+/- -25

2017-18: Received the team’s Tara Mounsey Award (Best Defensive Player) ... Played in all 29 games, leading the defense in scoring with 12 points on one goal and a team-best 11 assists ... Her 12 points tied for fourth on the team in scoring ... Tallied at least a point in five-straight games, concluding the span with with two assists at Boston University (Nov. 28) for six points (6A) ... Assisted the game-tying goal in a 3-2 victory at Dartmouth on Nov. 11 ... Also tallied helpers at Union (Oct. 27), at Harvard (Nov. 10), vs. No. 8/8 Cornell (Nov. 17), against No. 3/3 Colgate (Nov. 18), at Sacred Heart (Dec. 29), vs. Dartmouth (Jan. 26), at No. 8/8 St. Lawrence (Feb. 3) and No. 6/6 Cornell (Feb. 10) ... Led the team in blocked shots with 59.

2016-17:
Appeared in all 29 games for the Bears, recording six points on two goals and four assists ... Recorded two assists against Sacred Heart on Oct. 22 ... Also registered assists versus Sacred Heart (Oct. 21) and at Union (Jan. 7) ... Scored goals against No. 9/9 Robert Morris (Dec. 31) and Colgate (Feb. 10).

2015-16:
Appeared in all 29 games … Finished the season with nine points on three goals and six assists … Scored one power-play goal and recorded 30 shots on the season … Registered a career-high two assists against RPI on Jan. 22 … Tallied two multi-point games on the year ... Blocked 16 shots on the season.

Before Brown: Earned All-ISL honors as a junior and senior … Captained BB&N as a junior and senior … Won Team MVP honors in 2014-15 … Totaled over 100 points at BB&N … Qualified as a finalist for the John Carlton Award from the Boston Bruins … Played five years of varsity ice hockey for head coach Ed Bourget … Also played field hockey and lacrosse … Competed on the junior level for Assabet Valley … Won national titles in 2012 and 2014 and won five state championships with Assabet Valley … Selected for USA National Development Camps in each of three years.

Personal: Cara is the daughter of Cheryl and Jack Najjar … Has one older brother, Michael, a hockey player at Middlebury College … Father played baseball at Northeastern from 1980-83 … Born on March 17, 1996 … Concentrating in Political Science.

Najjar's Career Highs
Goals: 1 (6x - last 11/3/17 - St. Lawrence)
Assists: 2 (3x - last 11/28/17 - at Boston Univ.)
Points: 2 (4x - last 11/28/17 - at Boston Univ.)

Recent Games
Feb 2 at Clarkson L, 4-0
Feb 3 at St. Lawrence L, 5-1
Feb 9 at Colgate L, 2-0
Feb 10 at Cornell L, 6-1
Feb 16 Quinnipiac L, 4-1
Feb 17 Princeton L, 5-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 29 22
Points 12 9
Goals 1 1
Assists 11 8
PIM 24 22
+/- -25 -19
Power-play goals 0 0
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started 15 10
Game-winning goals 0 0
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 26 18
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 20 Robert Morris L, 11-0 1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 21 Robert Morris L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 27 at Union L, 6-3 - 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 28 at Rensselaer L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 3 St. Lawrence L, 6-3 1 1 0 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 4 Clarkson L, 11-1 - 0 0 0 2 -5 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 10 at Harvard L, 6-3 1 0 1 1 2 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 11 at Dartmouth W, 3-2 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 17 Cornell L, 5-1 - 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 18 Colgate L, 5-3 - 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 28 at Boston University L, 6-4 1 0 2 2 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 1 Rensselaer L, 2-1 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 2 Union L, 5-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 29 at Sacred Heart W, 3-1 1 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 30 at Sacred Heart L, 5-4 1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 2 at Providence L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 6 at Connecticut L, 5-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 12 at Princeton L, 4-0 - 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 13 at Quinnipiac L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 18 at Yale L, 4-2 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 20 Yale L, 3-0 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 26 Dartmouth L, 3-2 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 27 Harvard L, 6-1 1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 2 at Clarkson L, 4-0 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 3 at St. Lawrence L, 5-1 1 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 9 at Colgate L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 10 at Cornell L, 6-1 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 16 Quinnipiac L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 17 Princeton L, 5-2 1 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 1
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2015-16 29 3 6 9 12 -14 1 0 0 0 0 0 30
2016-17 29 2 4 6 34 -12 1 0 0 0 0 0 30
2017-18 29 1 11 12 24 -25 0 0 0 0 0 0 26
Total 87 6 21 27 70 -51 2 0 0 0 0 0 86
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 29 1 11 12 24 -25 0 0 0 0 0 0 26
Conference 22 1 8 9 22 -19 0 0 0 0 0 0 18
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 1 3 4 12 -16 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
Away 16 0 8 8 12 -9 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
Neutral - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 2 0 2 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Losses 27 1 9 10 24 -27 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
Ties - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
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October 4 0 1 1 2 -4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
November 7 1 6 7 10 -9 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
December 4 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
January 8 0 1 1 6 -5 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
February 6 0 2 2 4 -6 0 0 0 0 0 0 4