Digit Murphy Named New England Hockey Writers Coach of the Year
April 2, 2002
Coach Murphy led her team to a 25-8-2 season record, and the NCAA Frozen Four Title game. After posting a 6-6-1 record in January, the Bears rallied back to record a 19-2-1 record in the season's final 22 games. Brown captured the ECAC-North League Title and finished 2nd in the Ivy League. Murphy is also one of nine finalists for National Coach of the Year.
Two players earned the All-Star honor for the second time in their careers. Junior Pam Dreyer (Eagle River, AK) was named an all-star after a stellar season for Brown between the pipes. She recorded a 1.55 goals against average and a .938 save percentage. She posted a 13-4-2 record on the season. Dreyer was named the ECAC-North Tournament's Most Outstanding Player, and also received Second Team All-ECAC honors.
Senior Kristy Zamora was also a second time selection. The Oshawa, Ontario native was a second team All-American and also was named the NCAA Frozen Four's Most Outstanding Player. She led the Bears in scoring, with 35-21-56 totals. She also topped the 100-point career mark this season, placing her career totals at 72-48-120 in 127 games played. Zamora finishes her career ranked 9th on Brown's all-time scoring list.
Brown's final selection to the team was junior Assistant Captain, Cassie Turner (Campbellford, Ontario). Turner was named a First Team All-ECAC selection and was a also a unanimous First Team All-Ivy player. She totaled 4 goals and 17 assists or 21 points this season.