Glove Tip Directed Brown's Stock Into Starting Spot

Oct. 2, 2007

By Mike Scandura
Special to

File this one under "little things mean a lot."

When Brown University junior Nicole Stock (Buffalo Grove, Ill.) was invited to attend the 2003 National Goalie Development Camp in Colorado Springs, Colo., she came away with one tip that, in retrospect, has helped her earn the role as the Bears' No. 1 goalie heading into the 2007-08 season.

"We were doing drills and one stuck in my mind," recalled Stock, who in 2004 backstopped the Connecticut Polar Bears to a USA Hockey national championship. "It had to do with keeping my glove hand out and up more.

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