December 6, 2002

Women's Hockey Looks To Avenge Last Year's Loss To Northeastern Tonight At Meehan

Dec. 6, 2002

Providence, RI - Brown (4-4-2): The Bears will look to avenge last season's 1-2 loss to Northeastern as the Huskies lead the all-time series 22-11-6. Under the direction of Head Coach Digit Murphy however, Brown is 17-11-5 against Northeastern. Brown dropped its fourth game of the season to #1 Harvard last Sunday, 3-2. The Crimson did not allow the Bears one power play opportunity the entire game as they continue their unbeaten streak in ECAC play. Two of Harvard's goals came off scrambles in front of the net as Brown senior goalkeeper Pam Dreyer played a tremendous game, stopping 48 shots. Sophomore Jessica Link leads Brown with seven goals and six assists for 13 points while 16 other players have two or more points.

Northeastern (4-6-1): After being shutout by UNH, 1-0, the Huskies have scored 12 goals in their last three games (4.0 goals per game). The Huskies have gone 2-1 in the three games with 6-2 loss to Princeton on Sunday. Leading the way for the Huskies are seniors Brooke White (one goal, 12 assists) and Kim Greene (eight goals, four assists) and freshman Rebecca Paul (seven goals, four assists), who are ranked sixth, ninth, and 12th among the Hockey East leading scorers, respectively. Northeastern junior netminder Chanda Gunn was named the ITECH Hockey East Goalie of the Month for November. She stopped 167 of 179 shots (.933 save percentage) in seven games, recording a 1.69 goals against average, as the Huskies went 3-3-1 on the month.