2011-12 Women's Ice Hockey News

February 25, 2012
Manhattanville Defeats Women's Hockey in ECAC East Tournament
Beacons fall to second seeded Valiants by the final score of 2-0 in the first round of the ECAC East tournament

February 24, 2012
Women's Hockey Looking for the Upset at #2 Manhattanville
Beacons travel to Manhattanville College where they will face the second seeded Valiants in the ECAC East Tournament on Saturday at 3 p.m.

February 18, 2012
Women's Hockey Ties Castleton State on Senior Day
Senior Brittany Usmail scores game-tying goal with just one second left on the clock in the second period.

February 17, 2012
Pilgrims Sneak by Women's Hockey, 2-1
A late third period goal downs women's hockey in an ECAC East conference contest.

February 11, 2012
Women's Hockey Falls to Saint Anselm
BOSTON, Mass. – With a pair of goals in the first and third periods the Hawks of St. Anselm College defeated women’s hockey by the final score of 5-1 Saturday afternoon at the Clark Athletic Center Ice Arena.

February 7, 2012
Women's Hockey Suffers OT Heartbreaker to Conn. College
Connecticut College scores game-winner with 18 seconds left in the overtime period.

February 4, 2012
Three Goal Third Period Pushes Holy Cross Past Women's Hockey
Emma Valli and Kayla Kiernan each scored a goal in the 5-2 loss to Division I Holy Cross.

February 3, 2012
Loiselle Pushes Women's Hockey to 3-2 ECAC East Win
Sophomore scores a diving goal to give the Beacons a huge ECAC East Conference win.

February 2, 2012
UMass Boston Ice Hockey to "Pink the Rink" this Saturday
Beacons hockey host annual event to raise money for Breast Cancer Research and Awareness

January 28, 2012
Manhattanville Downs Women's Hockey, 4-1
RYE, N.Y. – With two goals in the second and third periods, the Valiants of Manhattanville College (10-7-2, 8-3-1 ECAC East) defeated women’s hockey (6-10-2, 4-8-1 ECAC East) by the final score of 4-1 Saturday afternoon at the Playland Ice Casino in the final regular season ECAC East meeting between the two squads.

January 27, 2012
Nichols Sneaks by Women’s Hockey in Final Seconds of Regulation
With just two seconds remaining in the third period, Nichols scores the game-winner to sneak past women's hockey, 3-2.

January 21, 2012
Southern Maine Edges Women's Hockey, 1-0
Huskies sneak past women's hockey with a power-play goal in the second period

January 20, 2012
Women's Hockey Blanks Plymouth State
PLYMOUTH, N.H. - Junior goaltender Jami Cudmore recorded 26 saves to lead women's hockey to 1-0 ECAC East conference win over Plymouth State.

January 14, 2012
St. Anselm Defeats Women's Hockey, 5-0
MANCHESTER, N.H. – With two goals in the first and three in the second, St. Anselm College (10-4-0, 5-4-0 ECAC East) handed women’s ice hockey (5-7-2, 3-5-1 ECAC East) a 5-0 ECAC East conference loss Saturday afternoon at Sullivan Arena.

January 10, 2012
Hallett Named ECAC East Goalie of the Week
CENTERVILLE, Mass. – For her standout play in last week’s 5th Annual UMass Boston Codfish Bowl, senior goalie Leah Hallett (Rocky Hill, Conn.) has been named the ECAC East Goalie of the Week as announced by the conference office.

January 3, 2012
Women’s Hockey Suffers Overtime Loss to Bowdoin in Codfish Championship
BOSTON, Mass. – With only five seconds remaining in the overtime period tournament MVP Kim Tess-Wanat capped off a standout tournament by scoring the game-winning goal to give the Polar Bears of Bowdoin College (3-3-2) a 2-1 win over women’s hockey (5-6-2) and the program’s first UMass Boston Codfish Bowl title Tuesday afternoon in the Clark Athletic Center.

January 2, 2012
Women’s Hockey Advances to Codfish Championship with 2-0 Win over Wesleyan (Conn.)
BOSTON, Mass. – With a Emily LaRosa goal in the second and a Kayla Kiernan (North Smithfield, R.I.) empty-netter in the third women’s hockey (5-5-2) secured a spot in the 5th Annual Codfish Championship game as they defeated Wesleyan University (Conn.) by the final score of 2-0 Monday afternoon in the Clark Athletic Center Ice Arena.

December 5, 2011
Caron Named ECAC East Rookie of the Week
CENTERVILLE, Mass. – Freshman forward Dylan Caron (Burrillville, R.I.) has been named the ECAC East Rookie of the Week, as announced by the executive office Monday afternoon. The honor is the first of the season for Caron and for the Beacons.

December 3, 2011
New England College Downs Women's Hockey, 4-1
HENNIKER, N.H.—Led by Teraysa White’s 33 saves the Pilgrims of New England College (2-5-1, 2-3-1 ECAC East) defeated women’s hockey (4-5-2, 3-4-1 ECAC East) by the final score of 4-1 Saturday afternoon in an ECAC East conference match-up.

December 2, 2011
Women's Hockey Holds Off Castleton for Conference Win
RUTLAND, Vt. – Even with a late barrage by the Spartans of Castleton State College (3-4-0, 3-2-0 ECAC East), senior goalie Leah Hallett (Rocky Hill, Conn.) managed to hold strong to help women’s hockey (4-4-2, 3-3-1 ECAC East) to a huge 2-1 ECAC East conference win Friday evening at Spartan Arena.

November 27, 2011
Women's Hockey Ties Colby in Non-Conference Action
WATERVILLE, Me. – With an unassisted goal from Alyssa Sullivan (Medford, Mass.), women’s hockey (3-4-2) battled non-conference opponent Colby College (1-2-1) to a 1-1 draw Sunday afternoon at Alfond Rink.

November 19, 2011
Cavolo Lifts Women's Hockey to Overtime Win
BOSTON, Mass. – With less than 13 seconds left in overtime, sophomore forward Sarahanne Cavolo (Roxbury, N.H.) redirected a Tori PIzzuto (Waterbury, Conn.) slap shot into the back of the net, giving women’s hockey a 4-3 ECAC East conference victory over St. Michael’s College Saturday afternoon in the Clark Athletic Center Ice Rink.

November 18, 2011
Women's Hockey Falls to No. 2 Norwich University
BOSTON, Mass. – Led by Julie Fortier, the defending national champions Norwich University (6-1-0, 5-0-0 ECAC East) defeated women’s ice hockey (2-4-1, 1-3-1 ECAC East) by the final score of 5-0 Friday evening in the Clark Athletic Center Ice Rink.

November 15, 2011
UMass Boston Athletics to take part in
BOSTON, Mass. – Throughout this week, the University of Massachusetts Boston athletic department in partnership with the student organization, Masspiring Students will be collecting canned foods and non-perishable items as part of National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week.

November 12, 2011
Three Goal Third Gives Women's Hockey 5-2 Win at Salve Regina
MIDDLETOWN, Rhode Island – Led by Emily LaRosa (Weymouth, Mass.) and Tori PIzzuto (Waterbury, Conn.) women’s ice hockey (2-3-1, 1-2-1 ECAC East) earned their first ECAC East conference victory, by scoring three goals in the final period to defeat Salve Regina University (1-2-0, 1-1-0 ECAC East) by the final score of 5-2 Saturday evening at St. George’s Ice Rink

November 11, 2011
Two First Period Goals Push Holy Cross Past Women's Hockey

November 5, 2011
Women's Hockey Battles Nichols to 2-2 Tie

November 4, 2011
No. 8 Manhattanville Downs Women's Hockey, 3-0 in Conference Opener

October 29, 2011
Three Goal Third Gives Women's Hockey First Win of the Season

October 28, 2011
Women's Hockey Picked Sixth on ECAC East Preseason Poll

October 28, 2011
Women's Ice Hockey Falls to Buffalo State in Season Opener

October 20, 2011
UMass Boston Student-Athletes Take Part in GForce Forum

September 28, 2011
Lindsay Berman Joins Women's Ice Hockey Coaching Staff