The women’s college hockey landscape is thriving, and right before the puck is dropped for some highly anticipated battles tomorrow, we wanted to send you off with some of the top player performances from Week 3.
Here is one last look at some of the previous week’s milestones.
Delaney Belinskas — Boston College, Freshman, F
Belinskas came out of nowhere to give BC a shot in the arm, scoring four goals against Maine on Sunday. That performance helped her be named Hockey East Pro Ambitions Rookie of the Week. Belinskas is the first BC freshman to score four goals in one game since 1996. For a team that graduated some high end talent last year, BC will be looking for more of this:
Ann-Renée Desbiens — Wisconsin, Senior, G
Desbiens broke UW’s shutout record with her 40th career shutout win. With only three goals allowed in four games played, she’s about as much of a marquee talent you will see at any position in the NCAA. See some of the saves that brought her to this feat:
Brooke Webster — Saint Lawrence, Senior, F
Webster picked up her 100th career point (42 goals, 58 assists) while helping the Saints stun fourth-ranked Clarkson for a win and tie. In on 60% of the team’s goals vs. Clarkson, Webster did it against a top-rated goalie in Shea Tiley and is a big reason why the Saints are surging. Take a look at her milestone pass:
Saints take a 3- 2 lead late in the 3rd on Edney goal. Brooke Webster gets an assist for her 100th career point! pic.twitter.com/WenVYOu9Y0— Saints Athletics (@SLUsaints) October 8, 2016
Lara Stalder — Minnesota-Duluth, Senior, F
Wherever Stalder lines up, you can be sure she will bury the puck. The versatile D to F convert and Swiss National Team member notched her 100th point as the Bulldogs smacked down Minnesota State. Leading the team in points with nine, she is also providing them with the swagger it takes to down No. 2 ranked, perennial Minnesota favorite, the Golden Gophers this weekend.
Kassidy Sauve — Ohio State, RS Sophomore, G
When facing Wisconsin it’s hard to pull in any highlights, but Sauve did just that. Sauve stopped 37 shots to get the 1-1 tie against top-ranked Wisconsin on Saturday. She had 81 saves out of 85 shots faced over both games. To illustrate how good she was, Wisconsin averaged five goals per game in their first series against St. Cloud State, but dropped to only two goals per game vs. Sauve and OSU.