Time for another look at some of the best single-game performances in NC Women’s Ice Hockey — the nominees for HERO of the Week!
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Last week, Boston University’s Victoria Bach won your vote after scoring five goals and an assist in two games. She had a hat trick plus an assist in a 5-2 win against Minnesota State, and netted both of her team’s goals in a 4-2 loss to top-ranked Wisconsin.
Cornell’s Marlene Boissonnault demolished her competition to win her second consecutive HERO honor after totaling 55 saves in a road sweep of Providence. She had 22 stops in a 2-1 win on Friday before making 23 saves in a 4-2 victory the next day.
Who will you choose this week? Take a look at the nominees below.
Natalie Heising, Penn State
Heising helped lead the Nittany Lions to a sweep of RIT, scoring two goals and an assist in two games. In Friday’s 5-0 win, the freshman forward tallied both goals, with her helper coming in Saturday’s 2-0 victory.
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Caitrin Lonergan, Boston College
With eight points in three games, Lonergan helped the Eagles skate to a 2-0-1 weekend record. In a 7-3 win over Northeastern, Lonergan netted a hat trick plus a pair of assists. She also added an assist in a 2-2 tie with Boston University, and two more helpers in a 4-2 win over the Terriers.
Jacqueline Kaasa, Bemidji State
Kaasa played a part in all four of her team’s goals on Saturday as the Beavers upset Minnesota. The sophomore forward netted two goals and two assists, scoring the game-winning goal early in the third period.
Kennedy Blair, Mercyhurst
Mercyhurst’s first-year netminder backstopped them to a 1-1 weekend against ninth-ranked Robert Morris, handing the Colonials their first conference loss with a 31-save shutout before making 19 saves in Saturday’s 2-1 loss.
Kyra Smith, New Hampshire
Smith made her season debut against Northeastern, making 29 saves to backstop her team to a 2-1 overtime victory.
Kassidy Sauvé, Ohio State
Against St. Cloud State, the Buckeyes picked up a pair of shootout wins, backstopped by Sauvé’s 47 stops. The netminder had 29 saves in Friday’s 2-2 draw and 18 more stops in Saturday’s 0-0 tie.