Time for another look at some of the best performances of the week in NC Women's Ice Hockey – the nominees for HERO of the Week!
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Who will you choose this week? Check out the nominees below.
Brooke Stacey, Maine
The Black Bears earned their first-ever playoff series victory thanks to some late-game heroics from Stacey, who netted three goals all in the third period of Saturday's must-win Game Three for her first-career hat trick and forced overtime. In extra time, the senior forward set up the game-winning goal as Maine earned the 4-3 win against Boston University.
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Maddy Field, Ohio State
Field lit the lamp five times as she led the Buckeyes to a sweep of Minnesota State. In Friday's 6-0 triumph, the junior forward earned her first career hat trick, then adding two more goals in Saturday's 5-2 victory on Saturday.
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Katie Burt, Boston College
Burt backstopped the Eagles to a sweep of Vermont in the WHEA quarterfinals, posting a 35-save performance in Friday's 3-1 win before turning aside 25 shots in Saturday's 6-1 decisive triumph.
Kerigan Dowhy, Bemidji State
In her first postseason appearance, Dowhy backstopped her team to a series upset over Minnesota Duluth, posting a 29-save effort in Friday's 2-1 win before earning her first collegiate shutout in Sunday's must-win contest. The freshman turned aside 24 shots in the 3-0 victory to advance to the WCHA Semifinals.