November 28, 2010

Brown Faces Northeastern In First Road Contest this Month

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Brown hits the after six-straight games at home as the squad travels to Northeastern to take on the Huskies at 2 p.m. at Matthews Arena. The Bears are looking to rebound after a close loss to Providence College in the Mayor's Cup game, this past Friday at Meehan Auditorium. 

Last Time vs. Northeastern

Brown hosted Northeastern on Jan. 3, 2009 and defeated the Huskies, 2-1, behind two Erica Kromm goals. Stephanie Gavronsky notched the lone goal for the Huskies while Leah Sulyma stopped 11 shots in the loss.

Bear Country

• Sophomore forward Laurie Jolin paces the Brown offense with four goals and six points. Freshman defenseman Jennifer Nedow leads the Bears with four assists. Sophomore forward Erica Farrer is second on the team in points with five (2-3-5) and a quartet of skaters currently has four points.
•Two goaltenders have seen time between the pipes for Brown. Sophomore Katie Jamieson has started six of the seven games she's played. She boasts a 2-3-1 record with a 2.34 goals against average and a .931 save percentage. 
•Freshman Aubree Moore has started in three of the four games she's played. She has an 0-2-1 record to go along with a 3.19 GAA and .919 save percentage.
•Like Northeastern, Brown's last opponent was Providence. The Bears suffered a 3-2 setback on Friday in the Mayor's Cup.

Scouting Northeastern

In NU's last game, freshman forward Katie MacSorley had a career-best five points, including a hat trick, to lead the Huskies past Providence, 5-1, last Sunday at Matthews Arena. Claire Santostefano potted a pair of goals and added two assists, and Dani Rylan also contributed two assists. Florence Schelling turned aside 33 shots for her seventh win of the season.

MacSorley was named the Pure Hockey Co-Player of the Week in Hockey East on Nov. 22 for a weekend to remember against Providence. After notching the Huskies' lone goal last Saturday, MacSorley tallied a hat trick and added two assists in Sunday's 5-1 home win. Her 10 goals is tops on the team and is second among rookie goal scorers in the conference.

Follow Live

Fans who are unable to make the the trip can still catch all the action live through Brown's audio stream or watch at GoNU.TV