2012-2013 Women's Hockey News

  • Brown Places 19 on 2012-2013 ECAC Hockey Women's All-Academic Team
    July 03, 2013
    Brown Places 19 on 2012-2013 ECAC Hockey Women's All-Academic Team The Brown women’s ice hockey team put forth an impressive academic showing during the 2012-2013 season, placing 19 student-athletes on the ECAC Hockey All-Academic team. Additionally, the squad was one of only two women’s programs in the league to earn a perfect NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR), as the Bears and the Colgate Raiders each posted scores of 1,000. Both the men’s and women’s ice hockey programs at Brown netted perfect scores, distinguishing the university as the only Division I hockey program to accomplish that feat.
  • Brown Women's Ice Hockey Honors Seven Student-Athletes With Team Awards
    April 18, 2013
    Brown Women's Ice Hockey Honors Seven Student-Athletes With Team Awards The Brown women’s ice hockey team held its annual awards banquet on Saturday, April 13th at the Faculty Club, and seven different student-athletes were honored with team awards.
  • Former Women's Ice Hockey Player Runs 2013 Boston Marathon Blindfolded
    April 15, 2013
    Former Women's Ice Hockey Player Runs 2013 Boston Marathon Blindfolded A two-foot cloth tether is all that guides Boston resident Erin Connors ‘10, as she prepares to run the 26.2-mile historic course of the 2013 Boston Marathon this Patriot’s Day…blindfolded.
  • Brown Ends Season with 4-0 Loss to Quinnipiac
    February 23, 2013
    Brown Ends Season with 4-0 Loss to Quinnipiac The Brown women’s ice hockey team (6-20-1, 5-17-0 ECAC) fell to the Quinnipiac Bobcats (19-10-4, 13-6-3 ECAC) this afternoon in its final game of the 2012-2013 season. With the loss, the Bears finish their campaign with a 6-20-1 record, including 5-17-0 in the ECAC.
  • Brown's Quest for a Playoff Spot Ends With a 2-1 Loss to Princeton
    February 22, 2013
    Brown's Quest for a Playoff Spot Ends With a 2-1 Loss to Princeton The Brown women’s ice hockey team (6-19-1, 5-16-0 ECAC) put up a brave fight, but ultimately saw its playoff hopes slip away with a 2-1 loss to the Princeton Tigers (11-15-2, 6-13-2 ECAC) in tonight’s ECAC Hockey contest at Meehan Auditorium. The teams combined for three goals over the course of the first period, but the goalies held the game scoreless for the next 40 minutes to give the visitors the victory.
  • Brown's Playoff Fate Rests on Two Games at Meehan Auditorium This Weekend
    February 22, 2013
    Brown's Playoff Fate Rests on Two Games at Meehan Auditorium This Weekend After earning its first weekend sweep in four years a week ago, the Brown women's ice hockey team (6-18-1, 5-15-0 ECAC) will conclude the 2012-2013 regular season at Meehan Auditorium this weekend with games against the Princeton Tigers (10-15-2, 5-13-2 ECAC) and the Quinnipiac Bobcats (17-10-4, 11-6-3 ECAC). The contests will determine the play-off fates of both the Tigers and the Bears, as neither team has secured a berth in the post season coming into tonight’s game. Currently, Princeton sits in the eighth spot in the ECAC standings with 12 points, with Brown lurking just two points behind in tenth. A win for the Bears tonight would move them into a tie with the Tigers going into the final game of the regular season.
  • Jamieson Makes An Impressive 47 Saves in Brown's 5-2 Loss to #5 Harvard
    February 19, 2013
    Jamieson Makes An Impressive 47 Saves in Brown's 5-2 Loss to #5 Harvard The Brown women’s ice hockey team (6-18-1, 5-15-0 ECAC) fell to the #5 Harvard Crimson (20-4-2, 16-2-1 ECAC) tonight, 5-2, in an Ivy League and ECAC match-up at the Bright Hockey Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Senior goaltender Katie Jamieson (Waterloo, Ontario) made a season-high 47 saves between the pipes to keep the Bears in the game, but it wasn’t enough to stop the Crimson’s lethal offense.
  • Alena Polenska Named ECAC Player of the Week
    February 19, 2013
    Alena Polenska Named ECAC Player of the Week Senior co-captain Alena Polenska (Kutna Hora, Czech Republic) has been named the ECAC Hockey Player of the Week for the week ending February 17, 2013. Polenska returned to the Bears this weekend after spending two weeks competing in Olympic qualification competitions with the Czech Republic National team, and proved to be one of the driving forces in Brown’s first weekend sweep since January of 2009, earning a plus-4 ranking for the weekend.
  • Brown Earns First Weekend Sweep Since 2009 With 5-2 Win Over Rensselaer
    February 16, 2013
    Brown Earns First Weekend Sweep Since 2009 With 5-2 Win Over Rensselaer The Brown women’s ice hockey team (6-17-1, 5-14-0 ECAC) grabbed a crucial league victory this afternoon at Meehan Auditorium, defeating the Rensselaer Engineers (10-18-4, 8-10-2 ECAC) and completing the weekend sweep after earning a 2-1 win over Union last night.
  • Brown to Take on Union and Rensselaer in Crucial Weekend of ECAC Play
    February 15, 2013
    Brown to Take on Union and Rensselaer in Crucial Weekend of ECAC Play After traveling through a blizzard to play the Dartmouth Big Green last Friday, the Brown women's ice hockey team (4-17-1, 3-14-0 ECAC) will return to Meehan Auditorium this weekend to take on the Union Dutchwomen (7-20-3, 0-15-3 ECAC) and the Rensselaer Engineers (9-17-4, 7-9-2 ECAC) in two league contests. Currently, Brown is 2-9-1 at home this season, earning wins against Maine and Yale, and tying its cross-town rival, Providence, to retain the Mayor’s Cup in November. Union and Rensselaer have records of 3-12-0 and 4-9-1, respectively, on the road. This weekend's match-ups will have a significant impact on the ECAC standings, as the Bears currently sit five points out of the eighth and final playoff spot.
  • Brown Holds on to Early Lead to Grab Big League Win Over Union, 2-1
    February 15, 2013
    Brown Holds on to Early Lead to Grab Big League Win Over Union, 2-1 The Brown women’s ice hockey team (5-17-1, 4-14-0 ECAC) completed a season sweep of the Union Dutchwomen (7-21-3, 0-16-3 ECAC) with a 2-1 win in tonight’s ECAC contest at Meehan Auditorium. The Bears jumped out to an early lead and fought off a third period rally by the visitors to earn their fourth league win of the season and keep their playoff hopes alive.
  • Brown Edged by Dartmouth, 2-0
    February 08, 2013
    Brown Edged by Dartmouth, 2-0 In the midst of a blizzard, the Brown women’s ice hockey team (4-17-1, 3-14-0 ECAC) fell to the squad from Dartmouth (13-7-4, 8-6-3 ECAC), 2-0, in tonight’s ECAC hockey contest at Thompson Arena in Hanover, New Hampshire. Junior goaltender Aubree Moore (Bowie, MD) kept the Bears in the game, making 28 saves in the loss.
  • Brown Braves Snow Storm to Take On Dartmouth
    February 08, 2013
    Brown Braves Snow Storm to Take On Dartmouth In spite of the impending blizzard, the Brown women’s ice hockey team (4-16-1, 3-13-0 ECAC) will take on the Dartmouth Big Green (12-7-4, 7-6-3 ECAC) in an evening contest at Thompson Arena in Hanover, New Hampshire. The ECAC game is a crucial in determining the Bears’ ability to continue into the post-season, as the team currently sits in 11th place in the league standings, four points shy of the final play-off spot.
  • Jolin Scores as Brown Falls to Princeton, 6-1
    February 02, 2013
    Jolin Scores as Brown Falls to Princeton, 6-1 Despite a second period power-play goal and outshooting the Tigers in the third, the Brown women's ice hockey team (4-16-1, 3-13-0 ECAC) couldn’t contain the Princeton (9-12-2, 4-10-2 ECAC) offense, losing 6-1 at Hobey Baker Rink. Senior Laurie Jolin (Lachine, Montreal) scored the Bears’ lone goal.
  • Brown Hits the Road for Games Against Quinnipiac and Princeton
    February 01, 2013
    Brown Hits the Road for Games Against Quinnipiac and Princeton The Brown women’s ice hockey team (4-14-1, 3-11-0 ECAC) will begin its final stretch of regular-season road games this weekend, traveling to face the Quinnipiac Bobcats (14-9-2, 8-5-1 ECAC) and the Princeton Tigers (7-12-2, 2-10-2 ECAC), the only two ECAC teams that the Bears have yet to face this season. With just eight contests left to determine each team’s play-off fate, the fight for the eighth and final spot continues to heat up. Brown and Princeton, each with six points, are currently tied for tenth place in the league, just a point behind Yale and Colgate, while Quinnipiac sits solidly in fifth place.
  • Brown Defeated by Quinnipiac, 5-0
    February 01, 2013
    Brown Defeated by Quinnipiac, 5-0 The Brown women's ice hockey team (4-15-1, 3-12-0 ECAC) fell behind Quinnipiac (15-9-2, 9-5-1 ECAC) early in the first period and could never recover, losing 5-0 at the TD Bank Sports Center. Sophomore Kaitlyn Keon (Toronto, Ontario) led the Bears with three shots on goal.
  • Pearson Scores First Career Goal in Brown's 4-2 Loss to #4 Cornell
    January 26, 2013
    Pearson Scores First Career Goal in Brown's 4-2 Loss to #4 Cornell The Brown women’s ice hockey team (4-14-1, 3-11-0 ECAC) took an early lead but ultimately fell, 4-2, to #4 Cornell (16-4-0, 12-2-0 ECAC) in this afternoon’s ECAC contest at Meehan Auditorium. Goaltender Aubree Moore (Bowie, MD) made 34 saves and freshman Emma Pearson (Richmond Hill, Ontario) scored her first career goal, but the Big Red couldn’t be stopped, playing just out of reach of the Bears.
  • Brown Welcomes Colgate and #4 Cornell to Meehan for a Weekend of ECAC Action
    January 25, 2013
    Brown Welcomes Colgate and #4 Cornell to Meehan for a Weekend of ECAC Action The Brown women’s ice hockey team (4-12-1, 3-9-0 ECAC) will welcome the Colgate Raiders (6-14-3, 1-8-3 ECAC) and the Cornell Big Red (14-4-0, 10-2-0 ECAC) to Meehan Auditorium this weekend to kick off another round of ECAC action in Providence. With the bottom five teams in the league separated by three points as they vie for a spot in the play-offs, this weekend’s contests will play a crucial role in determining the Bears’ route to the post-season.
  • Brown Rallies in the Third Period But Falls, 4-3, to Colgate
    January 25, 2013
    Brown Rallies in the Third Period But Falls, 4-3, to Colgate In spite of a third period surge, the Brown women’s ice hockey team (4-13-1, 3-10-0 ECAC) dropped a 4-3 decision to the Colgate Raiders (7-14-3, 2-8-3 ECAC) in tonight’s ECAC match-up at Meehan Auditorium.
  • Women's Ice Hockey Raises Over $6,000 For The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society In Score For Survivors Fundraiser
    January 23, 2013
    Women's Ice Hockey Raises Over $6,000 For The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society In Score For Survivors Fundraiser On Monday, January 21 the Brown women’s ice hockey team hosted a Score for Survivors fundraiser at Meehan Auditorium. The players and coaches raised over $6,000 dollars that will be donated to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in honor of Angelica Negron, the team’s newest member by way of Team Impact.
  • Brown Plays Tough to Earn a 2-1 Win Over Yale
    January 19, 2013
    Brown Plays Tough to Earn a 2-1 Win Over Yale The Brown women’s ice hockey team (4-12-1, 3-9-0 ECAC) built an early lead and then held on through two scoreless periods to earn a 2-1 victory over ECAC and Ivy foe Yale (3-15-1, 2-9-1 ECAC) tonight at Meehan Auditorium. The win, the Bears’ third league victory of the season, lifts the team into a tie for eighth-place with the Princeton Tigers and back into play-off contention. Senior goaltender Katie Jamieson (Waterloo, Ontario) was impressive in the win, withstanding a lot of pressure from the Yale offense and making 27 saves over the course of the night.
  • Brown Edged by Yale in Thursday Night Match-up
    January 17, 2013
    Brown Edged by Yale in Thursday Night Match-up The Brown women’s ice hockey team (3-12-1, 2-9-0 ECAC) scored the first and last goals of tonight’s league contest, but ultimately fell, 3-2, to the Yale Bulldogs (3-14-1, 2-8-1 ECAC) at Ingalls Rink in New Haven, Connecticut. Each of the Bears’ co-captains notched a goal in the match-up, while junior Jessica Hoyle (Toronto, Ontario) added two assists, completing her second consecutive multi-point game.
  • Brown Looks to Climb the ECAC Standings in a Home-and-Home Series Against Yale
    January 17, 2013
    Brown Looks to Climb the ECAC Standings in a Home-and-Home Series Against Yale The Brown women’s ice hockey team (3-11-1, 2-8-0 ECAC) will head to New Haven, Connecticut today for the first game in a home-and-home series with the squad from Yale (2-14-1, 1-8-1 ECAC). The Bears are currently in a tie with the Colgate Raiders for ninth place in the ECAC hockey standings with four points, while the Bulldogs are locked with the Union Dutchwomen in the 11th place spot with three points. With playoff berths granted to the top eight teams in the league and the bottom half of the standings separated by just five points, this weekend’s contests, the 78th and 79th between the two Ivy League schools, will play a crucial role in Brown’s push to the post-season.
  • Brown Loses Hard-Fought Battle with St. Lawrence, 4-3
    January 12, 2013
    Brown Loses Hard-Fought Battle with St. Lawrence, 4-3 In spite of a late game rally, the Brown women’s ice hockey team (3-11-1, 2-8-0 ECAC) lost a heartbreaker to St. Lawrence (13-8-1, 8-2-0 ECAC) in this afternoon’s league contest held at Meehan Auditorium. Three different Bears found the back of the net in the loss, and junior goaltender Aubree Moore (Bowie, MD) made 18 big saves in 27:49 of play to keep her squad in the game.
  • Brown Fights but Falls Late, 2-1, Against #5/6 Clarkson
    January 11, 2013
    Brown Fights but Falls Late, 2-1, Against #5/6 Clarkson The Brown women’s ice hockey team (3-10-1, 2-7-0 ECAC) put forth a valiant effort, but ultimately fell 2-1 to #5/6 Clarkson (16-5-0, 8-1-0 ECAC) in tonight’s ECAC hockey contest at Meehan Auditorium. The Bears exerted continuous offensive pressure, backed by solid breakouts and effective passing sequences, while also playing strong defense, but the Golden Knights skated away with the win on the heels of Brittany Styner’s two goals. Junior Jessica Hoyle (Toronto, Ontario) scored Brown’s lone goal, her second of the season.
  • Brown Resumes League Play With Home Contests Against #5/6 Clarkson and St. Lawrence
    January 11, 2013
    Brown Resumes League Play With Home Contests Against #5/6 Clarkson and St. Lawrence After closing out their non-league schedule with two games against the University of Maine Black Bears last weekend, the Brown women’s ice hockey team (3-9-1, 2-6-0 ECAC) continues their quest for a playoff berth with home contests against #5/6 Clarkson (15-5-0, 7-1-0 ECAC) and St. Lawrence (11-8-1, 6-2-0 ECAC). With just seven weeks remaining in the regular season, the Golden Knights sit in fourth place in the league, just two points ahead of the Saints who are holding on to the fifth spot with 12 points. The Bears are currently tied for ninth with the Colgate Raiders, as both teams earned four points in the 2012 portion of the season.
  • Brown Prevails Over Maine, 6-5, In Wild Finish
    January 06, 2013
    Brown Prevails Over Maine, 6-5, In Wild Finish The Brown women’s ice hockey team (3-9-1, 2-6-0 ECAC) withstood a late rally from the University of Maine (3-15-1, 1-8-0 Hockey East) to grab a 6-5 win in today’s non-league contest at Meehan Auditorium. The Bears, who had scored just 12 goals coming into the game, were prolific on offense this afternoon, with Lauren Vella (Staten Island, NY) and senior co-captain Laurie Jolin (Lachine, Montreal) each tallying a career-high three points to lead the charge.
  • Brown Set for Back-to-Back Home Games Against Maine
    January 05, 2013
    Brown Set for Back-to-Back Home Games Against Maine The Brown women’s ice hockey team (2-8-1, 2-6-0 ECAC) returns to Meehan Auditorium this weekend for the first time since they defended the Mayor’s Cup in a 2-2 tie with the Providence College Friars on Friday, November 23, as they take on the University of Maine (2-14-1, 1-8-0 Hockey East) in a two-game series. Saturday’s game marks the eleventh time that the two schools have competed, with Brown leading the overall series, 7-1-2. The two teams squared off for the first time on February 19, 1999, with Brown skating to a 10-0 victory on home ice. Maine’s sole win over the Bears occurred at Alfond Arena on March 4, 2001, with the Black Bears grabbing a narrow, 3-2 victory. After a six-year hiatus, the teams played a two-game series in Orono last season, tying both contests, 4-4 and 0-0.
  • Brown Falls to Maine, 4-2, In The First of Two Weekend Contests Against the Black Bears
    January 05, 2013
    Brown Falls to Maine, 4-2, In The First of Two Weekend Contests Against the Black Bears In their first contest of the new year, the Brown women’s ice hockey team (2-9-1, 2-6-0 ECAC) fell to the University of Maine Black Bears (3-14-1, 1-8-0 WHEA), 4-2, in the first game of a back-to-back weekend series. Maine scored two goals in each of the last two periods, and, despite a third period surge, Brown was unable to fight back for the win. Sophomores Sarah Robson (Mississauga, Ontario) and Brittany Moorehead (Clinton, NY) both tallied goals for the Bears, while junior Aubree Moore (Bowie, MD) stopped 21 of the Black Bears 25 shots in her eighth start of the season.
  • Moore Earns First Career Shutout As Brown Triumphs Over Union, 1-0
    December 08, 2012
    Moore Earns First Career Shutout As Brown Triumphs Over Union, 1-0 Junior goaltender Aubree Moore (Bowie, MD) made 33 saves to earn her first career shutout, as the Bears triumphed over the Dutchwomen, 1-0, this afternoon at Messa Rink. Brown improved to 2-8-1 (2-6-0 ECAC) on the season with the win, while Union dropped to 3-9-3 (0-5-3 ECAC).
  • Brown Returns to ECAC Competition with Games Against Rensselaer and Union
    December 07, 2012
    Brown Returns to ECAC Competition with Games Against Rensselaer and Union After playing five non-conference games, including two exhibition contests in Montreal last weekend, the Brown women's ice hockey team (1-7-1, 1-5-0 ECAC) will return to league play on Friday night when they make their third trip to New York this semester to take on Rensselaer (3-11-2, 1-5-0 ECAC) and Union (3-8-2, 0-4-2 ECAC). Currently, Brown is 1-3 on the road this season, suffering narrow defeats to both #2 Cornell and #3 Clarkson while claiming their sole victory thus far over Colgate, 4-1. This weekend's match-ups will have a significant impact on the ECAC standings, as Brown, Rensselaer, Union and Yale are currently tied for ninth place in the league.
  • Brown Falls to Rensselaer, 3-0, In Its Return to League Action
    December 07, 2012
    Brown Falls to Rensselaer, 3-0, In Its Return to League Action The Rensselaer Engineers (4-11-2, 2-5-0 ECAC) scored two goals in the third period, one of them on an empty net, and sophomore Kelly O’Brien stopped 10 shots for a shutout as the Brown women’s ice hockey team (1-8-1, 1-6-0 ECAC) fell, 3-0, in tonight’s league contest at Houston Field House.
  • Masucci Scores Two Goals as Brown Triumphs Over the University of Montreal, 4-1
    November 30, 2012
    Masucci Scores Two Goals as Brown Triumphs Over the University of Montreal, 4-1 The Brown University women’s ice hockey team (1-7-1, 1-5-0 ECAC) shook off their bus legs and came back from a 1-0 deficit to triumph over the University of Montreal, 4-1, on Friday, November 30. The game, the first of two that the Bears will play in Montreal in a weekend of exhibition competition, marks the second time this season that Brown has tallied four goals in a contest.
  • Amy Bourbeau Featured on the November 23 ECAC Weekly Radio Show
    November 26, 2012
    Amy Bourbeau Featured on the November 23 ECAC Weekly Radio Show Inside the ECAC Hockey Weekly Radio Show is a program highlighting action from the previous weekend's games, and upcoming games. The program also includes interviews with coaches and student-athletes and showcases stories from around the League.
  • Brown Looks to Defend Title in the 18th Annual Mayor's Cup
    November 23, 2012
    Brown Looks to Defend Title in the 18th Annual Mayor's Cup The Brown women’s hockey team (1-7-0, 1-5-0 ECAC) will take to the ice at Meehan Auditorium tomorrow for the 18th annual Mayor’s Cup game against their cross-town rival, the Providence College Friars (7-5-3, 5-2-2 Hockey East). While Providence leads the overall series between the two teams, 32-23-2, Brown has won nine of the 17 battles for bragging rights in Rhode Island, beginning with the inaugural contest held during the 1995-1996 season. Head Coach Amy Bourbeau, in her second year behind the Bears’ bench, led the team to a 2-1 victory over her alma mater last November, with Janice Yang ’15 and Brittany Moorehead ’15 each tallying a goal for Brown. The team will look for a repeat performance tomorrow, as the Bears strive for their second win in the young season.
  • Brown Fights Back from a 2-0 Deficit to Tie Providence College in the 18th Annual Mayor's Cup
    November 23, 2012
    Brown Fights Back from a 2-0 Deficit to Tie Providence College in the 18th Annual Mayor's Cup The Brown University women’s ice hockey team (1-7-1, 1-5-0 ECAC) came back from a 2-0 deficit to tie cross-town rival Providence College (7-5-4, 5-2-2 Hockey East) in the 18th annual Mayor’s Cup game, held tonight at Meehan Auditorium. Mayor Angel Tavares was on hand to present the trophy to the captains of both squads, but, as Brown was victorious in last year’s game, the Bears will keep the cup on College Hill for another season.
  • Jolin Scores First Goal of the Season as Brown Falls to RIT, 2-1
    November 17, 2012
    Jolin Scores First Goal of the Season as Brown Falls to RIT, 2-1 The Brown women’s ice hockey team (1-7-0, 1-5-0 ECAC) battled for 60 minutes of action, but ultimately fell, 2-1, to the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers (6-4-2, 1-2-2 CHA) for the second consecutive night. Senior co-captain Laurie Jolin (Lachine, Montreal) scored her first goal of the season and goaltender Aubree Moore (Bowie, MD) made 18 saves, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the speed and aggression of the visitors.
  • Brown Returns to Meehan Auditorium for a Two Game Series Against RIT
    November 16, 2012
    Brown Returns to Meehan Auditorium for a Two Game Series Against RIT The Brown women’s ice hockey team (1-5-0, 1-5-0 ECAC) returns to Meehan Auditorium this weekend for a two game series against the Rochester Institute of Technology (4-4-2, 1-2-2 CHA), their first non-conference competition of the 2012-2013 season. The two schools have not met since February of 1995, when the Bears triumphed, 7-0, at Ritter Arena in Rochester, New York. Friday’s game will be the first of three home contests for Brown before they end the month of November with a trip to Canada to face the University of Montreal and McGill.
  • Bears Fall to RIT, 2-0, in Their First Non-Conference Action of the Season
    November 16, 2012
    Bears Fall to RIT, 2-0, in Their First Non-Conference Action of the Season The Brown University women’s ice hockey team fell to the Rochester Institute of Technology tonight, 2-0, in their first non-conference match-up of the 2012-2013 season. Senior goaltender Katie Jamieson (Waterloo, Ontario) made 26 impressive saves in net for the Bears, but the Tigers out shot them, 28-18, putting constant pressure on the home team to snatch the first victory in the two game series.
  • Vanessa Welten Featured in The Providence Journal
    November 11, 2012
    Vanessa Welten Featured in The Providence Journal The Providence Journal's Mark Divver features Brown University junior Vanessa Welten (Crysler, Ontario) in his Rhode Island Hockey Report.
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