Digit Murphy Named New England Hockey Writers Coach of the Year

Digit Murphy Named New England Hockey Writers Coach of the Year

April 2, 2002

Coach Murphy led her team to a 25-8-2 season record, and the NCAA Frozen Four Title game. After posting a 6-6-1 record in January, the Bears rallied back to record a 19-2-1 record in the season's final 22 games. Brown captured the ECAC-North League Title and finished 2nd in the Ivy League. Murphy is also one of nine finalists for National Coach of the Year.

Two players earned the All-Star honor for the second time in their careers. Junior Pam Dreyer (Eagle River, AK) was named an all-star after a stellar season for Brown between the pipes. She recorded a 1.55 goals against average and a .938 save percentage. She posted a 13-4-2 record on the season. Dreyer was named the ECAC-North Tournament's Most Outstanding Player, and also received Second Team All-ECAC honors.

Senior Kristy Zamora was also a second time selection. The Oshawa, Ontario native was a second team All-American and also was named the NCAA Frozen Four's Most Outstanding Player. She led the Bears in scoring, with 35-21-56 totals. She also topped the 100-point career mark this season, placing her career totals at 72-48-120 in 127 games played. Zamora finishes her career ranked 9th on Brown's all-time scoring list.

Brown's final selection to the team was junior Assistant Captain, Cassie Turner (Campbellford, Ontario). Turner was named a First Team All-ECAC selection and was a also a unanimous First Team All-Ivy player. She totaled 4 goals and 17 assists or 21 points this season.