NCAA women's hockey: BU's Victoria Bach leads this week's high-scoring three stars
The latest women’s NCAA hockey stars of the week lit up the opposition, combining for an impressive 15 points on nine goals and six assists while winning all six games.
1 – Victoria Bach, Boston University
The Milton, Ontario native led the NCAA with five goals on the weekend, including a four-score outing in Friday’s 7-1 victory over Vermont. She added another goal in the 3-1 win on Saturday. The senior forward finished with a plus-eight rating in the two games over the Catamounts, a total that led the NCAA. She also finished the weekend with 13 shots on goal and six points on five goals and an assist. For the season she has 20 points on 10 goals and 10 assists.
2 – Kristin O’Neill, Cornell
The Oakville, Ontario native had a stellar weekend, recording five points in wins over Brown (5-1) and Yale (3-0). Against the Bears she earned credit on three assists — a single-game career high — while notching the game-winning goal and an assist versus the Bulldogs. The sophomore forward is tied for first in conference play in assists (7) and tied for second in points (10) and is on a four-game point streak. On the season, she leads the team with 12 points on three goals and nine assists.
3 – Brooke Avery, Syracuse
The senior forward from Concord, New Hampshire led the Orange to a sweep of RIT in College Hockey America action. In Friday’s game at RIT, she scored a goal and had the assist on the game-winner in the 4-1 victory. On Saturday, she had two goals in a 5-1 victory, marking the first two-goal game of her career. For the weekend she had three goals and an assist, while adding five shots on goal and a +3 rating. On the season she has eight points on five goals and three assists.