Clarkson's Gabel leads three stars with four-goal weekend
Gabel entered the weekend tied for the most points in the nation... and added a few.
This week’s three stars combined for 19 points on nine goals and 10 assists in just six games, combining to win five of them.
1.) Loren Gabel, Clarkson
Loren Gabel picked up a hat trick and two assists in a huge win over Dartmouth.
The junior forward from Kitchener, Ontario tied for the nation’s lead in scoring for the week with seven points on four goals and three assists. She scored the game-winning goal and added an assist in a 3-1 victory at Harvard on Friday. A day later, Gabel tallied five points on a hat trick and two assists to lead the Golden Knights to a 8-1 win versus Dartmouth. On the season, she now has 47 points on 21 goals and 26 assists.
Katelyn Rae scored all five of Merrimack's goals over the weekend.
The Courtice, Onatario native scored every goal for the Warriors on the weekend. In Merrimack’s 4-1 loss at Maine on Friday, she scored the team’s only goal. On Saturday, she talled her career-high with four goals in a 4-0 shutout of the Black Bears. On the weekend, she totaled five goals on 13 shots with a +3 rating. On the season, she leads the team with 23 points on 18 goals and five assists.
Brittany Howard piled up a nation-best seven assists over the week.
The senior forward tallied a nation’s leading seven assists on the week as she helped lead the Colonials to a sweep at RIT. On Friday, she totaled five assists in a 12-1 rout of the Tigers. On Saturday, the St. Thomas, Ontario native added two more assists in the 4-3 overtime victory. On the season she now has 37 points on 18 goals and 19 assists.
Women's college hockey: Cornell's Kristin O'Neill nets two game-winning goals for this week's top star honor
Here are the top three stars from the past week in women's college hockey.