#7 Camels visit #2 Amherst for NESCAC Quarterfinal Saturday
Camels Will Make Fifth Consecutive Appearance in NESCAC Championship Tournament
Women's Hockey Post-Season Notebook
The seventh seeded Connecticut College women's hockey team will visit second seeded Amherst Saturday afternoon for a 1:30 p.m. NESCAC Championship Quarterfinal contest.
The 2012 NESCAC Championship Field
Saturday, Feb. 25
No. 8 Colby at No. 1 Middlebury - 1:00 p.m.
No. 7 Conn. College at No. 2 Amherst - 1:30 p.m.
No. 6 Williams at No. 3 Bowdoin - 1:00 p.m.
No. 5 Hamilton at No. 4 Trinity - 3:00 p.m.
Saurday, Feb. 26 Semifinal at Highest Remaining Seed 1:00 or 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 4 Championship-Semifinal Winners-2:00 pm
#22 Courtney Dumont
Courtney Dumont is the NESCAC's most dangerous forward and has already buried 30 goals and assisted on 17 others for a total of 47 points in the first 49 games of her career. Dumont had an immediate impact on the Camel program, tallying 18 goals, 10 assists and 28 points in a memorable rookie campaign. Dumont was honored as the NESCAC Rookie of the Year and also landed on the 2011 All-NESCAC Second Team for the Camels. In a 5-2 victory against Wesleyan Feb. 18, 2011 Dumont set the program's single season scoring record with her 18th goal for Connecticut College. The previous mark of 17 scores was held by Karyn Nelson '00. This season, Dumont is sixth in the NESCAC this season with 12 goals scored and has dished out nine assists to lead the Camels with 21 points.
#17 Olivia Farrell
Sophomore forward Olivia Farrell is having another productive season for the Camels. Farrell has dished out a team-best 13 assists to go with five goals for 18 points. Dumont is ranked 10th in the NESCAC with the 13 assists this season. In 49 games for the Camels, Farrell has tallied 39 points with 10 goals and 29 assists.
The Lord Jeffs took both games in New London back in late January but they won the second game in a close 2-1 contest. The Camels are 11-11-2 with a 5-10-1 record in the NESCAC. Amherst, ranked #3 in the nation, is 19-4-1 with a 13-2-1 mark in league action. Junior Ariel DiPasquale (Whitestone, N.Y.) is enjoying a career-year for Connecticut College with 10 goals, five assists and 15 points. Junior net-minder Amy Leichliter (West Chester, Pa.) has registered a 2.38 goals against average to go with a .913 save percentage and has made 280 saves in 11 starts for the Camels. Kelsie Fralick (West Chester, Pa.) carries a 2.63 GAA with a .908 save percentage into Saturday's action. Junior defender Andrea McRae (Stittsville, Ontario) has been a defensive standout, who has tallied three goals, seven assists and 10 points.
February 23, 2012