Wakefield, Mass. – The UConn ladies’s hockey workforce has been picked fourth within the Hockey East preseason ballot, as voted on by the coaches.
The Huskies are coming off one in all their most profitable seasons as a program in 2019-20. The workforce rattled off 19 wins, tying for third-most wins in program historical past.
13 wins got here in Hockey East play, tying for probably the most in program historical past (2007-08) and landed the Huskies a fifth place end. The fifth-seeded Huskies surged by way of the Hockey East Championship bracket by successful a three-game sequence at Boston Faculty within the Quarterfinals and adopted it up with a victory towards New Hampshire within the semifinals. The Huskies run ended within the Hockey East Championship recreation towards Northeastern.
UConn additionally set a brand new program file by securing 12 street wins in 2019-20.
The Huskies return six of their high eight level producers together with their main scorer (16 targets, 17 assists, 33 factors), workforce captain and Second Group Hockey East All-Star Natalie Snodgrass. The Huskies additionally deliver again 5 of their six high defenseman coming into the 2020-21 marketing campaign together with graduate pupil and assistant captain Emily Reid.
Samantha Carpentier-Yelle returns as probably the most skilled goaltender on the roster after going 7-3 with a 1.70 GAA and .929 save share.
UConn opens the 2020-21 marketing campaign at dwelling towards Vermont subsequent Friday, November 20 on the Mark Frietas Ice Discussion board.
Hockey East Preseason Ballot
- Northeastern 90 (9)
- Boston College 82 (1)
- Boston Faculty 71
- UConn 64
- Windfall 56
- New Hampshire 52
- Maine 41
- Vermont 39
- Merrimack 24
- Holy Cross 21