WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross director of athletics Nathan Pine and head women's ice hockey coach Peter Van Buskirk have announced the team's schedule for the 2017-2018 season.
The College of the Holy Cross has named Katie Lachapelle its new associate head women's ice hockey coach, as announced by head coach Peter Van Buskirk. Lachapelle will be heavily involved in all facets of the program, including recruiting, skill instruction and preparation for practices and competitions.
Holy Cross women's ice hockey and women's rowing junior Tessie Salatas has been selected to attend the NCAA Career in Sports Forum from June 1-4 in Indianapolis at the NCAA national office. Salatas, the only student-athlete selected from a Patriot League school, will join more than 230 current student-athletes and NCAA scholarship and grant recipients from schools around the nation from all divisions.
"This is a historic day for the College of the Holy Cross and for our women's ice hockey program," said Holy Cross Director of Athletics Nathan Pine.
Senior Isabela Bagi, a member of the Holy Cross women's ice hockey and women's tennis teams, has been selected as the 2016-2017 winner of the John A. Meegan Athletic Achievement Award. Presented by the Holy Cross Varsity Club, the Meegan Award goes to a student-athlete, regardless of class, who competed in a sport other than football, baseball and basketball, and who attained outstanding achievement during his or her college career.
Former Holy Cross women's ice hockey star Nicole Giannino balances her traditional career with her athletic aspirations.
Holy Cross junior co-captain forward Kara Violette has been named to the Division II/III All-New England Team.
Members of NEHC teams must carry a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA and have completed one full-year at their current institution for All-Academic recognition.
The event was a part of the Be Well Series.
Kara Violette refused to give up on her dream of playing college hockey!
Check out the highlights from the women's ice hockey team's 2016-2017 season.
This marked the fourth overtime game played against St. Anselm in the NEHC Open Championship.