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Final Games Before Final Exams See Women's Hockey at Union/RPI

Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications                                                                      Release: 01/09/2014
Courtesy: Shelley Szwast
Sophomore Jaimie McDonell
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   Game 19: Princeton at Union
  Gametime Friday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. l Messa Rink
  Game Coverage Live Video  l  Live Stats
  Twitter: @PUTigers@UnionAthletics
  Series Info Record: Princeton leads 20-0-1 (began 2/7/04)
  First Meeting of Year: Princeton won 4-1
  Records Princeton (9-7-2, 6-5-1 ECAC/4th), Union (7-12-1, 2-6 ECAC/9th)
  Princeton Roster Schedule  l  Stats  l @PWIH
  Union Roster Schedule  l  Stats  l @UnionWHockey
   Game 20: Princeton at Rensselaer
  Gametime Saturday, Jan. 11 at 4 p.m. l Houston Field House
  Game Coverage Live Video  l  Live Stats   
  Twitter: @PUTigers  l  @RPIAthletics
  Series Info Record: Princeton leads 9-5-3 (began 11/11/06)
  First Meeting of Year: Princeton won 4-1
  Records Princeton (9-7-2, 6-5-1 ECAC/4th), RPI (7-11-1, 3-5 ECAC/8th)
  Princeton Roster Schedule  l  Stats  l @PWIH
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PRINCETON, N.J. (1/8/14) - The Princeton women's hockey team resumes ECAC Hockey play, traveling to Union and Rensselaer this weekend. The Tigers will face Union on Friday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m., and RPI on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 4 p.m., in the final games before semester exams.

EYE ON THE TIGERS
Princeton had a four-game win streak come to an end Tuesday night at No. 10 Quinnipiac in a 3-1 loss. The Tigers are 9-7-2 on the season and 6-5-1 in ECAC Hockey to sit fourth in the standings.

Three seniors lead the team offensively, with Denna Laing at the top with 12 points on five goals and seven assists. Sally Butler has 11 points on a team-high nine assists and two goals, while Olivia Mucha has a team-best seven goals and three assists for 10 points. Senior defenders Rose Alleva and Gabie Figueroa chip in nine points apiece and sophomore Jaimie McDonell has tallied nine points as well. Sophomore Kimberly Newell has started in 16 of the team's 18 games. She has a .902 save percentage and a 2.97 goals against average.

PRINCETON/UNION SERIES
Princeton is unbeaten in the all-time series with Union, at 20-0-1 since Union joined the ECAC in 2003-04. The Tigers took a 4-1 game back on Dec. 7. Union's lone point in the series came last year in Schenectady a 1-1 tie.

SCOUTING THE DUTCHWOMEN
Union concludes a six-game homestand this weekend, after hosting Maine and RIT in two-game series'. The Dutchwomen are 7-12-1 on the season and 2-6 in the ECAC to sit in a three-way tie in the ECAC Hockey standings. The team boasts the second-best power-play in the league at 21.4% (18/84). It's penalty kill, on the other hand, is last at 74.4% (56/75). Union averages 2.00 goals per game and allows 3.10 gpg.

Junior defender Alex Tancrell-Fontaine's 13 assists puts her in first place on the team in scoring, as she adds one goal for 14 points. Sophomore Kathryn Tomaselli has a team-high nine goals and adds two assists for 11 points. Seniors Stefanie Thomson (6-7) and Maddy Norton (2-11) both contribute 13 points, while sophomore Courtney Turner chips in 12 points on five goals and seven assists. Christine Valente matches Tomaselli's 11 points on four goals and seven assists. Junior Shenae Lundberg has started in goal in all but one game. She owns a 3.08 GAA and an .891 save percentage.

PRINCETON/RENSSELAER SERIES
Princeton won the first meeting this season 4-1 at Hobey Baker Rink on Dec. 6. With the victory the Tigers improved its series record over Rensselaer to 9-5-3. The teams split last season with Princeton taking a 6-5 game on the road before RPI won 4-3 at Baker Rink in the second game.

SCOUTING THE ENGINEERS
Rensselaer enters the weekend with a 7-11-1 record after splitting with Providence on the road last weekend. The Engineers are 3-5 in the ECAC to sit eighth in the standings. RPI averages 2.05 goals per game and allows 2.21 gpg. Both the power play and penalty kill are seventh in the league.

Junior Taylor Mahoney and senior Jordan Smelker are the team's leading scorers with 11 points each. Mahoney has six goals and five assists while Smelker has three goals and a team-high eight helpers. Sophomore Lauren Wash has scored a team-best seven goals and adds two assists for nine points. Sophomore Alexa Gruschow and freshman defender Heidi Huhtamaki contribute eight points apiece. Junior Kelly O'Brien has started in goal in 17 of 19 games and has a 7-9-1 record with a .922 save percentage and a 2.02 GAA. Junior Brianna Piper backs up with a .905 save percentage and a 2.60 GAA in three games.

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