“Freshman don’t win the Patty Kazmaier Award,” people said. Enter Daryl Watts, a Canadian phenom, who led the country in scoring wire-to-wire and added the prestigious award to a trophy cabinet full of them.
BC women’s hockey head coach Katie Crowley won Olympic Gold back in 1998—20 years later, she watched five of her current and former skaters join her in eternal glory.
With Team U.S.A.’s dramatic overtime victory over Canada on Wednesday night, five current and former BC women’s hockey skaters won Olympic gold, upping the program’s total medal count to 10.
With three current defensemen overseas for the Olympics, the best goaltender in the game, and the top two leading scorers in the country, as well as another pair of skaters in the top 15, BC has more star power than any other team in NCAA hockey.
Goaltender Katie Burt’s career-high 43 saves masked the fact the Eagles were booked for a season-high eight penalties against BU. The Eagles won’t always be so fortunate.