Megan Keller and Kali Flanagan both went in the first round of the five-team draft, while Makenna Newkirk was the third BC player off the board in the second round.
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.
BC women’s hockey’s Alex Carpenter, Haley Skarupa, Dana Trivigno, and Megan Keller will represent the U.S. at the IIHF World Championships next month.
The Eagles faltered on the power play and Emerance Maschmeyer stood on her head to end BC’s season with a 2-1 loss in Minneapolis.