2011–12 Maine Black Bears
Conference Hockey East
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Not ranked College Sports Not ranked
2011–12 Record
Head Coach Maria Lewis
Captain Dawn Sullivan
Arena Alfond Arena
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The Maine Black Bears will attempt to win their first NCAA Womens Frozen Four title. Head coach Maria Lewis returns for her second season. Lewis led the Black Bears to the Hockey East Tournament in the previous season and helped the Black Bears double their win total from the previous season. The Black Bears return 14 letterwinners for the season (nine forwards, three defenders, two goaltenders). Dawn Sullivan will serve as the Black Bears captain. In the past season, she registered eight goals and nine assists for 17 points.


  • Sept 20/11: The Hockey East Preseason coaches poll was released and the Black Bears were selected to finish in eighth place. The team received 18 points in the poll overall.[1]


Player PositionHeightNationalityHometownFormer team
Megan MenottiDefense 5-4 Flag of the United States United StatesVernon Hills, Ill.Chicago Misson
Brittney HunnekeDefense 5-7 Flag of the United States United StatesHastings, Minn.Hastings High School
Jessica HallDefense 5-6 Flag of Canada.svg CanadaIngersoll, OntarioKW Rangers
Tori PasquarielloForward 5-7 Flag of Canada.svg CanadaMississauga, OntarioBrampton Thunder
Jennifer MoreForward 5-3 Flag of Canada.svg CanadaDeloraine, ManitobaNotre Dame
Katy MasseyForward 5-1 Flag of the United States United StatesWaterville, MaineWaterville High School Varsity Boys
Nikola TomigovaForward 5-6 Flag of the Czech Republic Czech RepublicSmrzice, Czech RepublicWyoming Seminary
Meghann TreacyGoaltender 5-9 Flag of the United States United StatesLake Peekskill, N.Y.Williston Northampton

Regular seasonEdit

  • January 22: Maine hosted Providence College for the Sixth Annual Hockey East Skating Strides Against Breast Cancer event. The Black Bears bested the Friars in an overtime finish by a 3-2 mark. Maine improved to 13-8-6 on the season and 7-6-2 in Hockey East play. Maine goals were scored by Brianne Kilgour, Brittany Dougherty and Danielle Ward. Mary Dempsey from the Patrick Dempsey Cancer Center participated in the ceremonial puck drop. Commemorative game jerseys with pink color were auctioned off after the game. In addition, the team participated in an autograph session in which all fans received a signed team photo.[2]
  • February 4-5: Maine enjoyed a series sweep versus the Vermont Catamounts. Brittany Dougherty accumulated a total of three points (two goals and an assist), while Dawn Sullivan earned an assist in the February 4 contest (a 4-1 win), and scored the game-winning goal the following day. Other skaters with notable performances included Danielle Ward scoring a goal on February 4, and earning two assists on February 5 (a 3-0 win), while Tori Pasquariello, scored two goals in the 4-1 win. Goaltender Brittany Ott made a total of 43 saves in the sweep. [3]
  • Versus the Northeastern Huskies on February 11, 2012, Brittany Ott notched the 2,000th career save of her NCAA career. [4]


Overall Conference
Boston College 14 9 4 1 19 43 29 8 5 2 1 22 14
Providence 17 6 8 3 15 44 43 9 5 3 1 30 21
Northeastern 14 10 4 0 20 48 25 7 5 2 0 20 12
Maine 18 9 5 4 22 8 4 3 1 26 23
Boston University 5 4 1 0 17 10
Connecticut 7 2 5 0 11 16
Vermont 16 2 10 4 8 30 61 8 2 6 0 15 27
New Hampshire 6 0 5 1 6 24
Championship: To Be Determined
indicates conference regular season champion
* indicates conference tournament champion
Current rankings: Division I women's poll
*Rankings based on number of wins in the conference


Date OpponentTimeScoreRecord
Sep. 23 Sacred Heart 7:00 PM
Sep. 24 Sacred Heart 3:00 PM
Oct. 7 at Quinnipiac 7:00 PM
Oct. 8 at Quinnipiac 1:00 PM
Oct. 14 Bemidji St. 7:00 PM
Oct. 15 Bemidji St. 5:00 PM
Oct. 21 at Connecticut7:00 PM
Oct. 22 at Connecticut2:00 PM
Oct. 28 Northeastern2:00 PM
Oct. 30 at Boston CollegeTBA
Nov. 5 at Providence1:00 PM
Nov. 6 at Providence2:00 PM
Nov. 12 Niagara 2:00 PM
Nov. 13 Niagara 12:00 PM
Nov. 18 Brown 7:00 PM
Nov. 19 Brown 3:00 PM
Nov. 23 at Vermont2:00 PM
Nov. 25 at New Hampshire7:00 PM
Dec. 3 Boston College7:00 PM
Dec. 4 Boston College3:00 PM
Dec. 9 at Union 7:00 PM
Dec. 10 at Union 2:00 PM
Jan. 8 Boston U.3:00 PM
Jan. 14 at Boston U.3:00 PM
Jan. 15 at Boston U.3:00 PM
Jan. 20 Connecticut2:00 PM
Jan. 22 Providence3:00 PM
Feb. 4 Vermont2:00 PM
Feb. 5 Vermont3:00 PM
Feb. 11 at Northeastern2:00 PM
Feb. 12 at Northeastern2:00 PM
Feb. 18 New Hampshire
Feb. 19 New Hampshire3:00 PM

Conference recordEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

  • Melissa Gagnon, Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week (Week of September 26, 2011)
  • Jennifer More, Hockey East Rookie of the Week (Week of September 26, 2011)
  • Jennifer More, Hockey East Rookie of the Week (Week of January 16. 2012)
  • Ashley Norum, Nominee, 2012 Hockey Humanitarian Award[5]
  • Brittany Ott, Hockey East Goaltender of the Week (Week of November 28, 2011)[6]
  • Brittany Ott, Hockey East Goaltender of the Week (Week of January 16. 2012)[7]
  • Brittany Ott, Hockey East Co-Defensive Player of the Week (Week of January 23, 2012)[8]
  • Danielle Ward, Hockey East Player of the Week (Week of September 26, 2011)[9]
  • Maine Black Bears, Hockey East Team of the Week (Week of September 26, 2011)
  • Maine Black Bears, Hockey East Team of the Week (Week of November 28, 2011)
  • Maine Black Bears, Hockey East Team of the Week (Week of January 16. 2012)


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