Crossley, Gilligan Earn Hockey East All-Star Honors
HYANNIS, Mass. – Freshman Alexis Crossley (Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia) and sophomore Jenn Gilligan (Maple Ridge, British Columbia) were tabbed Hockey East All-Stars Friday evening as announced by the league at the annual Championship Awards Banquet in Hyannis, Mass.
Crossley was named a member of the Second-Team All-Stars after a solid rookie campaign with the Wildcats. The defenseman tallied seven goals and 17 assists for 24 points and led the squad in power play goals with five. In the team's first meeting with Boston College, Crossley recorded a career-high mark of three points after scoring twice, including the game winner, and dished out an assist. She finished the year ranked second in the league in blocked shots (64).
Gilligan was named an Honorable Mention All-Star after racking up a 10-5-3 record with a pair of shutouts. The netminder started the season with a record of 4-0-0, earning her first win of the season over reigning conference champion Boston University. Gilligan played four games in which she tallied 30 saves or more and an additional nine games with 20-plus saves. She finished the year with a goals against average of 2.29 and a save percentage of .909, ranking her third in the league for GAA and fifth in save percentage.
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