Dougherty, Ott, Ward Earn WHEA All-Star Honors
Three members of the University of Maine women’s hockey
squad were earned Hockey East All-Star honors today; Brittany
Dougherty (Chesterfield, Mich.), Danielle Ward (Lansing, Mich.),
and Brittany Ott (St. Clair Shores, Mich.). Dougherty was named to
the WHEA Second Team All-Stars while Ward and Ott were named to the
WHEA Honorable Mention All-Stars.
Brittany Dougherty finished the season setting career marks in goals (16), assists (17), and total points (33). On October 30, she netted her first multi-goal game with a hat-trick against #4 Boston College, helping Maine to a 5-2 victory. Dougherty finished the season with three power play goals, three short-handed goals, and two game winners. Brittany tallied multiple points in nine games this season, including two three-point games. She is the first player to receive All-Star Second Team honors since Kelly Law did it in 2005-06.
Danielle Ward earned Honorable Mention for her stellar season performance of 14 goals and 17 assists for 31 points. Ward had 10 multi-point games this season; two of which she scored twice in. She recorded a season high three points against New Hampshire on February 18 with a game winning overtime goal as well as two assists. At the end of the regular season, Danielle was tied for second in the nation in game-winning goals with seven.
Brittany Ott was also awarded Honorable Mention for her solid performance between the pipes of the Black Bears this season. Ott won a career high 13 games this season, finishing with an overall record of 13-10-3. She also finished with a save percentage of .919 and a 2.46 GAA, and three shutouts. Ott made 30-plus saves in seven games this season; making at least 44 saves in three of those games. Ott Eclipsed the 2,000 career save mark this year at Northeastern (2/11) after a 26 save performance. Her career total now stands at 2,122.