From the FreeP: Women’s hockey seniors play vital role in final weekend

By Annie Maroon/DFP Staff

ERIE, Pa. — Forwards Holly Lorms, Jillian Kirchner and Lauren Cherewyk entered the Boston University campus in the fall of 2007 as three freshmen about to play in a young, two-year women’s hockey program. Nearly four years later, they left the ice for the last time in the BU scarlet and white Sunday as national runners-up, following their 4-1 loss to University of Wisconsin in the NCAA championship. All three left their marks on their final BU weekend, as did graduate student Catherine Ward, despite falling short of what would have been the first national championship in program history.

“We do walk out of here with a pretty nice trophy and while there’s a bittersweet moment to this, I can’t thank [the seniors] enough,” BU coach Brian Durocher said.


2 thoughts on “From the FreeP: Women’s hockey seniors play vital role in final weekend”

  1. Yeah, you’re right, they clearly accomplished nothing during their four years here. Winning the program’s first Hockey East tournament title and first Hockey East regular-season title and making the program’s first two NCAA tournaments, first Frozen Four and first national championship game are all evidence of just how big of losers they actually were.


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