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Eight Harvard Alumni Selected to Beanpot 40th Anninversary Team

Eight Harvard Alumni Selected to Beanpot 40th Anninversary Team

Hockey East Release 

WAKEFIELD, Mass. – In honor of the 40th Anniversary of the Women's Beanpot Tournament this February, Hockey East, in conjunction with the head coaches of all four programs, have selected a 25-member commemorative team, including eight Harvard alumni, that showcases the talent that has played over the tournament's history. 

The Harvard honorees include Jennifer Botterill '03, Julie Chu '07, Nicole Correiro '05, Angela Ruggiero '04, Liza Ryabkina '11, Tammy Shewchuk '01, Cheryl Tate '84 and Sarah Vaillancourt '09. Jennifer Botterill was also selected as co-captain of the squad. 

Harvard has won 14 Beanpot titles, including seven straight from 1999-2005, and has advanced to the championship game 28 times – more than any of the other three schools. The Crimson has a 48-29-1 record at the tournament. 

The 40th Anniversary team will be recognized between the first-round games on Feb. 6, with Harvard taking on Boston University at 5 p.m. and Northeastern facing Boston College at 8 p.m. The consolation and championship games are scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. respectively.= 

Jennifer Botterill
Four Beanpot titles (1999-01, 2003)…Three-time Beanpot MVP (2000-01, 2003)…Beanpot Hall of Fame inductee…Two-time Patty Kazmaier Award winner (2001, 2003)…Four-time Olympian (Canada, 1998-2010)…Scored the overtime winner in Harvard's 2000 and 2001 titles…All-time leading Beanpot scorer 16-13-29. 

Julie Chu
Three Beanpot titles (2003-05)…Beanpot Hall of Fame inductee…Patty Kazmaier Award winner (2007)…Four-time Olympian (USA, 2002-14)…Tallied four assists in Harvard's '03 championship. 

Nicole Corriero
Four Beanpot titles (2002-05)…2005 Beanpot MVP…Beanpot Hall of Fame inductee…Scored the game-winning goal in Harvard's seventh consecutive Beanpot championship, a 6-1 victory over Boston College. 

Angela Ruggiero
Four Beanpot titles (1999-2000, 2003-04)… 2004 Beanpot MVP…Beanpot Hall of Fame inductee…Patty Kazmaier Award winner (2004)…Four-time Olympian (USA, 1998-2002)…Scored the game-winning goal in Harvard's 5-1 victory over Northeastern in 2004. 

Liza Ryabkina
Two Beanpot titles (2008, 2010)…2010 Beanpot MVP…Scored Harvard's goal in a 1-0 win over Northeastern for the Crimson's 13th Beanpot title...Tallied four goals in the preliminary game against Boston College.

Tammy Shewchuk
Three Beanpot titles (1999-2001)…Beanpot Hall of Fame inductee…Olympian (Canada, 2002)…Had four assists in Harvard's 1999 win. 

Cheryl Tate
Two Beanpot titles (1982-83)…Two-time Beanpot MVP (1982-83)…Beanpot Hall of Fame inductee…Backstopped Harvard to the title game through five overtimes against Northeastern in the first round of 1982…Made 29 saves in Harvard's second Beanpot title, a 2-1 victory over Northeastern. 

Sarah Vaillancourt
Two Beanpot titles (2005, 2008)…Beanpot Hall of Fame inductee…Patty Kazmaier Award winner (2008)…Two-time Olympian (Canada, 2006-10)…Notched four points in Harvard's 2005 championship.

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