9   Gina Kearns
Gina Kearns

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Norwood, Pa.

High School:
Interboro HS

Last College:
Princeton Tiger Lilies

Height:
5-3

Position:
F



Kearns Radio Interviews:
BU All-Access Radio Show Interview - October 24, 2008

AS A JUNIOR IN 2007-08

Played in every game for the third consecutive season, seeing action as a center and right winger ... Finished second on the team with 24 points ... Notched a career-high 16 assists during the season, tying for the highest mark on the team ... Tied career highs with three assists and three points against both Dartmouth on Oct. 28 and Quinnipiac on Nov. 7 ... Tallied the Terriers' first of two short-handed goals this season, scoring against Vermont on Dec. 2 while on the penalty kill ... Her goal against Vermont also served as her lone game-winning goal on the year.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2006-07

Played in all 34 games, finishing third in points with 26 (14-12), including four power-play goals and four game-winning goals ... Was one of only three players to score a short-handed goal ... Recorded seven multiple-point efforts overall and recorded back-to-back multiple-point games against Robert Morris on Oct. 6 and 7 ... During the Oct. 7 game, scored back-to-back goals to come back and tie the game 2-2 ... Scored a power-play game-winning goal on Nov. 29 against Quinnipiac to win 4-3 ... On Jan. 11 against Connecticut, scored an overtime goal to give BU its first ever overtime Hockey East win ... Notched an even-strength game-winning goal over Providence on Feb. 10 and scored an empty-net goal as well.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2005-06

Appeared in all 33 games, finishing second in points with 27 (13-14) ... Tied for first in goals (13), and second in both assists (14) and shots (95) ... Tallied a team-high five-game point streak (5-2-7) between Dec. 3 and Jan. 17 ... Recorded six multiple-point games, with a season-high three points against Robert Morris on Nov. 26 ... Had a season-best seven-shot game against Vermont on Oct. 23 ... Scored two goals against both Union on Oct. 15 and Brown on Jan. 17 ... Only player to record a point at least once every three games ... Scored the first shorthanded goal in program history, during the season opener at Northeastern on Oct. 7 ... Ended the season ranked 20th nationally in points per game among rookies (T-68 overall), averaging .82 PPG.

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Graduated from Interboro High School in Prospect Park, Pa., where she was a senior captain of the boys' varsity ice hockey team during the 2004-05 season ... Played for the Princeton Tiger Lilies of the Mid-Atlantic Women's Hockey Association in 2004-2005 and totaled 121 points (81 goals, 40 assists) in 51 games ... As an assistant captain, led the Tiger Lilies to the bronze medal at the 2005 USA Hockey Girls' 19 & Under National Championship ... Captained the Philadelphia Little Flyers of the MAWHL in 2003-04 and tallied 146 points (92 goals, 54 assists) in 53 games ... Received the Presidents Award for Educational Excellence, the Interboro High School Faculty Award and was a member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL

Daughter of Richard and Dolores Kearns of Norwood, Pa. ... Enrolled in the University's College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences ... Born Nov. 11, 1986.

Overall
YEAR GP G A Pts PP Sh GW PIM
2005-06 33 13 14 27 3 1 2 7/14
2006-07 34 14 12 26 4 1 4 12/24
2007-08 35 8 16 24 2 1 1 4/8
Tot. 102 35 42 77 9 3 7 23/46

Hockey East
YEAR GP G A Pts PP Sh GW PIM
2005-06 21 5 6 11 1 1 0 4/8
2006-07 21 7 7 14 1 1 3 11/22
2007-08 21 4 7 11 1 1 1 2/4
Tot. 63 16 20 36 3 3 4 17/34

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