All four former Friars were selected by the Boston Blades.
Morse ranks tied for third in the league for defenseman scoring with 21 points.
Illikainen was a unanimous selection.
The Friars will advance to the Hockey East Semifinal game for the 11th straight season.
Morse leads the Friars in all-time scoring against the Huskies with six points.
2013-14: Played in 34 games for the Friars ... Tallied nine points with three goals and six assists ... Four of those nine points came against ranked opponents ... Ranked second on the team in blocked shots (37) ... Tallied a multi-assist game against 10th-ranked Mercyhurst (10/13), including the first assist on the game-winning goal ... Tallied a goal in the Friars' 4-3, come-from-behind win over ninth-ranked Boston University (1/17) ... Was tied for second on the team in defensemen scoring.
2012-13: Played in 32 games for the Friars... Registered a career best 21 points on five goals and 16 assists...Led the team in blocked shots with 52... Recorded five multi-point games and tallied six points against ranked opponents... Scored two goals in a 9-2 win against Maine on Jan. 27... Tallied one power play goal at Northeastern (1/20)... Earned All-Hockey East Honorable Mention for defense.
2011-12...Played in all 37 games...Tallied 14 points on three goals and 11 assists...Led team with a rating of +14...Notched three, multi-point games...Registered six points in a four-game span (1/28-2/11)...Scored the eventual game-winning goal to defeat #4 Boston College (2/4)...Contributed two power play strikes...Played in 21 conference games with 11 points on three goals and eight assists
2010-11...Named to Hockey East All-Rookie Team...Named Hockey East Rookie of the Month for February...Named Hockey East Rookie of the Week (2/28)...Played in 33 games as a freshman, recording 16 points on five goals and 11 assists...tied for third on the team with a plus/minus rating of +17...Scored three game-winning goals, including a score in the final minute of regulation against Vermont (2/19)...Had at least one point in each of the final five games of the season, including a goal in the Hockey East Quarterfinal against Maine and an assist in the Hockey East semifinal against BC...Played in 19 conference games, tying for third on the team with 12 points on four goals and eight assists.
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Member of the National Sports Academy from 2006-2010 which competes in the Junior Women's Hockey League... Captained the team in 2009-10... Set the team's assist record in 2009-10 with 61 assists in 71 games... Finished her career with 60 goals and 160 assists for 220 points... Led the team to the 2009-10 New York State Championship... Helped set the team record for most wins in a season in 2008-09 with 45...High Honor Roll student from 2006-10... Given the Founders' Award for Academic Excellence and the Community Service Award in 2008... Earned the Clarkson Leadership Award in 2009 and was a member of the National Honors Society.
PERSONAL NAME: Rebecca Morse FAMILY: Daugher of Robert and Reatha Morse. Has one brother, Ryan. MAJOR: Marketing
Career Highs Goals: 2 (1/27/13 vs Maine) Assists: 2 (10/13/13 vs Mercyhurst) Points: 3 (1/27/13 vs Maine)
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