In about a month — or a little longer, if the Arlington Catholic girls’ hockey team gets its way — senior captain Danielle Kelley might find herself doing something she’s never done in front of the Cougars before: cry.
When it does end, it’ll also be the end for her classmates and fellow captains Maddy Roberts and Duggan Delano. The graduation of Kelley and Roberts, in particular, will signal the end of an era; the pair are the first four-year players under Maggie Taverna, who started coaching the program in the fall of 2010, when Kelley and Roberts were freshmen.
Taverna’s Cougars are 56-19-8 through Sunday, a run that includes a Division 1 state championship in 2012, a second title game berth a year later, and a 11-2-1 squad this winter. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.