Women's Weekly Release



MARSHFIELD, Mass. The New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) women's weekly awards were announced for play through Sunday, January 24. Saint Anselm College's Alex Starzyk (Enfield, Conn.) was named Player of the Week. Rose Pijaca (Worcester, Mass.) of Manhattanville College was named Goaltender of the Week and Norwich University's Brynn Labbe (Calgary, Alta.) was named Rookie of the Week.

Player of the Week
Alex Starzyk Saint Anselm College
(Junior, Forward Enfield, Conn.)

player Starzyk scored a goal and added an assist in a 6-0 victory over New England College on Tuesday. She followed that up with four goals as part of an 8-0 win over #6/9 Castleton on Friday night. She wrapped up the week with a goal and two assists in a 4-1 win over Franklin Pierce. For the week, Starzyk was a +8 on the ice as the Hawks notched three key conference victories.

Goaltender of the Week
Rose Pijaca Manhattanville College
(Freshman, Goaltender Worcester Mass.)

player Pijaca put up an impressive performance in net for the Valiants over three contests on the week. In Tuesday's nonconference contest against Williams, Pijaca recorded a career-high 44 saves. The 44 saves are the third most in a single game in program history. On Friday night the freshman recorded 19 saves in a shutout over Plymouth State and turned aside 37 shots in a losing effort vs. New England College on Saturday.

Rookie of the Week
Bryn Labbe Norwich University
(Freshman, Forward Calgary, Alta.)

player Labbe had a memorable Saturday night, scoring four of Norwich's six goals in a 6-0 win over Nichols. She tallied a natural hat trick with three straight goals in the first and second period and then added a shorthanded goal in the third period. She also had an assist on the first goal of the game for a five-point night. In total, Labbe had four goals and two assists for six points in two wins for the Cadets.



Honor Roll

Rachel Vigliano New England College
(Junior, Forward Monroe, N.J.)
Vigliano helped lead the Pilgrims to two victories this past weekend, including a 6-0 win over Johnson and Wales Friday afternoon and a 2-0 victory over conference opponent Manhattanville on Saturday. Vigliano totaled two goals and an assist in the Pilgrims' nonconference win over Johnson and Wales. On Saturday the junior forward notched the eventual game-winning goal in the second period and also added an assist on the second goal of the game in the closing minute of play.

Sara McNamara Saint Anselm College
(Freshman, Forward Danbury, Conn.)
McNamara picked up an assist as part of a 6-0 win over New England College. She followed that up with a goal and an assist in an 8-0 win over #6/9 Castleton, and added one more assist in a 4-1 win over Franklin Pierce.

Lindsey Powers New England College
(Freshman, Goaltender Stittsville, Ont.)
Powers finished the week 1-1-0 in net for the Pilgrims, including a loss to Saint Anselm Tuesday evening and a key shutout win over Manhattanville on Saturday. For the week Powers totaled 87 saves, including 60 in the loss to Saint Anselm and 27 in the shutout victory over Manhattanville.

Emily Lissner College of the Holy Cross
(Sophomore, Forward Woburn, Mass.)
Lissner notched four points (goal, three assists) on the weekend as the Crusaders earned 5-1 victories over Southern Maine and Saint Michael's. In Friday's win over Southern Maine she recorded two assists while notching a goal and an assist in Saturday's victory over the Purple Knights.


RECENT RESULTS
Day Date Visiting Team   Home Team   Box Score
Tue
01/19/16
New England College
0
at Saint Anselm
6 Box
Tue
01/19/16
Williams
2
at Manhattanville
1 Box
Tue
01/19/16
Norwich
0
at Plattsburgh
6 Box
Fri
01/22/16
Castleton
0
at Saint Anselm
8 Box
Fri
01/22/16
Nichols
1
at University of New England
2 OT Box
Fri
01/22/16
Holy Cross
5
at Southern Maine
1 Box
Fri
01/22/16
Manhattanville
2
at Plymouth State
0 Box
Fri
01/22/16
UMass Boston
3
at Salve Regina
1 Box
Fri
01/22/16
Norwich
5
at Saint Michael's
0 Box
Fri
01/22/16
Johnson & Wales
0
at New England College
6 Box
Sat
01/23/16
Manhattanville
0
at New England College
2 Box
Sat
01/23/16
Franklin Pierce
1
at Saint Anselm
4 Box
Sat
01/23/16
Castleton
2
at UMass Boston
1 OT Box
Sat
01/23/16
Saint Michael's
1
at Holy Cross
5 Box
Sat
01/23/16
Nichols
0
at Norwich
6 Box