MARSHFIELD, Mass. – Shannon Smith (Naperville, Ill.) of University of New England was named to the D3Hockey.com Team of the Week for her play from January 25 through January 31. Smith was also named the New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) Co-Player of the Week on Monday.
Smith broke into scoreless games against conference opponents at University of Southern Maine and Plymouth State University in the third period to register both game-winning goals for the Nor'easters. After a 1-4-1 start to the year, UNE has gone 10-1-1 since and is unbeaten in its last seven contests.
The D3Hockey.com Team of the Week recognizes the top performances across the nation in Division III women's hockey. Institutional and conference sports information directors submit nominations for recognition. A selection committee then reviews the nominations and selects an elite group of three forwards, two defenders and one goaltender for recognition.
To see the full list of honorees please click here.