Women's Weekly Release



MARSHFIELD, Mass. The New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) women's weekly awards were announced for play through Sunday, February 7. College of the Holy Cross' Izzy Bagi (Branford, Conn.) was named Player of the Week. Emelie Lindqvist (Guller, Sweden) of Plymouth State University was recognized as Goaltender of the Week and Norwich University's Bryn Labbe (Calgary, Alta.) earned Rookie of the Week honors.

Player of the Week
Izzy Bagi College of the Holy Cross
(Junior, Defense Branford, Conn.)

player Bagi notched two goals and one assist in a win over Franklin Pierce, and added an assist in a win over the University of New England. She helped lead the Crusaders' defense along with Taylor McGee in the top pairing to hold UNE and Franklin Pierce to one goal each. The junior defender was also named Holy Cross Winter Homecoming MVP for her performance against Franklin Pierce.

Goaltender of the Week
Emelie Lindqvist Plymouth State University
(Freshman, Goaltender Guller, Sweden)

player Lindqvist posted a 2-0 record with a 1.50 goals against average and a .955 save percentage in a four-point weekend for the Panthers. She made 23 saves in a 3-1 win over Southern Maine, and made 41 saves in a 3-2 win over nationally-ranked Castleton.

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

player Labbe scored two goals and had an assist for a three-point week to lead Norwich to two crucial wins over Middlebury and Franklin Pierce. Labbe scored the game-winning goal with 2:59 left in the third period to lift the Cadets to a 3-2 upset win over No. 6 Middlebury. She then added a goal and an assist in Friday's 3-1 win over Franklin Pierce. Labbe leads Norwich with 11 goals and seven assists for 18 points.



Honor Roll

Adelle Murphy Norwich University
(Junior, Forward Roseau, Minn.)
Murphy scored a goal and notched two assists for a three-point week to lead Norwich to two important victories. Murphy scored a goal in a 3-2 win over No. 6 Middlebury on Tuesday night and then she notched two assists, to help the Cadets to a 3-1 win over Franklin Pierce on Friday night. Murphy has nine goals and nine assists for 18 points this season.

Haley Branovan Plymouth State University
(Junior, Defense Canandaigua, N.Y.)
Branovan anchored a PSU defense that allowed just three goals in a 2-0 week, while also contributing a goal and an assist in the victories. She assisted on the insurance goal in the win over Southern Maine, and her goal against Castleton tied the game 2-2 late in the second period and PSU went on to win, 3-2.

Abby Burke Saint Michael's College
(Junior, Goaltender Bedford, Mass.)
Burke made 37 saves to blank New England College, 3-0, on Saturday. Burke and the Purple Knights spent nearly 20 percent of the game playing a woman down, as they held the Pilgrims to an 0-for-6 showing on the power play, including 18 seconds of a two-player advantage.

Cassandra Sherman University of Southern Maine
(Senior, Forward North Smithfield, R.I.)
Sherman helped the Huskies go 1-1 this week scoring three goals and handing out one assist. She had the Huskies lone goal, putting USM up 1-0 at the time, in an eventual 3-1 loss at Plymouth State. The next day, she scored the Huskies first two goals, and had an assist in a 6-0 win over Nichols that snapped an 11-game winless stretch (0-10-1). Sherman has now scored a goal in three straight games, and four of the last five.


RECENT RESULTS
Day Date Visiting Team   Home Team   Box Score
Tue
02/02/16
Middlebury
2
at Norwich
3 Box
Wed
02/03/16
Saint Anselm
2
at Amherst
3 Box
Fri
02/05/16
Holy Cross
4
at University of New England
1 Box
Fri
02/05/16
Southern Maine
1
at Plymouth State
3 Box
Fri
02/05/16
Norwich
3
at Franklin Pierce
1 Box
Fri
02/05/16
Salve Regina
4
at Manhattanville
1 Box
Fri
02/05/16
Castleton
6
at Saint Michael's
3 Box
Sat
02/06/16
New England College
0
at Saint Michael's
3 Box
Sat
02/06/16
Salve Regina
1
at UMass Boston
3 Box
Sat
02/06/16
Saint Anselm
4
at University of New England
0 Box
Sat
02/06/16
Nichols
0
at Southern Maine
6 Box
Sat
02/06/16
Franklin Pierce
1
at Holy Cross
5 Box
Sat
02/06/16
Plymouth State
3
at Castleton
2 Box
Sat
02/06/16
Amherst
9
at Manhattanville
1 Box