Women's Weekly Release



MARSHFIELD, Mass. – The New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) women's weekly awards were announced for play through Sunday, January 8. Sam Girard (Dedham, Mass.) of College of the Holy Cross was recognized as Player of the Week. Norwich University's Laurie King (Waddington, N.Y.) earned Goaltender of the Week honors while Megan Klaus (State College, Pa.) of Saint Anselm College was recognized as Rookie of the Week.

Player of the Week
Sam Girard – College of the Holy Cross
(Sophomore, Forward– Dedham, Mass.)

player Girard helped Holy Cross to its fifth straight Rutland Herald Invitational championship with wins over SUNY Canton and Endicott. Girard was named the tournament's MVP for recording a team-best five points on three goals and two assists. In the opening round against the Roos, she notched one goal and one assist, as the Crusaders triumphed 3-2. In the championship game she tallied a team-leading two goals and one assist, as Holy Cross skated to its fifth championship with a 4-0 victory.

Goaltender of the Week
Laurie King – Norwich University
(Junior, Goaltender – Waddington, N.Y.)

player King posted two phenomenal performances against nationally-ranked opponents this weekend. Her 19-save shutout performance against #2 Elmira College handed the Soaring Eagles their first loss of the year as it propelled the Cadets into the championship game of the East-West Hockey Classic. She followed that with a brilliant 16-save performance (in relief) surrendering only one goal to #1 Plattsburgh State.

Rookie of the Week
Megan Klaus – Saint Anselm College
(Freshman, Defense – State College, Pa.)

player Klaus recorded her first two collegiate goals and added an assist for Saint Anselm in a 5-1 win at Franklin Pierce on Saturday. The freshman scored her first-career goal on the power play at 11:37 of the first period and added another at 7:25 of the second.



Honor Roll

Allison Butler – Saint Anselm College
(Senior, Forward – Danvers, Mass.)

Butler tallied two goals and two assists for Saint Anselm in a 5-1 victory at Franklin Pierce on Saturday. The senior got the scoring started on the power play at 6:01 of the first and capped the scoring at 7:21 of the third, while adding a pair of helpers in between. The four points leave her tied for fourth in the NEHC with 18 points this season.

Sophie McGovern – Norwich University
(Freshman, Forward – Hermantown, Minn.)

McGovern notched the game-winning goal to propel the Cadets into the East-West Hockey Classic Championship against #2 nationally-ranked Elmira College. The goal came halfway through the second period as Norwich handed the Soaring Eagles their first loss of the season.

Tessie Salatas – College of the Holy Cross
(Junior, Goaltender – Laval, Que.)

Salatas remained perfect in net in the Rutland Herald Invitational championship, shutting out Endicott, 4-0, as the Crusaders won their fifth straight RHI title. The Gulls entered the game undefeated with a 12-0-1 record, as Salatas made 18 saves to keep Endicott scoreless throughout the contest. She earned her second career shutout win and is now 6-2-0 on the season.


RECENT RESULTS
Day Date Visiting Team   Home Team   Box Score
Mon
01/02/17
Post
0
at UMass Boston
10 Box
Mon
01/02/17
Nichols
0
at Wesleyan
4 Box
Tue
01/03/17
Sacred Heart
4
at Southern Maine
1 Box
Tue
01/03/17
Bowdoin
4
at UMass Boston
2 Box
Wed
01/04/17
Sacred Heart
5
at Southern Maine
0 Box
Fri
01/06/17
New England College
3
at Johnson & Wales
4 Box
Fri
01/06/17
Plymouth State
4
at Saint Michael's
0 Box
Sat
01/07/17
Saint Anselm
5
at Franklin Pierce
1 Box
Sat
01/07/17
Plymouth State
1
vs Hamilton
4 Box
Sat
01/07/17
Endicott
7
at Castleton
3 Box
Sat
01/07/17
Elmira
0
at Norwich
1 Box
Sat
01/07/17
Sacred Heart
3
at Saint Michael's
1 Box
Sat
01/07/17
UMass Boston
 
at Johnson & Wales
 
4:10 p.m.
Sat
01/07/17
Canton
2
vs Holy Cross
3 Box
Sun
01/08/17
Canton
1
at Castleton
7 Box
Sun
01/08/17
Endicott
0
vs Holy Cross
4 Box
Sun
01/08/17
Plattsburgh
3
at Norwich
1 Box