Women's Weekly Release



MARSHFIELD, Mass. – The New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) women's weekly awards were announced for play through Sunday, November 12. UMass Boston's Rachel Peacock (Billerica, Mass.) earned Co-Player of the Week honors. Additionally three Norwich University Cadets in Sophie McGovern (Hermantown, Minn.), Laurie King (Waddington, N.Y.) and Samantha Benoit (Bow, N.H.) were recognized as Co-Player, Goaltender and Rookie of the Week respectively.

Players of the Week
Rachel Peacock – UMass Boston
(Sophomore, Forward– Billerica, Mass.)

player Rachel had a three-point weekend for the Beacons as they went 1-0-1 in NEHC play. She collected the game-winning goal in the 4-2 come-from-behind win at Southern Maine on Friday. She then turned around and netted the game-tying goal in Saturday's 2-2 draw at UNE. Her assist of the weekend was on the Beacons' first goal at UNE.

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

player McGovern scored two goals and tallied an assist for three points in a 4-3 victory over four-time defending national champion Plattsburgh State on Wednesday. McGovern ended a 13-game winless streak vs. the Cardinals for the Cadets. She scored the go-ahead goal to break a 2-2 tie and then also had the primary assist on the game-winning goal. She was named the Game's No. 1 star.

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

player King stopped 50 of 53 shots, including 35 in a 4-3 victory over the four-time defending national champions Plattsburgh State. She backstopped NU to its first win over Plattsburgh in 13 tries and first since 2012. King then recorded 15 saves in a 6-0 win over Plymouth State to pick up her second shutout of the season and the 16th of her career. She also added a rare goalie assist in the game against PSU

Rookie of the Week
Samantha Benoit – Norwich University
(Freshman, Defense – Bow, N.H.)

player Benoit tallied an assist in each of Norwich's two victories on the week as she finished a +2 plus-minus rating. She was on the ice for all four of Norwich's goals in a 4-3 win over four-time defending national champion Plattsburgh State.



Honor Roll

Aimee Briand – Castleton University
(Junior, Forward – Barrington, N.H.)

Briand scored both goals in Castleton's lone game of the week, a 2-1 overtime win against conference opponent Plymouth State on Saturday. The junior forward scored to put the Spartans ahead just over five minutes into the game and then added another with 1:57 left in the extra period to clinch the victory. She now tops in the conference with six goals.


RECENT RESULTS
Day Date Visiting Team   Home Team   Box Score
Wed
11/08/17
Norwich
4
at Plattsburgh
3 Box
Fri
11/10/17
UMass Boston
4
at Southern Maine
2 Box
Fri
11/10/17
New England College
 
at Castleton
 
Postponed
Fri
11/10/17
Plymouth State
0
at Norwich
6 Box
Fri
11/10/17
Salve Regina
3
at University of New England
2 Box
Sat
11/11/17
Salve Regina
0
at Southern Maine
1 Box
Sat
11/11/17
Plymouth State
1
at Castleton
2 OT Box
Sat
11/11/17
UMass Boston
2
at University of New England
2 OT Box
Sat
11/11/17
New England College
 
at Norwich
 
Postponed