Six NEHC Student-Athletes Recognized by NE Hockey Writers

BOSTON, Mass. - Six New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) student-athletes were honored by the New England Hockey Writers Association as Division III All Stars for their performance this season.

Additionally, Norwich University's Amanda Conway (Methuen, Mass.) was honored as New England's Player of the Year by the organization.

Norwich led the way with honorees on the All-Star team with four overall selections. Joining Conway on the team were Cadets teammates Emily Lambert (Riverview, Mich.), Samantha Benoit (Bow, N.H.) and Sophie McGovern (Hermantown, Minn.).

Suffolk University's Tess Adams (Calgary, Alta.) and University of Southern Maine's Jensen Hamblett (Buffalo, N.Y.) were also recognized as honorees.

All six honorees from the NEHC were First Team All-Conference selections., with Conway also being named the league's Player of the Year. Lambert earned the conference's Goaltender of the Year honor after leading the NEHC in nearly every statistical category.

Conway finished the year with 42 points on 30 goals and 12 assists, ranking sixth nationally.

McGovern ranked fourth in the NEHC in scoring with 20 points on a balanced 10 goals and 10 assists. Benoit was an offensive threat from the blue line for Norwich as her 17 points (5-12) led all defender scoring in the conference.

Adams recorded 17 points on 12 goals and five assists in NEHC Play. Adams is also among the national ranks in scoring as her 32 overall points give her a share of 27th most in the country.

Hamblett anchored the Huskies defense as the team allowed a mere 1.88 goals per game in NEHC play, second only to Norwich. She also contributed to the offensive game as her ten points (4-6) tied her for third amongst fellow defensemen in scoring. The All Stars will be recognized with the other New England Hockey Writers Association All Stars at an awards dinner on April 17 in Saugus, Mass.