Women's Weekly Release

MARSHFIELD, Mass. - The New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) announced its weekly awards for games played through Sunday, February 9. The Norwich University duo of Sophie McGovern (Hermantown, Minn..) and Julia Masotta (Tewksbury, Mass.) were recognized as Player and Rookie of the Week respectively. Alexis Kalm (Aberdeen, N.C.) of Castleton University earned Goaltender of the Week honors.

Player of the Week
Sophie McGovern - Norwich University
(Senior, Forward - Hermantown, Minn.)

player McGovern scored five goals and had three assists for an eight-point week to lead Norwich to a 2-0-1 record. McGovern scored a goal to help Norwich rally to a 2-2 tie vs. No. 2-ranked Middlebury on Tuesday. She then scored twice vs. Suffolk, including the game-winning goal and then two more goals vs. Southern Maine. McGovern also had two assists vs. Suffolk and then another vs. Southern Maine to complete her impressive week. McGovern ranks second on the team in goals (15), assists (20) and points (35).

Goaltender of the Week
Alexis Kalm - Castleton University
(Senior, Goaltender - Aberdeen, N.C.)

player Kalm recorded a pair of overtime victories, helping lead Castleton to sole possession of second place in the NEHC standings. The senior netminder registered 31 saves in Saturday's win over Southern Maine (including 10 across the third period and overtime) as the Spartans skated to a 3-2 overtime victory. She turned around and made another 35 saves (15 saves across the third frame & overtime) in Sunday's OT win over Suffolk. Kalm backstopped a defense that allowed only one power play goal in eight chances over the weekend.

Rookie of the Week
Julia Masotta - Norwich University
(Freshman, Forward - Tewksbury, Mass.)

player Masotta continued her scoring streak, extending her point streak to five straight games with two goals and three assists for five points to help lead Norwich to a 2-0-1 week. Masotta had the primary assist on both of Norwich's goals in a 2-2 come-from-behind tie vs. No. 2-ranked Middlebury. She scored twice in a 9-1 win over Suffolk and then added an assist in Sunday's 6-1 win over Southern Maine.



Honor Roll

Hannah Tracy - Johnson & Wales University
(Junior, Forward - Hanson, Mass.)

Tracy scored a trio of goals and added an assist for a four-point weekend. The junior forward recorded a goal and an assist in a victory over Salem State and then scored twice for the Wildcats in their win over New England College. Tracy has 14 goals on the season, tying the single season record at Johnson & Wales.

Darby Palisi - Castleton University
(Freshman, Defense - Concord, N.H.)

Palisi scored three goals for three points this weekend including an overtime game-winning goal to defeat Southern Maine. She is tied for second in the NEHC in points for a defenseman with 11, is sixth in freshman scoring and leads all Spartan defenseman in scoring


RECENT RESULTS
Day Date Visiting Team   Home Team   Box Score
Tue
02/04/20
Middlebury
2
at Norwich
2 OT Box
Tue
02/04/20
Connecticut College
4
at UMass Boston
1 Box
Fri
02/07/20
New England College
2
at Plymouth State
5 Box
Fri
02/07/20
Johnson & Wales
4
at Salem State
1 Box
Sat
02/08/20
Southern Maine
2
at Castleton
3 OT Box
Sat
02/08/20
Suffolk
1
at Norwich
9 Box
Sat
02/08/20
Plymouth State
1
at UMass Boston
1 OT Box
Sat
02/08/20
New England College
0
at Johnson & Wales
3 Box
Sat
02/08/20
Salem State
1
at Anna Maria
1 OT Box
Sun
02/09/20
Southern Maine
1
at Norwich
6 Box
Sun
02/09/20
Suffolk
2
at Castleton
3 OT Box