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PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Travis Daniel, University of Massachusetts
(Senior; Forward - North Brunswick, N.J./New Jersey Rockets)
Daniel led UMass Boston to a 2-0 weekend with a team-high five points (1 goal and 4 assists). The senior captain recorded two assists Friday night, including an assist on the game-winning goal, in UMass Boston’s 3-2 win over Southern Maine. Saturday he suited up for the 100th time in a UMass Boston uniform and recorded a pair of assists to go along with his program-record tying 11th career game-winning goal in a 4-3 win over UNE.
GOALTENDER OF THE WEEK
Nick Dries, Saint Anselm College
(Senior; Goaltender - Commerce Township, Mich./Bay State Breakers)
Dries stopped 62 of 63 shots he faced for a .984 save percentage and 0.50 goals against average, en route to leading the Hawks to a 2-0-0 week. Dries stopped all 35 shots he faced against Southern New Hampshire University on Tuesday before making 27 saves against New England College on Friday.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Stephen Inman, St. Michael’s College
(Freshman; Defenseman - Coventry, R.I./Odessa Jackalopes)
Inman had a goal and two assists during a 2-1 week. In a 4-1 win over Franklin Pierce on Tuesday, Inman had a goal and an assist, including lending a hand on a power-play goal that gave his team the lead for good 13:51 into the contest. Inman added a power-play marker 17:43 into the second. During a 3-2 win at Skidmore on Friday, he assisted the power-play game-winner 23 seconds into overtime for the Purple Knights’ first win at Skidmore in 11 years.
WEEKLY HONOR ROLL
Kevin Altidor, St. Michael’s College
(Sophomore; Forward - Montreal, Que./Millbrook School)
Altidor scored three goals, including two game-winners, during a 2-1 week. In a 4-1 win over Franklin Pierce on Tuesday, Altidor scored 14:06 into the second period to produce a 2-0 edge. He then scored on a power play 23 seconds into overtime during a 3-2 win on Friday at Skidmore, the Purple Knights’ first victory on the road against the Thoroughbreds since 2003. Altidor then scored the first goal 6:54 into the first period of a 4-1 loss at Castleton State on Saturday.
Jamie Murray, Babson College
(Sophomore; Goaltender - Scituate, Mass./South Shore Kings)
Murray was tremendous in Babson’s two victories over the weekend, stopping 50 of 51 shots (.980 save percentage) and posting a 0.50 goals against average. He made 23 saves in Friday’s 2-1 overtime win over the University of New England and then stopped all 27 shots to earn his fourth shutout of the season in Saturday’s 3-0 triumph over Southern Maine..
Bryan Sullivan, Saint Anselm College
(Sophomore; Forward - Burlington, Mass../The Governor’s Academy)
Sullivan tallied three points to help the Hawks to a 2-0-0 week. Sullivan assisted on the game-winning goal in a 2-0 win against Southern New Hampshire University on Tuesday before potting a pair of scores in a 5-1 victory against New England College on Friday.