College Hockey America award winners for November 12

College Hockey America award winners for November 12

November 12, 2012 Weekly Release (PDF)


College Hockey America Players of the Week


Rebecca Vint, Robert Morris

Sophomore, Forward, Caledon, Ontario 

Sophomore forward Rebecca Vint led the RMU scoring effort with six goals, as the Colonials swept in its first CHA series of the season.  Against Penn State on Saturday afternoon, Vint scored five goals on just eight shots tallying a .625 shot percentage to lead RMU to a 7-1 victory.  Three of Vint’s five goals were scored within a total of 4:20 in the first period against the Nittany Lions.  The five goals scored by Vint tied a RMU program record for goals scored in a single-contest.  The hat trick allows Vint to become just the sixth Colonial player to tally a hat trick in their career.  On Sunday, Vint scored a single goal in RMU’s 4-1 victory.  The six goals scored in just two consecutive contests sets a new personal best for Vint.  

College Hockey America Goaltender of the Week


Delayne Brian, Robert Morris 

Senior, Goaltender, Winnipeg, Manitoba  

Delayne Brian earned her first win of the season and first win of her career at RMU as she allowed just one goal in the contest against Penn State on Sunday.  Brian stopped 19 of the 20 shots she faced in the contest to register a .950 save percentage and a 1.01 goals against average.  Brian owns a 1.70 goals against average for the season and is now 1-0-0 in College Hockey America play.  


College Hockey America Rookie of the Week


Carly Payerl, RIT 

Freshmen, Forward, Kitchener, Ontario  

Payerl scored the Tigers second goal in a 2-2 tie with Syracuse on Saturday afternoon. Payerl is tied with teammate Ariane Yokoyama with seven points. She is fifth in CHA among freshmen scorers with seven points on three goals and four assists for RIT.  


College Hockey America Honor Roll

Akane Hosoyamada, Syracuse (Junior, Defense, Banff, Alberta) - Hosoyamada scored the game-tying goal with three minutes left in the game at RIT to help the Orange tie the Tigers, 2-2... It was Hosoyamda’s second goal this season... The defenseman has two goals and two assists so far... It was also her first power play goal in two seasons.

Jenesica Drinkwater, Syracuse (Junior, Goaltender, Brantford, Ontario) - Drinkwater tied her season-best 36 saves at RIT this weekend... Drinkwater has a GAA of 2.72 and a save percentage of .902... She has recorded one shutout so far this season at Penn State (4-0).


College Hockey America Team Notes

LINDENWOOD: The Lindenwood women’s ice hockey team returns to the Lindenwood Ice Arena this weekend for a two-game CHA series against Penn State … Lindenwood and Penn State will be meeting for the first time at the NCAA level … the Lady Lions fell twice last week to St. Cloud State by scores of 2-0 and 7-2 … Nicole Hensley stopped 95.7 percent of the shots that she faced during game one of the series … in game two, Samantha Redick had a multi-point game against the Huskies, which were her first two points of the season.

MERCYHURST: Mercyhurst had the weekend off... Last weekend they improved to 10-1-1 after sweeping Lindenwood 6-1 and 6-0… The Lakers outscored their opponent 12-1 last weekend… They were five for 17 on the power-play and stopped Lindenwood eight out of nine times… Junior captain Christine Bestland and freshman Jenna Dingeldein both scored their first collegiate hat tricks over the weekend… The Lakers continue to remain undefeated in the CHA… Bestland recorded her season game-high with six points on three goals and three assists on last Friday… Bestland is still third in the country in scoring with 31 points, averaging 2.58 points per game with nine goals and 22 assists… Bestland’s second goal on Fridays game also marked her 50th goal of her career at Mercyhurst... Freshman Emily Janiga is six in the nation and second on the team with 19 points and averages 1.58 points per game…Sophomore Molly Byrne leads the nation with five power-play goals after scoring one on Friday against Lindenwood… Senior goaltender Stephanie Ciampa improves to sixth in the nation in goaltending after her weekend performance, improving to a .945 saving percentage and a 1.14 goals against average. 

PENN STATE: Penn State was swept for the second time in CHA play, falling to defending CHA Tournament champion Robert Morris by scores of 7-1 and 4-1…Freshman Shannon Yoxheimer scored the lone goal in Saturday’s loss, extending her goal-scoring streak to seven games…Yoxheimer leads the team with 10 goals, while Taylor Gross has 10 assists and helped Yoxheimer’s marker…Yoxheimer’s streak was cut short on Sunday, as Micayla Catanzariti tallied Penn State’s lone goal…The Nittany Lions fought back from a 3-0 deficit on Sunday, a  third-period goal by Catanzariti was soon followed by excellent chances from Yoxheimer and Taylor Gross…RMU committed a penalty soon after and PSU went on a 6-on-4 power play, until an empty-net goal with 13 seconds left halted the rally…Catanzariti’s goal was her first since the opener at Vermont (Oct. 6)…Jill Holdcroft tallied her first assist of the season on Catanzariti’s goal…Birdie Shaw assisted the Catanzariti goal, her third of the season and first point since Oct. 19 at Sacred Heart…Goaltender Nicole Paniccia took both losses, making 49 saves in 58 minutes on Sunday after a 36-save effort on Saturday…The Nittany Lions jet out to Lindenwood on Friday and Saturday as both teams are in search of their first CHA win...This will be the first meeting for the CHA newcomers.

RIT: The Tigers returned to action and lost at Colgate, 2-1 on Friday and earned a hard-fought 2-2 tie against College Hockey America foe Syracuse on Saturday afternoon. On Friday, Katie Hubert opened the scoring on the powe-play in the second period, but Colgate responded with a power-play goal of their own moments later. The Raiders won the game in the third period by scoring a shorthanded goal. It was the first time RIT had allowed a shorthanded goal since Jan. 16, 2010 vs. Oswego, spanning 81 games. Laura Chamberlain made 29 saves in defeat. On Saturday, RIT out-shot Syracuse 38-24 and went 2-for-6 with the man-advantage. Kim Schlattman and Carly Payerl tallied power-play goals for RIT. Payerl’s goal gave RIT a 2-1 lead with 4:23 left in regulation, but the Orange tallied 1:23 later to earn the draw. Ali Binnington stopped 22 shots. RIT has out-shot foes 364-245 this season. Over the last eight games, RIT has allowed just 11 goals, outscoring opponents, 28-11. Schlattman is just five points shy from becoming the ninth player in the history of the program to record 100 career points. She is also just three games shy of appearing in 100 for her career, along with defenseman Kristina Moss. Tenecia Hiller is four shy of 100 games played for her career, while Ariane Yokoyama and Danielle Read are six games shy of 100.  RIT’s special teams are excelling at the DI level. The power-play is 12th in DI, converting at 21.8 percent, while the penalty-kill is 13th at 85.0 percent. Binnington is tied for seventh nationally with two shutouts. RIT has received balanced scoring this season, as eight players have between five and seven points. Eleven different Tigers have a goal this season. RIT has out-shot opponents in six games this season. Ironiaclly, the Tigers are 0-3-1 at Ritter Arena this season. Combined RIT’s men’s and women’s programs are 0-6-1 at Ritter Arena this season. RIT is 3-5-1 all-time against Brown. This will be the first meeting between the tw schools since the 1994-95 season.  

ROBERT MORRIS: The Robert Morris University women’s hockey team swept in its first CHA series of the season over the weekend.  RMU defeated Penn State by scores of 7-1 and 4-1.  Sophomore forward Rebecca Vint led the Colonial scoring effort as she tallied six goals in two games, five of which came in the first contest.  Senior forward Kelsey Thomas dished out five assists and senior assistant captain Cobina Delaney scored her first goal of the season and registered four assists. Senior defenseman Jamie Joslin score one goal and passed out two assists in the series. All three Colonial goaltenders saw action in the series.  Senior Kristen DiCiocco started in the contest Saturday afternoon stopping 11 shots before sophomore Courtney Vinet entered the game at the beginning of the third period.  Vinet had three saves in her first appearance of the season.  On Sunday, senior Delayne Brian received her first start at Robert Morris.  Brian stopped 19 shots to earn her first win as a Colonial.  Brian and DiCiocco are both 1-0-0 in CHA play. In the series with the Nittany Lions, the Colonials dominated statistically.  RMU outshot Penn State 96-35 in the two game series while outscoring the Nittany Lions 11-2.  The Colonials won 77-of-111 faceoffs and the RMU penalty kill unit successfully killed PSU’s eight power play opportunities.  

SYRACUSE: The Orange(5-5-1, 2-0-1 CHA) played its first game of its home and home series against RIT this weekend at the Tigers... The two conference opponents skated to a 2-2 tie... Junior defensemen Akane Hosoyamada scored the power play game-tying goal with three minutes left in the game...It was her second goal of the season... Allie LaCombe notched the other tally for the Orange which was her second goal of the season... For only the second game this season, the Orange was outshot by its opponent, 42-38... The Orange went 1-5 on the power play. 

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