MARSHFIELD, Mass. – The Colonial Hockey Conference (CHC) weekly awards were announced for play through Sunday, January 10. SUNY Canton's Tess Adams (Calgary, Alta.) was named Player of the Week for the league. The duo of Vendela Johnsson (Linkoping, Sweden) and Maggie Layo (Sandwich, Mass.) from Endicott College were named Goaltender and Co-Rookie of the Week respectively. Becker College's Brittany Aiello was also named Co-Rookie of the Week.
Player of the Week
Tess Adams – SUNY Canton
(Freshman, Forward – Calgary, Alta.)
Adams scored five goals and added an assist in four games for the Roos this week. She recorded her third hat trick of the season on Saturday night against Buffalo State having a hand in all four SUNY Canton goals with three goals and an assist. She also scored one goal each against UMass Boston and Endicott College, SUNY Canton's only goals at the Codfish Bowl. Entering Sunday's contest the freshman carried a four game goal streak. Adams currently leads the Colonial Hockey Conference in points (24), goals (15) and is second in assists (9).
Goaltender of the Week
Vendela Jonsson – Endicott College
(Freshman, Goaltender – Linkoping, Sweden)
Jonsson posted two wins in net for the Gulls this week. After falling to Trinity College in the opening round of the Codfish Tournament, Jonsson recorded 27 saves while surrendering only one goal in the third-place game against SUNY Canton. She followed that up with a career-high 36-save performance against Salve Regina as her team overcame a two-goal deficit to win 4-3 in overtime.
Co-Rookies of the Week
Maggie Layo – Endicott College
(Sophomore, Forward – Sandwich, Mass.)
Layo notched three points on the week (2 goals and an assist) including her second career game-winning goal against Salve Regina on Saturday as the Gulls erased a 3-1 deficit against the Seahawks to notch the nonconference victory.
Brittany Aiello – Becker College
(Freshman, Forward – Franklin Park, Ill.)
Aiello helped lead the Hawks to a 1-1 week. The freshman forward had two assists in a 7-2 loss to University of New England. She then added a goal and an assist in a 6-3 win over Johnson & Wales on Saturday.