MARSHFIELD, Mass. – The Colonial Hockey Conference (CHC) weekly awards were announced for play through Sunday, February 21. Becker College's Gina Beth Manganiello (Peabody, Mass.) was named Player of the Week while Sarah Modzelewski (Brighton, Mich.) of Stevenson University was honored as Goaltender of the Week. Teneal Perry (Hailfax, N.S.) of Endicott College and Stephanie Strymecki (Kelowna, B.C.) of Morrisville State College were named Co-Rookie of the Week.
Player of the Week
Gina Beth Manganiello – Becker College
(Freshman, Forward – Peabody, Mass.)
Manganiello finished the week with ten points after scoring back-to-back hat-tricks against Daniel Webster College. Manganiello tallied three goals and two assists in each game this past weekend as the Ice Hawks earned a spot in the CHC playoffs.
Goaltender of the Week
Sarah Modzelewski – Stevenson University
(Senior, Goaltender– Brighton, Mich.)
Totaled 17 saves, including one on a penalty shot, for her ninth shutout of the season and sixth in conference. Knocked away 26 saves in the Mustangs 3-2 win in the second game versus the Roos as Stevenson clinched the number one seed in the inaugural CHC postseason tournament.
Co-Rookies of the Week
Teneal Perry – Endicott College
(Freshman, Forward– Hailfax, N.S.)
In a 2-0-0 week versus Salem State, Perry registered the first-ever hat-trick in program history in game one of the weekend series, and also added an assist in the final regular season game of the year on Saturday.
Stephanie Strymecki – Morrisville State College
(Freshman, Forward– Kelowna, B.C.)
Strymecki led Morrisville State to a 2-0 weekend behind her four points across two wins over Johnson and Wales. In all she posted three goals and assisted another, one score of which was on a power play. She finished the weekend with a +3 on the ice to help secure the third overall seed for the Mustangs in the CHC tourney.
Vendela Jonsson – Endicott College
(Freshman, Goaltender – Linkoping, Sweden)
Jonsson posted a 2-0 record, one shutout, and 33 saves (.971) in a pair of games against Salem State on the week. In game one of the weekend series, Jonsson stopped 16 shots and allowed one goal, while on Saturday, the freshman netminder recorded 17 saves in a 2-0 shutout win for the Gulls. It was her seventh shutout this season.
Monica Pozuc – Stevenson University
(Sophomore, Forward – Kent, Ohio)
Pozuc scored the game-tying and game-winning goal versus SUNY Canton to lead the Mustangs to a 3-2 victory on Saturday. The sophomore tied the game with a power play goal with 6:21 remaining in the third period and scored the winner with 1:18 remaining.