It’s time to take our first look at the best single-game performances in D3 Women’s Ice Hockey — the nominees for HERO of the Week!
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Who will you choose this week? Check out the nominees below.
Johnson and Wales University Athletics
Johnson & Wales: Against Division I opponent Sacred heart, Martinsson tallied three of her team’s four goals, tallying one lamp-lighter in Friday’s 6-3 loss before finding the back of the net twice in an 8-2 loss.
Saint Mary’s: In a pair of wins over Marian and St. Norbert on opening weekend, Wendt notched five of her team’s eight goals. Against Marian, the junior scored her first collegiate hat trick to power her team to a 5-3 win before tallying a pair of goals in Saturday’s 3-1 victory over St. Norbert.
Adrian: O’Sullivan’s five points over the weekend eclipsed the rest of the league. The sophomore forward tallied two goals and a pair of helpers in her team’s 6-0 win over Stevenson. The next day, she recorded an assist in a 3-0 win over fourth-ranked River Falls.
Norwich: To lead her team to a 1-0-1 record, Conway scored five points in two games. In a 3-3 tie against fourth-ranked River Falls, the sophomore lit the lamp twice and tallied a helper. A 7-0 win over Stevenson saw Conway score another goal and assist.
Wisconsin Superior: With four goals to start the season, Goodin led her team to a win and a tie over the weekend. In a 2-1 victory over Concordia, Goodin tallied both goals for her team before lighting the lamp twice in a 4-4 draw with Gustavus.[divider]
David Le/Endicott University
Endicott: The junior posted a 24-save effort in a 3-0 shutout victory over Southern Maine.
Morrisville State: To backstop her team to a pair of wins, Aarvik racked up 42 saves over Buffalo State. In Friday’s 2-0 win, the freshman netminder recorded 19 stops before making a 23-save effort in Saturday’s 2-1 victory.
Adrian: In her first two collegiate starts, Turner picked up a pair of shutouts. In a 6-0 victory over Stevenson, the freshman made 12 stops before posting a 22-save effort in a 3-0 victory over fourth-ranked River Falls.
Castleton: Kalm made 36 saves in her team’s 3-2 loss to Oswego State. The netminder put on a Herculean effort in the third to allow her team to come back and tie up the game before finally falling in overtime.
Southern Maine: In a 3-0 loss to Endicott, Evangelista recorded a career-high 45 stops, making 34 saves in the first two periods alone.[divider]