Time for another look at some of the best single-game performances in D3 Women’s Ice Hockey — the nominees for HERO of the Week!
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Last week, Johnson and Wales’ Julia Martinsson earned your vote after leading the Wildcats to a 1-1 weekend, netting a goal in both games. Her goal in Friday’s 2-1 victory over Salve Regina served as the overtime game-winning tally.
Castleton’s Alexis Kalm earned a second consecutive HERO win after making 36 saves to backstop her team to a 1-0 win over Morrisville State.
Who will you choose this week? Check out the nominees below.
Tess Adams, SUNY Canton
Adams netted a short-handed goal and a pair of assists in Friday’s 5-1 win over Salem State before finding the back of the net once more in Saturday’s 3-2 overtime loss.
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Darby Dodds, Hamline
After scoring six points, including two goals and four assists, in her team’s 8-1 win over St. Olaf on Friday, Dodds tied a school record for points in a game, and then netted a goal in Saturday’s 7-1 win over the Oles for her 33rd point of the season, which set a school record for points in a season.
Olivia Fox, Adrian College
The Bulldogs swept Lake Forest College to catapult themselves to the top of their conference standings, led by Fox, who totaled three points in two games. In Friday’s 4-2 win, the senior forward scored a goal, and then added another goal and an assist in Saturday’s 5-2 victory.
Adrieana Rossini, Norwich
Rossini helped lead the Cadets to a 1-0-1 week, netting at least one goal in each contest. In Wednesday’s 4-1 win over Endicott, the junior forward lit the lamp twice, and then scored the game-tying tally in Saturday’s 3-3 draw with Elmira.
Jenna Marotta, Middlebury
The junior defender had an impressive three-point weekend for her team as the Panthers swept Bowdoin. In Friday’s 1-0 victory, Marotta earned an assist on the only score of the game, and then tallied a goal and an assist in Saturday’s 3-0 win.
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Kayla Meneghin, Plattsburgh State
Meneghin helped lead her team to a sweep of Cortland, registering six points with three goals and three assists. In Saturday’s 5-1 win, the senior forward tallied a goal and a pair of helpers, and then found the back of the net twice more and earned another assist in Sunday’s 5-2 triumph.
Elizabeth Dohner, Utica
Dohner tallied a goal and a pair of assists to help lead Utica to a 4-2 comeback win over William Smith, halting the team’s five-game losing streak.
Callie Hoff, Wisconsin River Falls
To help lead her team to a 6-2 win over Wisconsin Stevens Point on Saturday, Hoff lit the lamp four times, adding an assist for good measure. The freshman forward matched a school record with four goals in a single contest.
Brooke Susac, SUNY Canton
The sophomore netminder continued to impress in goal for the Roos throughout the week, totaling 45 saves to backstop her way to a 1-1 record. Susac had 26 saves in Friday’s 5-1 win over Salem State, and made 19 stops in Tuesday’s 2-0 loss to SUNY Cortland.
Leigh Grall, St. Norbert
Grall helped her team scratch out a pair of narrow wins over the weekend. In Friday’s 2-1 win, the senior netminder made 19 stops, and then added 13 saves in Saturday’s 3-2 overtime victory.
Caty Flagg, University of New England
In a 1-1-1 week for the Nor’Easters, Flagg totaled an impressive 71 saves and earned a .934 save percentage. In Tuesday’s 3-2 loss to Bowdoin, the sophomore goaltender put up a 46-save performance. Then, in Friday’s 3-3 draw with Southern Maine, Flagg made 16 saves before earning a shutout with 9 stops in Saturday’s 3-0 win.
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Justine Silva, Buffalo State
Silva was near-perfect in net for her team, allowing just one goal to backstop the Bengals to a 1-0-1 weekend. In Friday’s 3-1 win over Potsdam, the senior netminder went 26-of-27, before stopping all 28 shots she faced to earn her ninth shutout in Saturday’s scoreless draw.
Kelcey Crawford, Elmira
Against Norwich, Crawford made 32 saves to backstop her team to a 3-3 overtime draw. In the second frame alone, she went 14-for-14, stopping every shot she faced.