It’s time to take our first look at the best single-game performances in NC Women’s Ice Hockey — the nominees for HERO of the Week!
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Who will you choose this week? Take a look at the nominees below.
Lindenwood: After a three-goal weekend, Girard earned College Hockey America’s first Player of the Week nod of the season. First, the sophomore netted her team’s sole goal in a 4-1 loss to Minnesota State, and then tallied a goal and an assist in a 2-2 tie with the Mavericks.
Clarkson University Athletics
Clarkson: The top-ranked Golden Knights opened their season with 1-1 tie against eighth-ranked Northeastern before capping off the weekend with a 5-1 win over the Huskies. Gabel earned points in both contests, netting the game-tying goal in Friday’s game before recording a pair of helpers in Saturday’s victory.
Ohio State: The freshman made an impressive collegiate debut, earning netting three goals and earning four points as her team beat RPI in back-to-back outings. In Friday's 4-1 victory, Skaggs lit the lamp twice, before picking up a goal and an assist in Sunday's 4-0 shutout win.
Merrimack: The sophomore keeper started her season with a bang as she posted 54 stops to backstop her team to a 4-3 upset over third-ranked Minnesota. The 54-save mark was a career high for Demers, who recorded 22 saves in the second period alone.
Pennsylvania State University Athletics
Penn State: In two losses against fifth-ranked Minnesota Duluth, Ehresmann tallied a total of 60 stops. In Friday’s 1-0 loss, the senior made 22 saves before racking up 38 saves in Saturday’s 3-0 loss.
Clarkson: In two games against eighth-ranked Northeastern, Tiley earned a .965 save percentage and a 0.96 goals-against average with just two goals allowed. In Friday’s effort, Tiley made 31 stops to give her team a 1-1 tie, before following up that performance with 24 saves on Saturday to lead her team to a 5-1 victory.
Minnesota Duluth: Against Penn State, Convery posted back-to-back shutouts as she stopped 34 shots in a pair of wins. In the season opener, the senior made 22 stops to backstop her team to a 1-0 win, before facing 12 shots in Saturday's 3-0 victory.