League’s Monthly Awards Presented to Rattray, Staenz & Maschmeyer

Jamie Lee Rattray, Clarkson (l); Phoebe Staenz, Yale (c); & Emerance Maschmeyer, Harvard (r)
Jamie Lee Rattray, Clarkson (l); Phoebe Staenz, Yale (c); & Emerance Maschmeyer, Harvard (r)

ALBANY, N.Y. - ECAC Hockey women’s December monthly awards were announced Friday, January 3 as Jamie Lee Rattray, Clarkson was named Player of the Month; Yale’s Phoebe Staenz was tabbed as Rookie of the Month; and Emerance Maschmeyer, Harvard was voted Goaltender of the Month.

Player of the Month
Jamie Lee Rattray, Clarkson University
(Senior, Forward - Kanata, Ontario)

Supporting Information:  
In three games for the Golden Knights during the month of December Rattray netted three goals pacing Clarkson’s offense. She scored two goals in the Knights 2-1 win over North Dakota in a battle of top ten teams and netted one goal in team’s 6-2 win over RIT in their first outdoor game. She continues to lead the team in scoring on 15 goals and 15 assists for 30 total points.

Other nominees:  Shiann Darkangelo, Quinnipiac, Miye D'Oench, Harvard, Phoebe Staenz, Yale & Stefanie Thomson, Union

Rookie of the Month
Phoebe Staenz, Yale University
(Freshman, Forward - Zurich, Switzerland)

Supporting Information:  
Staenz scored four goals in the only game she played this month, a 5-1 win at Providence. The last recorded instance of a Yale player scoring that many goals in a game was Jan. 26, 1982 (Reedie Field '82 vs. Wesleyan). Staenz needed just four shots on goal to accomplish the feat. She has taken over the team lead in assists and points (7-9-16). With 16 points in 11 games overall, she is first in the nation in goals per game among freshmen and second in the nation in points per game among freshmen. She also helped Team Switzerland win the Mountain Cup earlier during the month.

Other nominees:  Genevieve Bannon, Clarkson, Sydney Daniels, Harvard & Emma Woods, Quinnipiac

Goaltender of the Month
Emerance Maschmeyer, Harvard University
(Sophomore, Goaltender - Bruderheim, Alberta)

Supporting Information:  
In her two games over December, Maschmeyer collected 76 saves (.987), allowing just one goal over 124:47 of action. In the Crimson's 5-0 win over Dartmouth, Maschmeyer stopped all 25 shots she faced en route to her fourth shutout. The next night, vs. No. 6 Boston College, Maschmeyer allowed just one goal, stopping a new career-best 51 shots in the overtime stalemate.

Other nominees:  Erica Howe, Clarkson, Chelsea Laden, Quinnipiac & Shenae Lundberg, Union

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