League’s Weekly Awards Presented to D'Oench, Staenz & Leonoff

Miye D'Oench, Harvard (l); Phoebe Staenz, Yale (c); & Jaimie Leonoff, Yale (r)
Miye D'Oench, Harvard (l); Phoebe Staenz, Yale (c); & Jaimie Leonoff, Yale (r)

ALBANY, N.Y. - ECAC Hockey women’s weekly awards were announced Tuesday, January 21 as Miye D'Oench, Harvard was named Player of the Week; Phoebe Staenz, Yale was voted Rookie of the Week; and Jaimie Leonoff, Yale was tabbed with Goaltender of the Week honors.

Player of the Week
Miye D'Oench, Harvard University
(Senior, Forward - New York, New York)

Sophomore forward Miye D'Oench collected four points (2g, 2a) on the weekend, including a goal and a pair of assists in a league win over Colgate and the game's first goal in a win over Cornell in a battle of top ten teams. She finished with a plus/minus rating of +4 over the weekend. D'Oench now has recorded ten goals and seven assists in 18 games during the 2013-14 campaign for the Crimson, which is tops on the team.

Other nominees:  Kaitlyn Keon, Brown, Jamie Lee Rattray, Clarkson, Jordan Smelker, Rensselaer & Taylor Woods, Cornell

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

Staenz scored game-tying goal with less than 10 minutes to play Friday night to help Yale earn 3-3 tie with No. 5/6 Clarkson. She also assisted on short-handed goal earlier in that game. The following day Staenz assisted on game-tying goal with seven minutes to play in 1-1 tie with St. Lawrence. She leads Yale in goals (8), assists (12) and points (20) and has at least one point in nine of the last 11 games she has played. She ranks second in the nation in points per game among rookies (1.33 ppg).

Other nominees:  Genevieve Bannon, Clarkson, Heidi Huhtamaki, Rensselaer & Paula Voorheis, Cornell

Goaltender of the Week
Jaimie Leonoff, Yale University
(Junior, Goaltender - Montreal, Quebec)

Leonoff made 52 saves Friday night to help Yale to 3-3 overtime tie with No. 5/6 Clarkson, which was her highest save output in a game since she stopped 63 at Mercyhurst Nov. 19, 2011. She also made 30 saves to help Yale to 1-1 tie with St. Lawrence Saturday, including six saves in overtime -- and one right before time expired. She now has now made 30 or more saves in a game 13 times this season and is on pace to finish with the sixth-best single season save percentage in Yale history.

Other nominees:  Erica Howe, Clarkson, Emerance Maschmeyer, Harvard, Kelly O'Brien, Rensselaer & Paula Voorheis, Cornell

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