ALBANY, N.Y. - ECAC Hockey women’s weekly awards were announced Tuesday, December 9 as the duo from Cornell, Brianne Jenner and Erin O’Connor were tabbed as Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, respectively, while Harvard’s Emerance Machmeyer was selected as Goaltender of the Week.
Player of the
Brianne Jenner, Cornell University
(Senior, Forward - Oakville, Ontario)
Jenner exploded with 11 points in Cornell's 3-0-1 week. She began the week with the primary assist on the Big Red's lone goal in the 1-1 tie against No. 7 Mercyhurst. The following night she collected three assists in the 6-2 victory over Syracuse. The senior captain took her game to another level against No. 6 Clarkson and St. Lawrence last weekend. She scored twice - one coming short-handed on a game changing penalty kill - and added two assists in Friday night's 8-3 victory over Clarkson. She added another trio of assists Saturday against St. Lawrence.
Other nominees: Miye D'Oench, Harvard, Alexa Gruschow, Rensselaer, Cayley Mercer, Clarkson, Jaimie McDonell, Princeton, Phoebe Staenz, Yale, Alex Tancrell-Fontaine, Union, Erica E. Uden Johansson, Quinnipiac & Brooke Webster, St. Lawrence
Rookie of the
Erin O’Connor, Cornell University
(Freshman, Defenseman - Evanston Illinois)
O'Connor posted an assist on the lone goal in the Big Red's 1-1 tie against No. 7 Mercyhurst. The following night she added a goal and assist in the 6-2 victory over Syracuse. She equaled that stat line - including the game-winning goal - on Friday's 8-3 victory over No. 6 Clarkson, while she assisted on the Big Red's opening tally Saturday against St. Lawrence. She currently leads all NCAA Division I freshman blue-liners with 13 points (4g-9a).
Other nominees: Brielle Bellerive, Clarkson, Haley Mullins, Harvard, Nicole Russell, Union & Mallory Souliotis, Yale
Emerance Maschmeyer Harvard University
(Junior, Goaltender - Bruderheim, Alberta)
Maschmeyer led the Crimson to wins over Dartmouth and No. 4 Quinnipiac last weekend. She stopped 27-of-28 shots versus the Big Green Tuesday night and then turned away 14-of-15 shots against the Quinnipiac Saturday, handing the Bobcats their first setback of the season. She helped the Crimson kill off eight power-plays, including a 6-on-4 against Quinnipiac in the last 1:04 of the contest.
Other nominees: Jaimie Leonoff, Yale, Shenae Lundberg, Union, Kimberly Newell, Princeton & Paula Voorheis, Cornell
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