LaPlante Selected as NEWHA Defensive Player of the Week
WORCESTER, Mass. - Sophomore goaltender Marcia LaPlante was selected as the New England Women's Hockey Alliance (NEWHA) Defensive Player of the Week for play Feb. 4-10.
LaPlante recorded 31 saves in two wins against Franklin Pierce earning her second shutout of the season. The sophomore improves to 5-0-0 overall this season.
The NEWHA is comprised of six Division I/II independent women's hockey schools: Holy Cross, Post, St. Michael's. Saint Anselm, Franklin Pierce and Sacred Heart. The Crusaders will compete within the NEWHA for the 2017-18 season until the team transistions to Hockey East next year.