Quinnipiac's Andrew Shortridge leads NCAA Men's Hockey three stars of the week
The NCAA Hockey stars of the week did it all, shutting out opponents, scoring game-winning goals, while piling up points and victories.
1 – Andrew Shortridge, Quinnipiac
The Anchorage, Alaska native posted his first two shutouts of the season in a sweep of ECAC Hockey foes. On Friday, the sophomore netminder made 22 saves in a 5-0 blanking of the Brown Bears. He followed that up on Saturday with 30 saves in a 3-0 shutout of in-state rival Yale. For the season, he improved his goals-against average to 1.85 and save percentage to .925.
2 – Erik Foley, Providence
The junior forward led the Friars to a successful weekend in Hockey East action. He had an assist in a 2-1 victory against Merrimack on Friday night and then followed that up with a four-point performance in a 6-6 tie against the Warriors on Saturday. In addition to the two goals and two assists he compiled in that game, the Mansfield, Massachusetts native had an assist on the game-tying goal with less than three minutes remaining. For the weekend, he totaled five points on two goals and three assists while also adding nine shots on goal and a +1 rating. On the season, he has 12 points on six goals and six assists.
3 - Mitchell Lewandowski, Michigan State
The Clarkston, Michigan native helped lead the Spartans to a home-and-home sweep of Ferris State. In East Lansing on Friday evening, he scored two goals and assisted on the game-winner in overtime in a 3-2 win. On Saturday, he scored the game-winning goal in a 3-1 win in Big Rapids. For the weekend, the freshman forward finished with four points on three goals and an assist to go along with nine shots on goal and a +2 rating. He leads the Spartans in scoring with 17 points on nine goals and eight assists.