NCAA Hockey: Miami's Williams leads Stars of the Week
Here are the top three standout performers this week in men's ice hockey.
1 – Jay Williams, Miami
The senior goaltender from McLean, Virginia registered two shutouts in leading the Redhawks to a sweep of Colorado College in National Collegiate Hockey Conference action. In Friday night’s 3-0 victory, Williams made 31 saves without allowing a goal for his first shutout of the season and eighth of his career. He followed that up with a 24-save performance in Saturday’s 4-0 win. On the season, Williams has a 2.37 goals-against average and a .911 save percentage.
2 – Greg Gibson, Robert Morris
The Burlington, Ontario native led the Colonials to a sweep of Canisius in a home-and-home Atlantic Hockey series. On Friday in Buffalo, Gibson had two goals and assisted on the game-winner in the 6-3 victory. On Saturday at home, the senior forward tallied a hat trick in a 6-2 win. For the weekend, Gibson had five goals and an assist to go along with 16 shots on goal and a +3 rating. For the season he is second on the team in scoring with 47 points on 28 goals and 19 assists.
3 – Trevor Mingoia, Providence
The senior forward had a big weekend for the Friars, who clinched a share of the Hockey East regular season title. In Friday’s 4-1 win at UMass, the Fairport, New York native scored the game-winning goal. In Saturday’s 6-0 home victory, he added five points on two goals and three assists. For the weekend, he finished with six points, three goals, three assists, seven shots on goal and a +5 rating. For the season he has 36 points on 13 goals and 23 assists.