Women's Ice Hockey Dominates ECAC Hockey/MLX Skates Weekly Awards

HAMDEN, Conn. - Quinnipiac University women's ice hockey freshman forward Erica Uden Johansson (Sundsvall, Sweden) and sophomore goaltender Victoria Vigilanti (Woodbridge, Ontario) combined to take home all three ECAC Hockey/MLX Skates weekly awards, as announced by ECAC Hockey on Tuesday, Oct. 12. Uden Johansson was selected as both Rookie of the Week and Player of the Week, while Vigilanti was named Goaltender of the Week.

Uden Johansson contributed in a big way, as she collected four goals and one assist during the week. Her breakout game came against Sacred Heart on Sunday, Oct. 10 in a 5-0 victory, when she potted three goals to earn her first-career hat trick. In a 4-0 win Saturday, Oct. 9 against Northeastern, Uden Johansson contributed with one goal and one assist on the afternoon.

Vigilanti, who has now collected six career Goaltender of the Week honors, had back-to-back shutout performances during the week. On Saturday against Northeastern, she turned aside 27 shots in a 4-0 team victory and on Sunday against Sacred Heart, she stopped 13 shots faced. Vigilanti has allowed one goal all season, for a .25 goals-against average and a .988 save percentage.

Quinnipiac returns to action on Friday, Oct. 15 at 5 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 16 at 2 p.m. in a weekend series against the University of Maine at the Harold Alfond Sports Arena. Bobcat fans who wish to purchase tickets can point their browser to the Office Website of Quinnipiac Athletics, www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com, visit the TD Bank Sports Center Ticket Office, or can call for ticket information at 203-582-3905.