February 25, 2011

Victoria Vigilanti Named Finalist For ECAC Hockey Goaltender Of The Year

HAMDEN, Conn. - Sophomore goaltender Victoria Vigilanti (Woodbridge, Ontario) of the Quinnipiac women's ice hockey team has been named a finalist for the 2010-11 ECAC Hockey Goaltender of the Year award, as announced by the league on Friday, Feb. 25. Vigilanti is one of three finalists as selected by the League's coaches.

Vigilanti, the 2009-10 ECAC Hockey Rookie and Goaltender of the Year, finished the regular season with both a career and league-high 19 victories. Her 1.68 goals against average ranks her third among ECAC Hockey goaltenders, while her .933 save percentage has her in fourth. Vigilanti logged an even 2000 minutes played, the most among all ECAC Hockey goaltenders. Vigilanti also surpassed her own career-high with eight shutouts during the regular season.

In ECAC Hockey action, Vigilanti played in a league-high 22 league games in net. She accumulated 554 saves (second-best), a 1.89 (fifth-best) goals against average, to go along with a .930 save percentage (sixth-best).

She is a (league-high) four-time 2010-11 ECAC Hockey/MLX Skates Goaltender of the Week recipient, which matches her total from a season ago.

Also nominated for the Goaltender of the Year award is Princeton junior Rachel Weber and Yale senior Jackie Snikeris.