Union's Pontarelli named ECAC Hockey rookie of the week
Union freshman forward Michael Pontarelli was named ECAC Hockey rookie of the week on Tuesday.
Pontarelli had two goals and two assists in the two-game weekend series against Bowling Green. He picked up the assists in Friday's 3-3 tie, and then scored two third-period power-play goals in Saturday's 5-2 win.
Two St. Lawrence players won the other awards for their efforts in sweeping Maine. Forward Greg Carey was named player of the week. He had two goals and three assists in the two-game series.
Matt Weninger won goalie of the week. He stopped 25 of 26 shots in Friday's 3-1 win and 33 of 35 shots, including 18 in the third period, in Saturday's 5-2 victory.
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