November 5, 2007

Snikeris Named ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week

Nov. 5, 2007

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Freshman goaltender Jackee Snikeris (Downingtown, Pa.) was named ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week Monday. Snikeris made 31 saves to record a shutout in her second collegiate start Saturday, a 3-0 win over Brown. That was the first time Yale has shut out the Bears since Feb. 10, 1988.

Snikeris made four of her saves during a 5-on-3 late in the second and early in the third with her team clinging to a 2-0 lead. The first star of the game, she had several spectacular stops early and finished with her second win of the season. Overall she has played 119:57 and has a 1.00 goals-against average and a .947 save percentage.

Prior to Yale Snikeris played for the Connecticut Polar Bears and was a five-time USA Hockey player development camp invitee.

report by Sam Rubin '95 (sam.rubin@yale.edu), Yale Sports Publicity

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