College ALFIE MICHAUD
Alfie Michaud of the University of Maine has been named the Hockey East player of the week. Michaud recorded a career-high 51 saves in a 7-6 overtime victory over Merrimack. The following day, Michaud stopped 42 shots to earn his second career shutout.
Jamie Cassidy, a sophomore at the University of Maine, has been named the America East player of the week for the week ending Jan. 11. Cassidy averaged 26.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 4.0 assists in wins over Towson State and Delaware.
Mike Fennessy, a junior at the University of Southern Maine, has been named the player of the week in the Little East Conference and ECAC/Amerisuites Division III poll. Fennessy scored 59 points in two games last week, including a season-high 37 in a loss to Western Connecticut.
COLLEEN McCRAVE and JULIE PLANT
Colleen McCrave of Bates College and Julie Plant of the University of Southern Maine have been named the Maine Women’s Basketball Coaches Association co-players of the week. McCrave averaged 15 points, 7.5 steals and 5.5 rebounds in a pair of wins for the Bobcats. Plant averaged 19.5 points, 7 assists and 4.5 rebounds for the Huskies.
Carl Howell of St. Joseph’s College has been named the Maine Athletic Conference player of the week for his outstanding play for the Monks. The 6-foot 7-inch junior from Exeter, N.H. scored 67 points in two games in the Colby Tournament on 26-40 shooting, including a 19-minute, 38-point performance against Pratt Institute.
The University of New England’s Wendy Atwood, a senior guard from Fairfield was named the Maine Athletic Conference player of the week. Atwood scored 26 points in the Nor’easters win at Gordon College, including two free throws with five seconds left to clinch the win.
Lauren Myers of Bowdoin College has been selected as the Maine Women’s Basketball Coaches Association rookie of the week. Myers, originally from South Boston, Mass., scored 22 points and added five steals in a loss at Babson College.
JASON ST. PIERRE
Bangor’s Jason St. Pierre, now playing at St. Joseph’s College was named the Maine Athletic Conference rookie of the week after averaging 6 points and 2.5 rebounds in two games for the Monks.
Heather Farrell, a first year player at Thomas College, has been named the Maine Athletic Conference rookie of the week. Farrell, originally from Calais, had 17 points and five assists in a win over UM-Presque Isle.