ALBANY, N.Y. - ECAC Hockey men’s weekly awards were announced Tuesday, November 26 as the duo from Quinnipiac, Kellen Jones and Sam Anas earned Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week honors respectively, while Andy Iles from Cornell was tabbed as Goaltender of the Week.
Player of the
Kellen Jones, Quinnipiac University
(Senior, Forward - Montrose, British Columbia)
In a 1-1 week, Kellen Jones led Quinnipiac and ECAC Hockey in goals (3) and points (4). Against Princeton, in a 3-0 win, Jones became the 35th player in Quinnipiac history, and the 21st at the Division I level, to reach 100 career points with a goal against the Tigers. In a 4-3 loss Saturday, Jones had two goals and an assist. For the year, Jones leads Quinnipiac with 11 assists, while his seven goals give him 18 points for the season.
Other nominees: Andrew Ammon, Princeton, Cole Bardreau, Cornell, Kyle Baun, Colgate & Jesse Root, Yale
Rookie of the
Sam Anas, Quinnipiac University
(Freshman, Forward - Potomac, Maryland)
Anas led all Quinnipiac freshman with two goals and two assists. Anas posted one-goal, one-assist outings in a 3-0 win at Princeton and in a 4-3 loss at home to the Tigers. On Saturday night, Anas scored his team-leading 10th goal of the year to become just the tenth Quinnipiac freshman in program history to score 10 goals in his first season. For the year, he leads Quinnipiac in goals (10) and points (20).
Other nominees: Mike Doherty, Yale, Charlie Finn, Colgate, Eric Freschi, Cornell & Colton Phinney, Princeton
Goaltender of the Week
Andy Iles, Cornell University
(Senior, Goaltender - Ithaca, New York)
Iles stopped 55 of 57 shots over the weekend to lead the Big Red to a sweep of Brown and No. 9/9 Yale. The lone goal he surrendered against Brown came on a penalty shot. He registered a save percentage mark of .965 over the weekend. As a result of his efforts he moved into second place on the Big Red's all-time saves list Saturday. Iles now has 2,472 career saves, moving past Jason Elliott (2,462) and trailing just Ben Scrivens (2,873).
Other nominees: Charlie Finn, Colgate, Alex Lyon, Yale & Colton Phinney, Princeton
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