ALBANY, N.Y. - ECAC Hockey men’s weekly awards were announced Tuesday, October 29 as the Brown duo of Mark Nacerio and Marco De Filippo were named Player of the Week and Goaltender of the Week respectively, while Sam Anas from Quinnipiac was tabbed as Rookie of the Week.
Player of the
Mark Naclerio, Brown University
(Sophomore, Forward - Milford, Connecticut)
Naclerio recorded seven points with three goals and was a plus-6 in a pair of games last week, leading the Bears to a perfect 2-0-0 showing at the Liberty Hockey Invitational. He scored two goals, including the game-winner, and added an assist in the team’s season-opening 4-1 victory over defending national champion Yale Friday. The sophomore came back the next day and once again scored the game-winning tally to go along with three helpers for a career-high four points in a 5-3 win against Dartmouth. For his efforts, Naclerio was named MVP of the Liberty Hockey Invitational.
Other nominees: Sam Anas, Quinnipiac, Justin Baker, St. Lawrence, Kyle Baun, Colgate, Kyle Criscuolo, Harvard, Kellen Jones, Quinnipiac, Eric Neiley, Dartmouth, Joel Lowry, Cornell, Nicholas Weberg, Yale & Joe Zarbo, Clarkson
Rookie of the
Sam Anas, Quinnipiac University
(Freshman, Forward - Potomac, Maryland)
Anas led Quinnipiac with five goals, including two on the power-play, and also two game-winners while also posting a +3 for the week. He had his first multiple-goal game against Bentley in a 4-3 win before following up with a goal against Holy Cross in a 4-2 victory. Anas led the Bobcats to the series sweep against the Crusaders Saturday with his second two-goal night of the week.
Other nominees: Matt Carey, St. Lawrence, Sean Malone, Harvard, Patrick McCarron, Cornell, Steve Perry, Clarkson, Patrick Spano, Yale, Tyler Steel, Brown & Mike Vecchione, Union
Marco De Filippo, Brown University
(Senior, Goaltender - Auronzo Di Cadore, Italy)
De Filippo backboned the Bears to a season-opening 3-1 victory over defending national champion Yale in the first game of the Liberty Hockey Invitational Friday. He made 31 saves in net for the Bears, including 14 in the third period, while his one goal allowed came just seconds after a power-play as he improved to 1-0-0 on the season.
Other nominees: Sean Bonar, Princeton, Michael Garteig, Quinnipiac, Raphael Girard, Harvard & Greg Lewis, Clarkson
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