UNH's Faber honored by Hockey East
Sam Faber

Faber recorded two assists in both of UNH's victories last week against Dartmouth College (3-1) and the University of Connecticut (3-0). She set up the game-winning goal vs. Dartmouth and also had a helper on the team's third tally, then assisted on the team's last two goals vs. UConn to help the Wildcats extend their unbeaten streak to 15 games (14-0-1).

Faber ranks 19th in the nation in assists per game (0.73) as well as 10th in points among rookies at 1.05 per game. She is second on the team in assists (16) and tied for third in points (23), and leads UNH rookies in those statistics as well as goals (eight). In addition, Faber boasts the team's best plus/minus rating of +23 and is one of seven 'Cats to score a shorthanded goal this season. Faber has recorded an assist in seven of the last eight games and a point in 9 of 11 with totals of four goals and 11 assists to average 1.36 ppg.

Faber's season highlights include an assist on her first collegiate shift and three-point games against Niagara University (Oct. 22), Colgate University (Jan. 4) and Boston University (Jan. 7), all of which were one-goal, two-assist performances. She has recorded a point in 14 of 22 games with six multiple-game efforts.

New Hampshire (19-2-1 overall, 9-1-1 Hockey East) concludes its four-game homestand this weekend against sixth-ranked Mercyhurst College (Jan. 27; 7 p.m.) and 10th-ranked Providence College (Jan. 29; 2 p.m.). Tickets for both games are available online at www.unhwildcats.com/tickets.

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