WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Lindsey Minton (Richardson, Texas), a freshman goaltender on the seventh-ranked University of New Hampshire women’s ice hockey team, was named Mission Rookie of the Week by Hockey East on Monday.
Minton recorded a shutout victory in her first career start with a 22-save effort in UNH’s 3-0 win against Northeastern University on Dec. 9. She held NU scoreless on seven power-play opportunities, including a total of 3:31 in which the Huskies had a two-skater advantage, for her first career victory.
In three appearances this season, Minton is 1-0-0 with a 1.43 GAA and .926 save percentage.
UNH (9-4-5 overall, 5-1-3 Hockey East) resumes the 2009 season Jan. 10 at Providence College. The Wildcats’ next home game is Jan. 16 (7 p.m.) vs. intrastate rival Dartmouth College.