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Award Winners

2020 DVCHC Women's Award Winners


New Player of the Year

(Players nominated for this category had never played hockey until THIS season)

D2 – Montclair State University, Amber Astalos

D3 – Saint Joseph’s University, Leslie Quan

Rookie of the Year

(Players new to their team and the DVCHC this season)

D2 – West Virginia University, Alexa Rummel

D3 – Lafayette College, Gen McClean

Sportswoman of the Year

(Players with the best attitude and most sportsmanship)

D2 – University of Pennsylvania, Joanna Fisch

D3 – University of Virginia, Katie Sabo

Student Athlete of the Year

(Players who are all-around standout students, teammates and community members - this player has had a real impact on their school through additional clubs, community service, etc.)

D2 – University of Maryland, Aya Gandolfo

D3 – George Mason University, Caroline Morrow

Outstanding Defensewoman of the Year

(Self-explanatory: The best defensive players our teams have to offer)

D2 – Loyola University Maryland, Catherine Wilk

D3 – Slippery Rock, Brenna Moore

Most Valuable Player

(The players that a team couldn’t have done without this season)

D2 – Rowan, Cassie Gravelle

D3 – Lafayette College, Maria Giambruno-Fuge

Founders Award

(This special award recognizes dedicated service to team, league and sport. We all have great presidents who work hard for the team, but this is something more. This is for student athletes in their final year of school who have furthered women’s hockey on campus and beyond. Started or saved a team. They’ve represented the game in the community or elsewhere.)

D2 – West Virginia University, Ashely Osborne

D3 – George Mason, Ali Purvis

Coach of the Year

(These coaches made a big impression on not only the players they coached, but the teams they played throughout the season)

D2 – University of Maryland, Sara George

D3 –  George Mason, Carson Evans

Goalies of the Year

D2 - Emily Render of Rowan University... In 9 regular season games, Emily shut out every team did not let in a single goal before playoffs.

D3 – Lara Garrity, George Mason University... In her 8 regular season games, Lara faced 180 shots and allowed only 17 goals against for the highest save percentage in D3.

Top Point Scorers 

D2 – West Virginia University’s Samantha Miller, with 51 total points

D3 – Saint Joseph’s University’s Clara Tomann, with 45 total points