POTSDAM - The same SUNY Potsdam womens hockey duo that was honored last week by the ECAC West has been honored again.
Jordan Ott (Hilton, N.Y.) earned her eighth conference Rookie of the Week award in 15 weeks while teammate Amanda Lucky (Kanata, Ontario) remained on the honor roll.
Ott added six more points to her program record-setting total in two contests against Utica as the Bears wrapped up the regular season. She recorded her second hat trick of the season with three goals, including the game-tying tally, and tacked on an assist in Potsdams 4-4 draw with the Pioneers on Saturday. On Sunday, she added contributed two more assists as Potsdam fell 6-4 at Utica.
The freshman now holds the Bears single-season records in goals (22) and points (36) as she leads the team in scoring. Ott is now sixth in the nation, second among rookies, with 1.50 points-per-game. Ott is also second nationally in goals-per-game (0.92) and power-play goals (9).
Lucky recorded five more points in a strong weekend against Utica College.
She had three assists in Potsdams draw with the Pioneers on Saturday. She added a goal and another assist on Sunday.
The senior assistant captain is third on the team in scoring with 12 goals and 18 assists for 30 points. She is just the fourth Bear to reach the 30-point plateau ever. Lucky is averaging 1.20 points-per-game, placing her 20th in scoring in the NCAA.
The Bears (12-9-4, 7-5-4 ECAC West) are the fifth seed in the upcoming ECAC West Tournament. They will travel to fourth-seeded Utica on Sunday, March 2, for a noon rematch of last years first round matchup.
CUS MARSAL CITED
With a solid all-around effort in three games this past week, freshman Alyssia Marsal (Clifton Park, NY) of the Clarkson University womens basketball team was selected as the Liberty League Rookie of the Week on Monday.
Marsal became the third different first-year player from the Golden Knights to be named as the conferences Rookie of the Week, joining teammates Stephanie Grobe and Katelyn Curtis.
Marsal shot better than 50 percent from the floor (8-for-15) through three games. In an overtime loss to league champion St. Lawrence, Marsal had eight points, five rebounds, an assist, and a steal. Over the weekend against Bard and Vassar she added in 11 points, seven rebounds, five assists, and five steals.
For the season, Marsal averaged 3.2 points and 3.5 rebounds per game, and down the stretch of final 10 games, the freshman shot better than 60 percent from the floor.