Benson Named Atlantic Hockey Goalie of the Week

Benson Named Atlantic Hockey Goalie of the Week

WALTHAM, Mass.- Sacred Heart University freshman goaltender Josh Benson was named the Atlantic Hockey Association Goalie of Week for his play against Robert Morris and UCONN this past week. This is Benson's second weekly award that he has received this season as well as the third weekly award to be given to a SHU hockey player.

Benson had an impressive week as he tallied a 3-0 record with wins over UCONN and a two game sweep of Atlantic Hockey rival Robert Morris. The freshman Netminder compiled a GAA of 1.33 while tallying a save percentage of 95.1%. In total he made 78 saves and played a total of 180 minutes.

The Pioneers return to action this Friday when they travel up to Nigara, N.Y. for a series at Niagara. Puck-drop is set for 7:05 p.m.