Tia Wishart named WQAQ Sports Athlete of the Week
The WQAQ Sports Department has named women’s hockey freshman goaltender Tia Wishart as its Athlete of the Week for the week ending on February 13, 2008.
Wishart backstopped the Quinnipiac women’s hockey team to a 3 point weekend last weekend thanks to two dazzling displays in the crease.
On Friday night, she stopped 50 shots, 40 of them coming in the 2nd and 3rd periods to help Quinnipiac defeat Brown University 5-4.
On Saturday, she stopped another 50 shots, 28 of them coming in the 3rd period and overtime, in a 3-3 deadlock against rival Yale University.
It’s the 2nd and 3rd times this season Wishart has had to stop at least 50 shots. The other game came against Mercyhurst on January 26.
Wishart also won the ECAC Hockey Women’s Goaltender of the Week award from the league office for her spectacular efforts.
The Women’s Ice Hockey team is back in action on Friday night and Saturday afternoon against Dartmouth and #1 Harvard. Both games can be heard on the Bobcats Sports Network presented by WQAQ, with the pre-game show commencing roughly 10 minutes before the opening face-off.
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