SCHENECTADY — Senior forward Emily King and sophomore goalie Sophie Matsoukas were named co-winners of the George Morrison Most Valuable Player award at the Union College women’s hockey team banquet on Sunday.
King, the team captain, had a career season, collecting nine goals and 10 assists. She had three power-play goals and four game-winning goals, which tied with Riley Walsh for the team lead.
Matsoukas started all 34 games, posting an 11-22-1 record with a 3.33 goals-against average and a .906 save percentage.
Freshman defenseman Stephanie Bourque won the Ancora Imparo (the Italian phrase “I am still learning”) Award. Bourque had a goal and 11 assists, which tied for the team lead with Celeste Beaudoin.
The Garnet Glue Award, which goes to the student-athlete who best exemplifies servant leadership and who goes above and beyond to validate and empower her teammates, went to junior defenseman Meredith Killian.
Sophomore defenseman Maren Friday won the Hana Yamashita Award, which is given to the player who shows a supreme competitiveness, consistently gives 100 percent effort in both practice and games, and is extraordinarily conditioned with an unmatched work ethic.
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