Department of Athletics

Evangelista Named NEHC Goaltender of the Week

   GORHAM, Maine -- For the third time this season, University of Southern Maine senior Britney Evangelista (North Smithfield, R.I.) has been selected for weekly recognition by the New England Hockey Conference (NEHC).  Evangelista was picked as the Co-Goaltender of the Week along with Norwich University sophomore Emily Lambert.

            In two appearances last week, Evangelista backstopped the Huskies to a pair of ties while compiling a 1.38 goals against average and a .969 save percentage.  Evangelista registered 46 saves in USM's 2-2 overtime tie at Bowdoin College.  In her next start at Plymouth State University, Evangelista recorded a season-high 49 saves, including 20 over the third period and overtime, in a 1-1 overtime tie. READ MORE