Neilon Named Atlantic Hockey Rookie of the Week


STORRS, Conn. (Feb. 7) – University of Connecticut men's hockey freshman forward Mike Neilon (St. Paul, Minn.) was honored as Atlantic Hockey Rookie of the Week by the conference office on Monday. Neilon earns his second career weekly award as he was previously named Rookie of the Week on Oct. 11.

This past weekend, Neilon collected three assists over a two-game series against Sacred Heart. His first came in a 4-3 setback against the Pioneers and he then went on to register two more helpers in the Huskies 5-1 home victory over SHU.

UConn returns to the ice on Friday, Feb. 11, when the team travels to Bentley College for an Atlantic Hockey matchup at 7:30 p.m.