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Shain Named Rookie of the Week for Fifth Time

STORRS, CT (February 24) – Freshman goaltender Kaitlyn Shain (Calgary, Alberta) was awarded her third-consecutive ITECH Rookie of the Week honor as chosen by Hockey East league officials Monday afternoon.

Shain recorded her second straight Hockey East shutout with 24 saves in a crucial 1-0 win at Northeastern. The award makes her the most decorated UConn player this season, as she receives her fifth Hockey East honor.

The Huskies return to action this weekend when they travel to Orono, ME for their final two games of the regular season. Depending on the outcome of this weekend’s games, Connecticut can finish between third and fifth place in Hockey East. The top four teams will participate in the first-ever Hockey East women’s league championship tournament March 15-16 at Northeastern’s Matthews Arena.