For the second time this season, Erica Howe (Ottawa, ONT) of the Clarkson University Women’s Hockey team has been recognized for her outstanding play when she was named Hogan Hockey/ECAC Hockey Goaltender of the Month for November. Howe also earned the honor for October.
The junior netminder has helped the Golden Knights to their best start ever at 13-3 overall and 7-1 in the conference.
Howe backstopped the Knights to a 6-1 record for the month of November, including a pair of wins over Top-10 ranked foes, and to a No. 2 ranking in the national polls. Howe had six games where she allowed just one goal, including three 2-1 victories and was 5-0 in League games. Howe posted 36 saves on 37 shots in 3-1 win at Quinnipiac (11/16), registered 29 saves in 2-1 victory over No. 3 Cornell (11/30) and recorded over a .940 save percentage in six of the seven games she started.
Clarkson closes out the 2012 portion of the schedule this weekend with a home-and-home series with Syracuse. The Knights host the Orange on Friday in a 7:00 p.m. game at Cheel Arena, and then face off against Syracuse in Central NY on Saturday at 3:00 p.m