*Canisius freshman Chris Forsman was named Atlantic Hockey Rookie of the Week after he scored seven points in three games, including a school-record four points for a defenseman in a 4-3 win at Connecticut. Forsman is the fifth Canisius freshman to be named Rookie of the Week by the conference.
*College Hockey America named Niagara defender Shannon Moulson Offensive Player of the Week. Moulson had four assists to lead Niagara's comeback for a 5-3 win over Robert Morris. She is second on the Niagara women's team in scoring with 14 points and ranks first with 11 assists. Niagara is off until a two-game trip to Connecticut to face Quinnipiac and Yale.
*A 52-save performance wasn't enough to hold off nationally ranked Denver last weekend, but it did earn College Hockey America Defensive Player of the Week honors for Niagara goalie Juliano Pagliero. After allowing a first period goal, Pagliero stopped 40 shots from the second period through the overtime before Denver scored a power-play goal with 7 seconds left in the extra session for a 2-1 victory. Pagliero ranks first in CHA with a .920 save percentage and is second with a 2.89 goals-against average.
*Fredonia State senior Kraig Kuzma was named SUNYAC Player of the Week in men's hockey after an eight-point week, leading the Blue Devils to a 3-0 record. Kuzma had the winning goal and two assists in a 4-2 win at Utica College, an assist in a 5-2 win over Morrisville State and two goals and two assists in an 11-1 rout of Morrisville. He now had 95 career points for Fredonia.
*Abbey Schaffnit (Maple Grove), a freshman on Alfred University's women's basketball team, was named Rookie of the Week by the Eastern Conference after she scored 18 points, including 3 for 4 on three-pointers in a victory over Morrisville.
*Mary Cathleen Cosgrove, a 1990 graduate of Nardin Academy, was recently inducted into the St. Mary's College (Notre Dame, Ind.) Hall of Fame. Cosgrove was captain of the tennis team in 1994 and was ranked 39th in the country. She had 82 wins and 24 losses in singles and doubles over her four-year career at St. Mary's. Cosgrove is presently an assistant district attorney for Erie County.