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Cortland’s Hlasnick and Goergen Earn NEWHL Weekly Honors


Cortland sophomore forward Mia Hlasnick (Olean/Niagara Jr. Purple Eagles U19) has been chosen as the Northeast Women’s Hockey League (NEWHL) Player of the Week and sophomore Molly Goergen (Eden Prairie, MN/Eden Prairie H.S.) has been named the NEWHL Goalie of the Week for the week ending Feb. 12. Hlasnick was honored for the second time this season and Goergen earned her third weekly honor of the season. 
Hlasnick and Goergen were honored for this performances in two Cortland wins – a 2-0 victory at Oswego on Friday and a 5-0 home triumph over Potsdam Saturday. With the victories, Cortland (17-6-0, 12-4-0 NEWHL) clinched the second seed for the four-team NEWHL playoffs. Cortland closes the regular season with games at Canton Friday at 3 p.m. and home versus Potsdam Saturday at 3 p.m., and the Red Dragons will host Oswego in the NEWHL semifinals on Feb. 25 for the program’s first-ever postseason home game. 
Hlasnick finished the week with five points on two goals and three assists with a plus-4 plus/minus rating. She also set a single-season program record with 19 assists, breaking the previous mark of 18 held by Judy Ellis from the 2003-04 season. Hlasnick assisted on the game-winning goal early in the third period at Oswego and tallied two goals and two assists with a plus-3 rating in the win over Potsdam. She scored the game winner just 1:07 into the game. 
For the season, Hlasnick leads Cortland in goals (12), assists (19) and points (31), as well as plus/minus (plus-29). 
Goergen posted a 2-0 record with two shutouts and 46 saves in Cortland’s two wins. In the victory over Oswego she turned aside 28 shots, including 15 in the second period. She stopped 18 shots in the win versus Potsdam. With her two shutouts, Goergen extended her single-season record to nine and her career record to 14. 
For the season, Goergen has posted a 13-6 record with a 1.16 GAA, a .952 save percentage and those nine shutouts. 

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