SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Freshman forward Moe Tsukimoto (Sapporo, Japan/Northwood School) of the Plattsburgh State women’s ice hockey team has been selected as the Northeast Women’s Hockey League (NEWHL) Rookie of the Week for the period ending Dec. 2, 2018, as announced Tuesday by the conference office.
This is Tsukimoto’s first-ever NEWHL Rookie of the Week honor.
Tsukimoto tallied four points on two goals and two assists in a NEWHL weekend sweep of Oswego State on Friday and Saturday. She scored one goal and added two assists while posting a +2 rating in a 4-0 win over the Lakers on Friday before netting a power-play goal in a 6-1 victory over Oswego on Saturday.
For the season, Tsukimoto has six points on four goals and two assists. She is tied for sixth in the NEWHL in goals and tied for 12th in the conference in points.
Plattsburgh State (8-1-0, 6-0-0 NEWHL) next hosts Morrisville State College in a non-conference contest on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m.