SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Senior forward Courtney Moriarty (Estero, Fla./Northfield Mount Hermon) of the Plattsburgh State women’s ice hockey team has been named the 2019 Northeast Women’s Hockey League (NEWHL) Player of the Year, as announced Thursday by the conference office.
This marks the second straight year in which a Plattsburgh State student-athlete has been selected as the NEWHL Player of the Year, as Melissa Sheeran earned the honor last season.
Moriarty, who also earned First-Team All-NEWHL honors for the second straight year and was an American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) Second-Team All-American last season, currently ranks 16th in NCAA Division III in points per game (1.31) and is second in the NEWHL in point scoring with 34 points on 15 goals and 19 assists. She also is tied for second in the NEWHL in goals and assists. She was named the NEWHL Player of the Week on Nov. 6 and has 12 games this year in which she has registered multiple points. Moriarty also was selected to the All-Tournament Team at the Norwich East-West Classic this season.
For her career, she ranks seventh in program history in points with 141 (76 goals, 65 assists) and is tied for fifth in goals. Moriarty also is second in program history in game-winning goals with 22 and established Division III’s single-season record in the statistical category last season with 14.