ROCHESTER, NY – Freshman forward Hunter Barnett (Caledon, Ontario/Mississauga Jr. Chiefs) of the RIT women’s hockey team was named College Hockey America Rookie of the Week on Tuesday, for the week ending Dec. 2, 2018. It is Barnett’s first weekly honor of her collegiate career.
Barnett scored a goal in each game, lifting the Tigers to a weekend sweep over Lindenwood. She made it 4-1 in the third period Friday night in an eventual 5-2 win and opened the scoring with a power-play marker Saturday, as RIT won by a score of 3-2. She is second on the Tigers with five goals this season.
RIT is back in action this weekend to close out the fall semester. The Tigers host Boston University on Friday at 2 p.m. and Saturday at noon.