DURHAM, N.H. -- University of New Hampshire freshman forward Colin Hemingway (Surrey, British Columbia) was named Hockey East Rookie of the Week on Monday afternoon.
The freshman notched 2-1-3 in UNH's weekend sweep of Merrimack College, including a two-goal game in UNH's 4-2 victory against the Warriors on Friday. Prior to this weekend, Hemingway, who has missed much of the season after injuring his shoulder, had not registered a career collegiate point.
The Wildcats currently hold first place in Hockey East with a 10-1-1 league mark and are ranked No. 1 in the nation with an overall record of 18-3-1. The Wildcats play Northeastern at Matthews Arena on Friday and then host the Huskies at the Whittemore Center Saturday. Both games begin at 7 p.m.