A Sweep of A Different Kind

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Syracuse completed a sweep of the weekly College Hockey America (CHA) weekly awards after back-to-back wins against RIT. The honors include senior Abby Moloughney as Forward of the Week, graduate student Jessica DiGirolamo as Defenseman of the Week, senior Arielle DeSmet as Goaltender of the Week and forward Sarah Marchand as Rookie of the Week.

Moloughney, who earned the award for the third time this season, had four points in the series, including two goals and two assists. She tied the Syracuse career record for multi-point games with her 27th. The Ottawa, Ontario native ranks fourth on Syracuse’s career scoring record list with 96 points, including 41 goals and 55 assists. She is four points shy of becoming the fourth Syracuse player to record 100 career points. She ranks fifth in CHA in points (23), third in goals (12) and ninth in assists (11) this season.

DiGirolamo won the award for the fourth time this season. She had a power play goal, an assist and six blocks in the two-game series. The Mississauga, Ontario native ranks seventh on Syracuse’s career points record list with 89, including 32 goals, 57 assists, and is one assist away from tying the Orange record for career assists by a defenseman. She also ranks second in the CHA in career goals by a defenseman.

DeSmet, who is also a four-time CHA weekly award honoree, recorded her second shutout of the season in the game against RIT on Friday. She had 47 saves and allowed two goals in the series. DeSmet ranks second in the CHA in saves/game (27.25) and save percentage (.933). The Charlotte, Vt. native is tied for second on the Syracuse single-season record list for save percentage and is sixth on the Orange single-season goals against average record chart (2.13).

Marchand, who earned the award for the second time this season, had a hand in all three goals in Syracuse’s 3-0 win against RIT on Friday. She scored the game-winning goal and assisted on the other two. Marchand leads the Orange in assists (13) and is second in points (20), and ranks seventh in the CHA in assists and is tied for seventh in points. The Bell River, Ontario native has five multi-point games this season.

2021-22 Syracuse CHA Honors

Oct. 4 – Abby Moloughney, Forward of the Week

Oct. 11 – Arielle DeSmet, Goaltender of the Week

Oct. 18 – Jessica DiGirolamo, Defenseman of the Week

Oct. 18 – Madison Primeau, Rookie of the Week

Oct. 25 – Jessica DiGirolamo, Defenseman of the Week

Nov. 2 – Jessica DiGirolamo, Defenseman of the Month (October)

Nov. 8 – Jessica DiGirolamo, Defenseman of the Week

Nov. 8 – Sarah Marchand, Rookie of the Week

Nov. 22 – Mae Batherson, Defenseman of the Week

Nov. 22 – Arielle DeSmet, Goaltender of the Week

Nov. 22 – Victoria Klimek, Forward of the Week

Nov. 30 – Jessica DiGirolamo, Defenseman of the Month (November)

Dec. 6 – Victoria Klimek, Forward of the Week

Jan. 3 – Shelby Calof, Defenseman of the Week

Jan. 3 – Arielle DeSmet, Goaltender of the Week

Jan. 3 – Abby Moloughney, Forward of the Week

Jan. 4 – Lauren Bellefontaine, Forward of the Month (December)

Jan. 24 — Abby Moloughney, Forward of the Week

Jan. 24 – Jessica DiGirolamo, Defenseman of the Week

Jan. 24 – Arielle DeSmet, Goaltender of the Week

Jan. 24 – Sarah Marchand, Rookie of the Week

UP NEXT

Syracuse will host Lindenwood for a home-and-home series at Tennity Ice Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 28 (7 pm) and Saturday, Jan. 29 (3 pm). During Saturday’s game the Orange will honor the seniors for a senior night celebration. The games will be streamed on Cuse.com.

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50 YEARS OF SYRACUSE WOMEN’S ATHLETICS

Orange alumni, fans and friends are invited to share in a year-long celebration of 50 years of Syracuse University women’s athletics. Events and special recognition of all female student-athletes who have donned the Block S to represent Syracuse University and the Athletics Department since 1971-72 will be held throughout the 2021-22 seasons. As we celebrate this history, we acknowledge those who have gone before us to set the standard we strive to achieve today so we can pave the way for the future. We reflect on the history of women in sport, admire their sacrifices, recognize their contributions and accomplishments, and honor their legacy.

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