DeSmet Earns CHA Honor – Syracuse University Athletics


Graduate student Arielle DeSmet posted a .925 save percentage against the University of Vermont’s 10th-ranked offense en route to earning College Hockey America’s Goaltender of the Week Award. DeSmet recorded 49 saves shots in the two-game series to post a 2.05 goals against average. The 13th-ranked Catamounts were averaging 3.26 goals per game coming into the weekend.


DeSmet, who ranks second on Syracuse’s career saves record list with 1,940, had 49 saves on the weekend. The Charlotte, Vt. native posted 25 saves in the first game of the series, including 15 in the second period. She is tied for fourth on the Orange career wins record list and her seven shutouts is sixth in program history.


This is DeSmet’s 11th career CHA weekly honor and third of the season.


Syracuse (7-13-1 overall, 4-2 CHA) will host #5 Colgate on Tuesday, January 10 at 6 pm at Tennity Ice Pavilion.


2022-23 CHA Weekly Award Winners

October 3              Mae Batherson             Defenseman of the Week

                              Rhéa Hicks                    Rookie of the Week

October 17            Maya D’Arcy                  Rookie of the Week

October 23            Mae Batherson              Defenseman of the Week

                              Arielle DeSmet             Goaltender of the Week

                             Mik Todd                        Rookie of the Week

October 31            Arielle DeSmet              Goaltender of the Week

                             Sarah Marchand           Forward of the Week

November 1          Mae Batherson             Defenseman of the Month

November 6          Hannah Johnson          Defenseman of the Week

                             Sarah Thompson           Forward of the Week

November 15       Rhéa Hicks                     Rookie of the Week

November 28       Maya D’Arcy                  Defenseman of the Week

                            Sarah Thompson            Forward of the Week

December 12       Arielle DeSmet              Goaltender of the Week

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