WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross freshman goalie Matt Ginn (Lindsay, Ontario) has been named the Atlantic Hockey Rookie of the Month for his performance in December. For the month, Ginn posted a 1.51 goals against average and a .923 save percentage with a 3-1-0 record. This is the first time that Ginn has earned this honor.
Ginn was named the Team Travel USA Atlantic Hockey Goalie of the Week for his performance in wins versus Canisius on Dec. 2-3. He went 2-0-0 on the week with a 1.00 goals against average and a .938 save percentage. Ginn made 30 saves and allowed two goals in the two wins over Canisius. This was the first time in his career that he has earned this honor. In the 3-2 victory on Dec. 2, Ginn posted 16 saves and recorded his first collegiate assist. Then on Dec. 3, he notched his first collegiate shutout as he made 14 saves in the 4-0 win. Ginn recorded a .960 save percentage and a 1.00 goals against average as he made 24 saves in the 3-1 win versus Army on Dec. 10. This season he has a 6-6-0 record with 294 saves.
The Crusaders (8-9-0, 6-4-0 Atlantic Hockey) return to action on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 6-7, when they play first-place Air Force (10-5-2, 8-2-1 Atlantic Hockey) in two contests at the Hart Center in Worcester, Mass., at 7:00 p.m.