Nicola Garat Named ECAC East Rookie Of The Week

Jan. 27, 2009

WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross freshman forward Nicola Garat (Princeton, N.J.) has been named the ECAC East Rookie of the Week for her performances the week of Jan. 19-25. This is the first ECAC East honor for Garat.

On Tuesday, Jan. 20 against Trinity, Garat scored the game winning goal at the 15:03 mark in the second period to put the Crusaders up, 2-1. On Friday, Jan. 23 against Manhattanville, Garat assisted sophomore Christina D'Ambrogio's (Toronto, Ontario) game tying, shorthanded goal at the 13:04 mark in the third period. The goal tied the game 2-2 and sent it into overtime, where Holy Cross won, 3-2. Garat is currently tied for first in the ECAC East in game winning goals with five.

The Crusaders (16-0-1, 11-0-1 ECAC) continue ECAC East action on the road Friday, Jan. 30 against New England College and Saturday, Jan. 31 against St. Anselm. Holy Cross returns to the Hart Center on Saturday, Feb. 7 taking on MIT.