Rush named ECAC Women's East Rookie of the Week

Dec. 16, 2004

Worcester, Mass. - Freshman Samantha Rush (Wakefield, Mass.) was named the ECAC Women's East Rookie of the Week for her efforts against Castleton State last week.

Rush netted her first collegiate-hat trick in the Crusaders' 11-4 victory over the Spartans on Tuesday, Dec. 7 at the Hart Center . Her first and third goal came during the two minute marks of the first and second periods. So far this season, Rush has posted five goals, including two power play goals and a gamer winner, and has added three helpers to tally eight points.

Holy Cross is now tied for third in ECAC East with 10 points. The Crusaders have compiled a 5-4-0 overall record and are 5-2-0 in league action.

The Crusaders host UMass Boston Friday-Saturday, Jan. 7-8, with a 7 p.m. start time on Friday, followed by a 2 p.m. start time on Saturday.