Buffalo State’s Emma Ruggiero named NEWHL Player of the Week

Buffalo State’s Emma Ruggiero named NEWHL Player of the Week

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Buffalo State senior forward Emma Ruggiero (Amherst, NY) has been named the Northeast Women's Hockey League's Player of the Week.

The honor is for games contested from Monday, Nov. 26, through Sunday, Dec. 2, and was announced by the NEWHL on Tuesday, Dec. 4.

Ruggiero amassed five points on four goals and an assist in a pair of league games against Cortland this past weekend.

She recorded her first collegiate hat trick and added an assist in a 5-2 win over the Red Dragons on Friday, Nov. 30, and scored the Bengals' lone goal in a 1-1 draw vs. Cortland on Saturday, Dec. 1.