Plattsburgh’s Kassi Abbott named first NEWHL Goalie of Week for 2019

Plattsburgh’s Kassi Abbott named first NEWHL Goalie of Week for 2019

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Plattsburgh senior netminder Kassi Abbott (Medford, MA) has been selected the first Northeast Women's Hockey League Goalie of the Week for 2019.

The honor is for games contested from Monday, Dec. 31, through Sunday, Jan. 6, and was announced by the NEWHL on Tuesday, Jan. 7.

Abbott posted a 17-save shutout in the Cardinals' 2-0 win over No. 1/1 Adrian to open up the Norwich East-West Classic on Sunday, Jan. 6, helping avenge Plattsburgh's only loss this season.

She posted her NCAA Division III-leading eighth shutout of the year, giving her 17 for her career. Abbott also leads Division III in save percentage (.981) and goals-against average (0.35).