Plattsburgh’s Kendall Wasik named NEWHL Rookie of the Week

Plattsburgh’s Kendall Wasik named NEWHL Rookie of the Week

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Plattsburgh freshman defensive player Kendall Wasik (Novi, MI) has been selected the Northeast Women's Hockey League's Rookie of the Week.

The honor is for games contested from Monday, Nov. 2, through Sunday, Nov. 10, and was announced by the NEWHL on Tuesday, Nov. 12.

Although freshmen dominate the typical rookie of the week award, any player competing in their first season of intercollegiate athletics is eligible for the honor.

Wasik tallied two assists, two points, five blocked shots and a +5 rating to help Plattsburgh post a 3-0-0 week.

The rookie began her impressive stretch with an assist, two blocked shots and a +2 rating in the Cardinals 3-1 win over #7 Norwich on Wednesday, Nov. 6. Wasik's assist against the Cadets came on the first goal of the game.

She then compiled an assist, a blocked shot and a +3 rating in Plattsburgh's 7-1 home victory vs. Oswego on Nov. 8.

She concluded her week with two blocked shots to help Plattsburgh blank the Lakers on Nov. 9 3-0.

With its three wins on the week, Plattsburgh set the NCAA Division III women's ice hockey record for consecutive home victories at 29, a streak that began on Dec. 1, 2017, with an 8-0 shutout of SUNY Potsdam.

The Cardinals surpassed the previous record of 28 consecutive home wins original set by Gustavus Adolphus from Dec. 13, 2011 through Nov. 8, 2013.