Smith Named AHA Goalie of the Week

Jan. 8, 2007

Fairfield, CT - Senior Jason Smith (St. Lambert, QC) has been named the Atlantic Hockey goaltender of the week for the week of January 2-7. This is the second straight week, and third time this season, that Smith has won top goaltender honors.

Smith made 28 saves in the Pioneers upset of Cornell and allowed just one goal. His performance included 13 saves in the third period, propelling the Pioneers to their second win over an ECACHL team this year. Smith has now allowed just one goal in each of his last four games, posting a 3-0-1 record in that span. The hot streak has lowered his goals against average to 2.76.

The Pioneers are return to Atlantic Hockey action Tuesday night when they visit American International. Face-off at the Olympia Ice Center is set for 7:00 pm.