Gingera Named Atlantic Hockey Rookie of the Week

Jan. 26, 2009

Fairfield, CT - Freshman Matt Gingera (Winnipeg, MB) has been named the Atlantic Hockey Rookie of the Week for the week of January 19-25. This is the first award of Gingera's SHU career.

Gingera had the most productive weekend of his young career as he tallied four points against Bentley, scoring two goals and recording two assists, while finishing the weekend with an outstanding +6 rating. Friday night Gingera recorded his first career multi-goal game, scoring the third and fifth Pioneer goals. Saturday Gingera had the primary assists on SHU's second and third goals. Gingera leads all SHU rookies with 14 points, seven goals and seven assists.

Sacred Heart travels to Buffalo this weekend for a series with Canisius. The teams meet at Buffalo State Sports Arena Friday and Saturday at 7:05 pm.