Feb. 2, 2004
FAIRFIELD, CT (February 2, 2004) - Junior Garrett Larson (Rycroft, AB) was named the Atlantic Hockey Player-of-the-Week and Sacred Heart University Athlete of the Week for the week ending February 1, 2004.
Larson exploded for a big weekend against UConn. He scored two goals, including the game-winner, in a 4-2 Pioneers win on Friday night. He followed that performance by recording his first hat-trick of the season, which included two power play goals, and scored the goal that gave Sacred Heart the lead for good the following night at UConn. It was the second hat-trick of his SHU career. Larson had five goals and one assist on the weekend, with three of his goals scored on the power play. He is now tied for third in the team in scoring with nine goals and five assists for 14 points.
Larson and the rest of the Pioneers will return to action when they host Mercyhurst I a weekend series at the Milford Ice Pavilion. Friday night's game is scheduled for a 7:00 pm start and Saturdays game will get under way at 5:00 pm.