March 6, 2006

Trapp Nabs AHA Rookie of the Week Honors

March 6, 2006

Fairfield, CT - Pioneer freshman ice hockey forward Bear Trapp (Regina, SK) was named Atlantic Hockey Rookie of the Week for the week of February 27th-March 5th. It's the fifth time this year that Trapp has garnered the honor.

Trapp recorded a hat trick to lead the Pioneer attack in Friday's 8-3 win over Connecticut. After scoring the Pioneers first goal, he waited until the third period to score the final two goals. He also assisted on a goal in the victory. Trapp is second on the Pioneers with 43 points, including 16 goals and 27 assists on the season. He finished the regular season tied for sixth in the league in total points and fifth in goals and assists.

The Pioneers (21-11-2, 18-8-2 AHA) finished third in the Atlantic Hockey regular season standings. Sacred Heart will host an AHA quarterfinal game against sixth seeded Connecticut Saturday night at the Milford Ice Pavilion. Game time is 7:00 pm.