Junior Kevin LaPointe Named Sacred Heart Athlete of the Week

Nov. 17, 2003

FAIRFIELD, CT (November 17, 2003) - Junior Kevin LaPointe (Quebec, QC) was named Sacred Heart University Athlete of the Week for the week ending November 16 for his performance against Army over the weekend.

The native of Quebec, QC made 50 saves on the weekend and allowed just two goals, while having a shutout streak of 113:36 against the Black Knights. LaPointe made 28 saves and allowed just one goal on Friday night in recording his first win of the 2003-04 season. The following night LaPointe made 22 saves in recording his second straight win. LaPointe lost a shutout with just 1:11 remaining in the third period on Saturday night. LaPointe was also named Atlantic Hockey Co-Goalie of the Week along with Frank Novello of American International.

The Pioneers will be back in action when the host Bentley on Friday, November 21, at 7:00 PM at the Milford Ice Pavilion. Sacred heart then open a home and home series at Holy Cross on Saturday, November 22 at 7:00 pm and will close the series on November 25 with a 7:00 pm game at the Milford Ice Pavilion.