Dec. 4, 2006
Fairfield, CT - Senior Jason Smith (St. Lambert, QC) has been named the Atlantic Hockey Goalie of the Week for the week of November 27th-December 3rd. This is the first time this year that Smith has been recognized as the league's top goaltender.
Smith was superb in goal in both games against Air Force, helping the Pioneers garner two draws. He made 35 saves in each game, stopping 70 of the 74 shots he faced on the weekend. Smith had double digit saves in three of the six periods, including the third period of both games. With his performance, Smith lowered his goals against average to 3.15 and raised his save percentage to .901 on the year.
Smith and the Pioneers are off until December 21st when they open a two game series against Bentley at the Milford Ice Pavilion.