Dec. 26, 2005
Fairfield, CT - -Men's Ice Hockey forward Pierre-Luc O'Brien (Nicolet, QC) was named the Enterprise Rent-A-Car/Sacred Heart University Student Athlete of the Week for the week of December 19-25th.
O'Brien led the Pioneers offense to a second place finish in the Providence College Hockey Holiday Classic. He was the key spark in a 5-1 win over Brown in the opening round of the tournament, scoring two goals and adding two assists. O'Brien capped off a three goal Pioneer first period with a goal as time expired, then opened the scoring in the third period, finishing off a give-and-go rush. For his perfomance, O'Brien was named to the All-Tournament team. O'Brien has now regained the team lead in goal scoring with 10 goals to go along with 16 assists for a team high 26 points.
The Pioneers (9-7-1, 6-5-1 AHA) return to the ice on January 3rd when they visit Bentley in Atlantic Hockey action.