WINTHROP, Ma.- Sacred Heart University Men's Ice Hockey seniors Mike Lee and Austin McIlmurray received Atlantic Hockey Weekly Awards today as announced by the league this morning. McIlmurray was named Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week while Lee was tabbed Atlantic Hockey Defensive Player of the Week. The Pioneers will return to action on Friday Nov. 1 when SHU hosts Air Force. Puck-drop is set for 6:05 p.m.
McIlmurray tallied three goals over the weekend as he tallied two power-play goals in the Pioneers 4-0 victory over Niagara in the first game while recording a third power-play goal in a row in the second game against the Purple Eagles which helped push the Pioneers to a 3-1 victory and the two-game Atlantic Hockey sweep. His three goals were the first of the season and now has 30 for his career. The award is McIlmurray's first of the season as well.
Lee recorded five assists in the two games that were played over the weekend as he recorded two in the 4-0 victory while tallying three in the 3-1 Saturday win. These were the first assists of the season for Lee and his first Atlantic Hockey Weekly award this season.