Press Release

Buium, Westcott and Daniel Headline HCA Monthly Honors

Friday, December 1, 2023

There were plenty of outstanding players who took the ice in November for men’s and women’s college teams. Here are the HCA honorees for November, including two goalies from Skellefteå, Sweden.

playerMen’s Co-Player of the Month: Zeev Buium FR D, Denver (San Diego, CA)

Led all NCHC players with 14 points on 3-11--14 in eight games. Became the first FR D ever to earn NCHC Player of the Month honors.

playerMen’s Co-Player of the Month: Jared Westcott SR Forward, Lake Superior State (Imperial, MO)

Led all CCHA skaters in goals (7) and points (14) with his line of 7-7-14 in eight games played.

Bryce Brodzinski, GR, F, Minnesota (Blaine, MN) (8 GP, 6-7-13, 1.62 PPG);
Alex Jefferies, SR F, Merrimack (Lunenburg, MA) (8 GP, 7-6-13, 1.62 PPG);
Jacob Quillen, JR F, Quinnipiac (Dartmouth, NS) (7 GP, 6-5-11, 1.57 PPG)

playerWomen’s Player of the Month: Izzy Daniel Grad Forward, Cornell (Minneapolis, MN)

Daniel followed a 17-point October with a 16-point November: 6-10-16 in eight games, good for 2.0 PPG.

Tessa Janecke, SO, F, Penn State (Orangeville, IL) (6 GP, 4-11-15, 2.5 PPG)
Danielle Serdachny, GR F, Colgate (Edmonton, AB) (8 GP, 4-10-14, 1.75 PPG)
Jada Habisch, SR F, UConn (Buffalo, MN) (8 GP, 8-2-10, 1.25 PPG)

playerMen’s Rookie of the Month: Aiden Fink FR Forward, Penn State (Calgary, AB)

Went 8-6-14 in eight games for PSU, averaging a goal per game and 1.75 PPG.

Ryan Leonard, FR F, Boston College (Amherst, MA) (8 GP, 8-3-11, 1.0 GPG);
Matteo Giampa, FR F, Canisius (Virgil, ON) (9 GP, 6-5-11, 1.22 PPG);
Miko Matikka, FR F, Denver (Helsinki, Finland) (8 GP, 7-3-10, 1.25 PPG)

playerWomen’s Rookie of the Month: Stella Retrum FR Forward, Penn State (Maple Grove, MN)

Retrum was the CHA’s Rookie of the Week three times in November. She went 5-6-11 in six games, good for 1.83 PPG.

Emma Pais, FR F, Colgate (London, ON) (8 GP, 4-5-9, 1.13 PPG)
Joy Dunne, FR F, Ohio State (O’Fallon, MO) (8 GP, 6-2-8, 1.33 PPG)
Sammy Taber, FR F, Boston College (Tewksbury, MA) (6 GP, 2-6-8, 1.33 PPG)

playerMen’s Goaltender of the Month: Nils Wallstrom FR Goalie, AIC (Skellefteå, Sweden)

Went 7-1-0 with a 1.38 GAA and a .947 percentage, allowing two or fewer goals in each game.

Jacob Fowler, FR G, Boston College (Melbourne, FL) (6 8GP, 1.85 GAA, 6-1-1, .939);
Cameron Rowe, SR G, Western Michigan (Wilmette, IL) (8 GP, 1.64, 5-3-0, .938)

playerWomen’s Goaltender of the Month: Tindra Holm JR Goalie, Long Island University (Skellefteå, Sweden)

Holm averaged 33 saves per game in a 6-0-0 month and put up these numbers: 0.82 GAA and .975 save percentage.

Hailey MacLeod, SO G, Minnesota Duluth (Abbotsford, BC) (3 GP, 0.65 GAA, 2-0-1, .978);
Megan Warrener, JR G, UConn (Stoney Creek, ON) (4 GP, 0.50, 4-0-0, .967);
Kayle Osborne, SR G, Colgate (Westport, ON) (7 GP, 6-0-1, 0.99 GAA, .942)