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Women's Hockey Announces Team Awards

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Senior Kelly Foley was named the team's MVP.     By Doug Austin
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HANOVER, N.H. - The Dartmouth women's hockey team and head coach Mark Hudak recently announced the team awards for this past season.

Senior Kelly Foley (South Boston, Mass.) was the team leader for most of the season and was named the Big Green's Most Valuable Player. Foley finished her career, playing in 30 games for the Big Green this season. She recorded a team-high 16 goals and had 18 assists for 34 points. She had two power-play goals and one game-winning goal. She has a plus/minus of +23. She became the 33rd player in the program's history to record 100 career points and finished her career with 54 goals and 47 assists for 101 points. She was named second-team All-Ivy and third team All-ECAC.

The Offensive MVP for Dartmouth was junior Camille Dumais (Beaconsfield, Quebec). Dumais led the team in points (38) and assists (22) and tied for the team high in goals (16). The 38 points tied the total she put up last season, and the 22 assists marked a new single-season high for the forward. In the second-to-last game of the year again St. Lawrence, the junior eclipsed the 100-point barrier with two goals in the 4-3 loss. She now has 44 goals and 57 assists for 101 points in 92 career games.

Sophomore Lindsay Holdcroft (Pittsburgh, Pa.) was named the Defensive MVP after starting 25 games at goaltender for the Big Green. She had 605 saves, a .926 save percentage, a 1.90 goals against average, a 14-9-2 record and four shutouts in 1,516:12 minutes. She was named second-team All-Ivy. Holdcroft moved into seventh on Dartmouth's career games played list for a goaltender with 52. On the career lists, she also moved to sixth in minutes (3,134:21), fifth in wins (32), fifth in shutouts (8) and seventh in saves (1,183).

The most improved honor went to sophomore Ali Winkel (Espanola, Ontario). Winkel had her breakout game in a 5-4 upset victory at second-ranked Cornell on Nov. 11. The forward recorded her first career hat trick, first career multi-point game, first career game-winning goal and first and second career power-play goals in the victory. She finished the year with eight points on four goals and four points in 30 games. She also had two power-play goals, one shorthanded goal and one game-winning goal.

Senior Jenna Hobeika (Alpine, N.J.) earned the team's Unsung Hero award. Hobeika was a stabilizing force on the Big Green's second line. She ended the season with eight goals and seven assists for 15 points in 30 games. Hobeika also won 52.1 percent (199-of-382) of her faceoffs in 2011-12. She played in her 100th career game for the Big Green during the quarterfinals of the ECAC Hockey Tournament. Hobeika's top moment of the season was when she scored the overtime game-winning goal against Brown on the last day of the regular season to secure Dartmouth home ice in the ECAC Hockey Quarterfinals.

The Rookie of the Year honor went to freshman Karlee Odland (Vauxhall, Alberta). Despite missing the first 12 games of the season due to an injury, the forward led the freshman class in goals (4) and points (7). She also had three assists. She scored her first career goal at Fenway Park on Jan. 10 in a 3-2 victory over Providence.

Senior Moira Scanlon (Chicago, Ill.) won the Sarah Kennedy Award. The Sarah Kennedy Award is given to a junior or senior who in their time at Dartmouth demonstrates a selflessness in putting team first above individual goals, a dedication to their team and school with their actions both on and off the ice, perseverance in the face of adversity and a sincere love for the sport of ice hockey.

Rookie of the Year – Karlee Odland
Unsung Hero – Jenna Hobeika
Defensive MVP – Lindsay Holdcroft
Offensive MVP – Camille Dumais
Most Improved – Ali Winkel
Team MVP – Kelly Foley
Sarah Kennedy Award – Moira Scanlon