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Jenn Gilligan named goaltender of the month

Maple Ridge goaltender Jenn Gilligan is in the second year of a full-ride scholarship with the University of New Hampshire Wildcats women’s hockey team. - Contributed photo
Maple Ridge goaltender Jenn Gilligan is in the second year of a full-ride scholarship with the University of New Hampshire Wildcats women’s hockey team.
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Maple Ridge goaltender Jenn Gilligan, a  sophomore player with the University of New Hampshire women’s hockey team, was honoured as the Hockey East Goaltender of the Month for January, the conference announced on Tuesday.

Gilligan tallied a 3-2 record on the month, posting three consecutive wins to start the second half of the schedule.

In the first game, she backstopped the Wildcats to a 4-2 victory at Union College by making 26 saves on 28 shots faced.

Gilligan then recorded a pair of wins at Connecticut, including her first shutout on Sunday, Jan. 20 after making 19 saves.

After falling by a score of 3-1 to Northeastern, making 21 saves in the effort, Gilligan tallied her third 30-save effort against the fifth-ranked Boston University Terriers.

For the month, Gilligan made a total of 109 saves on 118 shots for a save percentage of .924 and notched a goals against average of 1.81.

Gilligan is on a full-ride scholarship in the prestigious hockey program in Durham.

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