Jenn Gilligan named goaltender of the month

Maple Ridge goaltender Jenn Gilligan was honoured as the Hockey East Goaltender of the Month for January

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.

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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