WAKEFIELD, Mass. – In an announcement made by the league on Mach 2, Christina Putigna (Grimsby, Ontario) was named to the Hockey East Pro Ambitions All-Rookie Team. Seven other freshmen from around the league were voted to the Team.
With 28 points, Putigna was second among her teammates in points. The freshman forward scored eight power play goals, and 11 goals in total. She added 17 assists on the season, as well.
Putigna was named a Hockey East Top Performer three times (Nov. 19, 16, and Feb. 8). In the month of November, she was named Hockey East Pro Ambitions Rookie of the Month after recording 13 points on 10 assists and three goals in seven games.
The Rookie recorded a game high of three points three times over the season, against New Hampshire (Nov. 7), Brown (Nov. 28), and Merrimack (Feb. 13). Putigna posted six multi-point games and three point streaks, her longest stretching across eight games.
The Full Pro Ambitions All-Rookie Team is:
G: Brittany Bugalski, NU
G: Samantha Ridgewell, MC
D: Maddie Hartman, NU
D: Alyson Matteau, ME
F: Sammy Davis, BU*
F: Makenna Newkirk, BC*
F: Christina Putigna, PC
F: Paige Voight, MC
* denotes unanimous selection
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