Meehan earns All-Star distinction from New England Hockey Writers Association

Meehan earns All-Star distinction from New England Hockey Writers Association

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Sophomore Katy Meehan (Quincy, Mass.) of the Saint Anselm College women's ice hockey program was recognized as an All-Star by the New England Hockey Writers Association (NEHWA) after a stellar second-year campaign on the Hilltop.

PDF: New England Hockey Writers Association Release

Meehan, the lone NCAA Division II representative among the 12 student-athletes on the All-Star roster, scored 14 goals and added 19 assists for 33 points (14-19=33) for Saint Anselm, firing home five power play goals and scoring four game-winning tallies. She will be recognized along with the other honorees on Apr. 17 with a dinner at the Prince Restaurant in Saugus, Mass.

Meehan helped the Hawks capture their first-ever New England Women's Hockey Alliance (NEWHA) Tournament Championship on Feb. 24, dishing out two assists in the 3-0 victory. On the season, Meehan ranked second on the team in assists (19) and led the way with two hat tricks on the campaign.

A threat on the power play, Meehan's five power play strikes tied for the team lead. She was recognized by the NEWHA coaches with the alliance's Player of the Year award after earning Player of the Week honors on three separate occasions.

Her longest point streak was during a stretch of six games from Jan. 25 through Feb. 1, recording two goals and four assists (2-4=6). She carries a five-game point streak into her junior season, finishing the year with eight multi-point contests including two games where she logged four points on offense.

In her two years at the Hilltop, Meehan has played in 56 games and registered 63 points (30-33=63). She has nine power play strikes, seven game-winning goals and three hat tricks to her credit and becomes the 10th student-athlete from Saint Anselm to earn All-Star recognition from the NEHWA.