Two student-athletes earn conference honors

Two student-athletes representing men’s basketball and women’s ice hockey recently received weekly honors from the Commonwealth Coast Conference.

Men’s ice hockey

Blake Wojtala ’19 was named goalie of the week after backstopping his team to the Skidmore Thanksgiving Invitational Championship with a pair of 30-plus save showings. He made 31 saves in a 4-1 win over Bryn Athyn College before turning away 33 shots in the championship game against the hosts. He finished the invitational with a 1.50 goals-against average and a .955 save-percentage.

Salve Regina (6-1-1, 4-1-1 CCC) returns to action at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, when it travels to face Becker College in a conference matchup.

Women’s basketball

Torie Scorpio ’20 was named player of the week after averaging 21 points in the Mercy Tournament hosted by Misericordia University and earning all-tournament recognition. After posting a 14-point performance against the hosts in a 70-56 setback, she set a career-high with 28 points in a 73-59 win over Gwynedd Mercy University. Scorpio shot 55.6 percent (15-for-27) in the tournament.

Salve Regina (1-4) opens its conference schedule at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 on the road at Nichols College.

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