ORONO, Maine- Audra Richards (Maplewood, Minn.) was named Hockey East Player of the Week on Tuesday morning.
Richards notched three goals in Maine's weekend sweep over the UNH Wildcats. In Saturday's game Richards helped Maine come from behind in the final minutes of the third period to score the game tieing goal. Richards than scored the game winning goal in overtime, leading Maine to a 3-2 win over UNH.
Richards scored a goal in Sunday's game to help achieve a 3-1 victory over the Wildcats. Richards leads Maine in scoring with 12 goals this season. The University of Maine Women's ice hockey team won Hockey East Team of the Week after defeating UNH over the weekend.
Maine is back in action Feb. 8th at Vermont, the puck drops at 4:00pm.