Jacque Rogers and Amy Budde Sweep NCHA Weekly Awards

Jacque Rogers and Amy Budde Sweep NCHA Weekly Awards

Lake Forest College women's hockey players Jacque Rogers and Amy Budde were named Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Defensive and Offensive Players of the Week, respectively, on Tuesday.

Budde, a sophomore forward, became the third different Forester to earn NCHA Offensive Player of the Week honors this season. She helped lead Lake Forest to a pair of victories at Marian University over the weekend, allowing them to keep pace with first-place Adrian College and set up an opportunity at the NCHA regular-season crown. She scored to break a 1-1 tie with less than five minutes to play and added an empty net goal late in a 3-1 triumph on Saturday. The team's leading scorer then followed that up by scoring the third goal and assisting on the fourth and fifth in Sunday's 5-0 win.

Rogers. a freshman goaltender, was named NCHA Defensive Player of the Week for the second time during her initial season with the Foresters. She surrendered just one goal in Lake Forest's sweep of the host Sabres over the weekend and continued her climb up the national rankings. She made 19 saves in LFC's 3-1 victory on Saturday and 23 more in the 5-0 triumph Sunday to record her fourth shutout of the season and a .977 save percentage for the weekend. Rogers is now third in the nation in goals-against average (1.00) and 10th in save percentage (.948).

NCHA Players of the Week are selected by the league's directors of public relations and sports information.

Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Release (pdf)