Penn State Hockey: Micayla Catanzariti nabs first CHA award

From CDT staff reportsOctober 9, 2012 

Penn State freshman forward Micayla Catanzariti was named College Hockey America's Rookie of the Week on Monday. Catanzariti helped lead the Nittany Lions to a win in their inaugural opener on Saturday with two goals and an assist in a 5-3 win against Vermont.

Catanzariti scored the game-tying and the go-ahead goal on Saturday, while assisting the final goal by Birdie Shaw. Catanzariti became the first Nittany Lion to tally a multi-goal game and had three points in the victory.

Fellow forward Shannon Yoxheimer was named to the CHA's honorable mention list for the week after her two-goal performance against Vermont, which included the eventual game-winning tally. She was named the No. 2 star in Saturday's win and the No. 3 star in Sunday's 3-1 loss to the Catamounts.

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