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Scottsdale product Newkirk selected Hockey East Warrior Co-Player of the Month

 

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Hockey East announced Friday that Boston College sophomore forward Makenna Newkirk is the Hockey East Warrior Co-Player of the Month for January.

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Newkirk posted 12 points on six goals and six assists in January. She recorded at least one point in eight of BC’s nine games, and has brought a seven-game point streak (11 points) and a four-game goal streak (six goals) into February.

The Scottsdale product collected three multiple-point games last month, culminating with a three-point effort in the Eagles’ 3-2 win over Boston University in the first round of the 39th Annual Beanpot on Jan. 31. A week earlier, Newkirk scored three of Boston College’s six goals in the road sweep at Vermont, including the game-winning goal in overtime on Jan. 20, and the game-winning goal on Jan. 21.

Newkirk is the Eagles’ scoring leader with 33 points. In Hockey East action, Newkirk ranks third in scoring with 25 points.

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