Former Vernon Viper forward Kellen Jones has been named Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference player of the week. Kellen is in his fourth and final season with the Quinnipiac Bobcats. Kellen & his twin brother Connor both played four years in Vernon (2006-2010). In 154 regular season games with the Vipers Kellen collected (39-134-173). Kellen is the all-time franchise assists leader (regular season & playoffs) with 150. Both Jones brothers attended the Edmont Oilers Development Camp this summer (July 3rd-9th).
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Quinnipiac Men's Ice Hockey's Kellen Jones and Sam Anas Earn ECAC Hockey Weekly Honors
•ECAC HOCKEY WEEKLY AWARDS RELEASE (NOV. 26, 2013)
Quinnipiac senior Kellen Jones and freshman Sam Anas were named the ECAC Hockey Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, respectively, as announced by the league on Tuesday, Nov. 26.
In a 1-1 week, Kellen Jones led Quinnipiac and ECAC Hockey in goals (3) and points (4). Against Princeton, in a 3-0 win, Jones became the 35th player in Quinnipiac history, and the 21st at the Division I level, to reach 100 career points with a goal against the Tigers. In a 4-3 loss Saturday, Jones had two goals and an assist. For the year, Jones leads Quinnipiac with 11 assists, while his seven goals give him 18 points for the season.
Anas led all Quinnipiac freshman with two goals and two assists. Anas posted one-goal, one-assist outings in a 3-0 win at Princeton and in a 4-3 loss at home to the Tigers. On Saturday night, Anas scored his team-leading 10th goal of the year to become just the tenth Quinnipiac freshman in program history to score 10 goals in his first season. For the year, he leads Quinnipiac in goals (10) and points (20). It is Anas' third Rookie of the Week award this season.
Quinnipiac returns to action when its hosts Providence College on Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. at High Point Solutions Arena at the TD Bank Sports Center. On Saturday, Nov. 30, the Bobcats welcome the University of Massachusetts to town. Both games can be seen live on SNY in high definition, where available. Following Saturday night's game against UMass, Quinnipiac fans can see the first installment of this season's "Bobcats Unleashed in HD" - the Emmy Nominated highlight show produced on Quinnipiac University's campus - at 9:30 p.m.