Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Shortridge Named Player Of The Week:

This is posted on the BCHL website:

Vipers 'tender Shortridge stops ton of rubber in POW performance

Monday, October 19, 2015 - Submitted by BCHL Media

Vernon Vipers goaltender Andrew Shortridge has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 18, the league announced Monday.

Shortridge backstopped the Vipers to three wins and was named a game star each night. The Quinnipiac University recruit began his week with a 41-save effort in a 5-1 home win over Trail where he was 2nd Star but topped that with a 46-save shutout and 1st Star in a 3-0 win over visiting Merritt. The native of Eagle River, Alaska made 35 saves for another 2nd Star in a 5-3 road win over Merritt.

The 6-foot-3, 183-pound Shortridge made 122 saves on 126 shots for the week, posting a 0.968 save percentage and 1.33 goals-against average.

Honourable mentions this week:

Wenatchee Wild F Kyle Stephan: 2G, 2A, 1st Star

Penticton Vees D Colton Poolman: 2A, 2nd Star, 3rd Star

Vernon Vipers F Joe Sacco: 2G, 2A, GWG, two 3rd Stars

Cowichan Valley Capitals F Luke Santerno: 2G, 1st Star, GWG

Salmon Arm Silverbacks G Angus Redmond: 2W, two 1st Stars, 72 saves/78 shots, .923 sv%, 3.00 GAA

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