November 16, 2010
James Mello – Dartmouth – (Junior, Goaltender – Rehoboth,MA)
Mello started both games over the weekend and despite giving up two goals he still recorded a .968 save percentage and a 1.00 GAA. Against Clarkson he almost extended his shutout streak to two games before the Golden Knight scored with less then 2:00 to play. The next night against SLU, he held the Saints scoreless until the 14th minute of the third period. He faced 61 shots in the two contests. For the season he’s now 2-0-1 with a 0.65 GAA and a .980 save percentage.
Other nominees: Sean Bonar, Princeton, Eric Hartzell, Quinnipiac, Keith Kinkaid, Union, Kyle Richter, Harvard, & Ryan Rondeau, Yale.
November 30, 2010
James Mello – Dartmouth – (Junior, Goaltender – Rehoboth, MA)
James Mello earned two more wins over the weekend with a sweep of Harvard, the first for the Big Green since the 1995-96 season. Mello allowed two goals each night despite making several acrobatic saves. He had a .933 save percentage for the two games with 56 saves on the weekend. He ranks second in the nation with a .958 save percentage and second with a 1.27 goals-against average among his counterparts.
Other nominees: Sean Bonar, Princeton & Paul Karpowich, Clarkson
Complete List of MLX Skates 2010-11 Goaltenders of the Week:
October 12, 2010 – Matt Weninger, Fr., St. Lawrence University
October 19, 2010 – Keith Kinkaid, So., Union College
October 26, 2010 – Keith Kinkaid, So., Union College
November 2, 2010 – Paul Karpowich, Jr., Clarkson University
November 9, 2010 – Matt Weninger, Fr., St. Lawrence University
November 16, 2010 – James Mello, Jr., Dartmouth College
November 23, 2010 – Mike Clemente, Jr., Brown University