COLUMBUS, Ohio Sophomore Corey Toy has been named CCHA Defenseman of the Week the Central Collegiate Hockey Association announced Monday. In the Buckeyes’ sweep of Nebraska-Omaha over the weekend the Round Hill, Va., native was +4, had an assist in each game, was not on the ice for a goal against and blocked six shots
In the Buckeyes’ 4-3 win Friday vs. the Mavericks, Toy assisted on C.J. Severyn’s gamewinner with 1.1 left in regulation and was on the ice for Ian Boots’ goal that tied the game at 15:46 of the third. He was +2 and blocked six shots in the contest. In the game Saturday, Toy assisted on Hunter Bishop’s goal that got the Buckeyes on the board and was on the ice for the winner with 1:27 remaining in the team’s 3-2 victory. He ended the game +2 and helped the Buckeyes hold the Mavericks to one power-play goal in seven chances.
Toy’s honor is the fifth league player of the week accolade for a Buckeye this season. Forward Zac Dalpe has two rookie of the week honors, defenseman Matt Bartkowski was also named the league rookie of the week and sophomore Dustin Carlson earned goalie of the week accolades.
Ohio State travels to Cleveland this weekend for a non-conference game with Robert Morris. The teams will meet at 4:05 p.m. Saturday in Quicken Loans Arena in game one of a doubleheader with the Lake Erie Monsters of the American Hockey League.