Nov. 18, 2003

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Western Collegiate Hockey Association named Ohio State women’s ice hockey player freshman goaltender Erika Vanderveer Rookie of the Week for leading the Buckeyes to a 3-0 shutout over St. Cloud State Nov. 15.

The Bradford, Ontario, native garnered her first career win and shutout in her first game in net for the Buckeyes.

En route to her first win of the season, Vanderveer recorded 16 saves. She is 1-0-0 on the year.

Ohio State returns home to face WCHA foe Bemidji State at 7:05 p.m. Friday and 4:05 p.m. Saturday in a two-game series at the OSU Ice Rink.