Women’s Hockey News

UBC’s Cassidy Rhodes and STFX’s Raaymakers are the U SPORTS hockey players of the week for the period ending January 15, 2023. 

Cassidy Rhodes, UBC 

  • Position:  Forward 
  • Hometown: Ardrossan, Alta. 
  • Year of eligibility: 
  • Academic program: Kinesiology


Cassidy Rhodes - Women's Hockey - University of British Columbia Athletics

 The rookie forward put up a 5-point week as the UBC Thunderbirds swept a pair of games against the Saskatchewan Huskies. Rhodes scored three goals and added a pair of assists in the contests. 

Rhodes and their Thunderbirds are on the road for a pair of games this week facing the Manitoba Bisons on Friday and Saturday in Winnipeg. 

Joseph Raaymakers, STFX 

  • Position:  Goaltender 
  • Hometown: Chatham, Ont. 
  • Year of eligibility: 
  • Academic program: Education 

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Raaymakerrs turned aside 75 of 78 shots faced last week, posting a 2-0 record en route to athlete of the week honours. Raaymakers made 42 saves in a 4-0 blanking of Moncton, before stopping 33 of the 36 shots he faced in a 4-3 overtime win over the UNB Reds. The third-year education student finished the week with a 1.50 goals against average and .962 save percentage. 

Raaymakers and the X-Men return to action tonight when they host the Dalhousie Tigers.