February 19, 2007

Savard Honored with Hockey Humanitarian Finalist Trophy

Feb. 18, 2007

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Yale women's ice hockey captain Kristin Savard (Framingham, Mass.) was honored during the first intermission of the Yale men's ice hockey game vs. Dartmouth Sunday afternoon with the presentation of her Hockey Humanitarian Finalist trophy. Yale is the only team in the country, men's or women's, to have had three Hockey Humanitarian finalists in the last eight years.

Savard was also interviewed by ESPNU, which broadcast the game.

Savard is one of five finalists nationwide for the award, which is presented annually to college hockey's finest citizen. The 12th winner of the award will be announced at the men's ice hockey Frozen Four in St. Louis Apr. 6. The Mellon Financial Corporation is the award's presenting sponsor.