Gustavus Adolphus College sophomore women’s hockey player Molly Doyle (Eagan, Minn.) has been named Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Hockey Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 20, 2006. Doyle tallied five points (2g, 3a) to help the Gusties sweep Augsburg (7-0 and 8-2) and clinch at least a share of the MIAC regular season title.
Doyle registered one goal and two assists in Friday night’s 7-0 win in Minneapolis and then added one goal and one assist in Saturday’s 8-2 win in St. Peter. Doyle is tied for the lead in goals scored in the MIAC with 16. She is the third leading scorer for the Gusties overall with 18 goals and 13 assists for 31 points. Gustavus needs one point in this weekend’s series with Saint Benedict to clinch its second consecutive MIAC title outright. The Gusties are currently 18-3-2 overall and 15-0-1 in the MIAC.
Doyle is the third Gustavus women’s hockey player this season to be honored, following Andrea Peterson (Jan. 30) and Kitty Hurley (Feb. 13).
Doyle, a philosophy and business major, is the daughter of Steven Doyle of Inver Grove Heights and Laura Christoff-Doyle of Richfield and a 2004 graduate of Eagan High School.