BLOOMINGTON, Minn.--Adrian College senior defenseman Chris Leone (Dearborn Heights, Mich./Kalamazoo Jr. K-Wings, NAHL) has been named to the D3hockey.com National Team of the Week for the third time this season, the website announced on Tuesday.
Leone also was recognized by D3hockey in back-to-back weeks on Nov. 10 and 17.
Leone led Adrian blueliners with three points and 13 shots while producing a plus-4 rating as the Bulldogs earned a Northern Collegiate Hockey Association home sweep over Finlandia, 9-2 and 8-1. In the series finale, he had three points against the Lions. He anchored a defensive corps that allowed only eight shots.
For the season, the management major has scoring totals of 4+5=9 in nine games. His nine total points tops NCHA defensemen and ranks sixth in NCAA Division III.
In other Bulldogs hockey news, the team is currently ranked second in the D3hockey national poll with 264 points (one first-place vote) and fourth by USCHO.com with 247. Previously, Adrian was third and fifth, respectively.