WAKEFIELD, Mass. – After scoring 15 points in 10 games during the month of February, Becca Gilmore (Wayland, Mass.) has been named the Hockey Commissioners' Association (HCA) National Division I Rookie of the Month for February, as announced by the organization today. During the month of February, Gilmore was tied for second in the NCAA with 15 points and was the top scoring freshman. The forward was also tied for the national lead with nine goals and led the country with 115 faceoff wins and a +16 rating.
Gilmore recorded 15 of her 35 total points during the month of February, averaging 1.50 points per game. Of the 10 games the Crimson played, Gilmore put up multi-point outings in five, with four being multi-goal efforts. She scored nine goals on 36 shots, for a 25 percent shot conversion rate. The rookie also potted back-to-back game winning goals against Northeastern and No. 8/8 St. Lawrence. The Wayland, Mass. native scored both Harvard goals against the Saints in Canton, giving the Crimson its first win over a ranked opponent since the 2016 ECAC quarterfinals.
Gilmore finished her rookie campaign with 35 career points, the most for a freshman since the 2004-05 season. She led the team in points, goals (16) and assists (19).