FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 22, 2019
USHL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK INCLUDES ROUGHRIDERS DEFENSEMAN BEN MEEHAN
Cedar Rapids, IA – Cedar Rapids RoughRiders defenseman Ben Meehan was named defenseman of the week today by the United States Hockey League.
Meehan tallied a hat trick on Saturday, recording all three in the third period of play against Omaha Lancers, adding an assist making it a 4pt game in the three-game weekend (3-1-0) and an overall (GP 8 G 6 A 2 PTS 8).
The 1st year defenseman is 8-6-2-8 on the season and is committed to the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
Head Coach Mark Carlson stated, “I am happy for Ben, he has made nice strides each week, appears as though a great summer of training is paying off. Looking forward to continued progress. “
The RoughRiders return to The Stable this Saturday night against the Green Bay Gamblers as the Stable hosts country night with guest musician Adam Keith. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 319-247-0340 or online at www.roughridershockey.com
USHL announced additional players of the week, forward Ryder Rolston (WAT) and goalie Aidan McCarthy (DBQ).