MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College athletics department has announced its weekly award winners, naming freshman Abby Halsey (Palmyra, N.Y.) and sophomore Nick DeVito (Averill Park, N.Y.) the Mustang Athletes of the Week for the week ending Dec. 3.
Devito led Morrisville State to a 2-0 sweep of SUNY Canton over the weekend, posting a combined eight points on six goals and two assists.
The sophomore started the weekend with a one goal, two assist performance Friday night, netting the eventual game winning tally late in the second period in the 5-3 win.
He then turned in a collegiate best performance on Saturday, netting all five scores as Morrisville State captured the 5-3 victory. Three of his tallies came on the power play, wrapping up his weekend with a +5 on-ice rating and two game-winning scores.
In all, the sophomore was involved in eight of the Mustangs 10 total scoring plays across the weekend, and was named the SUNYAC Player of the Week while earning D3Hockey.com National Team of the Week accolades.
A graduate of South Kent High, DeVito played two seasons for the Wellington Dukes before joining the Mustangs as a business administration major. He is the son of Joanne and John DeVito of Averill Park.