John Farinacci Named ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week

John Farinacci Named ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard first-year forward John Farinacci was named ECAC Hockey Player of the Week, the conference announced today (Nov. 18).

Farinacci recorded his first career two-goal game on Saturday night in a 6-1 win at Yale, helping No. 12/13 Harvard improve to 5-0 on the season. With Harvard leading 1-0 late in the first period, Farinacci caught Bulldogs goaltender Corbin Kaczperski off guard, firing a shot off his back and into the net to put the Crimson in front 2-0.

The Red Bank, N.J. native added a second goal midway through the third period to help Harvard seal the win. Farinacci leads the Crimson with four goals on the season.

Harvard hits the road to take on Rensselaer on Friday night (Nov. 22) at 7 p.m. The game will be streamed at RPITV.org.