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Monique Lamoureux has scored eight goals in five games since moving back to defense.
Lamoureux earns second-consecutive POW honors
Courtesy: Derek Koenen, UND Athletic Media Relations
Release: 11/28/2012
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. --- For the second straight time, the University of North Dakota's Monique Lamoureux has been named the WCHA Women's Defensive Player of the Week, this time for her two-way contributions in a two-game league sweep over visiting Minnesota Duluth over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Lamoureux was named WCHA co-Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 20.

A senior from Grand Forks, N.D., Lamoureux was a force at both ends of the ice against the visiting Bulldogs, contributing five goals - including both game-winners - and helping lead a strong defensive effort that held UMD to just one power-play goal in 10 series opportunities and saw her block six shots.

In North Dakota's 4-3 (ot) win last Friday (Nov. 23), Lamoureux scored a pair of goals, including the winner at 3:08 of the extra session, had eight shots on goal and earned the First Star of the Game award. She followed up that effort on Saturday (Nov. 24) with a three-goal hat trick in a 5-2 UND triumph, again notching the game-winner, putting six more shots on goal and again being named the First Star.

Through 14 games this season for No. 8-ranked UND (9-5-0), Lamoureux has contributed 19 points (9g, 10a) to up her collegiate career totals to 219 points on 96 goals and 123 assists in 124 games.

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