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Hamilton College alum signs with NWHL's Connecticut Whale

Former Hamilton College goalie Sam Walther has signed a contract to play for the Connecticut Whale of the National Women's Hockey League (NWHL).

Posted: Jul. 13, 2018 6:12 PM

Clinton, N.Y. - Former Hamilton College goalie Sam Walther has signed a contract to play for the Connecticut Whale of the National Women's Hockey League (NWHL).

She will join former Utica College goalie Keira Goin on the Whale.

A 2018 graduate, Walther was named the 2018 NESCAC Player of the Year this past season and was a two-time First Team All-American for the Continentals.

She holds the program's career records for goals against average, save percentage and shutouts.

Walther also set single-season team records for the same categories (1.08 GAA, .960 save %, 10 shutouts) this past season.

The Whale open up their season on Sunday, October 7.

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