HUNTERSVILLE, NC (December 18, 2012) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced John Sullivan of the Columbus Cottonmouths is the Easton Player of the Week for December 10-16.
Sullivan scored twice, including one game-winner, added four assists and was +4 as the Cottonmouths won two of three games last week.
On Thursday, Sullivan picked up assists on both Columbus goals in a 5-2 loss to Augusta. Sullivan recorded another assist in the Cottonmouths’ 5-3 win over Louisiana on Saturday before closing out the weekend with a two-goal, one-assist performance in a 5-1 win over Huntsville on Sunday.
A native of Delmar, NY, Sullivan played four years at Middlebury College, serving as team captain during his senior season. Following his collegiate career, he spent the 2010-11 season overseas with HC Mont-Blanc in the French Elite League. Last season, Sullivan assisted on the first goal and scored an empty-netter in Columbus’ championship-clinching game at Pensacola.
Also Nominated: Dennis Sicard, Augusta (3 gp, 1g, 3a), Josh McQuade, Fayetteville (2 gp, 2g, 3a), Justin Fox, Huntsville (3 gp, 2g, 1a), Berkley Scott, Knoxville (2 gp, 1g, 2a), Marc-Andre Carre, Louisiana (2 gp, 2g, 1a, 1 gwg), Jeremy Dawes, Mississippi RiverKings (3 gp, 1g, 2a), Branden Kosolofsky, Mississippi Surge (2 gp, 3a) and Ryan Salvis, Pensacola (2 gp, 1g, 1a)