#FormerColonialWatch: Anjelica Diffendal selected to PHF All-Star Showcase

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Anjelica Diffendal moves the puck past Skylar Fontaine of Northeastern in the 2020 NCAA Women’s Hockey Tournament. Photo credit: Nathan Breisinger

By Michael Deemer, Copy Editor

BUFFALO, N.Y.– Former Robert Morris forward Anjelica Diffendal has been named a PHF All-Star.

Diffendal, a Buffalo Beauts rookie, is among 8 of the Beauts represented in this year’s showcase.

Diffendal joins Alex Tonge as former RMU hockey players named to professional all-star teams this season with Tonge being named an ECHL All-Star last night.

Diffendal, the Pittsburgh native, has two goals and two assists in 5 games this season for the Beauts.

Her presence was known at Clearview Arena, playing 114 games in her four years as a Colonial with 40 points (24g, 16a).

Her best season came in her junior year at RMU, scoring 9 goals and 9 assists in 36 games.

Toronto was originally going to be the host but was relocated to Buffalo due to COVID-19 guidelines in Canada. The showcase will take place on January 29.