BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State University’s Brittni Mowat and Jordan Noskowiak have been selected as Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after outstanding athletic performances during the week of Nov. 10-16.
Mowat backstopped a Beavers’ women’s hockey defense that allowed two goals in its series versus University of North Dakota last weekend. Mowat made 57 saves in 59 opportunities for a .966 save percentage. The Glenboro, Manitoba native finished the weekend with a 2-0-0 record to go along with an 1.00 goals against average and helped shut down North Dakota’s power play on four opportunities (0-for-4).
In addition, Mowat was named the WCHA Defensive Player of the Week for her performance last weekend.
Mowat is 5-2-1 with an 1.61 goals against average and .949 save percentage in eight games this season.
Noskowiak led the BSU football team in its final weekend of the 2014 season totaling career-highs in receptions (seven), receiving yards (133) and receiving touchdowns (two). Noskowiak’s pair of touchdown catches came during the fourth quarter to cut the deficit to seven points before the Beavers fell, 48-41 to Northern State University.
The Sun Prarie, Wis. native wrapped up his junior season finishing fourth on the team with 30 receptions and 399 receiving yards, while his four touchdown receptions placed him third among his fellow pass catchers.
The Bemidji State football team wrapped up the 2014 season with an overall record of 3-8 and a 3-4 mark in NSIC North action. Head coach Jeff Tesch will lose 10 players to graduation, but will return five All-NSIC performers for 2015: Blake Holder, Jesse Hein, Matthew Valentine, Colton Blascyk, and Connor Quinn
The Bemidji State women’s hockey team (7-4-1 overall, 3-4-1 WCHA) is idle this weekend before returning to action Nov. 28-29 against University of Minnesota Duluth. The puck drops at 2:07 p.m. both days from the Sanford Center.