Mowat earns second-consecutive WCHA Defensive Player of the Week
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Mowat earns second-consecutive WCHA Defensive Player of the Week

EDINA, Minn. – No. 6 Bemidji State University women’s hockey goaltender Brittni Mowat has been named the Western Collegiate Defensive Player of the Week for the second-consecutive week. The Glenboro, Manitoba native earns the award after another near perfect weekend when stopped 56-of-57 shots against then No. 6 University of North Dakota.

Mowat guided the Beavers to a 1-0-1 series finish against UND this past weekend. She started the series with her, NCAA leading, third shutout of the season in a 32 save, 0-0, shootout loss. The junior then stopped 24-of-25 shots to spark the Beavers last minute comeback win on Saturday.

Mowat has had one of the best starts to a season in the nation with a record of 6-0-1 and ranks sixth in the NCAA with a .929 winning percentage. She also has the nation’s best save percentage at .978 and has only allowed four goals in seven games to stand in third with a 0.56 goals against average.

Bemidji State will face one of its toughest opponents of the season this weekend by traveling to No. 3 University of Wisconsin.

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