BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Bemidji State University senior forward Adam Brady has been selected as the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Forward of the Month following a 10-game November stretch he posted 13 points (6g-7a) and led the Beavers to a 7-2-1 record.
Brady led Bemidji State—and all league skaters--in scoring in November. His 13 points came on a team-high six goals and seven assists. The Delhi, Ontario native logged at least a point in each of the Beavers’ 10 game during the month to carry a career-high 10-game point streak into December. November 8thm Brady led the Beavers to a 7-1 victory at Ferris State University with the third two-goal game of his career. He also registered his second three-point night as a Beaver in a 5-3 victory against the University of Alabama-Huntsville, Nov. 22. A driving force on BSU’s surging power-play, the senior co-captain scored four power-play goals, to rank third in the nation, and added an assist for a power-play unit that went 9-for-39 (.231) last month.
Brady leads the team with 16 points (8g-8a) through BSU’s first 14 games. His eight goals match a career-high season total set in 2017-18 and again last winter.
The award is the first of its kind for Brady and marks the first time a BSU student-athletes has been recognized with a WCHA monthly award since Justin Baudry was selected as the WCHA’s Defenseman of the Month in February of last season and is just the second since the beginning of the 2017-18 campaign. Michael Bitzer earned the league’s goaltender of the month award in October of 2017.
In addition to Brady, Bowling Green State University’s Alec Rauhauser was selected as the league’s Defenseman of the Month, Minnesota State University, Mankato goaltender Dryden McKay earned top goaltender honors and Ferris State University defender was named WCHA Rookie of the Month.
All league honorees will be forwarded on to the Hockey Coaches Association as nominees for the organization’s national player of the month awards.
BSU, which is 7-4-3 on the season and 7-2-1-0 versus WCHA competition to sit atop the league standings, returns to Sanford Center this weekend. The Beavers will second-place Alaska (9-9-0; 7-5-0-0 WCHA) for a two-game league set. The series will get underway at 7:07 p.m. Friday with the puck set to drop for the series finale at 6:07 p.m. Saturday.
Tickets are still available for each game of the series and begin at just $12. Youth 12-and-under are invited to participate in the Beaver Radio Network Kid’s Club event Friday from 5:15-6 p.m. in the Sanford Center Ballroom for fun and games and a special visit from Santa. BRN Kid’s Club members will be admitted to the game free with a paid adult ticket. Not a BRN Kid’s Club member? Sign up prior to the game Friday or visit: brnkids.com.
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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.