Mowat named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week

Mowat named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Mowat named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week

EDINA, Minn. – Bemidji State University women’s hockey senior Brittni Mowat has been named the Western Collegiate Hockey Association’s first Defensive Player of the Week of the 2016-17 season. This is the sixth time in her career that she has earned this honor as well as one Rookie of the Week honor.

Mowat made a total of 57 saves to help the Beavers split their WCHA opening weekend against No. 2 University of Minnesota including 31 in her 16th career shutout, Oct. 8. She totaled a 1.50 goals against average had a .950 save percentage to improve to a 2-1-0 record on the season.

Mowat and the No. 8 Bemidji State women’s hockey team are back in action at the Sanford Center this weekend and host Ohio State University, Oct. 14-15.

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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooden region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, BSU 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 (NSIC).