Minnesota State goaltender Mike Zacharias was named the Western Collegiate Hockey Association's defensive player of the week for his play against Alaska-Anchorage last weekend.
Zacharias stopped 52 of 54 shots in a 2-2 tie Friday and a 2-0 shutout victory Saturday.
The 5-foot-10, 175-pound junior from Plymouth has played all but one period for the Mavericks this season and has a .933 save percentage and 1.87 goals-against average.
Other WCHA honors went to North Dakota junior forward T.J. Oshie (offensive) and St. Cloud State freshman forward Garrett Roe (rookie).