Monday, December 19, 2016

Michaelis earns league honor

Minnesota State freshman forward Marc Michaelis was named WCHA Rookie of the Week for the second time this season on Monday.

The Mannheim, Germany, native had four points in the Mavericks' nonconference series split at Princeton on Friday and Saturday, assisting on his team's lone goal in Friday's 6-1 loss and getting a goal and two assists in Saturday's 5-4 victory.

Michaelis, the WCHA's leading scorer has 10 goals and 16 assists for 26 points in 20 games. He is ninth in the country in scoring, second among freshmen.

The Mavericks were also ranked 19th in the latest USCHO poll, staying put from last week's rankings. They are off off until Jan. 6-7 when they resume WCHA play at Alabama Huntsville.

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