Minnesota State sophomore goaltender Jason Pawloski and freshman forward Parker Tuomie received WCHA weekly awards this week for their play in the Mavericks' quarterfinal series win over Alaska.
Pawloski was named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week, and Tuomie received WCHA Rookie of the Week honors.
Pawloski, an Omaha native, stopped 52 of 53 shots (.981 save percentage), including a 23-save shutout on Friday, to beat the Nanooks twice. He improved his season record to 7-3-2 with a .926 save percentage and 2.03 goals-against average.
Tuomie, a native of Bremerhaven, Germany, had four points in the series, including two goals on Friday and two assists on Saturday. He was plus-3 for the series. He now has eight goals and 10 assists for 18 points in 36 games.