The University of Alaska Anchorage will play a two-game series at Ferris State Dec. 1-2. Saturday’s game has been pushed back to 3:37 pm (Alaska).
Ferris State leads the all-time series with Alaska Anchorage 11-3-2, including a 7-0-1 mark in Big Rapids, Mich.
Alaska Anchorage has recorded two points in its last three games. The Seawolves earned the second point twice by winning the shootout and once in the 3-on-3 period.
UAA currently ranks seventh in the WCHA with nine points. The Seawolves have played six WCHA games, tied for fewest in the league. UAA is averaging 1.5 points in each league game, sixth best in the WCHA.
Player of the Week
Senior Olivier Mantha was named the WCHA Goalie of the Week for the second time this season, and the fifth time in his career. Against Michigan Tech, he recorded 73 saves (third most in the nation) and played a NCAA-high 130:00 in net. The La Tuque, Quebec native finished with a 1.85 goals-against average and a .948 save percentage.
Senior Austin Azurdia is leading the team in goals (nine) and points (15) this season. The Wenatchee, Wash., native is currently riding a team-high five-game point streak. He has tallied five goals and one assist over the streak. Azurdia will tally his 100th career appearance in a Seawolf sweater in his next game.
Another Point Streak
Sophomore Jonah Renouf is currently on a three-game point streak. The Mississauga, Ont., native has one goal and five assists during the streak.
Freshmen Trey deGraaf and Mason Anderson each recorded their first career assists in UAA’s 3-3 tie with MTU. The assist was also the first career point for Anderson.
Freshman Eric Sinclair scored his first career goal in UAA’s 3-3 tie with MTU.
Playing with a Lead
UAA is 1-0-1 this season when it leads after the first period.
Last Time Out
Alaska Anchorage earned a 3-3 tie with Michigan Tech and picked up the extra point after Corey Renwick scored in the 3-on-3 overtime.
Alaska Anchorage will host Alaska Fairbanks Dec. 8-9 in the Alaska Airlines Governor’s Cup.