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Zach Nagelvoort on playing goalie as a freshman, his background and ties to the university, and Big Ten Conference play.
Through Conclusion of 2013-14 Season
Freshman (2013-14) ... In 24 games, went 11-9-3 with a 2.20 GAA (15th, NCAA) and a .929 save percentage (6th, NCAA). His save percentage was second to Shawn Hunwick's .932 mark in 2011-12 on the school single-season record list ... Named Big Ten First Star (11/26 and 12/17), Big Ten Second Star (11/5) and Big Ten Third Star (10/27) ... Earned Deker Club Rookie of the Year honors ... Set a new school single-game record with 63 saves vs. Penn State in the first round of the Big Ten tournament on 3/20, breaking Robbie Moore's previous record of 61 saves set on Feb. 17, 1973 ... Turned aside 25 of 27 shots vs. Minnesota on 3/15 ... Stopped 29 of 31 shots in a 2-2 tie against Ferris St on 12/11; helped Michigan earn 2-1 shootout win in seven rounds ... Made 32 saves in the win over Ohio State (11/29) ... Stopped all 36 shots faced in his career-first shutout vs. Niagara on 11/22 ...Recorded his first career win in his first start on 10/19 at UNH, stopping 22 of 24 shots to earn the victory...Made his Michigan debut in net on 10/18 at UNH, entering the game at 1:41 of the third period. Stopped all 15 shots faced, including a penalty shot in his first game action ... Recipient of the Donald C. and Ingrid A. Graham Hockey Scholarship.
Junior Team ... Started the 2012-13 season with the Soo Eagles of the NAHL before completing the year with the Aberdeen Wings ... Joined the Green Bay Gamblers of the USHL for the final weekend of the 2012-13 regular season ... Played in 18 games with the Eagles, posting a 9-5-1 record with a 2.37 GAA and .927 save percentage ... Saw action in 10 games with the Wings, compiling an 8-1-1 record with a 1.66 GAA and .949 save percentage with one shutout.
Personal ... Enrolled in the School of Kinesiology ... Undeclared major ... Graduated from Traverse City Central (2012) ... Son of Scott and Paula Nagelvoort ... Born 1/30/94.
Nagelvoort's Career Highlights
Shot and Save Superlatives
Shots/Game (High): 65 (L, 3/20/14 vs. Penn State)
Shots/Game (Low): 9 (L, 2/8/14 at Penn State)
Saves/Game (High): 63 (L, 3/20/14 vs. Penn State)
Saves/Game (Low): 6 (L, 2/8/14 at Penn State)
Consecutive: 3 games, 1/23-1/31/14
First Game: 10/18/13 at New Hampshire (1-1 tie)
First Win: 10/19/13 at New Hampshire (3-2 win, OT)
First Start: 10/19/13 at New Hampshire (3-2 win, OT)
Shutouts- 1, 11/22/13 vs. Niagara (6-0)
Penalty Shots Faced: 2 (1 save), last 2/1/14 vs. Wisconsin (Mark Zengerle, goal)
Shootouts: 1-1, last - 2/28/14 vs. Ohio State (2-3, L)
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