Oct. 29, 2013
ROSEMONT, Ill. -- University of Michigan ice hockey freshman goaltender Zach Nagelvoort (Holland, Mich.) was named today (Tuesday, Oct. 29) as one of the Big Ten's Three Stars for the week ending Oct. 27.
Nagelvoort earned third star honors after two quality starts in net last weekend against nationally ranked Boston University and UMass-Lowell. Nagelvoort joins Tyler Motte (Second Star, Oct. 20) and Andrew Copp (First Star, Oct. 13) as U-M honorees this season. The Wolverines are one of two schools to have student-athletes honored in all three weeks this season.
In two starts last weekend, Nagelvoort went 1-1-0 with a 1.51 goals-against average and .945 save percentage. On Friday night (Oct. 25) against Boston University, Nagelvoort stopped 18 of 19 shots to help the Wolverines earn a 2-1 victory. The following night (Saturday, Oct. 26), he made a career-high 34 saves in a 2-1 loss to UMass-Lowell. Nagelvoort leads all Big Ten goalies this season with a 1.47 goals-against average and .947 save percentage.
U-M will host Michigan Tech for a pair of games this weekend, beginning with a Friday night (Nov. 1) contest at 7:35 p.m.