Bowling Green’s Chris Nell is the Western Collegiate Hockey Association’s defensive player of the week, the league announced Monday.
The sophomore goalie stopped 42 of 43 shots in the Falcons’ 4-1, 2-0 sweep at Bemidji State.
He made 28 saves in the shutout.
Nell also helped BG kill off all seven of Bemidji’s power plays in the series.7-1
In WCHA games only, Nell leads the league with a 1.42 goals-against average and a .943 save percentage.
Nell’s played 13 league games, posting a 7-1-4 record.