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Another weekly honor for PSU Men’s Hockey player

Astedt named MASCAC Goalie of the Week for third time

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The starting goaltender on the Plymouth State University men's ice hockey team was recognized for the third time this season Monday with a top honor from the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC).


            Junior Jack Astedt was named MASCAC Goalie of the Week for the third time in four weeks this season.  He helped the Panthers to a 2-1 week in three one-goal games, including a 1-0 overtime victory over New England College, which was ranked #16 in last week's Division III national poll.

            A 6'1", 175-pound netminder, Astedt went 2-1 with a 1.63 goals against average, a .945 saves percentage and one shutout.  He made 19 saves in Tuesday's 1-0 overtime win over NEC for his second whitewash of the season; stopped 37 shots in Thursday's 3-2 conference victory at Salem State; and made 30 saves in Saturday's 3-2 overtime loss at Worcester State.

            Astedt leads the MASCAC with a 1.97 goals against average and a .928 saves percentage on the young season.  He also ranks 17th in the nation in Division III in goals against average and 14th in save percentage.

            Plymouth State, 6-2-0 overall and 3-1-0 in the MASCAC, wraps up the first semester this week with a pair of home conference games at Hanaway Rink;  the Panthers host UMass Dartmouth on Thursday and Fitchburg State on Saturday, both games at 6:00 p.m. 

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