Harthun and Jones get conference honors for Nanooks

FAIRBANKS-It's been a good week for UAF in terms of awards for student atheltes. Today the WCHA announced that freshman goaltender Davis Jones is the WCHA rookie of the week.

In his first two starts Jones made 54 saves, saved at 91 percent, and has a 2.3 goals against average.

Jones went 1-0-1 and made numerous crucial stops in the Nanooks come from behind victories against then no.12 Denver and Western Michigan en route to their second straight Brice Alaska Goal Rush title.The Nooks hosts Mercyhurst this weekend in the Patty Ice Arena.

On Monday Sam Harthun was named GNAC Red Lion Co-Offensive Player of the week for the second time this season. In her last two road games Harthun posted 44 kills including a 26 kill night against Simon Fraser on Saturday which was one shy of the conference record in a three set match.

The team lost both matches but host Central Washington and Northwest Nazarene this Thursday and Saturday.