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U of M, Crookston’s Jacob Schira Named MCHA Defensive Player of the Week
November 3, 2008

Contact: Chris Vito - Assistant Sports Information Director - (218)281-8445


Jacob Schira

Jacob Schira

(Crookston, Minn.)- University of Minnesota, Crookston Men’s Hockey player Jacob Schira (Fr, G, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) has been named Defensive Player of the Week by the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association (MCHA).

 

Schira, a freshman goaltender, stopped 24 of 26 shots in a hard-fought 2-1 loss to Bethel University in his college debut on Friday night. He recorded a .923 saves percentage.

 

Schira is a sport and recreation management major at the University of Minnesota, Crookston.

 

The Golden Eagles return to action on Friday, November 7 and Saturday, November 8 when they play host to the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) in the MCHA opener for both teams. The puck drops at 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. respectively at the Crookston Civic Arena.

 

The full release can be found on the MCHA website.

 

For more information, visit the Golden Eagle Athletics Web site at http://www.goldeneaglesports.com/.

 

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). Golden Eagle Hockey is a member of the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association (MCHA). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).


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