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Notre Dame, Penn State and Wisconsin Earn Three Stars

Morris named first star after backstopping Fighting Irish to a weekend sweep of Michigan State

 

First Star

Cale Morris, Notre Dame

G – So. – Larkspur, Colo.

 

  • Backstopped the Fighting Irish to a weekend sweep of Michigan State, making 52 saves for a .981 save percentage as the Fighting Irish extended their nation-leading winning streak to 11 games
  • Stopped 29 of 30 shots faced in Friday’s 3-1 victory, including 12 in the third period
  • Turned aside all 23 shots faced on Saturday for his fourth shutout in his last seven contests
  • Earns his fifth career weekly award and fourth in as many weeks
  • Last Notre Dame honoree: Cale Morris (First Star) on Nov. 28, 2017

 

Second Star

Andrew Sturtz, Penn State

F – Jr. – Buffalo, N.Y.

 

  • Registered three points, tying for the Big Ten lead with two goals, to help Penn State go 1-0-1-1 in Big Ten play over the weekend
  • Netted the game-tying goal with just 0.7 seconds left in regulation to send Friday night’s contest into overtime, before scoring the lone goal in the shootout to give Penn State the extra point
  • Registered the game-winning goal and his third short-handed goal this season in Saturday’s 4-0 win over Ohio State
  • The Academic All-Big Ten honoree earns his second career weekly award and first of the season
  • Last Penn State honoree: Brandon Biro (Third Star) on Nov. 21, 2017

 

Third Star

Jack Berry, Wisconsin

G – So. – Holly, Mich.

 

  • Turned aside 49 of 51 shots faced for a .961 save percentage to help the Badgers split the weekend against No. 7/7 Minnesota
  • Stopped 40 of 42 shots faced to backstop Wisconsin to 3-2 victory on Saturday, including a penalty shot in the first period and 20 Minnesota shots in the final frame
  • Improved to 3-1-0 on the season with a 1.95 goals-against average, .919 save percentage and one shutout in five appearances
  • Earns his second career weekly award and first of the season
  • Last Wisconsin honoree: Seamus Malone (Third Star) on Nov. 28, 2017

 

2017-18 Big Ten Hockey Three Stars

Oct. 3

First Star: Linus Weissbach, Fr., F, WIS

Second Star: Will Johnson, Jr., F, WIS

Third Star: Trent Frederic, So., F, WIS

 

Oct. 10

First Star: Mason Jobst, Jr., F, OSU

Second Star: Jake Evans, Sr., F, ND

Third Star: Jordan Gross, Sr., D, ND

 

Oct. 17

First Star: Kyle Hayton, Sr., G, WIS

Second Star: Denis Smirnov, So., F, PSU

Third Star: Brannon McManus, Fr., F, MINN

 

Oct. 24

First Star: Mitchell Lewandowski, Fr., F, MSU

Second Star: Jake Slaker, So., F, MICH

Third Star: Sean Romeo, Jr., G, OSU

 

Oct. 31

First Star: Eric Schierhorn, Jr., G, MINN

Second Star: Tanner Laczynski, So., F, OSU

Third Star: Jake Evans, Sr., F, ND

 

Nov. 7

First Star: Eric Schierhorn, Jr., G, MINN
Second Star: Cale Morris, So., G, ND
Third Star: Cooper Marody, Jr., F, MICH

 

Nov. 14

First Star: Cale Morris, So., G, ND

Second Star: Tony Calderone, Sr., F, MICH

Third Star: Mitchell Lewandowski, Fr., F, MSU

 

Nov. 21

First Star: Cale Morris, So., G, ND

Second Star: Mitchell Lewandowski, Fr., F, MSU

Third Star: Brandon Biro, So., F, PSU

 

Nov. 28

First Star: Cale Morris, So., G, ND

Second Star: Tanner Laczynski, So., F, OSU

Third Star: Seamus Malone, Jr., F, WIS

 

Dec. 5

First Star: Cale Morris, So., G, ND

Second Star: Andrew Sturtz, Jr., F, PSU

Third Star: Jack Berry, So., G, WIS