Howie named NCHA offensive player of the week

February 22, 2017

WAUKESHA, Wis. – After a five-point weekend, sophomore forward Jake Howie has been named NCHA Offensive Player of the Week.

Howie becomes the first Sabre to earn offensive player of the week accolades after having a big hand in Marian clinching home-ice in the Aurora series.  The sophomore assisted a pair of goals in the opener before having a hand in three of the five Sabre goals in a 5-0 series finale win, recording a pair of assists while lighting the lamp once.

The full release from the NCHA can be viewed at

Marian hosts Lake Forest in the quarterfinals of the NCHA Harris Cup tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 22, with puck drop scheduled for 7 p.m.

Marian University was founded in 1936 by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes in Fond du Lac, Wis. The institution has one of the lowest student-faculty ratios in the state and strives to live its core values as a community committed to learning, dedicated to service and social justice and joined together by spiritual traditions. Marian offers undergraduate, adult, master’s and doctoral degree programs at its main campus and in facilities throughout Wisconsin.