Marquette’s Blazer on BIG EAST Honor Roll
April 24, 2017
NEW YORK – Marquette University junior goalie Cole Blazer was named to the BIG EAST Conference Weekly Honor Roll on Monday following a 13-save effort in Saturday’s HEAD Coaches Classic against No. 4 Duke.
Blazer made seven saves through the first half of action and held off the Blue Devils as MU mounted a comeback to retake a 6-5 lead in the third quarter of the 11-7 loss. Duke’s goal output of 11 was its lowest in the five games of the all-time series after the Blue Devils had scored 17.5 goals per game in the previous four meetings.
He sits second among starting BIG EAST netminders with a goals against average of 8.32 and a save percentage of .549 in his first full season as a starter.
Blazer was previously the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week on March 6 and also earned a pair recognitions on the weekly honor roll in February and March.
The Golden Eagles return to action on Saturday, April 29 against No. 3 Denver in a 3:30 p.m. Central time game broadcast live on the CBS Sports Network. MU will honor its 11-person senior class in a pregame ceremony at Valley Fields.
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