Sophomore Erick Galt was named the MIAC Men's Hockey Player of the Week for his five-assist performance against St. Thomas.
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Courtesy of GoCobbers.com, Release: January 18, 2010
MOORHEAD, Minn. (1/18/10)-- Concordia sophomore defenseman Erick Galt (Fargo, N.D.) was named the MIAC Men's Hockey Player of the Week it was announced on Monday by the league office. Galt had five assists in the Cobbers' win and tie against St. Thomas on the weekend.
Galt becomes the first Cobber men's hockey player to earn MIAC Player of the Week honors since the 2004-05 season when goalie Mike Dowers earned the award on Jan. 31 for his part in Concordia's sweep over Hamline.
Galt had two assists in Concordia's 5-4 dramatic come-from-behind win on Friday. The win was the first for the Cobbers over the Tommies in 13 games in a streak that dated back to 2002-03 season. He assisted on the first goal of the night for CC - a goal that kick-started the team's three-goal comeback and five consecutive goals. He also got a helper on the fourth goal which put Concordia in the lead to stay.
He completed the weekend by adding three assists in the team's 4-4 overtime tie on Saturday. The biggest of his three assists on the weekend came in the final two minutes of play in regulation when he set up the game-tying goal at 18:51 which sent the game into overtime.
The win and tie in a conference series marked the first time since the 2006-07 season that Concordia has come away with more than two points in a series against an MIAC opponent.
Galt now has 11 assists on the year and is one of the big reasons Concordia is 3-2-3 in the MIAC this season and all alone in third place. The nine conference points are the most since the 2003-04 season.