UND's Scheel is NCHC Rookie of Week

UND's Scheel is NCHC Rookie of Week Click to Enlarge

UND freshman goalie Adam Scheel is the NCHC Rookie of the Week.

Scheel was rock solid in net for North Dakota in their split with top-ranked St. Cloud State.

On Friday, he made a career-high 33 saves, including 14 in the final frame, in a 3-1 setback to earn Second Star of the Game, giving up only two goals.

The next night, he turned aside 22 shots to backstop UND to a 5-1 victory, helping kill all four SCSU power plays with five short-handed saves. The win was his 12th of the season, including eighth against a ranked opponent.

Scheel finished the series with a 1-1 record, while compiling 55 saves on 58 shots against for a .948 save percentage and a 1.53 goals-against average.

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