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Tim Sestak Earns Second NESCAC Player of the Week Honors

Photo Courtesy of Jonas Powell '18
Photo Courtesy of Jonas Powell '18

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Junior goaltender Tim Sestak of the Wesleyan University's men's ice hockey team was named the NESCAC Player of the Week for the second time this season, after recording 71 saves during a pair of conference games this weekend.

The Cardinals earned their sixth shutout of the season with a 1-0 victory over Amherst on Friday evening, as Sestak made an impressive 47 stops. During Saturday's 4-2 triumph at Hamilton, Sestak recorded 24 saves, including his 1,000th career-save.

Sestak has had a phenomenal 2018-19 campaign thus far, as he remains unbeaten in conference play (10-0-2), allowing just 13 goals in 12 NESCAC contests. He is ranked first in save percentage in the conference (.964) and goals against average with 1.09. Sestak also sits in second place among all Division II/III schools with a .951 overall save percentage.

On Friday, February 1st the No. 15 men's hockey team will head to Middlebury at 7:00 p.m., as Sestak and the Cardinals look to extend their unbeaten streak to six.