Musketeers’ Jurusik wins USHL award

SIOUX CITY | Matt Jurusik of the Sioux City Musketeers has received his second United States Hockey League goaltender of the week honor.

Jurusik stopped 34 of 35 shots in last Friday’s 2-1 win at Fargo, then converted 53 of 54 save chances a night later in a 3-1 win over Fargo. The Chicago native is 3-2 this season against Fargo and has won eight of his last 10 starts.

Jurusik has a 12-10-4 record heading into tonight’s game at Fargo along with a 2.57 goals-against-average and a .915 save percentage which currently ranks in a tie for eighth in the USHL. He has yet to record a shutout this season, but has allowed only one goal nine times, winning all nine games.

Northwestern track pair honored by GPAC

ORANGE CITY, Iowa | Northwestern College’s Tim Rose and Katie Bosch were honored as Great Plains Athletic Conference track athletes of the week, according to an announcement from the league on Wednesday.

Rose, a senior from Iowa Falls, Iowa, was the top NAIA finisher in the mile at last weekend’s SDSU D-II Invitational. His time of 4:19.09 is currently the fastest time in both the GPAC and the NAIA.

Bosch, a senior from Ankeny, Iowa, met the NAIA automatic qualifying mark in the mile during the SDSU D-II Invitational. Her time of 5:02 was nearly two seconds faster than the second-place runner in the field of 44 athletes.

Bosch, how has now qualified for nationals in the mile and the 1,000, currently has a mile time that’s the fastest in the GPAC and ranks second in the NAIA.

Morningside bowlers compete

ADDISON, Ill. | Morningside’s women’s bowling team finished 31st with 7836 pins at the Kegel Illinois State BPA Midwest Collegiate Tournament on Jan. 20-21, while the men were 38th (8368).

Marianna Pizzini led Morningside’s women, rolling a 36th-place 961, which included the squad’s top two tournament games at 237 and 213. Emma Sonier’s 923 total included a top score of 206 while Cassandra Huiras had a 200 game.

Alex Eukovich paced Morningside’s men with a 70th-place 1008 pins, which included three games over 200 (214, 222, 228). Matthew Hystad had games of 208, 212 and 217 while bowling a 987. Ethan Mikkelson had the squad’s top score of the tournament with a 234.

Morningside will compete in the Hastings Bronco Blast Feb. 3-4 at Hastings, Neb.

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