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UW-Superior's Ian Ecklund Named WIAC Men's Hockey Athlete of the Week

UW-Superior's Ian Ecklund Named WIAC Men's Hockey Athlete of the Week

Eyewitness Sports
January 03, 2018 01:10 PM

Superior, Wisc. - Weekly conference honors for UW-Superior Senior Forward Ian Ecklund.

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The Twig native and Proctor graduate had two goals and earned All-Tournament Team honors in the inaugural Superior Showdown last week. For his efforts, Ecklund is the Men's Hockey Athlete of the Week in the WIAC.

Ecklund was responsible for two of the three goals Superior scored, helping them to second place in the tournament. His first came on assists from Alec MacKenzie (Ottawa, Ont./École Secondaire Garneau) and Andrew Durham (Plano, Texas/Plano East) in the first period against Concordia, and his second from Evgeny Yakovlev (Belgorod, Russia) in the second period of the Championship vs Marian.

Ecklund has a team-high 12 goals on the season, he also added his third assist of the year during the tournament.

The Yellowjackets host St. Mary's (Minn.) Friday at Wessman Arena at 7:05 p.m.

To see the schedule for UW-Superior, click here.

(Contributions from UW-Superior Athletics.)


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