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Reinertsen, Thomeczek advance in NCAA Woman of the Year Award process

Updated: August 11, 2020 10:21 PM

UWS basketball standout Eva Reinertsen and CSS hockey standout Lexi Thomeczek were named conference-level nominees to advance in the NCAA Woman of the Year process. 

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Reinertsen was named the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference nominee and Thomeczek was named the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association nominee. 

They are two of 161 student-athletes choosen among 650 total women. They're among 63 Division III athletes to advance.

Reinertsen finished her career at UWS as a three-time All UMAC performer. As a senior during the 2019-2020 season she led the team averaging 17.7 points and 8.1 rebounds a game. She also tied the UMAC lead in assists with 95.

Thomeczek was a four year starting goaltender at CSS. She holds the Saints' career record for wins with 45, saves with 2,227, saves percentage, goals against average, and shutouts with 18. Her .945 career save percetange ranks fifth in NCAA Division III history. 

The winner of the 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year award will be announced November 1st.

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