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Mavericks' Ortega and Weninger named NCHC Players of the Week

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Posted at 12:26 PM, Dec 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-06 13:26:03-05

University of Nebraska Omaha's Austin Ortega and Evan Weninger were named NCHC Players of the Week following the Mavs weekend series against Wisconsin. 

Ortega was named Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season. He led Omaha in scoring during the Mavs 3-3 tie and 7-4 win against Wisconsin. 

Weninger was named Goaltender of the Week for the second consecutive week. He stopped a career-high 47 shots in Friday's tie with Wisconsin. 

Omaha hosts Lake Superior State Friday and Saturday. Friday's game is set to start at 7:07 p.m. and Saturday's at 4:07 p.m.