Austin goalie Wiemken makes NCAA DI commitment
The Austin Bruins, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to share that goaltender Trent Wiemken has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey at Bemidji State University in the CCHA. Wiemken becomes the 4th Bruin this season to make his College Commitment.
"I am proud and honored to announce my commitment to play Division 1 hockey and further my education at Bemidji State University,” said Wiemken. "I’d like to thank my family, friends, coaches, and teammates who have helped me along the way! Go Beavs!"
A 6’2/170 lbs. native of Fargo, North Dakota, Wiemken is in his second season with the Bruins and in the NAHL. For his career, Wiemken, 19, has appeared in 45 career games and is sporting a Goals Against Average (GAA) of 1.80 and a Save Percentage (SV%) of .927.
Last season, Wiemken backstopped the Bruins to their first Central Division Title since 2015 last season and helped lead the Bruins to the Robertson Cup final in 11 Robertson Cup Playoff Games.
This season, Wiemken currently leads the NAHL with a 1.53 GAA and is second among qualifying goalies with a .936 SV%.
Bemidji State University (BSU) is a public university in Bemidji, Minnesota. Founded as a preparatory institution for teachers in 1919, it provides higher education to north-central Minnesota. It is part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. The Beavers are members of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) and play their games out of the Sandford Center in Bemidji, MN.