Finnson, Bronte earn WCHA weekly awards

Each scoring three points in UAH’s sweep of Ferris State over the weekend, Dayne Finnson and Tyrone Bronte each earned WCHA player of the week honors for the second time this season.

Finnson was named WCHA Defenseman of the Week after scoring a goal and two assists. The goal was the overtime game-winner in Friday night’s 5-4 victory. He assited in UAH’s first goal Friday and second goal Saturday. He blocked five shots in the series, four of them in the first game.

Finnson leads all UAH defensemen with five points and is tied for the team lead in blocked shots with 14.

Bronte was named WCHA Rookie of the Week with two goals and an assist. He scored UAH’s first goal Friday and second goal Saturday, both on the power play, and assisted Finnson’s OT winner.

Bronte leads the Chargers in points with seven and is tied with Tyr Thompson with three goals this season.

Finnson and Bronte won the same awards on Nov. 23.

The Chargers head to Bemidji State for games this Friday and Saturday.