Kevin Conley

UNO's Kevin Conley was named NCHC forward of the week.

UNO hockey’s Kevin Conley has been named the NCHC forward of the week.

The junior had a career-high four points on Saturday night, including his first career hat trick, in a 6-3 win over Western Michigan. He scored the Mavericks’ first two goals before adding his third, which proved to be the game-winner, to break a 3-3 tie.

He also had an assist on the final goal of the game.

Conley is now the team’s leading scorer with five goals and six assists.

The Mavericks moved up one spot to No. 18 in the USCHO Top 20 on Monday after splitting their weekend series with No. 20 Western Michigan.

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Mike covers high school sports, primarily volleyball in the fall, girls basketball in the winter and baseball in the spring and summer. He also reports on horse racing for The World-Herald. Follow him on Twitter @MPattersonOWH. Phone: 402-444-1350.

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