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Mark Olver
Mark Olver


FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Mark Olver has been named the RBC Financial Group Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Player of the Month for February. This is the second time Olver has earned the honor in his career.    
The Burnaby, British Columbia native led the Wildcats to a 6-1-1 record in February as he averaged 1.88 points per game. His efforts assisted NMU’s climb in the CCHA standings as the ‘Cats began the month in 10th place to fourth at the end of the regular season. Olver totaled 15 points in February, six goals and nine assists, to finish as the CCHA’s leading scorer in conference play (17-18-35) and overall (19-27-46). He recorded at least one point in all eight games and registered four multi-point games.
Olver was named the CCHA Offensive Player of the Week March 1 after a five-point weekend in a sweep of the Lake Superior Lakers (Feb. 26-27). He scored both goals, including the overtime game-winner in a 2-1 victory over the Lakers and followed that up with three assists the next night in a 3-0 victory. Olver recorded five points as the Wildcats took two games from Western Michigan (Feb. 12-13). He opened the series with two goals and two assists in a 7-2 win and added an assist on the game-winning goal Saturday night.
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