October 10, 2017

Mason Jobst B1G’s First Star of the Week

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Oct. 10, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio – After picking up four points in the season-opening series at No. 12 Wisconsin, Mason Jobst, a junior on the Ohio State men’s hockey team, has been named Big Ten First Star of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday.

⭐️Congrats to Mason Jobst – B1G First Star of the Week!⭐️ #GoBucks pic.twitter.com/MH0WJgoMrb

— Ohio State M Hockey (@OhioState_MHKY) October 10, 2017

Jobst, the Buckeyes’ captain and a native of Speedway, Indiana, had two goals and two assists in the series vs. the Badgers.

This is the fifth career weekly honor for Jobst, who was a 2017 Second Team All-American and First Team All-Big Ten selection and a Big Ten All-Freshman Team choice in 2016.

In the opener against the Badgers Friday, Jobst scored at 14:31 of the second period to tie the game at one, with his goal making the SportsCenter Top 10 Plays of the Day. With time winding down in the third and the game tied at two, Jobst tallied the gamewinner with 1:16 left in regulation. Saturday, Jobst assisted on Buckeyes goals 24 seconds apart in the third period that made it a one-goal game. He was part of the Buckeye penalty kill that was 5-for-5 in the series and posted a combined +3 mark.

Mason Jobst’s first goal at Wisconsin last week:
An #SCTop10 Play of the Day and now an @NCAAIceHockey Top 5 Play of the Week.

WATCH: https://t.co/RRa2bNHx97

— Ohio State M Hockey (@OhioState_MHKY) October 10, 2017

Jobst, who led the Big Ten in scoring last season, now has 89 career points in 76 games, with 25 multiple point outings. His career 1.17 points per game average is the best among all current NCAA juniors and seniors, with his 89 points tying for seventh among all players and sharing the lead among juniors.

Ohio State (1-1-0, 1-1-0-0 B1G) will take on nonconference foes in its next six games, starting with two games at home vs. Rensselaer this weekend. The teams will meet at 7 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Saturday in Value City Arena.