30 Mareks Mitens
30 Mareks Mitens
Height: 6-1
Weight: 185
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Ventspils, Latvia
Position: Goaltender
Major: Business Administration-International
Junior Team: Aston (NAHL)
Shoots/Catches: Left
gp 11
gs 11
min 649:37
ga 25
gaa 2.31
sv 282

Sophomore (2018-19): Played to a 6-5-0 record with a .919 save percentage, a 2.31 goals against average and 282 saves in 11 starts...Named WCHA Goaltender of the Week...Named Madigan/Pingature Athlete of the Week...(10/7) at Merrimack, faced 31 shots and stopped all 31 to help the Lakers win 1-0...(1/5) at Alaska Anchorage, faced 31 shots and stopped 30, picking up the win in a 3-1 game...Shut out Minnesota State in 1-0 win in Mankato, Minnesota on Jan. 19, making 29 saves to hand the Mavericks their first home loss of the season...Named to WCHA All-Academic Team.

Freshman (2017-18): Appeared in 19 games between the pipes, while starting 15...Goals Against Average was 3.51, and save percentage was .894...Overall record was 3-10-2. 

High School/Juniors: Named the 2016-17 North American Hockey League's (NAHL) Most Valuable Player and Vaughn Goaltender of the Year as member of the Aston (Pa.) Rebels  ... Coached by Joe Coombs ... Earned 2016-17 All-NAHL East Division MVP and Goaltender of the Year recognition ... Received 2016-17 All-NAHL First Team and All-NAHL East Division First-Team accolades ... Posted a 31-10-0 record with a 1.63 goals-against average (63 goals allowed) and a .925 saves percentage (839 saves) in 2,322 minutes played for 41 regular-season outings ... Tops among 2016-17 NAHL regular-season leaders in goals-against average (1.63), victories (31), and shutouts (11) ... A two-time (Oct. and Nov.) winner of the NAHL's Goalie of the Month Award ... Selected twice as the NAHL's East Division Star of the Week (Nov. 7 and Feb. 13) ... Turned in a 6-2-0 mark to go with a 2.00 goals-against average (20 goals allowed) and a .915 saves percentage (234 saves) in 601 minutes of action for 10 2016-17 NAHL Playoff appearances ... Helped Aston capture the 2017-18 NAHL Regular-Season Championship title with 95 points and a league East Division crown as Rebels produced a 46-11-2-1 mark ... Represented Latvia at the 2016 World Junior Championships ... Played for the Latvia National Under 16, 17, 18, and 20 teams ... A 2017 graduate of Ventspids (Latvia) High School.  

Personal: Son of Valentins and Inguna Mitens ... Born in Ventspids, Latvia ... Has an older brother ... Both his father and brother are firefighters ... Has interests in all sports ... Attended the 2017 New York Islanders National Hockey League (NHL) Prospect Development Camp ... Catches: Left ... Majoring in business administration-international.

Recent Games
Mar 1 Ferris State W, 5-2
Mar 2 Ferris State L, 3-2
Mar 8 Bemidji State W, 4-2
Mar 9 Bemidji State W, 3-1
Mar 15 at Minnesota State L, 2-1
Mar 16 at Minnesota State L, 2-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 11 9
Games started 11 9
Minutes 649:37 529:56
Goals against 25 20
Goals-against average 2.31 2.26
Saves 282 227
Save pct .919 .919
Wins 6 5
Losses 5 4
Ties 0 0
Win pct .545 .556
Date Opponent Score gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t
Oct 6 at Merrimack W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Merrimack W, 1-0 1 60:00 0 0.00 31 1.000 1 0 0
Oct 12 Nipissing University W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Nipissing University W, 4-0 1 39:28 0 0.00 7 1.000 0 0 0
Oct 26 at Alabama-Huntsville W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Alabama-Huntsville W, 2-1 1 60:00 1 1.00 29 .967 1 0 0
Nov 2 Michigan W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Michigan L, 5-3 1 59:41 5 5.03 24 .828 0 1 0
Nov 9 Alaska T, 3-3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Alaska L, 4-3 1 58:37 4 4.09 19 .826 0 1 0
Nov 16 at Bowling Green W, 5-0 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Bowling Green L, 5-2 1 58:23 4 4.11 21 .840 0 1 0
Nov 23 Northern Michigan W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 Northern Michigan L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 Minnesota State L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 Minnesota State L, 3-0 1 59:02 2 2.03 20 .909 0 1 0
Dec 7 at Alaska W, 4-1 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 at Alaska W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 16 at USNTDP U-18 W, 7-3 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 vs. Michigan State W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 31 vs. Michigan Tech W, 6-3 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 4 at Alaska Anchorage W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 at Alaska Anchorage W, 3-1 1 60:00 1 1.00 30 .968 1 0 0
Jan 11 Alabama-Huntsville W, 7-2 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 12 Alabama-Huntsville T, 1-1 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 at Minnesota State L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 at Minnesota State W, 1-0 1 60:00 0 0.00 29 1.000 1 0 0
Jan 25 Bemidji State W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Bemidji State L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Ferris State W, 6-3 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 at Ferris State W, 4-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 26 .929 1 0 0
Feb 15 Michigan Tech W, 3-1 1 59:44 1 1.00 30 .968 1 0 0
Feb 16 Michigan Tech W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 at Northern Michigan L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Northern Michigan L, 5-3 1 54:10 5 5.54 23 .821 0 1 0
Mar 1 Ferris State W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 Ferris State L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Bemidji State W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 Bemidji State W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Minnesota State L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at Minnesota State L, 2-0 - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t win %
2017-18 19 15 815:25 48 3.53 406 .894 3 10 2 .267
2018-19 11 11 649:37 25 2.31 282 .919 6 5 0 .545
2019-20 4 4 239:23 12 3.01 103 .896 2 2 0 .500
Total 34 30 1704:25 85 2.99 791 .903 11 17 2 .400
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t win %
Total 11 11 649:37 25 2.31 282 .919 6 5 0 .545
Conference 9 9 529:56 20 2.26 227 .919 5 4 0 .556
Exhibition 1 1 39:28 0 0.00 7 1.000 0 0 0 -
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Home 4 4 237:04 12 3.04 93 .886 1 3 0 .250
Away 7 7 412:33 13 1.89 189 .936 5 2 0 .714
Neutral - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -
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Wins 6 6 359:44 5 0.83 175 .972 6 0 0 1.000
Losses 5 5 289:53 20 4.14 107 .843 0 5 0 .000
Ties - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -
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October 2 2 120:00 1 0.50 60 .984 2 0 0 1.000
November 3 3 176:41 13 4.41 64 .831 0 3 0 .000
December 1 1 59:02 2 2.03 20 .909 0 1 0 .000
January 2 2 120:00 1 0.50 59 .983 2 0 0 1.000
February 3 3 173:54 8 2.76 79 .908 2 1 0 .667