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Macon’s Jake Theut named Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Month

Macon Mayhem Professional Hockey at the Macon Coliseum.

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (February 4, 2020) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced that goaltender Jake Theut of the Macon Mayhem was named the Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Month for December/January.

Theut went 3-0-2, with a 1.76 goals against average and a 0.966 save percentage in helping the Mayhem to the best winning percentage (0.667) in the SPHL through the first full month of the season despite a 20-day layoff between games due to league safety protocols.

The Washington, MI native currently leads all SPHL netminders with a 1.76 goals against average and a 0.933 save percentage and is tied for second with three wins. Theut played 11 games for Roanoke (3-5-0, 2.72 gaa, 0.915 sv%) last season before earning a call-up to the ECHL, where he appeared in 12 games with Greenville and Norfolk.

Also nominated: Mike Davis, Birmingham (10 gp, 6g, 5a, 1 ppg), Rob Darrar, Huntsville (11 gp, 3g, 9a, 1 gwg), Nick Master, Knoxville (8 gp, 3g, 5a, 2 gwg) and Jake Wahlin, Pensacola (5 gp, 4g, 3a, 1 ppg)