Posted On: 09/15/21 6:02 AM

Today, we are taking a look at the "Big Nine" this conference contains the teams Albert Lea, Austin, Faribault, Mankato East, Mankato West, Northfield, Owatonna, Red Wing, Rochester Century, Rochester John Marshall, Rochester Mayo, Winona.  The last article was the best returning forwards, and now today we focus on the top returning goalies for this conference- we feature three top players then an honorable mention. This will be the last article for the Big Nine conference about their top returning players; let’s get right into it!

1.  Tate Cothern Tate Cothern 5'6" | Goalie Rochester Mayo | 2022 State MN  6’0 Goalie Rochester Mayo Class of 2022

The top goalie in this conference is Tate Cothern Tate Cothern 5'6" | Goalie Rochester Mayo | 2022 State MN , and he currently is ranked as the number 6 goalie in the state in his class. Cothern finished his junior season with a very very good record of 7-1. His only loss last season was a one goal lost to Mankato East, but that is very respectable as they were a top team in the conference, and had some really good scorers. Cothern finished last season with a GAA of 1.38 and had a save percentage of .949 percent. He

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