MEN'S & WOMEN'S ICE HOCKEY PLACE 16 ON ECAC EAST ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM

May 6, 2011

Centerville, MA. - Commissioner of the ECAC Rudy Keeling announced today the ECAC Men's East All-Academic team for the 2010-11 season. This marks the tenth year that the conference has named an all-academic team. A total of 91 student-athletes representing all ten of the ECAC East teams earned this honor based on outstanding performance in the classroom.

To be named to the all-academic team, the student-athlete must have completed at least one academic year, have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale, and have competed in at least one-half of his team's contests during the current season (a goaltender must have played at least 33 percent of his team's minutes).

Athlete                      Sport                      Hometown
Matt Atsoff                Men's Hockey          Macomb, MI
Kevin Bendel             Men's Hockey          Denville, NJ
Andrew Burke           Men's Hockey          Southampton, PA
Brett Calhoun           Men's Hockey          Tulsa, OK
Lauren Duran           Women's Hockey     Woburn, MA
Anthony Fitti             Men's Hockey          Havertown, PA
Leah Hallett              Women's Hockey     Rocky Hill, CT
Vinnie Jacona            Men's Hockey          East Stroudsburg, PA
Katie Kirwan             Women's Hockey     Centerville, MA
Tim Niedzielak           Men's Hockey          Chicago, IL
Kristen Smith            Women's Hockey     Beavercreek, OH
Rachel Sousa            Women's Hockey     Woburn, MA
Thomas Speer           Men's Hockey          Wausau, WI
Eric Tufman               Men's Hockey          Abington, PA
Brittany Usmail         Women's Hockey     New Hartford, NY
Steven Weston         Men's Hockey          Henniker, NJ