2011-12 News Archives

  • Ross Named ECAC Hockey Student-Athlete of the Year
    June 28, 2012
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey recently announced that Keir Ross of Cornell has been named the 2011-12 Men’s Student-Athlete of the Year selected for the honor by the league’s Awards Committee. The sixth recipient of the award, which recognizes academic achievement, as well as accomplishments on and off of the ice of ECAC Hockey student-athletes, Ross was one of 12 fellow nominees for the honor.
  • 2011-12 All-Academic Team Comprises 208 Student-Athletes
    June 26, 2012
    ALBANY, N.Y. - Two hundred eight student-athletes representing the ECAC Hockey’s 12 men’s programs were named to the 2011-12 ECAC Hockey All-Academic team. One hundred twenty-seven of this year’s student-athletes were also named to the team last year, 69 have the distinction of receiving the honor the last three seasons, and 32 received the recognition over the last four years. Of the 12 institutions, Brown and Yale led the way with 24 honorees each, followed by Rensselaer with 22, then Quinnipiac with 21 and Harvard with 18.
  • Brian Hart and Jimmy Vesey
    June 25, 2012
    Recruiting is never easy in college hockey, but there are a few institutions with a leg up on the competition.
  • Engineers Release 2012-13 Schedule
    June 25, 2012
    TROY, N.Y. – The 2012-13 schedule for the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men's hockey team has been finalized. The Engineers, who will play 36 games, open their 111th season on October 6 in their first of 17 contests at the Houston Field House on the RPI campus.
  • Video: 2012 Draft - Matthew Beattie
    June 25, 2012
    CanucksTV talks with seventh-round pick Matthew Beattie, an incoming freshman at Yale
  • Video: Brian Hart Draft Report
    June 25, 2012
    Brittany Zion reports from the NHL Draft on Tampa Bay's 53rd overall pick, Brian Hart, an incoming freshman at Harvard.
  • Gostisbehere Thrilled to be Picked by Flyers
    June 25, 2012
    PITTSBURGH -- Shayne Gostisbehere was watching the NHL draft Saturday afternoon on television from his living room in Ft. Lauderdale.
  • Video: 2012 Draft - Jimmy Vesey
    June 25, 2012
    Harvard incoming freshman Jimmy Vesey speaks with the media after being selected by the Nashville Predators in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
  • ECAC Hockey Student-Athletes Selected in 2012 NHL Entry Draft
    June 23, 2012
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey was once again well represented in the annual NHL Entry Draft with the selection of seven future student-athletes and three current players on June 22–23, 2012, at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, PA, hosted by the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins. Cornell led the way with three student-athletes (two current and one incoming) selected, followed by Harvard’s (two incoming) and Union’s (one current and one future) two players each, while Brown, Clarkson, and Yale each had one incoming player selected.
  • Cornell Returns to MSG for The Frozen Apple vs. Michigan
    June 21, 2012
    ITHACA, N.Y. — With three wildly successful sold-out games at Madison Square Garden in 2007, 2009 and 2011, Cornell University's Meakem*Smith Director of Athletics and Physical Education Andy Noel announced today that the men's hockey team will return to the “World's Most Famous Arena” for “The Frozen Apple” against the University of Michigan on November 24, 2012.
  • Colgate Welcomes Eight in Class of 2016
    June 20, 2012
    HAMILTON, N.Y. – Head coach Don Vaughan and the Colgate men’s hockey program will be welcoming eight new skaters to the Raiders in the Class of 2016.
  • ECAC Hockey Programs Highlighted in APR Rankings
    June 20, 2012
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- The NCAA released the Academic Progress Rates (APR) for all teams in all sports Wednesday, and ECAC Hockey programs highlight the rankings in ice hockey.
  • Brown Announces Seven-Member Class of 2016
    June 18, 2012
    PROVIDENCE, RI – Brown head coach Brendan Whittet '94 has announced his third recruiting class as the Bears' head coach. This talented group of seven players (four forwards, two defensemen, and one goalie) is set to join the Bears this fall as part of the Class of 2016. They represent three different states and two different provinces. Illinois (two players) and Quebec (two players) lead the way, while British Columbia, Connecticut and Massachusetts are also represented in this year's class.
  • Bears Recruit Named to Team Canada Roster for Upcoming Challenge
    June 18, 2012
    CALGARY, ALB – Kevin Roy (Lac Beauport, QUE), a member of the Bears' incoming class of 2016, has been named to Team Canada for the 2012 Canada-Russia Challenge, which will be held in August of 2012. Roy is one of 28 players selected to represent Canada in the event, which replaces Canada's National Junior Team summer development camp for this season.
  • League Players Invited to USA Hockey National Jr. Evaluation Camp
    June 18, 2012
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Hockey today announced the 46 players invited to take part in its National Junior Evaluation Camp this August in Lake Placid, N.Y. Four of these players stem from ECAC Hockey schools as student-athletes Shayne Gostisbehere (Union), Colin Blackwell (Harvard), and Joakim Ryan and Cole Bardreau both from Cornell each earned an invitation.
  • League Programs Honored with NCAA Public Recognition Awards
    June 15, 2012
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Six League programs (four men’s teams and two women’s teams) have been honored with NCAA Public Recognition Awards for finishing in the top 10 percent of their sport in the most recent multi-year Academic Progress Rate (APR), the NCAA announced Thursday.
  • Bailen Garners All-America Recognition
    June 08, 2012
    TROY, N.Y. – The 2012 Capital One Academic All-America Men's At-Large Teams have been announced and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athlete Nick Bailen has been recognized. Bailen was a Third Team selection at the Division I level.
  • Grosenick Named to Capital One Academic All-America At-Large Team
    June 07, 2012
    TOWSON, MD - Sophomore goaltender Troy Grosenick has been selected to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America At-Large Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
  • Maricic Top Goalie for In-line Team USA
    June 06, 2012
    INGOLSTADT, Germany – A Yale student spending a few weeks in Europe during the summer is nothing unusual, unless they are competing for a world championship in a relatively unknown sport. It gets more interesting when the Eli overseas, Nick Maricic '13 (Alta Loma, Calif.), is better known for being a student-athlete playing for a high-profile winter team on campus.
  • Union Extends Contract for Bennett
    June 05, 2012
    SCHENECTADY, NY - Union College has extended the contract of men’s ice hockey coach Rick Bennett through the 2018-19 season. The announcement was made today by Jim McLaughlin, Director of Athletics at Union.
  • Clarkson Announces 2012-13 Schedule
    June 01, 2012
    An 18-game home slate, a pair of weekend non-conference series against NCAA powerhouses, another trip to the Adirondack Mountains for a non-league battle against its archrival and the always competitive 22-game ECAC Hockey campaign highlight the 2012-13 schedule for the Clarkson University Hockey team.
  • New Bulldogs Introduced
    May 29, 2012
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The eight freshmen who join the 2012-13 Yale men’s hockey team this fall were announced today and include five forwards and three defensemen.
  • Princeton Announces Class of 2016
    May 29, 2012
    PRINCETON, N.J. - Princeton head men's hockey coach Bob Prier has announced the recruiting class of five student-athletes that will join the team as the Class of 2016.
  • Freshman Standout
    May 29, 2012
    Canucks draftee Patrick McNally just completed a solid freshman season at the University of Harvard.
  • Ross Recognized with Leadership Award
    May 29, 2012
    ITHACA, N.Y. -- Cornell senior Keir Ross was recognized with the Mario St. George Boiardi '04 Leadership Award for most embodying leadership, athleticism and a strong work ethic Monday 21 at the school's annual senior athletics banquet.
  • Quartet to Lead Tigers in 2012-13
    May 29, 2012
    Princeton head coach Bob Prier has announced the student-athletes who will serve as captains for the 2012-13 season.
  • Bailen, Iles, & Grosenick Named to Academic All-District Team
    May 23, 2012
    Albany, NY - The 2012 Capital One Academic All-District® Men's At-Large Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, have been released to recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. Capital. Three ECAC Hockey players, Nick Bailen (Rensselaer), Andy Iles (Cornell), and Troy Grosenick (Union) each earned a spot on the First Team.

  • Mayotte Named St. Lawrence Assistant Coach
    May 22, 2012
    Former Union standout Kris Mayotte has been named men’s ice hockey assistant coach at St. Lawrence.
  • Union Releases 2012-13 Schedule
    May 18, 2012
    SCHENECTADY, NY – Head coach Rick Bennett released the 2012-2013 schedule for the Union College men’s ice hockey team today at the annual Garnet Blades Golf Tournament at Mohawk Country Club.
  • Dutchmen Honored by Schenectady County Legislature
    May 09, 2012
    SCHENECTADY, NY – Schenectady County Legislature Chair Judith Dagostino on behalf of the Schenectady County Legislature announced a resolution honoring the Union College men’s ice hockey team in the Legislative Chambers in downtown Schenectady. Senior defenseman Nolan Julseth-White and junior forward Jeremy Welsh were on hand to accept the honor.
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