Record 184 Student-Athletes Named to All-Academic Team
Honored Players Earned a 3.0 GPA or Better in Each School Semester

WAKEFIELD, Mass. - The Hockey East Association is proud to announce a record 184 male student-athletes have been named to the league's 2019-20 All-Academic Team. Each student-athlete achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or better in each of the two academic periods during which he was actively competing.

Additionally, a record 15 players, including two goaltenders, four defensemen, and nine forwards, earned the prestigious honor of being named Hockey East's Top Scholar-Athlete, compiling a perfect 4.0 GPA for the season. Those players have been selected to the 2019-20 Hockey East Academic All-Star Team, noted below.

Thirteen players reached "Distinguished Scholar" status in 2019-20, having qualified for the All-Academic team in each of four seasons of varsity play, while 32 others are three-time honorees.


Boston College (9)

David Cotton
Adin Farhat
Ron Greco ***
Michael Karow ***
Jesper Mattila ***
Julius Mattila ***
Jack Moffatt
Aapeli Räsänen **
Zach Walker +


Boston University (11)

Jamie Armstrong
Markus Boguslavsky
Alex Brink
Gabriel Chabot **
Patrick Curry
Sean Driscoll
Kasper Kotkansalo
Case McCarthy
Sam Stevens
Sam Tucker
Jake Witkowski


UConn (15)

Carter Berger
Benjamin Freeman
Ruslan Iskhakov **
Adam Karashik **
Ryan Keane
Ian Kuznetsov
Eric Linell
Wyatt Newpower
Alexander Payusov ***
Zachary Robbins
Bradley Stone ***
Jordan Timmons **
Carter Turnbull **
Ryan Wheeler **
John Wojciechowski **


Maine (19)

Dawson Bruneski
Simon Butala **
Tim Doherty +
AJ Drobot ^
Mitchell Fossier +
Brady Gaudette
Adrian Holesinsky **
Benjamin Poisson
Jack Quinlivan ***
Samuel Rennaker **
Jacob Schmidt-Svejstrup **
Jacob Sirota
Cameron Spicer ***^
Jeremy Swayman
Matthew Thiessen
Veli-Matti Tiuraniemi ***
Eduards Tralmaks **
Emil Westerlund ***
Perry Winfree


Massachusetts (24)

Alex Camarre
Oliver Chau ***
Jeremy Davidson
Anthony Del Gaizo **
Marc Del Gaizo **
Eric Faith
Ty Farmer **
Colin Felix **
Jake Gaudet ***^
Niko Hildenbrand ***
Bobby Kaiser
Matt Kessel
Cal Kiefiuk
Philip Lagunov ***
Reed Lebster
John Leonard
Filip Lindberg **
Jake McLaughlin
George Mika **^
Matt Murray ***
Peyton Reeves
Jack Suter +
Bobby Trivigno
Kolby Vegara **


UMass Lowell (27)

Seth Barton **
Anthony Baxter ***
Carl Berglund
Chase Blackmun **
Matt Brown
Brian Chambers
Lucas Condotta **
Kenny Hausinger +
Zach Kaiser
Sam Knoblauch **^
Marek Korencik
Charlie Levesque ***
Jon McDonald **
Benjamin McEvoy
Logan Neaton ^
Colin O'Neill +
Austin O'Rourke **
Derek Osik **^
Dominick Procopio **
Nolan Sawchuck **^
Jordan Schulting ^
Chris Schutz ***
Connor Sodergren ***
Reid Stefanson **^
Tyler Wall ***
Blake Wells


Merrimack (22)

Ben Brar ^
Liam Dennison ^
Dominic Dockery ***
Logan Drevitch
Tyler Drevitch ***
Hugo Esselin
Tyler Heidt **
Jere Huhtamaa
Tyler Irvine +
Griff Jeszka +^
Regan Kimens
Troy Kobryn
Patrick Kramer
Jacob Modry
Ryan Nolan
Jordan Seyfert **
Christian Simeone
Sami Tavernier ***
Zach Uens
Zach Vinnell
Liam Walsh
Mac Welsher


New Hampshire (7)

Drew Hickey **
Joe Lazzaro +^
Benton Maass ***
Will MacKinnon **
Joe Sacco
Kohei Sato **
Ryan Verrier **


Northeastern (13)

Jeremie Bucheler
Billy Carrabino ***
Matt DeMelis
Curtis Frye ***
Austin Goldstein
Riley Hughes
Aidan McDonough
Alex Mella
Connor Murphy
Craig Pantano
Nick Scarpa
Brendan van Riemsdyk +
TJ Walsh


Providence (18)

Michael Callahan **
Max Crozier
Garrett Devine
Parker Ford
Luke Johnson
Jacob Kucharski
Michael Lackey
John McDermott
Cameron McDonald
Gabe Mollot-Hill ***
Patrick Moynihan
Albin Nilsson
Jason O'Neill
Luke Perunovich
Greg Printz
James Scannell
Vimal Sukumaran +
Spenser Young +


Vermont (19)

Matt Alvaro ***
Thomas Beretta
Dallas Comeau **
Ace Cowans ***
Vladislav Dzhioshvilli
Alex Esposito **
Christian Evers **
Owen Grant ***^
Nicholas Hamre
Max Kaufman ***
Brian Kelly **
William Lemay
Derek Lodermeier +
Carter Long
Riley McCutcheon
Bryce Misley
Corey Moriarty ***
Matthew O'Donnell **
Andrew Pertillo **

** two-time honoree
*** three-time honoree
+ Distinguished Scholar (3.0 in each semester of four varsity seasons)
^ Top Scholar Athlete (Highest GPA in Hockey East)


2019-20 Hockey East All-Academic All-Star Team

G: Joe Lazzaro, New Hampshire
G: Logan Neaton, UMass Lowell

D: Owen Grant, Vermont
D: Nolan Sawchuk, UMass Lowell
D: Jordan Schulting, UMass Lowell
D: Cameron Spicer, Maine

F: Ben Brar, Merrimack
F: Liam Dennison, Merrimack
F: AJ Drobot, Maine
F: Jake Gaudet, Massachusetts
F: Griff Jeszka, Merrimack
F: Sam Knoblauch, UMass Lowell
F: George Mika, Massachusetts
F: Derek Osik, UMass Lowell
F: Reid Stefanson, UMass Lowell