145 Student-Athletes Named to 2017-18 All-Academic Team
Honored Players Earned a 3.0 GPA or Better in Each School Semester
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Five players (four pictured above) earned the prestigious honor of being named Hockey East's Top Scholar-Athlete,

WAKEFIELD, Mass. - The Hockey East Association is proud to announce that 145 male student-athletes have been named to the league's 2017-18 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.

Five players, two from Merrimack College and one each from the University of Maine, the University of Massachusetts, and University of Vermont, earned the prestigious honor of being named Hockey East's Top Scholar-Athlete, compiling a perfect 4.0 GPA for the season. Those skaters include defenseman Johnathan Kovacevic (Grimsby, Ont./Merrimack) and forwards Griff Jeszka (Muskego, Wis./Massachusetts), Alfred Larsson (Malmo, Sweden/Merrimack), and forwards Jarrid Privitera (Old Tappan, N.J./ Vermont) and Cameron Spicer (Erie, Colo./Maine). Seventeen players reached "Distinguished Scholar" status in 2017-18, having qualified for the All-Academic team in each of four seasons of varsity play, while 12 others are three-time honorees.

Boston College
Michael Booth
Chris Brown **
Casey Fitzgerald
Michael Karow
Michael Kim **
Kevin Lohan
Jesper Mattila
Michael Merulla
Aapeli Räsänen
Zach Walker **
Joseph Woll **

Boston University
Drew Melanson
Max Prawdzik **
Cameron Crotty
Shane Switzer **

UConn
Adam Karashik
John Austin +
Spencer Naas +
Alexander Pajusovs
Karl El-Mir **
Jesse Schwartz ***
Max Kalter
Jeff Wight +
Kasperi Ojantakanen +
Philip Nyberg **
Maxim Letunov **
Bradley Stone

Maine
Samuel Becker ***
Tim Doherty **
Mitchell Fossier **
Cedric Lacroix ***
Robert McGovern **
Keith Muehlbauer **
Stephen Mundinger **
Jake Pappalardo **
Chase Pearson **
John Quinlivan
Brendan Robbins **
Cameron Spicer ^
Veli-Matti Tiuraniemi
Eduards Tralmaks
Emil Westerlund

Massachusetts
Marco Bozzo
Mitchell Chaffee
Oliver Chau
Jake Gaudet
Niko Hildenbrand
Jake Horton +
Griff Jeszka **^
Kurt Keats **
Philip Lagunov
George Mika
Matt Murray
Austin Plevy **
Jack Suter **
Eetu Torpstrom
Ryan Wischow **

UMass Lowell
Anthony Baxter
Avni Berisha ***
Ryan Dmowski
John Edwardh **
Croix Evingson
Mattias Goransson
Kenny Hausinger **
Christoffer Hernberg **
Jake Kamrass +
Charlie Levesque
Ryan Lohin **
Nick Marin **
Nick Master **
Colin O'Neill **
Tommy Panico
Cole Paskus
Chris Schutz
Connor Sodergren
Tyler Wall
Connor Wilson **

Merrimack
Mike Babcock ***
Jackson Bales
Marc Biega **
Ryan Cook **
Dominic Dockery
Logan Halladay
Jace Hennig +
Tyler Irvine **
Jared Kolquist +
Jonathan Kovacevic **^
Alfred Larsson +^
Ludvig Larsson ***
Simon Loof
Laine Mckay
Craig Pantano
Derek Petti ***
Brett Seney ***
Jeffery Solow
Mathieu Tibbet +
Aaron Titcomb +
Drew Vogler

New Hampshire
Dylan Chanter ***
Adam Clark +
Patrick Grasso **
Joe Lazzaro **
Benton Maass
Cameron Marks +
Ara Nazarian
Danny Tirone +
Brendan van Riemsdyk **

Northeastern
William Carrabino
Austin Goldstein
Patrick Jordan
Cayden Primeau
Patrick Schule ***
Ryan Solomon
Jacob Theut
Eric Williams

Providence
Jake Beaton
Kasper Bjorkqvist **
Jacob Bryson **
Alex Cromwell +
Vincent Desharnais **
Garrett Gamez ***
Hayden Hawkey ***
Robert Hennessey +
Gabe Mollot-Hill
Brian Pinho **
Vimal Sukumaran **
Spenser Young **

Vermont
Matthew Alvaro
Matt Beck
Drew Best
Travis Blanleil **
Ross Colton **
Ace Cowans
Rob Darrar +
Alex Esposito
Owen Grant
Max Kaufman
Brian Kelly
Stefanos Lekkas
Derek Lodermeier **
Jake Massie
Conor O'Neil **
Anthony Petruzzelli **
Jarrid Privitera **^
Cory Thomas

** 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)

2017-18 Hockey East All-Academic All-Star Team
G: Gabe Mollot- Hill, Providence
D: Jonathan Kovacevic, Merrimack
D: Cameron Spicer, Maine
F: Griff Jeszka, Massachusetts
F: Alfred Larsson, Merrimack
F: Jarrid Privitera, Vermont