AHCA Recognizes 16 Mammoths as All-American Scholars

AHCA Recognizes 16 Mammoths as All-American Scholars

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GLOUCESTER, Mass. – For their outstanding efforts on the ice and in the classroom, the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) recently named 16 Mammoths as Division II-III Krampade All-American Scholars. An impressive 10 selections came from the women's ice hockey program, while the men's program racked up six honorees.

To qualify as an All-American Scholar, student-athletes must have attained a 3.60 cumulative GPA in each semester and have participated in at least 40% of their institutions games during the 2017-18 season. In total, 821 men and women were named Division II-III All-American Scholars.

On the men's side, two seniors, three sophomores and one first-year earned AHCA All-American Scholar status, with Patrick Mooney '18, Will Vosejpka '18, Joey Lupo '20, A.J. Klein '20, P.J. Conlon '20 and Corey Goldstein '21 each claiming a spot on the scholar squad. Amherst's six selections ranked sixth among the NESCAC, with Hamilton leading the way with 13 honorees.

With 10 total selections, the women's ice hockey program had three more student-athletes garner All-American Scholar distinction than any other NESCAC school - followed by Middlebury (7) and Wesleyan (7). Seniors Emma Griese, Alex Toupal, Kristen Molina and Bailey Plaman, juniors Jocelyn Hunyadi, Jamie McNamara and Katherine Savage, sophomore Eliza Laycock and first-years Kaitlin Hoang and Rose Mroczka each earned the national honor, with Toupal being one of just nine student-athletes in the country to have also secured AHCA/CCM All-American status on the ice.