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.

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.

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.