Six From NCHA Named All-American; Three to First Team

Six From NCHA Named All-American; Three to First Team

The 2017 AHCA/CCM Division III Men's All-Americans were released at the Frozen Four banquet on Thursday night.

The Northern Collegiate Hockey Association dominated the scene on the Western side, with NCHA student-athletes earning three of the six spots on the First Team and six All-American honorees overall.

In addition, four different schools were represented, as St. Norbert College (G T.J. Black) had a first-team honoree to extend its record to 20 years in a row with at least one student-athlete on the top squad.

Adrian College (D Cory Dunn) and Lake Forest College (F Jack Lewis) helped the NCHA to three spots on the First Team.

First Team
Evan Buitenhuis, JR, Hamilton College
(Burlington, ON)
T.J. Black, SO, St. Norbert College
(Wheaton, IL)
Stephen Johnson, SR, Oswego State
(Mississauga, ON)
Cory Dunn, SO, Adrian College*
(Trenton, MI)
Cody Smith, SR, Norwich University
(Hudson, MA)
Rory Vesel, SR, Augsburg College
(Rochester, MN)
Stephen Collins, SR, Geneseo State#
(Pittsford, NY)
Lawrence Cornellier, SR, UW-Stevens Point
(Machesney Park, IL)
Brady Fleurent, SO, University of New England
(Biddeford, ME)
Jack Lewis, SR, Lake Forest College
(London, ON)
Colin Larkin, JR, UMass Boston
(Waterford, MI)
Patrick Moore, SR, UW-Eau Claire
(Grand Rapids, MN)

Second Team
Brett Kilar, SR, New England College
(Coto de Caza, CA)
Benjamin Myers, SO, University of St. Thomas
(Wauwatosa, WI)
Tyler Bishop, SR, UMass-Boston*
(Ramsey, NJ)
Sean Campbell, JR, St. Norbert College
(Holt, MI)
Logan Day, SO, Endicott College
(Seminole, FL)
Mitch Hall, JR, Hamline University
(St. Cloud, MN)
Gianni Mangone, SO, Marian University
(Calgary, AB)
Dominik Gabaj, SR, Nazareth College
(Bratislava, Slovakia)
Trevor Boyd, SO, Adrian College
(Muskegon, MI)
Jory Mullin, SR, Neumann College
(Cartwright, MB)
Nate Flynn, JR, Augsburg College
(Hastings, MN)
William Pelletier, SR, Norwich University@
(St. Jean Chrysotome, QC)
Thomas Williams, SR, University of St. Thomas
(Alexandria, MN)

Third Team
Mike DeLaVergne, SR, Buffalo State
(Pawling, NY)

Carl Belizario, SR, Hobart College*
(Dorval, QC)

Ayrton Valente, JR, Plattsburgh State
(Woodbridge, ON)

Tommy Besinger, SO, Endicott College
(Milton, MA)

Trevor Fleurent, SR, University of New England
(Biddeford, ME)

Kenny Neil, SR, Oswego State
(Clarenville, NL )

# First Team in 2016; * Second Team in 2016; @ First Team in 2015


Black, Campbell Receive All-America Honors

From Asst. AD/Athletics Communications, March 23, 2017 | Men's Hockey
by Dan Lukes,, (920) 403-4077

UTICA, N.Y. - St. Norbert College sophomore goaltender T.J. Black and junior defenseman Sean Campbell were honored as All-Americans on the Division II-III CCM American Hockey Coaches Association All-America Team, announced at the Frozen Four's pre-tournament banquet.

Black is a first-team All-America selection, while Campbell was a second-team All-America honoree. It is the first All-America honor for both.

Black, a Wheaton, Ill,. native, was a first-team All-Northern Collegiate Hockey Association selection. Black leads NCAA Division III in goals against average at 1.22 and also has a nation-high shutout total with six. He is 17-2-1 overall while sitting second nationally in winning percentage at .875 and is third in save percentage at .941.

Campbell, a Holt, Mich., native, was also a first-team All-NCHA selection. Campbell leads St. Norbert defensemen in scoring with seven goals and seven assists for 14 points.

St. Norbert now has 31 hockey first-team AHCA All-America selections, and has had at least one first-team All-America honoree for 20 consecutive years -- extending its Division III record.


Cory Dunn Repeats CCM/ACHA All-America Accolades; Trevor Boyd Debuts on the Second Team

AHCA release and All-Americans

UTICA, N.Y.--National semifinalists Adrian College had two representatives on the CCM Division II/III All-America teams as selected by the American Hockey Coaches Association, which was announced Thursday evening at the 2017 NCAA Division III Men's Ice Hockey Championship© Banquet held at the Radisson.

Sophomore defenseman Cory Dunn (Trenton, Mich./Austin Bruins, NAHL) improves on his 2016 second-team nod with CCM/AHCA First Team accolades this season, while classmate and left wing Trevor Boyd (Muskegon, Mich./Austin Bruins, NAHL) reaps his first All-America citation on the second team.

Dunn is a two-time All-Northern Collegiate Hockey Association standout who leads the NCHA in scoring with career highs of nine goals, 27 assists and 36 total points. He ranks second among NCAA Division III blueliners in point-scoring. Eight of his nine goals have come on the power-play.

Boyd tops the team with career bests of 18 goals and 35 points (16 and 29 as a 2016 freshman) and he is second in NCHA point-scoring. The finance major also tops Adrian with 109 shots on goal and owns a plus-15 rating. Boyd is an All-NCHA and Academic All-NCHA pick this winter.

The duo brings to 13 the number of Bulldogs who have been accorded AHCA All-America status a total of 16 times--all since the program's founding in 2007-08.

Adrian will take on top-seeded Norwich University in the second semifinal game of the NCAA Tournament at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Complete details here.


Mangone named AHCA Second Team All-American

Marian University men's hockey sophomore defenseman Gianni Mangone has been named a second team All-American by the AHCA.

Mangone had another big year at the Sabre blue line and adds to his awards and accolades after being named to the All-NCHA team earlier this offseason.  The sophomore led All NCHA defensemen with nine goals on the season and ranked third in the NCHA amongst all defensemen with 20 points.  His seven power play goals also led all NCHA defenseman and ranked 16th in the nation amongst all skaters.  Mangone's 0.80 points per game average was also 16th in the country, third in the NCHA.  The Sabre blue liner earned one NCHA Defensive Player of the Week award after a five-point weekend against rival Lawrence.

Mangone becomes the first All-American since Dakota Dubetz was named Reebok Second Team All-American for the west region following the 2010-11 season.