USM Places 12 on NEHC All-Academic Team
GORHAM, Maine -- The University of Southern Maine men's ice hockey team placed 12 players on this year's New England Hockey Conference All-Academic team that was announced earlier this week.
Earning spots on the All-Academic squad were seniors Conor Ferrera (Manhattan Beach, Calif.; Business Management), Parker Sanderson (Bangor, Maine; Finance) and Tyler Mathieu (Stillwater Lake, N.S.; Mechanical Engineering); juniors Brock Padgham (Chilliwack, B.C.; Business Management), Ethan Bassile (Scarborough, Maine; Criminology), Johnny Kyte (Carp, Ont.; Tourism and Hospitality), Mark Tomaschek (Toms River, N.J.; Economics), Paul Léger (Blainville, Quebec; Business Management) and Tristan Dundas (Chilliwack, B.C.; Business Management); and sophomores Adam Papayoanou (Valencia, B.C.; Economics), Jonathan Bartuccio-Periera (St. Bruno, Quebec; Biochemistry) and Maverick Lynes (Sherwood Park, Alb.; English).
The All-Academic honor was the first for Bartuccio-Periera, Kyte, Lynes and Papayoanou. Earning their second honor were Bassile, Dundas, Léger, Padgham and Tomaschek. Ferrera, Mathieu and Sanderson received the honor for the third straight year.
To be eligible for All-Academic recognition a student must carry a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) and have completed one full-year at their current institution.
All ten NEHC institutions were represented with 146 student-athletes in total earning the honor.