Men’s Ice Hockey Candidates Announced for the 2018-19 Senior CLASS Award

October 30, 2018

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (October 30, 2018) – Fifteen of the top NCAA® men’s ice hockey student-athletes who excel both on and off the ice were selected as candidates today for the 2018-19 Senior CLASS Award® in collegiate hockey.

To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition. The complete list of candidates follows this release.

An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School ®, the Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.

The 15 candidates will be narrowed to 10 finalists in February, and those 10 names will be placed on the official ballot. Ballots will be distributed through a nationwide voting system to media, coaches and fans, who will select one candidate who best exemplifies excellence in the four Cs of community, classroom, character and competition.

The Senior CLASS Award winner will be announced during the 2019 NCAA Men’s Frozen Final Four® in April.

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Hockey 2018-19 Candidates

Name Position School
Chase Berger Forward Penn State
Mason Bergh Center Colorado College
Erik Brown Forward RIT
Ian Edmondson Defenseman Canisius College
Kyle Haak Forward U.S. Air Force Academy
Tanner Jago Defense Bentley University
Nick Jones Forward University of North Dakota
Ryker Killins Defenseman Ferris State University
Michael Kim Defenseman Boston College
Sasha Larocque Defenseman Ohio State
Chase Priskie Defense Quinnipiac
Sean Romeo Goalie Ohio State
Jimmy Schuldt Defense St. Cloud State University
Josh Teves Defenseman Princeton University
Max Veronneau Forward Princeton University