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Devon Shore and teammate Kyle Williams were this season's Top Scholar-Athletes

Wakefield, Mass. - Hockey East is proud to announce 101 student-athletes were named to the league's 2012-13 All-Academic Team in the conferences 29th season of play, which was announced on Tuesday afternoon. Each student-athlete achieved a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better in each of the two academic periods during which he was actively competing.

Maine freshmen Devin Shore (Ajax, Ont.) and Kyle Williams (Bowdoinham, Maine) were named the recipient of the league's Top Scholar-Athlete Award with a perfect 4.0 grade point average for the season.

The league also honored six student-athletes that received "Distinguished Scholar" status. Those earning "Distinguished Scholar" status achieved a 3.0 or better in each semester over four varsity seasons. Maine's Mark Nemec (Rouses Point, N.Y.), Vermont's Ben Albertson (Williston, Vt.), Boston College's Brooks Dyroff (Boulder, Col.), Northeastern's Bryan Mountain (Bryn Mawr, Pa.), New Hampshire's Scott Pavelski (Plover, Wis.) and Boston University's Ryan Ruikka (Chelsea, Mich.) were bestowed the prestigious honor.

The Hockey East Association is a 10-team Division I college men's hockey conference founded in 1984 and an eight team Division I women's league which began play in 2002-03. The men's league has won eight NCAA championships in the past 21 years.


Alber, Patch (Boston College, D)
Albertson, Ben (Vermont, F) +
Anthoine, Mark (Maine, F) **
Arnold, Bill (Boston College, F) **

Bahe, Ben (Merrimack, F)
Barone, Brad (Boston College, G)
Behling, Brooks (Providence, F)
Belonger, Ryan (Northeastern, F)
Bly, Rhett (Merrimack, F) **
Brodhag, Brandon (Merrimack, F) **
Brown, Patrick (Boston College, F) ***
Bruneteau, Brett (Vermont, F) **

Camper, Jay (New Hampshire, F) **
Carr, Doug (UMass Lowell, G) ***
Cerretani, Andrew (Maine, F) **
Colantone, Michael (UMass Lowell, F)
Correale, Dan (New Hampshire, F)
Cronin, Matt (Merrimack, D)

DeAngelo, Peter (Massachusetts, F) **
DeCenzo, Anthony (Vermont, F) ***
Doerring, Blake (Vermont, D) **
Dyroff, Brooks (Boston College, F) +

Fallon, Michael (UMass Lowell, F)
Folin, Christian (UMass Lowell, D)
Franzon, Anders (Vermont, D)

Gaudreault, Maxim (New Hampshire, F)
Gordon, Nick (UMass Lowell, F)
Gould, Quinn (Merrimack, F) **
Goumas, Kevin (New Hampshire, F) **

Hardowa, Connor (New Hampshire, D) **
Harvey, Myles (Providence, D) **
Hellebuyck, Connor (UMass Lowell, G)
Heywood, Jordan (Merrimack, D) ***
Hoffman, Brody (Vermont, G)
Holmstrom, Josh (UMass Lowell, F) ***
Hussar, Justin (Merrimack, F)
Hutton, Ben (Maine, D)

Kamrass, Zach (UMass Lowell, D) **
Knodel, Eric (New Hampshire, D)

Leen, Connor (Maine, F) **
Lenz, H.T. (Vermont, F) ***
Lomberg, Ryan (Maine, F)

MacDonald, Collin (New Hampshire, F)
MacLeod, Isaac (Boston College, D) ***
Mansfield, Justin (Merrimack, F/D) **
Marotta, Sam (Merrimack, G) **
McCarthy, Chris (Vermont, F)
McCarthy, Tom (Merrimack, D) ***
McCoy, Derek (UMass Lowell, F)
McMullen, Peter (Boston College, F)
McParland, Steven (Providence, F)
Merchant, Will (Maine, F)
Milner, Parker (Boston College, G)
Moccia, Anthony (Boston University, G)
Montagna, Mike (Vermont, F) **
Mountain, Bryan (Northeastern, G) +
Murphy, Kyle (Providence, F) **

Nemec, Mark (Maine, D) +
Nilsson-Roos, Tobias (Vermont, F) **

O'Connor, Brice (Maine, D) ***
O'Connor, Matt (Boston University, G)
Oskroba, Ben (Northeastern, D) **
Ouellette, Martin (Maine, G)

Paliotta, Michael (Vermont, D)
Pavelski, Scott (New Hampshire, F) +
Pesce, Brett (New Hampshire, D)
Pereira, Michael (Massachusetts, F) **
Pryor, Nick (Maine, D)

Quast, Harry (New Hampshire, D)

Randall, Ryan (New Hampshire, D) **
Regan, Jamie (New Hampshire, G)
Riley, Conor (Maine, F/D)
Robertson, Sean (Merrimack, D)
Ruhwedel, Chad (UMass Lowell, D) ***
Ruikka, Ryan (Boston University, D) + (5)

Scotti, Vinny (Merrimack, F)
Shea, Colin (Massachusetts, D)
Shamanski, Steven (Providence, D) ***
Shemansky, Adam (Maine, F) **
Shore, Devin (Maine, F)
(Hockey East Top Scholar-Athlete) 4.00

Silengo, Jeff (New Hampshire, F) **
Sit, Michael (Boston College, F) **
Smith, Kyle (New Hampshire, F)
Stack, Evan (Massachusetts, F)
Sullivan, Dan (Maine, G) ***
Swavely, Jon (Maine, F) ***
Swavely, Steven (Maine, F)

Teglia, Jeff (Massachusetts, G) ***
Tiefenwerth, K.J. (Massachusetts, F)
Thompson, Shayne (UMass Lowell, F) ***
Turk, Jonathan (Vermont, F)

van Riemsdyk, Trevor (New Hampshire, D) **
Vrolyk, Robbie (Northeastern, F) **

Walls, Caylen (Vermont, D)
Wells, Dylan (Providence, G)
Wetmore, Riley (UMass Lowell, F)
White, Matt (Vermont, F)
Williams, Kyle (Maine, D) 4.00
(Hockey East Top Scholar-Athlete)

Wills, Mike (Merrimack, D)
Wright, Colin (UMass Lowell, D) **

Yevenko, Oleg (Massachusetts, D) **

** (denotes two-time honoree)
*** (denotes three-time honoree)
+ (denotes "Distinguished Scholar, 3.0 GPA in each semester over four varsity seasons)

2012-13 Hockey East Academic All-Star Team
(Top GPA by Position)
G: Anthony Moccia, Boston University (3.81)
D: Kyle Williams, Maine (4.00)
D: Ryan Ruikka, Boston University (3.95)
F: Ben Albertson, Vermont (3.94)
F: Brett Bruneteau, Vermont (3.94)
F: Evan Stack, Massachusetts (3.97)
F: Devin Shore, Maine (4.00)

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