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Vermont's Megan Dalbec and Maine's Kate Massey were named Top Scholar-Athetes

Wakefield, Mass. -- Hockey East is proud to announce 92 student-athletes were named to the league's 2012-13 All-Academic Team in the conferences 11th 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 she was actively competing.

Vermont junior defenseman Megan Dalbec (Champlin, Minn.) and Maine sophomore forward Kate Massey (Waterville, Maine) shared the distinction as Hockey East Top-Scholar Athlete for the second straight season, as the duo earned perfect 4.0 GPA's for the season. Dalbec receives the award for the third consecutive season for the Catamounts.

The league also honored a league record 10 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. Northeastern led the way with three selection, while Boston University and Providence placed two amongst the select group. Brittany Esposito (Edmonton, Alta.), Siena Falino (Centerport, N.Y.) and Casey Pickett (Wilmington, Mass.) earn the distinction from the Northeastern Huskies, while Alissa Fromkin (Manhasset, N.Y.) and Cristina Wiley (Vineyard Haven, Mass.) were honored from the Terriers. Jessica Cohen (Anchorage, Alaska) and Jessica Vella (Pickering, Ont.) were also honored from the Friars squad. Boston College's Corinne Boyles (Wheaton, Ill.), Maine's Chloe Tinkler (Wabush, Nfld.), New Hampshire's Katie Brock (Marblehead, Mass.) and Vermont's Emily Walsh (Suffield, Conn.) were also bestowed the prestigious honor.

The Women's Hockey East Association is an eight-team, Division-I college hockey conference which began play in 2002-2003, with offices based in Wakefield, Mass. The league also sponsors a 10-team men's league which began play in 1984.


Anderson, Nicole (Providence, F) **
Armstrong, Hannah (New Hampshire, F) ***
Armstrong, Megan (New Hampshire, F)

Basten, Prentice (Providence, F)
Bender, Lexi (Boston College, D)
Bizzari, Melissa (Boston College, F) **
Blake, Taylor (Boston College, G)
Blain, Maude (Connecticut, D) ***
Bolden, Blake (Boston College, D)
Boyles, Corinne (Boston College, G) +
Breedlove, Haley (New Hampshire, F)
Brock, Katie (New Hampshire, D) +
Brennolt, Maggie (Northeastern, D)
Brown, Kristina (Boston College, F) **
Bryant, Sarah (Providence, G)
Buress, Leah (Connecticut, F)

Campbell, Sarah (Vermont, F)
Campero, Kayla (Connecticut, F)
Cardella, Jill (Boston University, F) ***
Carlson, Sara (New Hampshire, F)
Chappell, Kailey (New Hampshire, D) **
Chuli, Elaine (Connecticut, G)
Cohen, Jessica (Providence, D) +
Cook, Abbey (Maine, F)
Coyne, Kendall (Northeastern, F) **
Crossley, Alexis (New Hampshire, D)
Curtis, Jonna (New Hampshire, F)

Dalbec, Megan (Vermont, D) ***
(Hockey East Top Scholar-Athlete) 4.00

Doherty, Ann (Northeastern, D) **
Doherty, Danielle (Boston College, F)
Douville, Roxanne (Vermont, G) ***

Esposito, Brittany (Northeastern, F) +

Falino, Siena (Northeastern, F) +
Fields, Casie (Northeastern, D) **
Frade, Haley (Providence, F) **
Fratkin, Kaleigh (Boston University, D)
Fromkin, Alissa (Boston University, G) +

Goldberg, Chelsey (Northeastern, F)
Goloubef, Paige (New Hampshire, F) ***
Groth, Emily (Providence, D) **

Hall, Jessica (Maine, D)
Hergesheimer, Britt (Boston University, F)
Hitchcock, Jessica (New Hampshire, F)
Huneke, Brittney (Maine, D)

Jean, Marie-Eve (New Hampshire, G)
Jonasson, Emma (New Hampshire, D)
Juron, Jordan (Boston University, F)

Kaluzny, Kayla (Maine, F/D) ***
Kickham, Erin (Boston College, F) **
Kilgour, Brianne (Maine, F) **
Knajdek, Casey (Connecticut, D) **

Langlois, Brooklyn (Maine, D)
Langtry, Jillian (Maine, F)
Lanthier, Kelci (Vermont, G) ***
Llanes, Rachel (Northeastern, F) **

MacDonnell, Sarah (Connecticut, F) **
MacSorley, Katie (Northeastern, F) **
MacSorley, Kelsey (Maine, D)
Massey, Kate (Maine, F) **
(Hockey East Top Scholar-Athlete) 4.00

McDonald, Kelly (Maine, D) ***
Menard, Isabel (Boston University, F)
Micheletti, Allison (Providence, F) **
Miller, Kathryn (Boston University, D)
Mork, Kayla (New Hampshire, F) **
Moses, Sarah (Connecticut, G)
Myren, Klara (Vermont, F) **

O'Neill, Arielle (New Hampshire, F) ***
O'Sullivan, Kelsey (Northeastern, G) **

Pasquariello, Tori (Maine, F)
Pendleton, Margaret (Providence, D) **
Pickett, Casey (Northeastern, F) +

Rancourt, Danielle (Vermont, D) ***
Richards, Audra (Maine, F)
Riggs, Meghan (Boston University, F) ***
Riley, Nina (Providence, G) ***
Romanchuk, Alexandra (Providence, D)
Ryan, Jess (New Hampshire, D)

Santostefano, Claire (Northeastern, F) **
Savage, Paige (Northeastern, F)
Simpson, Brooke (Providence, F)
Slattery, Alexa (Providence, D)
Snodgrass, Emily (Connecticut, F) **
Sperry, Kerrin (Boston University, G)

Tinkler, Chloe (Maine, D) +

Vaattovaara, Vilma (New Hampshire, G)
Vella, Jessica (Providence, F) +

Walsh, Emily (Vermont, F) +
Wente, Erin (Vermont, F) ***
Wiley, Cristina (Boston University, F) +

Young, Jackie (Boston College, D) **

Zimmer, Margaret (Connecticut, F)
Zuback, Brittany (Vermont, F)

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

2011-13 Hockey East Academic All-Star Team
(Top GPA's by Position)
G: Roxanne Douville, Vermont (3.80)
Elaine Chuli, UConn (3.80)
D: Katie Brock, New Hampshire (3.96)
D: Megan Dalbec, Vermont (4.00)
F: Jessica Cohen, Providence (3.93)
F: Sarah MacDonell, Connecticut (3.93)
F: Jessica Vella, Providence (3.93)
F: Kate Massey, Maine (4.00)

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