The Hockey Humanitarian Award Foundation today announced 15 nominees for the 2017 Hockey Humanitarian Award. The Foundation and its long-time lead sponsor BNY Mellon Wealth Management present the Award annually to college hockey’s finest citizen — a student-athlete who makes significant contributions not only to his or her team but also to the community-at-large through leadership in volunteerism.
The following are this year’s nominees:
|Russell Armbruster||Jr.||Lebanon Valley College|
|Anders Bjork||Jr.||University of Notre Dame|
|Alexis Crossley||Sr.||Boston University|
|Collin Delia*||Jr.||Merrimack College|
|Danny Divis & Justin McKenzie||Srs.||Saint Michael’s College (co-nominees)|
|Andrew Doane||Sr.||Brown University|
|Geoff Fortman||Sr.||Canisius College|
|David Goodwin||Sr.||Penn State University|
|Austin Hervey||Sr.||Adrian College|
|Mika Nervick||Sr.||Quinnipiac University|
|Sarah Nielsen||Sr.||Penn State University|
|Todd Skirving||Sr.||Rochester Institute of Technology|
|Lauren Spring||Jr.||The Ohio State University|
|Lee Stecklein||Sr.||University of Minnesota|
* Repeat Nominee
Finalists will be announced in February. The 2017 recipient will be recognized in a ceremony on Friday, April 7 as part of the NCAA Men’s Frozen Four weekend in Chicago, Ill.
We thank our partners for their invaluable support in recognizing these exceptional student-athletes.