Minneapolis, Minn. — The Hockey Humanitarian Award Foundation today announced 17 nominees for the 2019 Hockey Humanitarian Award. The award is presented 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:
|Cam Beecy||Sr.||D||Norwich University||Stowe, Vermont.|
|Devin Brosseau||Jr.||F||Clarkson University||Saint-Lambert, Quebec|
|Jake Bunz||Sr.||D||University of Wisconsin||Middleton, Wis.|
|Cal Burke||Jr.||F||University of Notre Dame||Boxborough, Mass.|
|Stevie DeForge||Sr.||F||Babson College||Norwood, Mass.|
|Vincent Desharnais||Sr.||D||Providence College||Laval, Quebec|
|Ian Edmondson||Sr.||D||Canisius College||Toronto, Ontario|
|Jessie Eldridge||Sr.||F||Colgate University||Barrie, Ontario|
|Ryan Galt||Sr.||F||Univ. of Nebraska Omaha||Omaha, Neb.|
|Nick Kossoff||Sr.||G||Lake Superior State Univ.||West Des Moines, Iowa|
|Annie Pankowski||Sr.||F||University of Wisconsin||Laguna Hills, Calif.|
|Tommy Parran||Sr.||D||The Ohio State University||Shaker Heights, Ohio|
|Jacyn Reeves||Sr.||F||The Ohio State University||Holmen, Wis.|
|Samantha Ridgewell||Sr.||G||Merrimack College||Outlook, Saskatchewan|
|Luke Rivera *||Sr.||F||SUNY Fredonia||Pacific Palisades, Calif.|
|Josh Teves||Sr.||D||Princeton University||Calgary, Alberta|
|James Varney||Jr.||F||Stonehill College||Smithfield, Maine|
* Repeat Nominee
Finalists for the 2019 Hockey Humanitarian Award will be announced in February. The 2019 recipient will be honored in a ceremony on Friday, April 12th as part of the NCAA Men’s Frozen Four weekend in Buffalo, N.Y.
The group of nominees includes 14 seniors and three juniors, along with 13 male (9 Div. I) and four female candidates. The list includes nine forwards, six defenseman and two goaltenders.