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Nearly 400 Alumni Of USPHL Organizations Earn NCAA Hockey Conference Awards

By Joshua Boyd / USPHL.com, 05/21/20, 12:00PM EDT

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With more than 1,200 former players in college hockey in 2019-20 alone, the United States Premier Hockey League continues to be a leader in advancement to the next level beyond Junior and Midget hockey.

Not only do our players move on to the best educational institutions to continue their hockey careers, they also excel once they reach that level.

Nearly 400 NCAA players from USPHL organizations past and present earned honors from their home conference and beyond during the 2019-20 season. 

View the Full List of USPHL and Member Organization Alumni NCAA Awards

 

Highlights:

  • More than 50 NCAA Division I players and close to 340 from the NCAA Division III level brought in honors.
  • Four alumni of the USPHL and its current Member Organizations also earned Hobey Baker Award nominations, including two who were Top 10 Finalists. 
  • The Sid Watson NCAA Division III Player Of The Year Award was won by USPHL Premier alum Tom Aubrun, of Norwich University. 
  • Former Hampton Roads Whaler Brandon Osmundson (Utica College) was recognized as the National Division III Rookie Of The Year. 
  • At the NCAA Division I level, alumni of USPHL organizations also earned two Scoring Championships, two Rookie Of The Year Awards and one Goaltender Of The Year Award.
  • At the NCAA Division II and III levels, Players Of The Year in nine conferences hailed from the USPHL and its current member organizations. 

 

The USPHL and its Member Organizations congratulate, and are proud of, all of their alumni who are #CommittedLeaders!

Pictured Players: Top Left - Drew O'Connor (Dartmouth College/Boston Junior Bruins), Ivy League Co-Player Of The Year; Top Right - Tom Aubrun (Norwich University/Rochester Jr. Americans), Sid Watson National Division III Player Of The Year; Bottom Left: Conlan Keenan (SUNY-Geneseo/Jersey Hitmen), REPEAT SUNYAC Hockey Player Of The Year; Bottom right - David Farrance (Boston University/Syracuse Stars), Hobey Baker Award Top 10 Finalist.