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28 Players From RPI Men’s Hockey Garner All-Academic


Will Reilly selected to Commissioner’s List

TROY, N.Y. – The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men’s hockey team has placed 28 student-athletes on the 2019-20 ECAC Hockey All-Academic team, the league has announced. The Engineers saw eight student-athletes earn the distinction for the first time. Will Reilly was named to the Commissioner’s List, earning a 4.0 grade point average in both semesters of his senior year.

Senior defenseman TJ Samec (St. Paul, MN/Brookings Blizzard) and junior goaltender Linden Marshall (Victoria, BC/Trail Smoke Eaters) were the two engineering majors to make the list, while the other 26 are Business and Management majors, including four-time recipient Patrick Polino (Buffalo, NY/Lincoln Stars). Seven freshmen earned the award and now have a chance to be four-year recipients during their careers.

Players are eligible for the All-Academic team if they earn a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.00 on a 4.00 scale or have a GPA over 3.00 over the past three semesters.

As a team, Rensselaer had a department-high GPA of 3.78 in the Spring 2020 semester and boast a cumulative average of 3.45. All 28 student-athletes had at least a 3.0 GPA last semester with 23 of them earning a 3.50-or-better.

NameYearMajorAll-Academic Teams
Tristan AshbrookFr.Business and Management2019-20
Cory BabichukFr.Business and Management2019-20
Shane BearSr.Business and Management2019-20, 2018-19
Nick BowmanSo.Business and Management2019-20, 2018-19
Todd BurgessSr.Business and Management2019-20, 2017-18
Alec CalvarusoJr.Business and Management2019-20
Daniel DiGrandeSo.Business and Management2019-20, 2018-19
Zach DubinskyFr.Business and Management2019-20
Brady FernerSo.Business and Management2019-20, 2018-19
Mike GornallSr.Business and Management2019-20, 2018-19, 2017-18
Kyle HallbauerSo.Business and Management2019-20
Louie HelsenFr.Business and Management2019-20
Rory HerrmanFr.Business and Management2019-20
Billy JerryJr.Business and Management2019-20, 2018-19, 2017-18
Jake JohnsonSo.Business and Management2019-20, 2018-19
Mason KleeFr.Business and Management2019-20
Jakub LackaSo.Business and Management2019-20, 2018-19
Tommy LeeSo.Business and Management2019-20
Ottoville LeppänenSo.Business and Management2019-20, 2018-19
Ture LindenSo.Business and Management2019-20, 2018-19
Ryan MahshieFr.Business and Management2019-20
Jake MarrelloSr.Business and Management2019-20, 2018-19, 2017-18
Linden MarshallJr.Mechanical Engineering2019-20, 2018-19, 2017-18
Patrick PolinoSr.Business and Management2019-20, 2018-19, 2017-18, 2016-17
Will ReillySr.Business and Management2019-20, 2018-19
TJ SamecSr.Management Engineering2019-20, 2018-19, 2017-18
Owen SavorySo.Business and Management2019-20, 2018-19
Chase ZiekySr.Business and Management2019-20, 2018-19
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