TROY, N.Y. – The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men’s hockey team has placed 28 student-athletes on the 2020-21 ECAC Hockey All-Academic team, the league has announced. The Engineers saw nine student-athletes earn the distinction for the first time. Cory Babichuk was named to the Commissioner’s List, earning a 4.0 grade point average in both semesters.
Senior goaltender Linden Marshall (Victoria, BC/Trail Smoke Eaters) was the lone engineering majors to make the list, while the other 27 are Business and Management majors, including four-time recipients Marshall and Billy Jerry (River Falls, WI / Madison Capitals). Three 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 3.59 in the Spring 2021 semester and boast a cumulative average of 3.45. Twenty-eight student-athletes had at least a 3.0 GPA last semester with 20 of them earning a 3.50-or-better.
|Cory Babichuk||Jr.||Business and Management||2020-21, 2019-20|
|John Beaton||So.||Business and Management||2020-21|
|Nick Bowman||Sr.||Business and Management||2020-21, 2019-20, 2018-19|
|John Brackett||So.||Business and Management||2019-20, 2017-18|
|Alec Calvaruso||Sr.||Business and Management||2020-21, 2019-20|
|Dylan Davies||Fr.||Business and Management||2020-21|
|Daniel DiGrande||Sr.||Business and Management||2019-20, 2018-19|
|Zach Dubinsky||Jr.||Business and Management||2020-21, 2019-20|
|Brady Ferner||Sr.||Business and Management||2020-21, 2019-20, 2018-19|
|Jake Gagnon||Fr.||Business and Management||2020-21|
|Kyle Hallbauer||Sr.||Business and Management||2020-21, 2019-20|
|Louie Helsen||Sr.||Business and Management||2020-21, 2019-20|
|Rory Herrman||Jr.||Business and Management||2020-21, 2019-20|
|Billy Jerry||Sr.||Business and Management||2020-21, 2019-20, 2018-19, 2017-18|
|Jake Johnson||Sr.||Business and Management||2020-21, 2019-20, 2018-19|
|Simon Kjellberg||Jr.||Business and Management||2020-21|
|Mason Klee||Jr.||Business and Management||2020-21, 2019-20|
|Jakub Lacka||Sr.||Business and Management||2020-21, 2019-20, 2018-19|
|Ottoville Leppänen||Sr.||Business and Management||2020-21, 2019-20, 2018-19|
|Ture Linden||Sr.||Business and Management||2020-21, 2019-20, 2018-19|
|Ryan Mahshie||Jr.||Business and Management||2020-21, 2019-20|
|Linden Marshall||Sr.||Mechanical Engineering||2020-21, 2019-20, 2018-19, 2017-18|
|James McIsaac||So.||Business and Management||2020-21|
|Brett Miller||So.||Business and Management||2020-21|
|Altti Nykanen||Fr.||Management Engineering||2020-21|
|Henri Schreifels||So.||Business and Management||2020-21|
|Lauri Serti||So.||Business and Management||2020-21|