ANDOVER, Mass. — The Merrimack College hockey program handed out its team awards at its annual banquet, held Monday night at Indian Ridge Country Club in Andover.
Merrimack head coach Mark Dennehy also told the crowd that five players will earn their degrees in just three years, and all five players are returning as graduate students.
The Warriors handed out the following awards:
Most Valuable Player: Hampus Gustafsson, Sr. F
Rookie of the Year: Johnathan Kovacevic, Fr. D
Unsung Hero Award — Jonathan Lashyn, Sr. D
Tim Burke Warrior Award — Jonathan Lashyn, Sr. D
Strength & Conditioning Award — Jonathan Lashyn, Sr. D
Fan Award — Terry Landers
Dennehy also confirmed a pair of road series, including two games at Minnesota Duluth and one game at Denver, the defending national champions. The Warriors will also visit Colorado College during the Denver trip, and all three teams will return to Merrimack in following seasons.--
Mike McMahon has covered Merrimack College for The Eagle Tribune since 2006 and he also has been a senior writer at College Hockey News since 2005.
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