2017-02-10 / Sports

Three Nor’easters among semifinalists for prestigious Joe Concannon Award

FROM STAFF REPORTS

BOSTON — University of New England men’s ice hockey players Trevor Fleurent, Brady Fleurent and Ryan Bloom are among 25 NCAA II/III semifinalists for the Joe Concannon Award, as announced this morning (Feb. 9) by Gridiron Club of Boston President Jim Kearney.

Established in 2001, the Joe Concannon Award is presented annually to the best American-born hockey player in New England. The award is named after long-time Boston Globe sportswriter Joe Concannon, who was a strong advocate for the sport of hockey and amateur athletics.

Trevor Fleurent

The team’s captain, Trevor Fleurent leads the team with 17 goals and is tied for second with 33 points. He recently became the first UNE ice hockey player to accumulate 100 career points and was a semifinalist for the award last season.

Brady Fleurent

Brady Fleurent (16-29-45) currently tops all NCAA III players in both points per game (2.25) and assists per game (1.45). He set a UNE single-game record Feb. 2 with six points versus Salve Regina University and is the team’s single-season record-holder in assists and points.

Ryan Bloom

Bloom (14-19-33) owns UNE’s single-season rookie scoring record and is currently tops in the nation in points per game (1.74) among freshman. He is a two-time Commonwealth Coast Conference Rookie of the Week selection.

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