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Boudrow: ECAC Northeast Division III Player of the Year

— Tufts forward Jason Boudrow has been selected as the ECAC/CCM Player of the Year, in voting announced today. The junior helped the Jumbos capture the Division III Northeast regular season title (15-1-1) while leading the nation in points per game (2.83) and goals per game (1.33) through the February 25 rankings. Boudrow compiled 51 points, 24 goals and 27 assists in league play for an average of 3.00 points per game.

Scott Jacob of Johnson & Wales was named the Goaltender of the Year. In 16 league appearances, the senior netminder recorded a 13-2-1 conference mark while registering a .931 save percentage and 2.09 goals against average en route to the team’s second place finish in the regular season. Jacob was ranked 11th among Division III goaltenders for his .921 save percentage.

Worcester State’s Justin Vallas garnered the Rookie of the Year award. In his first collegiate season, Vallas led the team in scoring recording 31 points, 15 goals and 16 assists for the regular season. He also ranked third among all of the Northeast rookies in league scoring recording 13 goals and 12 assists in 17 games.

Tufts’ Brian Murphy and Johnson & Wales’ Lou Izzi were chosen as co-Coaches of the Year after posting impressive marks. Murphy, in his third year with the Jumbos, guided Tufts to a 15-1-1 league record and a regular season championship. Wildcats coach Lou Izzi joined Murphy in the Coach of the Year accolades after leading Johnson & Wales, picked to finish sixth in the preseason poll, to a second-place regular season league finish (14-2-1) as well as an 18-7-2 overall mark.

ALL LEAGUE FIRST TEAM

F Jason Boudrow, JR, Tufts (Somerville, Mass.)
F Brian Yingling, SO, Lebanon Valley (Steelton, Pa.)
F Brian Hannafin, SR, Salve Regina (Medford, Mass.)
D Tim Rink, SO, Lebanon Valley (Ivyland, Pa.)
D Dan Mahoney, SR, Tufts (Tewksbury, Mass.)
G Scott Jacob, SR, Johnson & Wales (Milford, Conn.)

ALL LEAGUE SECOND TEAM

F Tory Jacob, SR, Johnson & Wales (Milford, Conn.)
F Ivan Filippov, SR, Wentworth (Delta, B.C.)
F Tim Yakimowsky, JR, Wentworth (Walpole, Mass.)
D Ben Kwon, SO, Lebanon Valley (McClean, Va.)
D John Hourihan, SR, Wentworth (Walpole, Mass.)
G Jamie Vanek, SO, Wentworth (Brampton, Ont.)

ALL ROOKIE TEAM

F Chris Thunman, Johnson & Wales (Stockholm, Sweden)
F Justin Vallas, Worcester State (Wilmington, Mass.)
F Pat Byrne, Tufts (Burlington, Mass.)
D Chris Hartly, Wentworth (Portland, Ore.)
D John Gambale, Fitchburg (Billerica, Mass.)
G Raj Bhangoo, Wentworth (Caladon East, Ont.)

ECAC/CCM PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Jason Boudrow, Tufts
ECAC/CCM ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: Justin Vallas, Worcester State
ECAC/HEATON GOALTENDER OF THE YEAR: Scott Jacob, Johnson & Wales
ECAC/KOHO CO-COACHES OF THE YEAR: Brian Murphy, Tufts; Lou Izzi, Johnson & Wales


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