BOSTON — Northeastern’s Jim Fahey was named winner of the 50th annual Walter Brown Award by the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston. The award is given annually to New England’s top American-born Division I athlete.
Bowdoin senior Mike Carosi is the winner of the second annual Joe Concannon Award, given to the top American-born Division II or III player in New England.
Fahey was the defensive leader this season for the Huskies, leading the team in scoring and leading the nation in scoring among defensemen (46 points). Over his career with Northeastern, Fahey missed just two games and totaled 26 goals and 85 assists. Fahey is also a finalist for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award.
The Walter Brown award is the oldest nationally-recognized honor accorded to individual players in the sports of American college hockey and is named for the first athletic director of Boston University.
Carosi totaled a career-high 47 points for the Polar Bears this season and was recently named an Eastern All-American but the American Hockey Coaches Association. The Concannon Award is named for the late Joe Concannon, a long-time writer for the Boston Globe and a strong supporter or college hockey and amateur athletics.
The awards will be presented at the New England Hockey Writers’ Dinner on April 10 in Saugus, Mass.