College Hockey:
Humanitarian Award Nominees Announced

Fourteen players, including four repeat nominees, have been named as candidates for the ninth annual Humanitarian Award, presented annually to college hockey’s finest citizen.

Goalie Chanda Gunn is a repeat nominee.

Goalie Chanda Gunn is a repeat nominee.

Finalists will be named Jan. 8, and the recipient will be announced April 9 during the Frozen Four in Boston. Last year’s winner was Cornell forward Sam Paolini.

Historic Fanueil Hall will be the site of three of college hockey’s great events, starting with USCHO.com’s fourth annual Town Hall Meeting, followed by the Humanitarian Award presentation and finally the announcement of the Hobey Baker Memorial Award winner.


Rachel Barrie *SrSt. LawrenceArnprior, Ont.
Mike Betz *SrOhio StateElizabeth, Pa.
Dan BoeserSrWisconsinSavage, Minn.
Frank DoyleSrMaineGuelph, Ont.
Trevor EdwardsSrClarksonCarleton Place, Ont.
Patrick Foley *SrNew HampshireMilton, Mass.
Rob FriedSrHarvardMacon, Ga.
Chanda Gunn *JrNortheasternHunnington Beach, Calif.
Neil KomadoskiSrNotre DameSouth Bend, Ind.
Emma LaaksonenSrOhio StateEspoo, Finland
Jamie LaubischSrUnionSchenectady, N.Y.
Chelsea LoughranSrBrownCotuit, Mass.
Peter TrovatoJrMassachusettsN. Attleboro, Mass.
Mark PersickJrCanisiusYorkton, Sask.

* — repeat nominee

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