College Hockey:
Southern New Hampshire’s Collins named Northeast-10 top player

St. Michael’s freshman defenseman Danny Divis was named Northeast-10 rookie of the year (photo: Shane Bufano).

The Northeast-10 announced its year-end awards this week and Southern New Hampshire had two winners.

First, Joe Collins was tabbed player of the year and Ken Hutchins took home the award for coach of the year.

Collins has 17 goals among 38 points going into this Saturday’s Northeast-10 championship game against St. Michael’s.

Also winning league honors were St. Anselm senior Greg Merrill (defender of the year), Stonehill junior Chris Tasiopoulos (goaltender of the year) and St. Michael’s freshman Danny Divis (rookie of the year).

In addition, the conference also named its All-Conference First and Second Teams and an All-Rookie Team.

All-Conference First Team

Player's Name
A.J. PieprzakFJr.St. Michael's
Joe CollinsFSo.Southern New Hampshire
Jim GabrioneFSo.Southern New Hampshire
Robbie DorganFSo.Stonehill
Greg MerrillDSr.St. Anselm
Danny DivisDFr.St. Michael's
Chris TasiopoulosGJr.Stonehill

All-Conference Second Team

Player's Name
Johnny DanielsFJr.St. Anselm
Joe TebanoFSr.St. Anselm
Bryan RooneyFSr.Stonehill
Nick RiccioDSr.Southern New Hampshire
Travis ArmyDSo.Stonehill
Nick DriesGSr.St. Anselm

All-Rookie Team

Player's Name
Ryan GomezFAssumption
Aaron BlakerFFranklin Pierce
Brett OldakerFFranklin Pierce
Josh DickmanFSt. Michael's
Jay SylviaFSouthern New Hampshire
Peter SikalisDSt. Anselm
Danny DivisDSt. Michael's
Sean McTiernanDSouthern New Hampshire

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