Senior CLASS Award Names 10 Finalists

Ten finalists have been named for the hockey division of the 2009-10 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award.

The award is presented to a NCAA Division I senior with notable achievements in four areas:classroom, character, community and competition.

The finalists, chosen by a media committee from a list of 20 candidates announced in October are:

• Jean-Marc Beaudoin, Quinnipiac
• Cody Chupp, Ferris State
• Matt Fairchild, Air Force
• Colin Greening, Cornell
• Dion Knelsen, Alaska
• Martin Nolet, Massachusetts
• Garrett Raboin, St. Cloud State
• Rhett Rakhshani, Denver
• Dan Ringwald, RIT
• Eli Vlaisavljevich, Michigan Tech

The winner will be determined by a nationwide ballot including voting online at and via text messaging (text HOCKEY to 74567 to vote).

The previous award winners were Notre Dame’s David Brown in 2007, Princeton’s Landis Stankievech in 2008 and Michigan State’s Jeff Lerg last season.


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