Men’s NESCAC awards feature Trinity’s Cole as top player

Amherst senior defenseman Jake Turrin made the First Team All-NESCAC squad this year (photo: Angelo Lisuzzo).

The NESCAC handed out its year-end awards and named its two All-Conference Teams recently.

Trinity’s Ryan Cole was named Player of the Year after leading the league with 35 points in 14 goals and 21 assists.

David White, a first-year forward from Amherst, was named Rookie of the Year after leading the NESCAC with 18 goals, including five game-winners.

Amherst’s Jack Arena, in his 32nd year with the Lord Jeffs, took home Coach of the Year honors after guiding the squad to a 19-4-2 mark this season.

2014-15 All-NESCAC First Team

Player's NamePositionClassSchool
Ryan ColeFSo.Trinity
Michael HawkriggFJr.Trinity
David WhiteFFy.Amherst
Michael FlynnDJr.Trinity
Jake TurrinDSr.Amherst
Nathaniel HeilbronGJr.Trinity

2014-15 All-NESCAC Second Team

Player's NamePositionClassSchool
John McGinnisFSr.Bowdoin
Robbie MurdenFSo.Hamilton
Mike RowbothamFSr.Amherst
Aaron DeutschDSr.Amherst
Blake EdwardsDSr.Tufts
Tom ConlinGJr.Connecticut College