Men's Hockey: Class of 2016 Recruits Announced

Men's Hockey: Class of 2016 Recruits Announced

Calgary : Canada | Sep 05, 2012 at 10:09 AM PDT
Source: PRWeb
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Frozen Four for the fourth straight time and 11th appearance overall in McShane's 18 years at the helm of the program.

Two of the forwards are from Massachusetts while the other hails from Canada and the lone defenseman comes to Vermont all the way from Sweden.

Matt Baldino (Woburn, Mass.) is a 5-foot-6, 170 pound forward that played at Lawrence Academy in the New England Prep School League. He scored an even 16 goals and added 16 assists for 32 points in 31 games played.

“Matt is a fiesty, tough forward that is a good checker and a good competitor,” McShane said. “He played on a good team at Lawrence Academy that ended up winning the Division I prep school championship...He scored 18 goals and tallied 18 assists for 36 points in 57 games...He scored 17 goals and picked up 29 assists for 46 points in 45 games played.

“Dean is a real hard worker with a physical aspect to his game,” McShane said. “He’s an excellent checker and a two-way player that can also score some big goals here and there.”

Erik Lyrvall (Falun, Sweden) is a 6-foot-4, 216 pound defenseman that played for the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Jr...He scored four goals and tallied 24 assists for 28 points, which ranked sixth out of all defensemen in the league.

“Erik has the ability to step in and contribute offensively and defensively for us,” McShane said. “He has a lot of size, strength and athleticism that should definitely give us a boost in the defensive zone and we lost a few strong defensemen to graduation.”

Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in Baccalaureate and Graduate Degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S...For the original version on PRWeb visit:

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