SALEM, MASS. -- The American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) recognized six Salem State hockey players as Krampade All-American Scholars for the 2017-18 season. Forwards Dan Campbell (Waterloo, Ontario), Mackenzie Cook (Reading, Massachusetts), Connor Irving (Beverly, Massachusetts), Brandon Wolfe (Granger, Indiana), goaltender Trevor Hawkes (Hoffman Estates, Illinois) and defensman Aleksi Mustaniemi (Vihti, Finland) were honored for academic excellence.
Players who attained a 3.6 GPA each semester and participated in 40% of their college's contests attained All-Ameircan Scholar status. "We are extremely proud of this group of student-athletes who have competed at the highest levels of the game on the ice and matched that performance in the classroom," said AHCA executive director Joe Bertagna. "The sport demands a great deal from these athletes so it is a great statement they make, individually and collectively, with their ability to attain this level of academic achievement."