SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – University of New England first-year forward Ryan Bloom (Northville, Mich.) was selected as the United States College Hockey Online (USCHO.com) Rookie of the Year, as it was announced on Thursday (Mar. 30).
Bloom led Division III in rookie scoring at 1.65 points/game, after completing the year with 20 goals and 23 assists over 26 outings. That average was also good enough fifth among all players.
He also finished the year highly-ranked in the national statistical categories of goals/game (6th), power-play goals (tied 1st), and game-winning goals (2nd). Bloom was a Second Team All-Conference honoree from the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC).
For the complete release from the USCHO, click HERE.
Release courtesy of the University of New England.
ABOUT THE COMMONWEALTH COAST CONFERENCE
The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC), founded in 1984, is an NCAA Division III athletic conference comprised of ten full member and three associate member institutions throughout the New England region. Its membership aims to provide student-athletes with a positive experience in their pursuit of excellence through high academic standards, quality competition, and a meaningful student life. The conference currently administers championships in 16 intercollegiate sports with that number set to increase next year with the addition of football.