ECAC Men's West announces Final All-Conference Team, Awards

Results Courtesy of ECAC West Conference

Danbury, Conn.- The ECAC Men's West announced their end of season awards and all-conference teams for the final time on Tuesday. All eight member institutions are represented, and the list is headlined by Dominik Gabaj, the Slovakian-born forward from Nazareth who put up 21 points in 14 conference games this season to become the league's Player of the Year. Fellow senior Carl Belizario of Hobart was the league's defensive player of the year. Cole Hepler from Lebanon Valley is the 207 Rookie of the Year after helping the returning Dutchmen program post their first conference win in over a decade, and Arlen Marshall is the conference Coach of the Year after guiding Manhattanville to a second place finish. 

ECAC West All-Conference Awards
Player of the Year: Dominik Gabaj – Sr., Forward, Nazareth College
Defensive Player of the Year: Carl Belizario – Sr., Defense, Hobart College
Rookie of the Year: Cole Hepler, Fr., Forward, Lebanon Valley College
Coach of the Year: Arlen Marshall – Manhattanville College

ECAC Men's West All-Conference First Team
F: Jory Mullin – Sr., Neumann University
F: Roman Ammirato – Jr., Utica College
F: Dominik Gabaj – Sr., Nazareth College
D: Carl Belizario – Sr., Hobart College
D: Tanner Hicks – Sr., Manhattanville College
G: Patrik Virtanen – Fr., Utica College

ECAC Men's West All-Conference Second Team
F: Nick Bingaman – Sr., Hobart College
F: Matt Lippa – So., Manhattanville College
F: Adam Platt – Sr., Manhattanville College
D: Vinny Stefan – Jr., Utica College
D: Brad Nolan – So., Lebanon Valley College
G: Tyler Feaver – So., Manhattanville College

ECAC Men's West All-Conference Honorable Mention*
F: Cole Hepler – Fr., Lebanon Valley College
F: Mike Davis – Jr., Stevenson University
F: Oliver Janzen – Jr., Nazareth College
F: Anthony McVeigh – Jr., Utica College
D: Kevin Kirisits – Sr., Utica College
D: J.R. Wojciechowski – So., Nazareth College
D: Jake Davidson – Jr., Neumann University
G: Anthony Pupplo – Fr., Neumann University
 
ECAC Men's West All-Rookie Team
F: Cole Hepler – Lebanon Valley College
F: Jarrod Fitzpatrick – Utica College
F: Matthew Cuce – Elmira College
D: Harry Kramer – Elmira College
D: Mike Straub – Lebanon Valley College
G: Patrik Virtanen – Utica College

*Additional players added due to ties


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