Union goalie Grosenick named Hobey Baker Award finalist
Union goalie Troy Grosenick has made history.
The sophomore netminder was was named a top-10 finalist for the Hobey Baker Award. It's the first time a Union player has been named a finalist for the award that goes to college hockey's top player in the program's 21-year NCAA Division I history.
Grosenick ranks third in the country with a 1.69 GAA. His .933 save percentage ranks him third in the country, as well. He tied a team record by posting five shutouts.
In ECACH play, Grosenick posted a 11-3-1 record and led the league in goals-against average (1.60) and save percentage (.940).
Colgate senior right winger Austin Smith was also named a finalist, the only other ECACH player to be so honored.
The other finalists are Maine forward Spencer Abbott, Minnesota Duluth forward Jack Connolly, Boston College defenseman Brian Dumoulin, Michigan goalie Shawn Hunwick, Air Force defenseman Tim Kirby, Michigan State defenseman Torey Krug, Wisconsin defenseman Justin Schultz and Miami (Ohio) forward Reilly Smith.
The list will be trimmed to three finalists March 29. The winner will be announced April 6 in Tampa, Fla.