Liberty League, ECAC honor male athletes

Posted by Katie Peverada

            The Skidmore male athletes had successful winter seasons, with all teams making the playoffs. Several of the individuals on those teams have been honored for their hard work.

            Men's Basketball: Aldin Medunjanin '16 earned Liberty League Rookie of the Year and was voted first-team all-league as well as the all-rookie team. Medunjanin was also named the ECAC Rookie of the Year and the All-East Region Rookie of the Year. Medunjanin led the Thoroughbreds in points per game (15), assists per game (4.9) and in rebounds per game (5.6). Conor Merrill '15 was named to the second-team all-league and Tanner Brooks '16 was tabbed for the all-rookie team and was also voted to the honorable mention roster.

Men's Ice Hockey: The ECAC recognized three members of the ice hockey team for their efforts this season. Zach Menard '13 was nominated to the first-team on the strength of his scoring (9 goals, 19 assists), as he led Skidmore's defense and placed third among defensemen in the ECAC. Vlad Gavrik '14, who led Skidmore's offense with 25 points (10 G, 15 A), was elected to the second-team. Jack Even '16, who was second among Skidmore's defense with 12 points (3 G, 9 A), was tabbed for the all-rookie team.

Men's Swimming and Diving: While the Liberty League honors have yet to be announced, the men's swimming and diving team has been recognized for their work in the classroom. With an overall team GPA of 3.29, the men ranked 19th in the College Swimming Coaches Association of America Fall 2012 Scholar All America Division III team honors.

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