Just weeks after being named a first-team All-American, Middlebury College men's hockey senior Louis Belisle (Repentigny, Que.) added another honor to his resume when he was chosen as a Division II/III All-Star by the New England Hockey Writers Association (NEHWA). Early last month, Belisle notched first-team All-NESCAC laurels.
Middlebury College men's hockey senior Louis Belisle (Repentigny, Que.) has been selected as a first-team All-American as a defenseman by the AHCA (American Hockey Coaches Association). The honor comes just weeks after he was named a first-team All-NESCAC recipient.
A pair of captains from the Middlebury College men’s hockey team was honored when the NESCAC announced its all-conference teams. Senior defenseman Louis Belisle (Repentigny, Que.) was named first-team All-NESCAC, while junior forward Derek Pimentel (Laval, Que.) earned second-team honors. The all-conference accolade is the first for each player of their respective careers.
Middlebury saw its season come to an end as the fourth-seeded Panthers fell 6-3 to fifth-seeded Bowdoin (15-8-3) in a NESCAC Quarterfinal contest in Kenyon Arena. The Polar Bears will make their fifth-consecutive trip to the NESCAC semifinals with the win, earning their first post-season victory at Middlebury since 1993. The Panthers end their season with an 11-11-3 mark.
The Middlebury men's hockey team, the fourth seed in the NESCAC Tournament, will play host to Bowdoin for a NESCAC Quarterfinal game on Saturday, March 1st. The Panthers and the Polar Bears will face-off at 4:00 p.m. with the winner advancing to next weekend's NESCAC Championship weekend.