Hughes, Raymond earn All-MCHA honors

Posted on: March 3rd, 2012 by Joseph Vanden Acker

Matt Hughes and Jameson Raymond have been named to the All-Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association Team in a vote by league coaches.

Hughes (Goodrich, Mich.), a senior forward, and Raymond (Flint, Mich.), a senior defenseman, were both chosen for the first time.

Lawrence also had six players chosen for the academic all-conference team.

Hughes led the team with 12 goals in MCHA play, and he added 10 assists for 22 points. Hughes in tied for fifth in the conference in goals per game. On the season, Hughes has 15 goals and 11 assists for 26 points heading into this weekend’s Harris Cup semifinals.

Hughes ranks fourth in Lawrence history with 46 goals and is sixth with 90 points.

Raymond, who was named to the All-MCHA Freshman Team back in 2009, finished second in the league among scoring by defensemen. Raymond picked up three goals and 14 assists for 17 points in MCHA play. On the season, Raymond has three goals and 15 assists for 18 points.  

Raymond ranks fifth in school history with 54 assists and is ninth with 72 points.

Senior defenseman Jesse Byam-Katzman (Brooklyn, N.Y.) and senior forward Ben DiMarco (Galveston, Texas) were both honored on the academic all-conference team for the third time.

Junior goaltender Michael Baldino (Woburn, Mass.) was named to the team for the second time, and junior goaltender Kevin Aslett (Portland, Ore.), junior forward Phil Bushbacher (Glenview, Ill.) and sophomore defenseman William Thoren (Gothenburg, Sweden) were all chosen for the first time.

To be eligible for the academic all-conference team, a student-athlete must be at least a sophomore and have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.

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