March 12, 2013
Farmington Hills, Mich. -
Notre Dame sophomore right wing Peter Schneider (Vienna, Austria) is one of 11 CCHA hockey players to be named their team's 2012-13 Scholar Athlete of the Year. From this group of players, the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) will name its 2013 Scholar-Athlete of the Year on Friday, March 22 at the 2012 CCHA Awards at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Mich.
Joining Schneider on the list of nominees is:
Name Class Position Team Major
Adam Henderson Sr. Forward Alaska Master's Bus. Admin.
Ryan Carpenter So. Forward Bowling Green Accounting
Jason Binkley So. Defense Ferris State Business Administration
Kevin Kapalka Jr. Goaltender Lake Superior Finance and Economics
Steven Spinell Sr. Defenseman Miami Finance
Luke Moffatt Jr. Forward Michigan Business
Greg Wolfe Jr. Forward Michigan State Supply Chain Management
Kory Kaunisto Sr. Forward No. Michigan Finance
Peter Schneider So. Forward Notre Dame Economics/Business
Max McCormick So. Forward Ohio State Finance
Chase Balisy Jr. Forward West.Michigan Finance
Schneider, who earned his first monogram last season as a freshman, has seen duty throughout his first two seasons at Notre Dame at right wing. He is a double major in Economics and Business and has a 3.945 grade-point average through his first three semesters. Schneider also has been named to the Dean's List in each of his first three semesters at Notre Dame.
On the ice, the speedy Schneider has appeared in 30 games and has four goals and four assists for eight points while picking up 14 minutes in penalties. He is +1 for the season.
In two seasons at Notre Dame, Schneider has played in 53 games, scoring six goals and eight assists for 14 points. He has been whistled for 10 penalties for 20 minutes and owns a +4 career plus-minus rating.
The faculty representative at each school, in consultation with the head coach, selected the institution's Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Each school's Scholar-Athlete of the Year serves as the school's nominee for CCHA Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Notre Dame has had two CCHA Scholar-Athlete's of the Year with Jordan Pearce `09 winning the honor in 2009 and Cory McLean `05, the 2005 winner.
Nominees must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 through the fall term of the selection year to receive the school's Scholar-Athlete award. The CCHA award will be selected by the 11 faculty representatives, voting based on a system awarding five points for a first-place vote, three points for a second-place vote and one point for a third-place vote.