June 30, 2016
By Dan Colleran
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Eight University of Notre Dame hockey players were named to the 2015-16 Hockey East All-Academic Team the association announced on Thursday afternoon.
The list of Notre Dame’s honorees included graduating seniors Steven Fogarty (second career Hockey East All-Academic Team honor), Sam Herr and Nick Stasack (second career Hockey East All-Academic Team honor).
Notre Dame was the only school to place three goaltenders (Stasack, Katunar and Petersen) on the 2015-16 Hockey East All-Academic Team.
To be named to the All-Academic Team, a student-athlete had to achieve a grade point average of 3.0 or better in each of the two academic periods during which he was actively competing.
All told, 115 student-athletes were named to the league’s 2015-16 All-Academic Team.
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Dan Colleran, associate athletics communications director at the University of Notre Dame, has been a part of Fighting Irish Media since August 2015 and coordinates all media and publicity efforts surrounding the Notre Dame hockey and men’s golf programs. A native of Walpole, Massachusetts, Colleran spent the previous three years working with the men’s hockey and soccer programs at Providence College. Colleran also spent two years as an Assistant Executive Director of Communications & Championships at the Ivy League and is a graduate of Providence College (’06 & ’08G).