March 15, 2013

Zeches and Vallee chosen as First-team All-Americans

Superior, Wis. – Northern Collegiate Player of the Year Brittany Zeches and junior defenseman Alix Vallee have been chosen by members of the American Hockey Coaches Association as 2013 NCAA Division III All-Americans.

Six of the 24 players honored as 2013 CCM Division III Women's All-Americans will compete for an NCAA Division III Women's Ice Hockey Championship in Superior, WI, this weekend. Plattsburgh State boasts three selections, followed by two from Gustavus Adolphus College and one from Middlebury College. There are 18 honorees from the United States (including natives of Arizona, California and Nevada), five from Canada and one from Switzerland. Minnesota leads the way with six selections.

The CCM Hockey All-American teams are sponsored by CCM Hockey. This is the first year that a West Second Team has been selected.

 
 

First Team

 

East


West

Sydney Aveson, SR, Plattsburgh State*
(West Covina, CA)

Goalie

Brittany Zeches, SR, Adrian College
(Westland, MI)

Allison Era, JR, Plattsburgh State
(Glendale, AZ)

Defense

Amanda Ryder, SR, UW-River Falls
(Menomonie, WI)

Geneva Lloyd, SR, Amherst College*@
(Calgary, AB)

Defense

Alix Vallee, JR, Adrian College
(Belleville, ON)

Tori Charron, JR, Norwich University
(Tecumseh, ON)

Forward

Lindsey Hjelm, SR, Gustavus Adolphus*
(North Oaks, MN)

Teal Gove, SR, Plattsburgh State*
(Berwick, ON)

Forward

Kait Mason, JR, UW-River Falls%
(Eagan, MN)

Kayte Holtz, SR, Bowdoin College
(New Berlin, WI)

Forward

Nina Waidacher, SO, St. Scholastica#
(Arosa, Switzerland)

 


Second Team

 

East


 

Alexa Pujol, JR, Trinity College
(New Canaan, CT)

Goalie

Alise Riedel, JR, St. Thomas*
(Hudson, WI)

Kayla Parsons, JR, Norwich University
(Fairbanks, AK)

Defense

Alex Blair, SO, St. Scholastica
(Drake, SK)

Madison Styrbicki, SR, Middlebury College
(Edina, MN)

Defense

Kelsey Kennedy, SR, Gustavus Adolphus
(Eagan, MN)

Jillayne Debus, SR, Norwich University*
(Howell, MI)

Forward

Katie Batters, JR, UW-River Falls #
(Champlin, MN)

Megan Myers, JR, Utica College
(Las Vegas, NV)

Forward

Michelle Greeneway, FY, Lake Forest College
(Sheboygan, WI)

Courtney Winters, JR, Saint Anselm College
(Swampscott, MA)

Forward

Christina Masten, JR, Bethel College
(Fergus Falls, MN)