Senior Class Award

Updated: 6 days ago


For the first time, Connecticut High School Hockey will be presenting an award to one senior from each team in the state. These recipients are identified as players who have a great locker room presence, exhibit heart and an ever-present commitment to their respective programs. Each week on "The Road To The Whale" podcast, we will release a new group of players. Below are the players who've been honored so far.


We have teamed up with Central Connecticut State University's ACHA program to bring this award to you. If you want to further your career, compete, and move toward higher education at the same time, CCSU offers a fantastic program. NCAA DIII quality speed and coaching, paired with one of the most aggressive schedules in the Metro/Northeast area. Play other schools like UNH, Marist, NYU, UConn, Bryant, Penn State, RPI, BU, Sacred Heart, and many more! Come to CCSU to play great competitive college hockey in the ACHA!


Visit CCSUHOCKEY.com for more information, and recruiting forms. Also feel free to email Head Coach Chris Tornaquindici directly at CCSU.torna.headcoach@gmail.com.


Here are this season's award recipients:

AMITY- Nick Kiwanis

BRANFORD- Max Manware

CHESHIRE- Kyle Bajor

CONARD- Owen Fernandez

DANIEL HAND- Holden Prestash

DARIEN- Cole Branca

EASTERN CT EAGLES- Evan Tower

EO SMITH-TOLLAND- Brady McNulty

FAIRFIELD CO-OP- James Pisciotta

FAIRFIELD PREP- Matt Ambrosio

FARMINGTON VALLEY- TJ Erickson

GREENWICH- Michael Connerty

HAMDEN- Alan Cozzolino

HOUSY- Tyler Calhoun

JBWA- Jake Fones

MASUK- Geoff Takacs

MILFORD CO-OP- Rich Carino

NEW CANAAN- Justin Wietfeldt

NEW MILFORD- Cam Schopfer

NEWINGTON CO-OP- Justin Stergos

NEWTOWN- Adam Kliczewski

NORTHEASTERN- Mike Riehl

NOTRE DAME-FAIRFIELD- Aaron Martino

NOTRE DAME-WEST HAVEN- Chris Hughes

RIDGEFIELD- Kees van Wees

SGWL- Remington Ferrari

SHEPAUG- Alex Thornberg

TRINITY CATHOLIC- Jack Kinahan

WATERTOWN-POMPERAUG- Brandon Mercede

WOODSTOCK ACADEMY- Austen Ledonne