Men's Hockey Announces 2014-2015 Freshman Class

WORCESTER, Mass.­  Holy Cross head men's hockey coach Paul Pearl has announced the 2014-2015 freshman class for the Crusaders. Paul Berrafato (Williamsville, N.Y.), Ryan Ferrill (Havertown, Pa.), Danny Lopez (Barrington Hills, Ill.), Thaddeus Moore (Edina, Minn.), Brett Mulcahy (Kelowna, British Columbia), Tommy Muratore (Mendham, N.J.), Erik Ouellette (Denver, Colo.), Scott Pooley (Granger, Ind.) and Matt Scarth (Calgary, Alberta) will join the Holy Cross program in the 2014-2015 academic year.

"We are extremely excited to bring such a talented group of student-athletes to Holy Cross in the fall," said Pearl. 

Here is a look at the freshman class. Click on a student-athlete's name to read more about him.

Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown / Last Team (League) Quote from Paul Pearl

Paul Berrafato

G

5-11

175

Williamsville, N.Y. / Amarillo Bulls (NAHL)

"Paul comes to us after winning the NAHL championship last year and leading his team to a first place finish again this year."

Ryan Ferrill

F

6-3

220

Havertown, Pa. / Philadelphia Flyers Elite (USPHL)

"Ryan is another big, strong forward who is responsible at both ends of the ice."

Danny Lopez

F

6-2

207

Barrington Hills, Ill. / New Jersey Hitmen (USPHL)

"Danny is a big strong right winger who plays heavy on the puck and well at both ends of the ice."

Thaddeus Moore

F

5-8

165

Edina, Minn. / Benilde-St. Margaret's (NSC)

"TJ had a wonderful high school career at Benilde St Margaret's.  Unfortunately he missed the past season due to injury, but we will be looking for him to bounce back from that and be an impact player at Holy Cross."

Brett Mulcahy

F

6-0

185

Kelowna, British Columbia / Vernon Vipers (BCHL)

"Brett is a strong offensive player with a great shot and ability to score."

Tommy Muratore

D

5-10

190

Mendham, N.J. / Islanders Hockey Club (USPHL)

"Tommy is a puck moving defenseman with a big shot from the point."

Erik Ouellette

D

6-3

205

Denver, Colo. / New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs (EHL)

"Eric is a big, mobile defenseman who makes smart plays coming out of his own end."

Scott Pooley

F

6-2

195

Granger, Ind. / Muskegon Lumberjacks (USHL)

"Scott plays a great two way game and can play either center or wing."

Matt Scarth

F

5-10

185

Calgary, Alberta / Powell River Kings (BCHL)

"Matt is a hard nosed left winger with a nose for the net."

 

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