March 13, 2008
WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross senior defenseman Matt Burke (Milton, Mass.) and sophomore forward Brodie Sheahan (Lethbridge, Alberta) were named to the Atlantic Hockey Association All-Conference third team, while freshman defenseman Mark Znutas (Emerson, N.J.) and freshman forward Everett Sheen (Lethbridge, Alberta) were named to the All-Rookie Team. Holy Cross also received the Team Sportsmanship Award.
Burke was the team captain as a senior as he had three goals and 11 assists for 14 points in 30 games. For his career he had 15 goals and 50 assists for 65 points in 138 career games. His 138 games played are tied for fourth on the Holy Cross all-time career games played list.
Sheahan led the team with 20 assists and 33 points in all 36 games, while he was second on the team in goals with 13, which are all career best marks. He was named the Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week twice during the season.
Znutas had six goals and nine assists for 15 points as he played in all 36 games. He tied for sixth on the team in goals and assists, while he was seventh in points. His 15 points by a defenseman is tied for 10th in the league.
Sheen led the team in goals with 15 and is tied for fifth in the nation by rookies. He also He also had nine assists for 24 points as he ranked third on the team in points. His 15 goals are second in Atlantic Hockey by freshmen and tied for sixth overall in the conference. His 24 points are tied for fourth in the conference by freshmen. Sheen was named the Atlantic Hockey Rookie of the Week three times during the season, while he was also named the Atlantic Hockey Rookie of the Month for December.