Pitt wins CCLA East and Announces All Conference awards

Pitt wins CCLA East

Pitt wins CCLA East

Pitt beat Ohio 18 – 13 to win the CCLA East and earn another shot at toppling MSU in the CCLA final today. The Panthers attack were on fire, led by Junior Captain Tyler Novotny with 6 goals and 1 assist, Conor “Spike” Nugent with 3 Goals and 3 assits and Joe Grmusa at 4 goals and 1 assist. Middies Nick Ruff and Matt Wolfe followed with 2 goals each and Brian Faber contributed one as well. Mighty Max Carlson anchored the defense and logged an assist and Chris Gorham was again stellar, recording 16 saves on the day. In addition the CCLA All League Conference awards were presented and the Panthers were well represented:

1st Team All CCLA:
Tyler Novotny (C) ~ Attack (Also selected as Offensive Player of the Year)
Max Carlson ~ Defense
Chris Gorham (C) ~ Goalie
Matt Wolfe ~ Midfield

2nd Team All CCLA
Joe Grmusa ~ Attack
Alex Powell ~ Attack
Eric Bulgarelli ~ Defense

3rd Team All CCLA
Nick Ruff (C) ~ Midfield
Eric O’Neil ~ Midfield

Honorable Mention All CCLA
Bryan Peck ~ Midfield

CCLA Coach of the Year
Coach Buzzard and Perry