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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) announced its inaugural All-American Scholars for the 2016-17 season. The AHCA recognized varsity ice hockey players who averaged a 3.6 GPA and participated in 40% of their school’s games during the 2016-17 season. On the inaugural list, a total of 1,229 recipients were named, including seven members of the Penn State women’s hockey program.
The Nittany Lions open the 2017-18 season on Friday, Sept. 29, against the No. 5 Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs. Puck drop is set for 8 p.m. (EDT) on Sept. 29 and 4 p.m. (EDT) on Sept. 30 at the AMSOIL Arena in Duluth, Minn.