A Standout Season: Amherst College first-years Natalie Stott ’22 and Maeve Reynolds ’22 won a NESCAC Tournament title and took the Mammoths to the NCAA Division III championship game—a 2-1 loss that was the longest D-III final ever. Stott was also named the NESCAC Rookie of the Year and an ACHA first team All-American. Meanwhile in Division I, Kate Holmes ’19 and Jules Constantinople ’22 won the Hockey East championship with Northeastern and helped their team to the NCAA Frozen Four.
Sibling Stars: Brothers Xavier Thibault ’18 and Thomas Thibault ’19 got to play football together at Williston Northampton and at Columbia University, and in January 2023 the brothers suited up for a third team together—the Ivy League All-Stars. The duo played on the all-star team in Tokyo, Japan, against an all-star team from Japan’s National Football Association.
Hoop Highlights: Filip Rebraca ’18 and his University of Iowa team qualified for the NCAA Division I tournament. Rebraca also earned third-team All-Big Ten honors this past season. Tyler Thomas ’19 and his Hofstra University team made the NIT tournament, where Thomas hit a clutch buzzer-beater as the Pride knocked off No. 1 Rutgers. In Division III, Badou Ba ’21, a Macalester College sophomore, earned the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s Defensive Player of the Year award.
Hockey Humanitarian: Mike D’Ambrosio ‘17 (Assumption University) was honored for his all-around commitment to society when he was named one of 15 nominees for the Hockey Humanitarian Award. The award, in its 28th year, is presented annually to a collegiate student-athlete who makes significant contributions through leadership in volunteerism.