Twelve outstanding student-athletes have been designated as their team's 2006-07 Scholar-Athlete of the Year. The CCHA Scholar-Athlete of the Year will be chosen from among the group of nominees with the winner announced at the 2007 CCHA Awards on Thursday, March 15.
2006-07 CCHA Scholar-Athlete of the Year Nominees (Michigan schools)
Eric Vesely, Sr., Forward, Ferris State, Surveying Engineer Technology
Jeff Jakaitis, Sr., Goaltender, Lake Superior State, Business
Tim Cook, Sr., Defenseman, Michigan, History
Jeff Lerg, So., Goaltender, Michigan State, Human Resources Management
Matt Maunu, Sr., Defenseman, Northern Michigan, Accounting/Financial Planning
Ryan Mahrle, Sr., Defenseman, Western Michigan, Finance
The faculty athletic representative at each school, in consultation with the head coach, selected the institution’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Each school’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year serves as the school’s nominee for CCHA Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Nominees must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 through the fall term of the selection year to receive the school’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year award. The CCHA Scholar-Athlete of the Year is selected by the 12 faculty representatives. Voting is based on a system that awards five points for a first-place vote, three points for a second-place vote and one point for a third-place vote.