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Rizer named Second Team All-American

Sports Information Department – 112 Dods Hall
Phone (716) 673-3100 / Fax (716) 673-3136

CONTACT: Jerry Reilly,
Sports Information Director

DATE: Mon., March 22, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Men's hockey

FREDONIA, N.Y. --The American Hockey Coaches Association have chosen Fredonia State's Steve Rizer (Smithtown, N.Y.) as NCAA Men's Division III Second Team East All-American.

A junior defenseman, Rizer netted seven goals and had 26 assists for 33 points during the 2009-10 season. He had three power-play goals, three short-handed goals (tied for fourth in the nation), and three game-winners.

His 33 total points were 47th nationally and first among all defensemen in the SUNYAC. He was selected First Team All SUNYAC.

Seventeen schools were represented on the AHCA All-American teams. Of the 24 players honored, Rizer is the only resident of New York State.


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