Impact: In a season short on goals and success, McConnell
helped turn the Terriers' fortunes with a hat trick Friday
night against Massachusetts. His first career three-goal effort,
followed by one assist in Saturday's tie, helped BU take three
out of four points from the highly ranked Minutemen.
Runners-Up: Ross Carlson (Wisconsin), Justin Cross
(Niagara), Billy Irish-Baker (Canisius), Steve Silverthorn
(Colgate), Dominic Vicari (Michigan State)