Andy Balysky shared the Hockey East Top Scholar-Athlete Award with a 4.0 GPA.
Alex Beaudry earns Lou Lamoriello MVP Award.
Ceremony recognized student-athletes for major academic achievement.
Barrett Kaib and Derek Army score for the Friars.
Men's Hockey Defeats No. 7 UMass Lowell, 5-3, In Game One Of Best-of-Three Hockey East Quarterfinal Series
Derek Army and Matt Bergland each score twice as Friars win first playoff game since 2005.
2011-12: Played in all 38 games as a senior co-captain ... Recorded a career-high seven goals, eight assists and 15 points ... Notched two assists in a win over UMass (10/15) ... Scored one goal against Minnesota-Duluth (10/21) ... Recorded one goal in a win over Vermont (11/5) ... Scored a short-handed goal in a 2-1 win over No. 1 Merrimack (12/2) ... Netted a short-handed goal in a 4-4 overtime tie versus UMass (1/5) ... Scored the game winner and added one assist in a win at Vermont (1/15) ... Scored one goal at No. 8 UMass Lowell (3/3) ... Scored one goal vs. No. 7 UMass Lowell in game one of the Hockey East Quarterfinals (3/8). 2010-11: Played in 31 games as a junior and recorded career highs in goals (5), assists (4) and points (9) ... Assisted on the game winner versus Merrimack on 11/5 ... Had one assist in a 3-3 overtime tie versus No. 9 Maine (12/3) Scored one goal in three consecutive games (12/7 at Brown, 12/11 vs. Quinnipiac and 1/7 at Boston College) ... Scored one goal versus No. 8 UNH (1/28) ... Had a career-high two assists in a 3-3 tie versus UMass Lowell (2/25) ... Notched the game winner in a 5-3 triumph over No. 7 Merrimack (3/5). 2009-10: Played in 26 games during his sophomore season ... Finished with two goals ... Scored the game-tying goal in a 2-2 draw against UMass-Lowell on 2/27 ... Also tallied one goal in a loss at UNH (2/12) ... Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team. 2008-09: Played in 23 games as a freshman ... Finished with two goals and one assist ... Scored one goal in a loss at UMass (10/31) and in a win at UMass (1/16) ... Also recorded one assist in a win at Holy Cross (10/25) ... Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team.
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Lettered in hockey, track and football at Taft School ... Played for the Mid Fairfield Blues junior team in 2007-08 ... Helped Taft to the NEPSIHA Tournament Finals in 2006, and later captained his team as a senior ... Recorded 20 points (seven goals, 13 assists) in 23 games during his last season at Taft School ... Named Founders League All-Star. PERSONAL:Andrew T. Balysky ... Born April 20, 1989 ... Son of Andy and Natalie Balysky ... Has one older sister, Larysa ... His father played ice hockey at St. Lawrence from 1974-1977 ... Accountancy major.
CAREER STATS Year gp g a pts pen-pim ppg shg gwg 2011-12 38 7 8 15 2-4 0 2 1 2010-11 31 5 4 9 6-12 0 0 1 2009-10 26 2 0 2 0-0 0 0 0 2008-09 23 2 1 3 4-8 0 0 0 Total 118 16 13 29 12-24 0 2 2
CAREER HIGHS Goals: 1 (16 times, last at UMass Lowell 3/8/12) Assists: 2 (twice, last vs. UMass 10/15/11) Points: 2 (three times, last at Vermont 1/15/12)
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