The Friars announced their annual team awards on Sunday Afternoon.
Senior co-captain Ross Mauermann, Head Coach Nate Leaman and Athletic Director Bob Driscoll threw out ceremonial first pitches.
Head Coach Nate Leaman led the men's hockey team to the program's first ever NCAA Championship.
The National Champions will throw out first pitches on Friday and Saturday.
Friars recently earned 100 points after capturing NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Championship.
2013-14 Honors and Awards
2x HEA Goaltender of the Month (Oct., Nov.)
4x HEA Defensive Player of the Week (10/14, 1/20, 3/4, 3/31)
7x HEA Weekly Top Performer (10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18, 11/25, 12/2, 2/3)
Mike Richter Award Candidate (2/28)
2013-14:Posted a program record, eighth career shutout at Vermont with a 3-0 win (11/16) ... Posted a season-high 45 saves at Quinnipiac (T, 3-3 on 11/27), marking the second-highest save total of his career (made 48 saves vs. UMass-Lowell on 1/17/13) ... Was the starting goaltender for the U.S. National Junior Team at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship (Malmo, Sweden) ... Led the Friars in a HE Quarterfinal sweep against Maine with a .959 save percentage on 73 shots in 119.55 minutes of play ... Led the Friars in a 4-0 victory over Quinnipiac (3/28) with 37 saves in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... That victory marked his ninth career shutout and Providence's first NCAA win since 1991 ...Attended Calgary's2014 NHL Development Camp.
2012-13 Honors and Awards
HCA National Division I Rookie of the Year (4/12)
CCM/AHCA Second Team All-American (4/12)
Hockey East Rookie of the Year (3/21)
First-Team Hockey East All-Star (3/21)
Hockey East All-Rookie Team (3/20)
College Hockey News Rookie of the Year (3/28)
All-College Hockey News Second Team (4/3)
College Hockey News All-Rookie Team (3/28)
New England Hockey Writers Association George C. Carens Rookie of the Year (4/2)
New England Hockey Writers Association Div. I All-Star (4/2)
Walter Brown Award Semifinalist (2/5)
HEA Rookie of the Month (November & February)
HCA HM Rookie of the Month (November & February)
HEA Defensive Player of the Week (11/26, 10/15, 2/11, 3/12)
HEA Rookie of the Week (10/22, 10/29, 1/14, 2/18, 2/25)
HEA Weekly Top Performer (11/5, 11/19, 12/3, 12/10, 1/21, 2/4, 3/4, 3/18)
2012-13: Took part in the 2013 Calgary Flames Development Camp ... Named the Hockey Commissioners' Association (HCA) National Division I Rookie of the Year at the Frozen Four, becoming the program's first National Rookie of the Year ... Also named to the 2013 CCM All-America Second Team (East), as announced by the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA), becoming the program's 17th All-American ... He is the first Friar to earn All-America honors since Stephen Wood was named to the Second Team in 2003-04 and the third Friar goalie to be named an All-American, joining Chris Terreri (First Team 1985 & Second Team in 1986) and Nolan Schaefer (Second Team in 2001) ... Gillies went 17-12-6 on the year and posted a Friar record five shutouts ... His five shutouts tied for the third-most in the country ... Finished the year with a 2.08 goals against average, the second best mark in program history for a single season and it ranked 15th nationally ... Posted a .931 save percentage, which ranked ninth in the nation ... He made 992 saves on the year, the fifth-highest single season saves total in the PC record books ... Named a Hockey East First-Team All-Star and selected as the League's Rookie of the Year and was named to the All-Rookie Team ... He was the first ever freshman to be selected as the Hockey East First-Team goaltender and just the third freshman at any position to be named to the first team, joining Hall-of-Fame defenseman Brian Leetch (Boston College) and Hobey Baker winner Paul Kariya (Maine) ... Highlighting Gillies' record-setting five shutouts were 44 saves in a 2-0 win against the University of Massachusetts (1/ 12), 37 saves in a similar showing a month later against then fifth-ranked UNH (2/13), and 31 in a critical 3-0 road win at UMass-Lowell (3/8) on the final weekend of the regular season ... His five shutouts were two more than the previous single season record at Providence and he ranks tied for second on the Friars' career shutouts list ... Made a season-high 48 saves at UML (1/17), which ranks as the seventh-most saves in a game by a Friar goaltender ... Missed three games while capturing the gold medal with Team USA at the 2013 World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia ... He was the 11th Friar to take part in the prestigious event and the first to earn a medal.
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Selected by the Calgary Flames (third round - 75th overall) in the 2012 NHL Draft ... Played for the Indiana Ice of the USHL for two seasons ... Posted a 31-11-9 record, a 2.77 goals against average, a .915 save percentage and three shutouts during the 2011-12 season ... Led the USHL in a number of categories and was the only goaltender to score a goal ... Holds the Indiana Ice records for most career wins (46), games played (78), shutouts (6) and highest single season save percentange (.915) ... Attended North Yarmouth Academy (08-09), Salisbury School (09-10), and finished with Cathedral High School (10-12) ... Earned High Honors in high school.
PERSONAL: Jonathan B. Gillies ... Born on January 22, 1994 ... Son of Bruce and Debbie Gillies ... His father, Bruce played hockey at UNH, his uncle, Chris played at Denver University and his grandfather, Bruce, Sr. played at Norwich University ... Has one younger brother, Cameron ... Management major.
Saves: 48 (1/17/13 at UML), 45 (11/17/13 at Quinnipiac)
Career shutouts:1. 10/27/12 vs. Maine
2. 11/24/12 at Brown
3. 1/12/13 vs. UMass
4. 2/13/13 vs. UNH
5. 3/8/13 at UML 6. 10/12/13 vs. Minn. State
7. 11/8/13 at Merrimack
8. 11/16/13 at Vermont
Goals Allowed: 5 (1/19/13 at UNH, 1/27/14 at UML)
Assists: 1 (3/16/13 vs. UNH)
Points: 1 (3/16/13 vs. UNH)
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