Kerfoot Named Finalist for ECAC Hockey Player of the Year

Kerfoot went over 100 points for his career earlier this season (Gil Talbot).
Kerfoot went over 100 points for his career earlier this season (Gil Talbot).

ALBANY, N.Y. – Senior co-captain Alexander Kerfoot has been selected as a finalist for the ECAC Hockey Player of the Year Award, as announced by the league office.

The West Vancouver, British Columbia native and New Jersey Devils prospect is among the nation's leaders in points per game, averaging 1.29 each time out. During conference play, Kerfoot recorded 26 points (10g, 16a), ranking fourth. A co-captain this season, Kerfoot has been clutch for the Crimson, scoring four game-winning goals, most on a team that has won 24 games, its highest total since 1993-94.

Kerfoot enters the final weekend of the ECAC playoffs with 118 points and 82 assists. His 82 helpers ranks him 12th all-time in Harvard history.

In addition to his nomination as ECAC Hockey Player of the Year, Kerfoot is a finalist for the Senior CLASS Award, is a Walter Brown Award semifinalist and was selected to the All-Ivy League first team.

Kerfoot is the fourth member of the Crimson to be named a finalist for an ECAC Hockey year-end award. Freshman Adam Fox is nominated for Rookie of the Year, junior goaltender Merrick Madsen is up for the Ken Dryden Goaltender of the Year and Ted Donato '91 is a finalist for the Tim Taylor Coach of the Year Award.

All year-end awards and the all-conference teams will be announced in Lake Placid, March 17.