Hockey preseason podcast (part four): Predicting superlative awards for UMass hockey

Predicting UMass’ scoring champion, team MVP and more

On this episode of the hockey preseason podcast, Colin McCarthy, Kayla Gregoire and Sophie Weller predicted end-of-season superlatives for the Massachusetts hockey team.

They gave picks for scoring champion, team MVP, offensive player of the year, defensive player of the year, two-way player of the year, rookie of the year and most improved player.

Scoring champion

Colin: Cal Kiefiuk

Kayla: Reed Lebster

Sophie: Reed Lebster

Team MVP

Colin: Eric Faith

Kayla: Scott Morrow

Sophie: Ryan Ufko

Defensive player of the year

Colin: Aaron Bohlinger

Kayla: Ryan Ufko

Sophie: Scott Morrow

Offensive player of the year

Colin: Cole O’Hara

Kayla: Cal Kiefiuk

Sophie: Matt Koopman

Two-way player of the year

Colin: Ryan Ufko

Kayla: Kenny Connors

Sophie: Elliott McDermott

Rookie of the year

Colin: Noah Ellis

Kayla: Cole O’Hara

Sophie: Cole O’Hara

Most improved player

Colin: Taylor Makar

Kayla: Taylor Makar

Sophie: Ryan Lautenbach