Males’s Hockey names 2022-23 captains

September 5, 2022

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – RIT males’s ice hockey coach Wayne Wilson introduced 5 captains for the 2022-23 season. Fifth-years Kobe Walker and Andrew Petrucci had been voted co-captains whereas seniors Spencer Berry, Elijah Gonsalves and Caleb Moretz had been named alternate captains.
 
“I am actually enthusiastic about our management group this 12 months,” stated Wilson. “All of them have been key contributors to our staff tradition and the way we wish to play and, simply as importantly, how we wish to signify our program within the class room, on campus and in the neighborhood. These guys have already taken possession of this staff and I am unable to wait to see how they lead us to our targets of profitable championships.”
 
An alternate captain a season in the past, Walker completed second for the 2021-22 Tigers with 11 targets, together with three power-play tallies, two game-winners and two short-handed scores. In 29 appearances, the top-line proper winger’s 19 factors ranked fourth on the squad, whereas his eight assists tied for the sixth-highest complete on the staff. A 3-time Atlantic Hockey All-Educational Workforce member and an AHCA All-American Scholar in 2020-21, Walker returns with 111 appearances in an RIT sweater together with 56 profession factors on 28 targets and 28 assists to this point.
 
Additionally buying and selling an “A” for a “C” this season, Petrucci performed 35 video games final season, notching a aim and an help. The hard-nosed fourth-line centerman has performed 104 video games throughout his RIT profession, compiling 15 factors on eight targets and 7 assists. He’s additionally a four-time Atlantic Hockey All-Educational Workforce honoree and was an AHCA All-American Scholar in 2020-21.
 
Berry was one among three Tiger defenseman who appeared in all 38 video games throughout the 2021-22 season, ending second on the staff with 52 blocked pictures to go together with three assists. A four-time Atlantic Hockey All-Educational Workforce honoree and two-time AHCA All-American Scholar, he’ll return to the squad with 88 video games performed and 10 profession factors (all assists).
 
Gonsalves has appeared in 70 profession video games, compiling 52 factors on 20 targets and 32 assists. The 2019-20 Atlantic Hockey All-Rookie Workforce honoree scored higher than 20 factors his first two seasons and appears to bounce again after having his season minimize brief as a result of damage after 15 appearances final 12 months. Gonsalves is a two-time Atlantic All-Educational Workforce honoree and was an AHCA All-American Scholar in 2020-21.
 
Moretz has scored 40 factors in 89 profession appearances the final three seasons, together with a aim and 5 assists enjoying all 38 video games final winter. He was third on the staff with 244 face-off wins and second with a 52.7 face-off win share. A 3-time AHCA All-American Scholar and Atlantic Hockey All-Educational Workforce member, Moretz additionally completed second amongst forwards on the staff with 24 blocked pictures.
 
RIT completed the 2021-22 season with an 18-16-4 file, incomes the fourth seed for the Atlantic Hockey Match and advancing to the semifinals for the ninth time in program historical past. The Tigers kick off the 2022-23 season on October 1 with a visit to Union slated for a 7:00 p.m. face-off.
 

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