The nationally-ranked Ferris State University men's ice hockey team received representation on the Inside College Hockey.com's (INCH) 2010-11 First Half All-Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Team as a pair of seniors, Pat Nagle (Bloomfield) and Zach Redmond (Traverse City), each were selected.
The two were among six individuals named to the team which is a part of the online college hockey service's CCHA Midseason Report. The report was produced by INCH reporter James V. Dowd.
Pat Nagle has posted a 9-6-3 mark this season as the Bulldogs' primary goaltender. A starter in all 18 games played this campaign, the netminder has a 1.83 goals-against average (33 goals allowed) with a .928 saves percentage (425 saves) in 1079:04 minutes of action. Nationally, Nagle presently ranks fifth among the national statistical leaders in goals-against average, eighth in save percentage, and tied for 27th place in winning percentage (.583).
Redmond, a defenseman, currently leads Ferris State in scoring with a squad-best 12 points on five goals and seven assists in 13 contests this season. The 2010-11 Bulldog team captain has recorded 21 blocked shots, three power-play goals, two game-winning tallies, and a plus four efficiency rating.
Ferris State, which presently is 9-7-3 overall with a fourth-place 6-6-3-2 CCHA ledger this campaign, will participate in the University of Minnesota's Mariucci Classic this weekend (Dec. 31-Jan. 1) in Minneapolis, Minn. The Bulldogs, who are presently ranked 18th in the nation by INCH, will face Bemidji State this Friday (Dec. 31) before going up against 19th-ranked Minnesota on Saturday (Jan. 1) in a contest to be televised live on FS Detroit, FS North, and FS College Sports Central.
Below is the listing of INCH's 2010-11 First Half All-CCHA Team.
G–Pat Nagle, Ferris State: Nagle has been the best in a league filled with strong, veteran goaltenders. The senior leads the CCHA in save percentage and is second in goals against average.
D–Torey Krug, Michigan State: The Spartans are struggling to score goals, but where would they be without Krug? The sophomore captain has a 5-10—15 line in 18 games, and that's from the back end.
D–Zach Redmond, Ferris State: The senior has been one of the league's steadiest blueliners over the past few seasons, and this year is no different. Redmond has 12 points and a plus-3 rating.
F–Carter Camper, Miami: Camper is blowing away just about everyone except for teammate Andy Miele in the conference scoring race; he's currently the nation's top scorer.
F–Carl Hagelin, Michigan: Hagelin remains one of the CCHA's elite forwards. He's unquestionably one of the leaders on a strong Michigan team and plays a great all-around game.
F–Sergio Somma, Ohio State: Somma leads the CCHA with five power-play goals, and his 10-8—18 line puts him on pace for his best season ever. With coach Mark Osiecki trying to install a new system and attitude, Somma has kept the