BUFFALO, N.Y. - March 18 - Erie Community College sophomore forwards Nicholas Friol (Orchard Park,N.Y.) and Todd Lyness (North Tonawanda, N.Y.) were chosen first-team selections to the Region III team.
Friol led the NJCAA with 32 assists and was fourth overall with 56 points as the Kats won their first-ever NJCAA national title. He scored eight points in the national tournament and was named its most valuable player.
Lyness recorded a team-high 29 goals to with 25 assists for 54 points. He ranked seventh in the NJCAA in scoring.
As first-team selections, both ECC student-athletes are eligible to be selected as All-America players.