Sophomore defenseman Jake Sanderson was one of seven players named to the 2021 NCHC Preseason All-Conference Team Tuesday morning.

     Last season Sanderson appeared in 22 games, racking up two goals and 13 assists for 15 points, including 11 points in 17 NCHC games and only being whistled with one penalty the entire season. He also led all UND defensemen with a +20 rating Sanderson played his best hockey late in the season tallying points in eight of his final nine games including a point in UND’s final four games.

     Sanderson will serve as an assistant captain for the Fighting Hawks this season.

 

The voting committee was made up of 25 members each submitting a ballot.

2021 NCHC Preseason All-Conference Team

F – Veeti Miettinen, So., St. Cloud State – 22 votes

F – Noah Cates, Sr., Minnesota Duluth – 18 votes

F – Chayse Primeau, Sr., Omaha – 13 votes

D – Ronnie Attard, Jr., Western Michigan – 22 votes

D – Nick Perbix, Sr., St. Cloud State – 13 votes

D – Jake Sanderson, So., North Dakota – 13 votes

G – Ludvig Persson, So., Miami – 10 votes