DURHAM, N.H. - Senior goaltender Ty Conklin (Anchorage, Alaska) of the University of New Hampshire men's ice hockey team was named to the 2001 Division I men's ice hockey JOFA All-America First Team by the American Hockey Coaches Association on Wednesday afternoon. The announcement was made at the site of the Frozen Four in Albany, N.Y.
Conklin leaves UNH with the following accolades in his Wildcat career: two-time Hobey Baker finalist (2000, 2001), First Team All-America (2001), Second Team All-America (2000), Hockey East Co-Player of the Year (2000), All-Hockey East team (1999, 2000, 2001), New England Hockey All-Star Team (1999, 2001), Hockey East All-Rookie Team (1999) and the Walter Brown Award (2001).
Conklin owned a 17-12-5 record with a 2.05 GAA and a .920 save percentage in his senior season and led the Wildcats to a 21-12-6 record in the 2000-2001 season.
Conklin is the 16th UNH Wildcat to receive All-America honors and is the 12th Wildcat to be named to the first-team. The last time a Wildcat earned First-Team All-America status was Jason Krog in the 1998-99 season.