Brandon Nunn Named A Senior Class Award Finalist

Brandon Nunn

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WORCESTER, Mass.­ – Holy Cross senior men's hockey player Brandon Nunn (Fairport, N.Y.) has been named one of 10 finalists for the 2012-2013 Senior CLASS Award as college hockey's outstanding NCAA Division I senior student-athlete for the men's hockey division.

To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – community, classroom, character and competition. The finalists were chosen by a media committee from the list of 20 candidates announced in November. Nationwide fan voting begins immediately to help select the winner. Fans are encouraged to vote on the Senior CLASS Award website or on the Senior CLASS Award Facebook fan page through March 25. Fan votes will be combined with media and Division I head coaches' votes to determine the winner. The Senior CLASS Award winner will be announced during the 2013 NCAA Frozen Four® in Pittsburgh on April 11 and 13.

Nunn has played in 98 career games with 33 goals and 28 assists for 61 points. Nunn, who missed eight games this season due to an injury, is tied for the team-lead with 10 goals and is tied for second with 19 points. Nunn has also been strong in the classroom as he has a 3.67 total grade point average as an Economics major and has earned Atlantic Hockey All-Academic team honors every season. He is a member of Alpha Sigma Nu, a Jesuit honor society in which only 4% of the class is selected that honors students who embody the Jesuit values of Scholarship, Loyalty, Leadership and Service. He also works with the school's Endowment Fund.

Nunn started Power Play Points For Pink in which all home power play goals raise money through pledges from the community. The money pledged benefits PINK Revolution. PINK Revolution is an alliance of dedicated individuals with a unified commitment to those touched by breast cancer. Its mission is to support early detection and prevention strategies, fund clinical research advancements and promote survivorship programs in Central Mass. through its affiliation with the UMass Memorial Comprehensive Breast Center. This season the program has raised over $10,000 so far. For more information and to donate go here: http://www.powerplaypointsforpink.com/. Nunn has also took part in Crusaders for Kids, a big brother type of program set up by the players to bring inner city kids to other sporting events on campus as well as in the community.

Senior CLASS Award Finalists

Brett Beebe, Western Michigan
Danny Biega, Harvard
Kyle Bonis, Ferris State
Stephen Carew, Air Force
Alex Gerke, Connecticut
Ben Hanowski, St. Cloud State
Brendan Jamison, Robert Morris
Brandon Nunn, Holy Cross
Cheyne Rocha, Army
Steven Spinell, Miami (Ohio)