Berenguer, a two-time All-American, led all MIAC defensemen with 31
points (12 goals, 19 assists) this season. His five game-winning goals
tied for the most in the MIAC this season, and he ranked in the top
seven in the conference in points, goals, assists, power-play points and
Berenguer's All-Conference selection is his third in a row to go
along with an All-Conference Honorable Mention honor and All-Rookie Team
pick as a freshman.
Five of his teammates joined him on the All-MIAC first team list,
four of them forwards. Junior goaltender Beau Christian (Moorhead,
Minn.) was the exception. Christian was in net for all but 85 minutes of
conference play this year, posting a save percentage of .913 and a GAA
of 2.62. He recorded two shutouts this season, the most memorable in a
3-0 win over Gustavus Adolphus in the MIAC semifinal game. Christian was
twice named the MIAC men’s hockey athlete of the week this season.
Another two-time MIAC player of the week this year, Brian Arrigoni
(Jr., Saint Paul, Minn.), was named to the All-MIAC first team. Arrigoni
led the Pipers in scoring this year with 36 points (19 goals, 17
assists), 20 of those points in conference play. Most recently, Arrigoni
tallied a hat trick in the MIAC championship game against Concordia, a
5-2 win that sent the Pipers to the NCAA tournament.
Hamline’s leading scorer in conference play, Ryan Kupperman (Sr.,
Canterbury, N.H.), also made the first team list. Kupperman tallied 22
points (six goals, 16 assists) in MIAC play and was second on the team
in overall scoring with 32 points (nine goals, 23 assists). He also had
three power play goals, which tied for second on the team.
Alex Lundbohm (Sr., Roseau, Minn.) was fourth on the team in scoring
and is also a member of the All-MIAC first team. Lundbohm tallied 28
points (nine goals, 19 assists) overall and had 19 points (seven goals,
12 assists) against MIAC opponents.
Jordan Van Gilder (Jr., Lino Lakes, Minn.) also earned a pair of MIAC
athlete of the week honors this year, and is the final Piper on the
All-MIAC first team. Van Gilder’s biggest performance of the year came
in the final regular season game as he tallied a hat trick against the
Cobbers, leading Hamline to sole possession of the regular season crown.
Van Gilder has 27 points (12 goals, 15 assists) this season and was
tied for second on the team in goals scored.
Defenseman Jay Fifield (Sr., Eden Prairie, Minn.) represents the
Pipers on the All-MIAC honorable mention list. Fifield was a steady
presence at the blue line and had 13 points (one goal, 12 assists) this
As part of a conference-wide sportsmanship initiative, the MIAC
announced the fifth annual All-MIAC Sportsmanship team for men's hockey.
Members of the All-MIAC Sportsmanship team are selected by their
coaches and teammates as individuals who demonstrate ideals of positive
sportsmanship both on and off the field of competition.
Brett Burgau (Sr., New Ulm, Minn.) is Hamline's representative to the All-Sportsmanship team.
The Pipers play at UW-Superior tonight, March 9, in the first round
of the NCAA tournament. The game is scheduled to begin at 7:05 p.m.