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December 15, 2004; Hawk forward
Kevin Rodrigo and Hawk goalie Justin
Lucas were elected to the Hudson Catholic Student Council. Their
ticket, Talons of Progress, headed by junior Andrew Anglin, won with
68% of the vote against two other tickets. Rodrigo will serve as
corresponding secretary and Lucas will be the Recording secretary
Febnruary 28, 2004; Hawk goalie Justin Lucas was named Second Team All-Gordon Conference by the Gordon Conference coaches announced before the Gordon Cup finals at South Mountain Arena. Seton Hall Prep goalie Terry Robinson was named first team.
May 7, 2003; Senior ice hockey
Skylar Cauceglia is the 2003 recipient of the Travis Manzione Award.
award, which is given to a senior who best characterizes leadership and
academics on the hockey team, was awarded at the recent Hudson Catholic
Sports Awards banquet. Named after Travis Manzione, class of '97, who
involved in a terrible accident shortly after graduation, which almost
claimed his life, the award has only been given to three other seniors.
Team captain Erik Heger received the award in 1998, All time leading
Pat Verney received the award in 1999 and team captain Michael Lagola
2001. There were no senior hockey players in 2002.
March 7, 2003; Senior Peter Hand was selected by the New Jersey Ice Hockey Coaches Association to represent Hudson Catholic in the upcoming 10th annual Senior All-Star game which will be played on March 30 at 11 a.m. at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. Tickets are $10, they include admission to the Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies game, and can be purchased from any participant.
March 1, 2003; Hawk goalie A.J. Drago was named First Team All-Division and Gordon Conference "Most Valuable Player" by the Gordon Conference coaches announced before the Gordon Cup championship game at South Mountain Arena. Top scorer Ryan Sherry was named Honorable Mention. Dan Tacopino of St. John Vianney was named Second Team All-Division.
January 20, 2003; Former head varsity coach, Cory Robinson and his wife Colette celebrated the birth of their first child, a 9 pound - 6 ounce baby boy. The boy has been named Richard Frank Robinson after Cory's father, Richard and Colette's father, Frank.
January 14, 2003; Hawk goalie A.J. Drago was named "Player of the Week" by the Newark Star-Ledger. Last week, Drago won all three games the Hawks played. First there was the 2-1 shootout win in the Mayor's Cup Tournament against LaSalle College High School on Sunday. On Tuesday there was a 3-2 win over St. Mary's of Long Island and on Friday, a 5-1 win over #1 ranked Bergen Catholic. He allowed only 4 goals while facing 126 shots in the three games. That gives him an incredible 1.33 Goal Against Average and a 97.6% save percentage for the week.
December 6, 2002; Former head
Robinson, became only the fifth coach in the history of New Jersey high
school hockey to win 200 games. The new coach at Fair Lawn high school,
he accomplished this feat with an 8-4 win over Hackensack high school.
In now his 11th year of coaching, Robinson has compiled a record of
November 15, 2002; Former head
Robinson, has accepted the position of head varsity coach at Fair Lawn
high school. Robinson stepped down after the 2000-01 season. He coached
in the Garden State Games this past summer, winning a gold medal in the
scholastic level. Robinson started coaching at Hudson Catholic in
1990-91 as a co-coach with Peter Jerebek. When Jerebek stepped down
year, he took over completely. In his 10 years with the Hawks, he
an incredible 198-55-17 record. His 198 wins puts him 5th on the
high school hockey coaching list.
September 16, 2002; With the resignation of Dave Metcalfe, assistant coach Andrew Frey has been named the head coach of the Junior Varsity team. Coach Frey joined the staff last year as an assistant on the JV team. Coach Frey is an alumni of Hudson Catholic graduating in 1994.
September 15, 2002; JV Head Coach Dave Metcalfe has stepped down this year as a coach at Hudson Catholic High School. Dave has coached with Hudson Catholic for six years. He started out as an assistant varsity coach before taking over the JV team last year. Dave was a member of the coaching staff of the 1999-2000 New Jersey state championship team. Dave is alumni of Hudson Catholic graduating in 1988. As a player, he was a member of two Hudson Catholic Handchen Cup championship teams in the the late 1980's. Increased work demands have made it difficult for Dave to coach, since many hockey practices and games are after school. He feels if he can't give it 100%, he shouldn't coach. Hudson Catholic is very appreciative of all of the dedication Dave has given to the program, both as player and coach.
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