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Matt Maunu
Matt Maunu
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Matt Maunu has been designated as Northern Michigan University’s CCHA Scholar-Athlete of the Year. The CCHA Scholar-Athlete of the Year will be chosen from among the group of 12 nominees with the winner announced at the 2007 CCHA Awards on Thursday, March 15.  
Maunu, a senior from Esko, Minn., is an accounting/financial planning major. On the ice the defenseman has 16 points on five goals and 11 assists for the 2006-07 season.
The faculty athletic representative at each school, in consultation with the head coach, selected the institution’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Each school’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year serves as the school’s nominee for CCHA Scholar-Athlete of the Year. 
Nominees must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 through the fall term of the selection year to receive the school’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year award. The CCHA Scholar-Athlete of the Year is selected by the 12 faculty representatives. Voting is based on a system that awards five points for a first-place vote, three points for a second-place vote and one point for a third-place vote.
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