FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Reid Ellingson has been designated as Northern Michigan University’s nominee to the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Scholar-Athlete Team. Twelve student-athletes have been designated as their team’s scholar-athletes. The CCHA Scholar-Athlete of the Year will be chosen from the group of nominees with the winner announced at the 2010 CCHA Awards, presented by RBC Financial Group, Thursday, March 18.
The sophomore from Cloquet, Minn. currently has a 3.88 grade-point average. Ellingson is undecided on a major.
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 the CCHA Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Nominees must have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.25 through the fall term of the selection year to be eligible for the CCHA Scholar-Athlete of the Year, which is selected by the 12 faculty representatives. Voting is based on a system which 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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