Corsair Goaltender Earns ECAC Northeast All-Star Honors

April 15, 2009

NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA-A member of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team has named a New England Eastern College Athletic Conference Northeast All-Star. Junior goaltender Jon Dryjowicz-Burek (Ludlow, MA/Springfield Jr. Falcons) has been honored by the New England Hockey Writers.

During the 2008-09 season, Dryjowicz-Burek ranked either first or second in both conference and overall goals-against average and save percentage, finishing the season with a 2.11 goals-against average and a .933 save percentage. In 41 career starts, he has a 1.86 goals-against average and a .938 save percentage. Burek was named an ECAC Northeast All-Star by the New England Hockey Writers after his freshman season at UMass Dartmouth as well.

"Upon his return to UMass Dartmouth, Jon Dryjowicz-Burek established himself as one of the top goaltenders in the ECAC Northeast and in Division III college hockey," said UMass Dartmouth Head Coach John Rolli. "His goals-against average and his save percentage led all conference goaltenders this season. He has earned numerous honors at UMass Dartmouth, including being named ECAC Northeast Rookie of the Year, being an ECAC Northeast All-Star, being named a Reebok American Hockey Coaches Association All-American, and being chosen as Most Outstanding Player of our conference tournament."

The Corsairs finished the season at 16-8-2 and advanced to the first round of the ECAC Northeast playoffs.