BOSTON, Mass.--Senior center Carisa Zaban (Glenview, Ill.) of the University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team was named an All-American Friday.
Zaban earned second team honors last season after leading the Wildcats in scoring with 29 goals and 38 assists for 67 points.
This season, Zaban broke the school scoring record of 255 career points held by Kathy Bryant on February 20 against Dartmouth. She also led the team in scoring for the fourth season on 35 goals and 37 assists for 72 points. Zaban was rewarded with being named a finalist for the 2000 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, given to the nation's top collegiate women's ice hockey player.
Joining Zaban as All-Americans are Sara DeCosta of Providence, Tara Mounsey of Brown, Angela Ruggerio and Jennifer Botterill of Harvard and Jenny Schmidgall of Minnesota-Duluth. DeCosta and Mounsey were also finalists for the 2000 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award.