OSWEGO, N.Y. – Oswego State senior menÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s ice hockey player Neil Musselwhite (Burlington, Ont.) has been selected as one of 78 finalists to compete in the 2010 NCAA Frozen Four Skills Challenge at Ford Field in Detroit. To help determine the final 32 student-athletes who will participate in the skills challenge, the NCAA has incorporated a fan-voting element. Fan voting begins Monday, Feb. 1, on www.ncaa.com/frozenfourskillschallenge
Musselwhite is one of only three Division III menÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s hockey players to be named among the finalists, and is the only Division III menÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s hockey player from the East. He ranks second on the squad with 16 goals and leads all NCAA Divisions with five short-handed goals this season.
The Frozen Four Skills Challenge will be held April 9 and will highlight the “Friday Night at the Frozen Four”. The night will also include the presentation of the Hobey Baker Memorial Award, the Hockey Humanitarian Award and the announcement of the American Hockey Coaches Association All-American teams.