Hayward native Gavin Abric named Mike Richter Award semifinalist

Hayward native Gavin Abric has been named a Mike Richter Award semifinalist.

He’s one of 11 on the list, joining University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) junior Ryan Fanti.

A sophomore at United States Military Academy West Point, Abric has posted a .931 save percentage and 2.25 goals against average (GAA) in 27 games played. Those stats place him fifth in the nation in save percentage and 16th in GAA.

Graduating from Hayward High School in 2019, he helped the Hurricanes in his senior season to a sectional final appearance posting a .943 save percentage.

The Mike Richter Award winner will be announced during the NCAA men’s Frozen Four in April.