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UMD's Sandelin Named a Spencer Penrose Award Finalist

Updated: March 31, 2020 06:35 PM

For the fourth consecutive year, University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey coach Scott Sandelin was named one of nine finalists for the American Hockey Coaches Association's Spencer Penrose Award.

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The award is presented to the NCAA Division I Men's Hockey Coach of the Year.

This marks Sandelin's sixth time overall in his 20 seasons at UMD he's been named a finalist. He won the award in 2004 and was the runner-up in 2011.

Sandelin has guided UMD to three straight NCAA Frozen Four championship games, winning the last two in a row. He helped the Bulldogs finish this season with a 22-10-2 overall record and a second-place finish in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC).

The winner of the award will be announced on Tuesday, April 7.

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