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.


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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