- CJ Kirst – Attack – Cornell
Season Stats: 58 Goals / 18 Assists / 76 Points / 37% Shot Percentage / 35 GBs
Kirst has been exceptional all season long. He has five games this season with six or more goals scored with 61% of his shots being on goal. The star attackman put up seven goals against Hobart and UPenn. In his stellar contest against Hobart, Kirst also recorded another four assists. Kirst is given many opportunities throughout games and capitalizes consistently.
- Coulter Mackesy – Attack – Princeton
Season Stats: 45 Goals / 20 Assists / 65 Points / 37% Shot Percentage / 26 GBs
Having multiple games with eight goals is incredible for a freshman. Coulter Mackesy recorded this feat against Yale and Harvard, both being conference games when the stakes are higher. The attackman also opened up his collegiate career with a four goal, six point performance vs. Monmouth. Mackesy is the definition of consistency as he takes advantage of every look he gets. The Princeton Tiger currently sits fourth in goals per game this season.
- Will Mark – Goalie – Syracuse
Season Stats: 54% Save Percentage / 207 Saves / 649 Shots Faced / 7 games with over a 60% save percentages
Goalies do not always get the praise in the Tawaaraton award talk but Syracuse’s Will Mark definitely deserves it. Mark has had an outstanding season with over half of the shots on goal being saved in 10 different games. The Danville, California native has recorded four games at 70% and holds his own in goal whenever the Orange need him.
- Brennan O’Neill – Attack – Duke
Season Stats: 42 Goals / 29 Assists / 71 Points / 38% Shot Percentage / 21 GBs
Brennan O’Neill is the all-around player. He facilitates for his teammates while also scoring himself. O’Neill is fourth in the nation in total points. He is stop 15 in both goals scored and assists. The junior attackman averages 5.07 points per game. Players like O’Neill who can score and assist are the ones you need to keep you on top throughout the postseason.
- Mike Sisselberger – Faceoff/Midfield – Lehigh
Season Stats: 2 Goals / 1 Assist / 3 Points / 150 GBs / 223 FO Wins / 335 FO Attempts
He may only have three total points this season, but that is not where Mike Sisselberger excels. He is one of if not the best faceoff specialists in the country. Sisselberger is second in the country in groundballs as well as having the highest faceoff win percentage (66%). He has won the fifth most faceoffs total and has played one less game than the top three in the category. Faceoff wins may not be the prettiest stat, but it is one of the biggest momentum shifters.