Lampman's Edwin Hookenson earns CoSIDA Academic All-American honours

Lampman’s Edwin Hookenson has been named a CoSIDA Academic All-Armerican for the second time in his NCAA hockey career.

Hookenson is a defenceman with the Minnesota State University Mavericks, based out of Mankato, Minn., who recently wrapped up his senior year.

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Hookenson is a CoSIDA second team All-American selection this year after being named a third team selection this year.

He was named the 2019-20 Western Collegiate Hockey Association’s (WCHA) Student-Athlete of the Year. An alternate captain as a senior, Hookenson was a three-time Western Collegiate Hockey Association Scholar-Athlete award recipient and a three-time Western Collegiate Hockey Association All-Academic Team honoree. Named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week following two games at the University of North Dakota last October, Hookenson ranked second in the country in blocked shots in 2018-19 with 97. Named Minnesota State's Unsung Hero in 2018-19, Hookenson finished his college career with eight goals and 23 assists for 31 points, along with a plus-45 rating, 127 shots on goal and 205 blocked shots in 124 games played.

He graduated with a 3.97 grade point average while earning degrees in finance and accounting. Over the course of his four years at Minnesota State, the Mavericks won three WCHA regular-season titles, one WCHA postseason championship and made two NCAA tournament appearances.

Hookenson played minor hockey in Lampman and Estevan until his first year of midget AAA hockey, when he joined the Swift Current Legionnaires. He played a handful of games with the Estevan Bruins as an affiliated player in 2012-13, but opted to play his junior hockey with the Nanaimo Clippers of the B.C. Hockey League. He then spent four seasons with the Mavericks. 

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