Ice Hockey: Cook Named CCHA Scholar-Athlete

University of Michigan icer Tim Cook was named to the CCHA Scholar-Athlete team according to the CCHA conference. U-M's representative for the second straight year, Cook is now eligible for the CCHA Scholar Athlete of the Year Award handed out at the year end CCHA Awards Banquet on March 15.

Michigan icer Tim Cook has been named as Michigan's representative on the CCHA Scholar-Athlete team for the second straight year. Cook, scheduled to graduate this year with a degree in History, is now eligible for the CCHA Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award given at the CCHA Awards Banquet on March 15 in Detroit.

To be named to the CCHA Scholar-Athlete team, the player must maintain a 3.25 GPA through the fall term of the selection year. After using the said criteria to trim the list of options, coach Red Berenson and the teams' faculty athletic representative select U-M's representative on the team.

Cook has played in 31 of the Wolverines 36 games in 2006-07. Shifting back and forth between forward and defense, Cook has registered a new career high in both points (4) and assists (4) during his final year in Ann Arbor. He's also tied his career high in +/- rating with a +7 as the Wolverines enter the CCHA Tournament.

Tim Cook was also named to the Academic All-Big 10 team in 2004-05 and 2005-06. He also has received the Michigan Athletic Academic Achievement Award in 2003-04, 2004-05 and 2005-06.

Cook and the rest of the Wolverines begin postseason play with a second round best-of-three series against the Northern Michigan Wildcats on Friday night at Yost Ice Arena in Ann Arbor. Tickets are still available at

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