Jack Lewis Named First Team West All-American

Photo by Kyra Vidas
Photo by Kyra Vidas

The American Hockey Coaches Association announced its Division III All-American Teams Thursday night and Lake Forest College's Jack Lewis was a First Team selection in the West.

Lewis, a senior forward, led the Foresters with 17 goals and 32 points and tied for the team lead in assists with 15. He also posted a team-best +16 plus/minus rating. His eight power play goals on the season were just one shy of the highest total in recorded team history and two off the national lead. Lewis also ranked 22nd in the country in goals per game and tied-for-41st in points per contest.

Lewis finished his career with 93 points on 47 goals and 46 assists. The two-year captain never missed a contest, playing in all 106 of the Foresters' games over the last four seasons.

The All-American honor is the second in the last three seasons for Lake Forest. Lewis joins Leo Podolsky, a First Team West All-American in 2015, as the program's only two All-Americans in the last 25 years. They were also named Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Players of the year during their All-American seasons. The Foresters have now had 13 players named All-American a total of 17 times in the program's 52-year history.

Lewis helped lead Lake Forest to a 16-10-0 overall record and a 12-8-0 mark in NCHA play in 2016-17. The Foresters advanced to the NCHA Harris Cup Playoffs but were defeated in the quarterfinal round.

American Hockey Coaches Association Release

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