American International


American International 2010-2011 Roster
No. Name (*NHL draftees) Cl Pos Ht Wt Age Hometown / Last Team
1 Ryan KerpanFr G6-619533Saskatoon, SK / Nipawin Hawks (SJHL)
2 Luciano PrimianiJr D5-1119034Montreal, QC / Kahnawake Condors
3 Jeff CeccacciSo D5-917034Placentia, CA / Green Bay Gamblers
4 Rob BlanchetteJr D6-219035South Boston, MA / NE Jr. Huskeies
5 Mike LittleSr D5-918535Enfield, CT / Springfield Junior Pics
8 Nick GrassoSo F6-118534Smithtown, NY / New Jersey Hitmen
9 Adam PleskachSo F6-220534Beausejour, MB / Selkirk Steeler
10Nielsson ArcibalJr F5-916534Vista, CA / Des Moines Buccaneers
11Tom MeleSr F6-017536Bronx, NY / Hawkesbury Hawks
12Nick CampanaleFr F6-017532Chester Springs, PA / Springfield Junior Pics (EJHL)
14Steve McLeodSr F5-1117036Atikokan, ON / North Iowa Outlaws
15Greg VatranoSr F5-1017536East Londmeadow, MA / NE Jr. Falcons
17Tomas BenovicSr D5-1117534Trencin, Slovakia / Dukla Trencin
18Richard LeitnerSo F6-120034Los Alamistos, CA / Ohio Junior Blue Jackets
19Blake PeakeFr F5-1117533Lethbridge, AB / Battlefords North Stars (SJHL)
21Nick SandorFr F6-018833Vancouver, BC / Trail Smoke Eaters (BCHL)
23Jakub SimicekFr F5-1118534Trencianska Turna, Slovakia / Minnesota Owls (MJHL)
24Chris MarkiewiczSo D6-019534Calgary, AB / Brooks Bandits
26Whitney OlsenFr D6-119033Eagan, MN / NE Junior Huskies (EJHL)
27Michael PennyJr F6-319534Calgary, AB / Olds Grizzlys
28Jon PuskarFr F5-1119033Grosse Ile, MI / Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)
29Steve MeleSo F5-1015533Bronx, NY / Cornwall Colts
30Ben MeisnerSo G5-1016032Halifax, NS / Winchendon School
33Jake AndersonSr G6-016033Faribault, MN / Stattuck St. Mary's

Captain: Tom Mele

Assistant Captains: Mike Little, Nielsson Arcibal, Adam Pleskach

Head Coach: Gary Wright (University of Vermont '76)
Career Record (Entering 2010-2011): 263-459-55 (.374) (26 Seasons)
Record at American International (Entering 2010-2011): 263-459-55 (.374) (26 Seasons)

Assistant Coach: Mike Field (American International College '08)
Graduate Assistant Coach: Casey Balog (Geneseo '09)
Volunteer Assistant Coach: Kevin Dodier (Fitchburg State '07)
Manager: Kevin Monahan (American International College '11)

American International 2010-2011 Team Roster
No. Name Cl P Hometown /
Last Team
1 Ryan KerpanFr GSaskatoon, SK / Nipawin Hawks (SJHL)
2 Luciano PrimianiJr DMontreal, QC / Kahnawake Condors
3 Jeff CeccacciSo DPlacentia, CA / Green Bay Gamblers
4 Rob BlanchetteJr DSouth Boston, MA / NE Jr. Huskeies
5 Mike LittleSr DEnfield, CT / Springfield Junior Pics
8 Nick GrassoSo FSmithtown, NY / New Jersey Hitmen
9 Adam PleskachSo FBeausejour, MB / Selkirk Steeler
10Nielsson ArcibalJr FVista, CA / Des Moines Buccaneers
11Tom MeleSr FBronx, NY / Hawkesbury Hawks
12Nick CampanaleFr FChester Springs, PA / Springfield Junior Pics (EJHL)
14Steve McLeodSr FAtikokan, ON / North Iowa Outlaws
15Greg VatranoSr FEast Londmeadow, MA / NE Jr. Falcons
17Tomas BenovicSr DTrencin, Slovakia / Dukla Trencin
18Richard LeitnerSo FLos Alamistos, CA / Ohio Junior Blue Jackets
19Blake PeakeFr FLethbridge, AB / Battlefords North Stars (SJHL)
21Nick SandorFr FVancouver, BC / Trail Smoke Eaters (BCHL)
23Jakub SimicekFr FTrencianska Turna, Slovakia / Minnesota Owls (MJHL)
24Chris MarkiewiczSo DCalgary, AB / Brooks Bandits
26Whitney OlsenFr DEagan, MN / NE Junior Huskies (EJHL)
27Michael PennyJr FCalgary, AB / Olds Grizzlys
28Jon PuskarFr FGrosse Ile, MI / Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)
29Steve MeleSo FBronx, NY / Cornwall Colts
30Ben MeisnerSo GHalifax, NS / Winchendon School
33Jake AndersonSr GFaribault, MN / Stattuck St. Mary's

Captain: Tom MeleAssistant Captains: Mike Little, Nielsson Arcibal, Adam Pleskach

Head Coach: Gary Wright (University of Vermont '76)
Career Record (Entering 2010-2011): 263-459-55 (.374) (26 Seasons)
Record at American International (Entering 2010-2011): 263-459-55 (.374) (26 Seasons)

Assistant Coach: Mike Field (American International College '08)
Graduate Assistant Coach: Casey Balog (Geneseo '09)
Volunteer Assistant Coach: Kevin Dodier (Fitchburg State '07)
Manager: Kevin Monahan (American International College '11)