March 19, 2013

Eric Delong Named Third-Team All-Conference by Atlantic Hockey

HAVERHILL, Mass. – Senior forward Eric Delong (Oakville, Man.) was named Third Team All-Conference by the Atlantic Hockey Association on Tuesday. Delong led the Pioneers with 13 goals, 19 assists, and 32 points in the 2012-13 season.

A two-time captain, Delong also led Sacred Heart with five power play goals this season. He finished the season with 14 points in his last 12 games, including four multi-point games. Delong had a seven-game point scoring streak from Nov. 9 to Dec. 1. He reached 100 career points on Dec. 8 with a goal and an assist at RIT. In 143 career games played, Delong tallied 118 points on 46 goals and 72 assists. Delong was an All-Rookie Team selection in the 2009-10 season.

Sacred Heart posted a record of 2-30-4 in the 2012-13 season, with a 2-21-4 mark in conference play.