Mangone tabbed All-NCHA defenseman

February 22, 2017

WAUKESHA, Wis. – For the second time in his career sophomore defenseman Gianni Mangone has been named to the All-NCHA team.

Mangone had another big year anchoring the Sabre blue line leading all NCHA defenseman with nine goals on the season and ranking third in the NCHA amongst all defenseman with 20 points.  His seven power play goals also led all NCHA defenseman and ranked 16th in the nation amongst all skaters.  Mangone’s 0.80 points per game average was also 16th in the country, third in the NCHA.  The Sabre blue liner earned one NCHA Defensive Player of the Week award after a five-point weekend against rival Lawrence.

The full release from the NCHA and the entire All-NCHA team can be viewed at

Marian hosts Lake Forest in the quarterfinals of the NCHA Harris Cup tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 22, with puck drop scheduled for 7 p.m.

Marian University was founded in 1936 by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes in Fond du Lac, Wis. The institution has one of the lowest student-faculty ratios in the state and strives to live its core values as a community committed to learning, dedicated to service and social justice and joined together by spiritual traditions. Marian offers undergraduate, adult, master’s and doctoral degree programs at its main campus and in facilities throughout Wisconsin.