Bears Announce Captain and Assistant Captain for 2006-2007 Season

April 24, 2006

PROVIDENCE, RI - Brown University junior Sean Dersch (Edmonton, ALB) has been named the Captain of the men's ice hockey team for the 2006-2007 season, announced by head coach Roger Grillo. Dersch, who is the 102nd Captain in the history of Brown hockey, will be joined by Assistant Captain Antonin Roux (Danville, QUE) to lead the Bears during the upcoming season.

Named an Assistant Captain towards the end of this past season, Dersch has played in all 96 career games during the past three seasons, earning 38 points (15g, 23a). He finished the 2005-2006 season ranked fourth on the team with 14 points (6g, 8a), including two power-play goals. In Brown's three-game playoff series at St. Lawrence, Dersch posted four points (2g, 2a), including a goal and an assist in the Bears' win in game two. A member of both the penalty-kill and power-play Dersch has been one of the most consistent performers during his career. The son of Derrek and Vivian Dersch, he has been named to the ECACHL All-Academic Squad each of the past two seasons.

Roux enters his senior season having played in 87 career games with 31 points (10g, 21a). He finished this past season fifth on the team in scoring with 13 points (2g, 11a), including 10 points in ECACHL contests. An important piece of the Brown power-play, Roux will be counted on to help lead the team both on and off the ice. The son of Andre Roux and Ginette Martel, Antonin has been named to the ECACHL All-Academic Squad each of the past two seasons.