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DU's Cheverie named Player of Year in WCHA

Posted by: Roman Augustoviz under College hockey Updated: March 18, 2010 - 2:30 PM

WCHA Major Award Winners for 2009-10


WCHA Player of the Year

Marc Cheverie, Jr., G, Denver


WCHA Outstanding Student-Athlete of the Year

Eli Vlaisavljevich, Sr., D, Michigan Tech


WCHA Defensive Player of the Year

Brendan Smith, Jr., D, Wisconsin


WCHA Rookie of the Year

Danny Kristo, Fr., F, North Dakota


WCHA Scoring Champion

Rhett Rakhshani, Sr., F, Denver


WCHA Goaltending Champion

Marc Cheverie, Jr., G, Denver


WCHA Coach of the Year

George Gwozdecky, DU


2009-10 All-WCHA First Team

Pos Name Team Ht Wt Yr Hometown Pts

F Rhett Rakhshani Denver 5-10 180 Sr Huntington Beach, CA 358

F Blake Geoffrion Wisconsin 6-2 188 Sr Brentwood, TN 333

F Jack Connolly Minnesota Duluth 5-8 160 So Duluth, MN 256

D Brendan Smith Wisconsin 6-2 190 Jr Mimico, ON 372

D Patrick Wiercioch Denver 6-4 185 So Maple Grove, BC 243

G Marc Cheverie Denver 6-3 180 Jr Cole Harbour, NS 364


All-WCHA Second Team

Pos Name Team Ht Wt Yr Hometown Pts

F Justin Fontaine Minnesota Duluth 5-11 175 Jr Bonnyville, AB 173

F Ryan Lasch St. Cloud State 5-7 175 Sr Lake Forest, CA 140

F Tyler Ruegsegger Denver 6-0 185 Sr Lakewood, CO 138

D Ryan McDonagh Wisconsin 6-1 216 Jr Arden Hills, MN 149

D Nate Prosser Colorado College 6-2 210 Sr Elk River, MN 144

G Brad Eidsness North Dakota 6-0 175 So Chestermere, AB 143


All-WCHA Third Team

Pos Name Team Ht Wt Yr Hometown Pts

F Michael Davies Wisconsin 5-8 175 Sr St. Louis, MO 109

F Joe Colborne Denver 6-5 195 So Calgary, AB 100

F Garrett Roe St. Cloud State 5-9 175 Jr Vienna, VA 78

D Garrett Raboin St. Cloud State 5-11 175 Sr Detroit Lakes, MN 111

D Chay Genoway North Dakota 5-9 175 Sr Morden, MB 83

G Dan Dunn St. Cloud State 6-5 200 Jr Oshawa, ON 88


All-WCHA Rookie Team

Pos Name Team Ht Wt Yr Hometown Votes

F Danny Kristo North Dakota 5-11 180 Fr Eden Prairie, MN 77

F Craig Smith Wisconsin 6-0 195 Fr Madison, WI 52

F Rylan Schwartz Colorado College 5-10 182 Fr Wilcox, SK 50

D Matt Donovan Denver 6-0 190 Fr Edmond, OK 65

D Justin Schultz Wisconsin 6-1 185 Fr West Kelowna, BC 29

G Joe Howe Colorado College 5-11 190 Fr Plymouth, MN 55


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