Thursday, March 10, 2011

Davis named third-team All-WCHA

Minnesota State senior defenseman Kurt Davis was named third-team All-WCHA on Thursday, as the league awards were released. It was the second time Davis was named third-team all-conference, having been picked when he was a sophomore as well. Davis was the only MSU player picked for the awards, although 14 players ended up on the all-academic team.

Reached by phone in Denver shortly after the team bus arrived there, Davis said: "It makes me feel good to get rewarded for playing well and doing the right things."

The Mavericks' all-academic picks included: Channing Boe, Phil Cook, Cameron Cooper, Tyler Elbrecht, Rylan Galiardi, Eriah Hayes, Justin Jokinen, Austin Lee, Evan Mosey, Adam Mueller, Brett Peterson, Andrew Sackrison, Joe Schiller and Ben Youds.

Major award winners included:

Matt Frattin, UND player of the year
Jason Zucker, DU rookie of the year
Justin Schultz, UW defensive player of the year (voted on by coaches)
Chay Genoway, UND, student-athlete of the year
Dean Blais, UNO, coach of the year

All-conference teams:

F-Matt Frattin, UND
F-Jack Connolly, UMD
F-Mike Connolly, UMD
D-Justin Schultz, UW
D-Chay Genoway, UND
G-Aaron Dell, UND

F-Jason Zucker, DU
F-Drew Shore, DU
F-Justin Fontaine, UMD
D-Jake Gardiner, UW
D-Matt Donovan, DU
G-Kent Patterson, UM

F-Jason Gregoire, UND
F-Jaden Schwartz, CC
F-Drew LeBlanc, SCSU
D-Kurt Davis, MSU
D-Justin Faulk, UMD
G-John Faulkner, UNO

F-J.T. Brown, UMD
D-David Makowski, DU
G-Sam Brittain, DU

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