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Gallant, Gosek Lead 2007 All-USCHO D-III Awards

— Manhattanville senior goaltender Andrew Gallant has been selected the USCHO.com National Player of the Year. The Summerville, PEI native led his team to the national semifinals this season, and had a goals against average of 1.91 and a save percentage of .928.

USCHO.com has also named Oswego coach Ed Gosek National Coach of the year. Gosek led the Lakers to their first ever national title this season.

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The winners and all-star teams are selected by the USCHO.com staff. A complete list follows:

East First Team

Goal — Andrew Gallant, Sr., Manhattanville
Defense — Arthur Fritch, Jr., Colby
Defense — John Halverson, Sr., Trinity
Forward — Rick Cleaver, Jr., Norwich
Forward — Mitch Stephens, Sr., Geneseo
Forward — Neil Trimm, Jr., Neumann

East Second Team

Goal — Ryan Scott, Jr., Oswego
Defense — Mike Gooch, Jr., Neumann
Defense — Tom Maldonado, Jr., Middlebury
Forward — Mike Hedden, So., Neumann
Forward — Brendan McLaughlin, So., Oswego
Forward — Greg Osbourne, Sr., Colby

Honorable Mention: Mark Carragher (S. Maine), Jeff Grant (Mass.-Dartmouth), Mickey Gilchrist (Middlebury), Jeff Green (Mass.-Dartmouth), John Huchko (Castleton), Chris Mills (Manhattanville), Mike Polsonetti (Hobart), Steve Sankey (Geneseo), Ryan Woodward (Oswego)

East Rookie Team

Goal — DJ Delbuono, Skidmore
Defense — Mike Corbelle, Bowdoin
Defense — AJ Mikkelsen, Manhattanville
Forward — Pier-Luc Belanger, Plattsburgh
Forward — Ross Enmark, Curry
Forward — Matt Ward, Neumann

Honorable Mention: Steve Culbertson (Castleton), Gerard Heinz (Cortland), David Layne (Wesleyan), Todd Sheridan (Brockport)

West First Team

Goal — AJ Bucchino, So., UW-River Falls
Defense — Jim Henkemeyer, Jr., UW-River Falls
Defense — John Paulson, Jr., St. Olaf
Forward — Tyler Dahl, Jr., UW-River Falls
Forward — Aaron Johnson, Sr., Augsburg
Forward — Nick Pernula, Jr., St. Thomas

West Second Team

Goal — Mike Stone, Jr., UW-Stout
Defense — Andrew Derton, Sr., St. Norbert
Defense — Derek Paige, Sr., UW-Superior
Forward — Marc Belanger, Jr., St. Norbert
Forward — Derek Hansberry, So., UW-River Falls
Forward — Brian Soik, Sr., MSOE

Honorable Mention: Neal Carlson (Bethel), Sean Fish (UW-Stevens Point), Blair Hanberg (MSOE), Kyle Jones (St. Norbert), John Keseley (Gustavus Adolphus), Josh Paquette (Finlandia), Greg Peterson (UW-Eau Claire), Ryan Van Bockel, (St. Thomas), Jack Wolgemuth (UW-Stout)

West Rookie Team

Goal — Aaron Damjanovich, Bethel
Defense — Jordan Baird, St. Scholastica
Defense — Bobby Kuehl, UW-Stout
Forward — Braden Desmet, UW-Superior
Forward — Scott Motz, UW-Stout
Forward — Shane Wheeler, St. Norbert

Honorable Mention: David Adams (St. Olaf), Nick Cinquegrani (Marian), AJ Hau (Augsburg)

D-III Coach of the Year: Ed Gosek, Oswego
Honorable Mention: Terry Watkins (UW-Stout)

D-III Player of the Year: Andrew Gallant, Manhattanville
Honorable Mention: Mitch Stephens (Geneseo)


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