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Kazmaier finalist Kessel picks up top WCHA player honors

On the strength of an unblemished regular season, Minnesota took home all but one major award at the WCHA awards ceremony March 7 in Madison, Wis.

Amanda Kessel was named player of the year and scoring champion, Megan Bozek defensive player of the year, Hannah Brandt rookie of the year, Noora Räty goaltending champion and Brad Frost earned top coach honors.

Kessel, Bozek and Räty are also the three Patty Kazmaier Award finalists.

North Dakota’s Jocelyn Lamoureux picked up student-athlete of the year honors.

The WCHA also announced its All-WCHA First, Second and Third Teams and its All-WCHA Rookie Team.

2013 All-WCHA First Team

Player's Name
Position
Class
School
Amanda KesselFJr.Minnesota
Brianna DeckerFSr.Wisconsin
Hannah BrandtFFr.Minnesota
Megan BozekDSr.Minnesota
Monique LamoureuxDSr.North Dakota
Noora RätyGSr.Minnesota

2013 All-WCHA Second Team

Player's Name
Position
Class
School
Jocelyne LamoureuxFSr.North Dakota
Michelle KarvinenFJr.North Dakota
Jenna McParlandFSo.Minnesota-Duluth
Brigette LacquetteDSo.Minnesota-Duluth
Jessica WongDSr.Minnesota-Duluth
Alex RigsbyGJr.Wisconsin

2013 All-WCHA Third Team

Player's Name
Position
Class
School
Lauren SmithFSr.Minnesota State
Josefine JakobsenFSo.North Dakota
Kelly TerryFJr.Minnesota
Mira JalosuoDSr.Minnesota
Rachel RamseyDSo.Minnesota
Kayla BlackGFr.Minnesota-Duluth

2013 All-WCHA Rookie Team

Player's Name
Position
Class
School
Hannah BrandtFFr.Minnesota
Maryanne MenefeeFFr.Minnesota
Meghan DufaultFFr.North Dakota
Milica McMillenDFr.Minnesota
Courtney BurkeDFr.Wisconsin
Kayla BlackGFr.Minnesota-Duluth

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