D-III All-USCHO Team Announced

Middlebury sophomore Mickey Gilchrist has been selected the USCHO.com National Player of the Year and was named to the East First Team. Coaches of the year are in the East, Mass.-Dartmouth coach John Rolli, who led the Corsairs to the ECAC Northeast title and the first ever win for that league in the NCAA tournament. The West Coach of the Year is St. Norbert’s Tim Coghlin, whose Green Knights were national runners-up. A complete list of All-USCHO Men’s Division III winners follows:

Mickey Gilchrist is USCHO.com's National Player of the Year.

Mickey Gilchrist is USCHO.com’s National Player of the Year.

East First Team

Goal — Jon Dryjowicz-Burek, Fr., Mass.-Dartmouth
Defense — Jon Landry, Sr., Bowdoin (played some games at forward)
Defense — Jeff Smith, Sr., Middlebury
Forward — Mickey Gilchrist, So., Middlebury
Forward — Gus Katsuras, Sr., Hamilton
Forward — Garrett Winder, Sr., Norwich

East Second Team

Goal — Ross Cherry, So., Middlebury
Defense — Brian Mullally, Sr., Norwich
Defense — Greg Gallagher, Sr., Hobart
Forward — Jeremy Koning, Sr., New England
Forward — Jason Murfitt, So., Manhattanville
Forward — Ryan Woodward, Jr., Oswego
Honorable Mention: Rick Cleaver (Norwich), Adam Dann (Bowdoin), Arthur Fritch (Colby), Tom Maldonado (Middlebury), Kyle McCullough (Mass.-Dartmouth), Sean O’Connell (Buffalo State), Brett Smith (St. Anselm), Mitch Stephens (Geneseo), Chad Van Diemen (Manhattanville)

East Rookie Team

Goal — Jon Dryjowicz-Burek, Mass.-Dartmouth
Defense — Dallas Bossort, Wesleyan
Defense –Nick Dumoulin, Elmira
Forward — Ryan Ellis, Oswego
Forward — Nikita Kashirsky, Norwich
Forward — Anthony Monte, Nichols
Honorable Mention: Alex DiPietro (Babson), Chris Fahey (Williams), Brian Hartigan (St. Anselm), Keith Longo (Hobart), Brendan McLaughlin (Oswego), Jamie McKenna (Middlebury), Doug Raeder (Middlebury), Nick Rolls (Plattsburgh)

East Coach of the Year: John Rolli, Mass.-Dartmouth
Runners-Up: Bill Beaney (Middlebury), Tim Ceglarski (Elmira), Mark Taylor (Hobart)

West First Team

Goal — Kyle Jones, So., St. Norbert
Defense –Andrew Derton, Jr., St. Norbert
Defense — John Bottoms, Sr., St. Thomas
Forward — Connor Hughes, Sr., St. Norbert
Forward — Aaron Johnson, Jr., Augsburg
Forward — Scott Bjorklund, Jr., St. John’s

West Second Team

Goal — Adam Hanna, Sr., St. John’s
Defense — Jon Keseley, Jr., Gustavus Adolphus
Defense — Darryl Smoleroff, Sr., St. John’s
Forward — Andy Cote, Jr., St. Norbert
Forward — Dan Krmpotich, Sr., St. Thomas
Forward — Mike Kneeland, Fr., Lake Forest
Honorable Mention: Matt Burzon (MSOE), Spencer Carbury (St. Norbert), Tyler Dahl (Wisconsin-River Falls), Sean Fish (Wisconsin-Stevens Point), Adam Gill (St. Mary’s), Derek Hansberry (Wisconsin-River Falls), Mark Menzies (St. Scholastica), Mike Salmela (Wisconsin-River Falls), Brian Soik (MSOE)

West Rookie Team

Goal — AJ Bucchio, Wisconsin-River Falls (technically a sophomore, but first real college action was this season)
Defense — Mark Menzies, St. Scholastica
Defense — Clay Rehm, St. Thomas
Forward — Derek Hansberry, Wisconsin-River Falls
Forward — Mike Kneeland, Lake Forest
Forward — Kent Bostrom, Bethel
Honorable Mention: Sean Fish (Wisconsin-Stevens Point), Chris Nathe (Wisconsin-River Falls), Mitch Sabo (Lawrence), Barrett Simons (St. Olaf), Jon Skoog (St. Norbert), Jack Wolgemuth (Wisconsin-Stout)

West Coach of the Year: Tim Coghlin, St. Norbert
Runners-Up: Sean Goldsworthy (St. Olaf), Mark Ostapina (MSOE)

D-III Player of the Year: Mickey Gilchrist
Runners-Up: Adam Hanna (St. John’s), Connor Hughes (St. Norbert)