Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Gibson garners WIAC Player of the Year honors

Kevin Gibson led all WIAC defensemen with 29 points this season and was named Player of the Year for his performance (photo: Jack McLaughlin).

The WIAC men’s conference announced its year-end awards recently, in addition to the All-WIAC Team and Honorable Mentions.

Wisconsin-Stevens Point defenseman Kevin Gibson picked up Player of the Year honors after leading the WIAC in defensemen scoring with 29 points. He recorded at least one point in 19 of 27 games, including eight multi-point games.

Matt Loen of Wisconsin-Eau Claire earned Coach of the Year for the fourth time in the past six seasons. This year, Loen led the Blugolds to an 18-7-2 record and a second-place finish in the WIAC standings.

2014-15 All-WIAC Team

Player's NamePositionClassSchool
Ross AndersenFSr.Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Kyle BrodieDSr.Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Alex BrooksDSr.Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Jack CallahanDSr.Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Jay DeoGSo.Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Kyle GattelaroFFr.Wisconsin-River Falls
Christian GeorgeFSo.Wisconsin-River Falls
Kevin GibsonDSr.Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Brandon JaegerGSr.Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Joe KaliszFJr.Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Garrett LaddFSr.Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Tanner MillironGJr.Wisconsin-River Falls
Jeff PaulukDJr.Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Eric ShandDSo.Wisconsin-Superior
Kyle SharkeyFSo.Wisconsin-Stevens Point

2014-15 WIAC Honorable Mention

Player's NamePositionClassSchool
Jeff BerghDSo.Wisconsin-River Falls
Tanner DionDSr.Wisconsin-Superior
Terry LeaboDFr.Wisconsin-River Falls
Patrick MooreFSo.Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Justin MoodyFSo.Wisconsin-Stout
Ethan NaumanFJr.Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Jordan TredinnickDSr.Wisconsin-Stout
Brandon WahlinFSo.Wisconsin-Eau Claire

2014-15 WIAC All-Sportsmanship Team

Player's NamePositionClassSchool
Matt AudetteDSo.Wisconsin-Superior
Evan DixonFJr.Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Michael LantDSo.Wisconsin-River Falls
T.J. StuntzFFr.Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Jake UseldingerFJr.Wisconsin-Stout