St. Cloud State’s Schuldt selected NCHC Player of the Year; SCSU’s Larson Coach of the Year, Minnesota Duluth’s Shepard Goalie of the Year

Jimmy Schuldt (SCSU-22) 2018 Jan. 12 The St.Cloud State University Huskies host Mankato State University n a non conference matchup at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center in St. Cloud, MN (Bradley K. Olson)
Jimmy Schuldt is a three-year captain for St. Cloud State (photo: Bradley K. Olson).

The NCHC announced its award winners for the 2018-19 season Thursday night at its annual awards celebration at the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul, Minn.

Coach of the Year: Brett Larson, St. Cloud State
Player of the Year: Jimmy Schuldt, Sr., D, St. Cloud State
Rookie of the Year: Taylor Ward, F, Omaha
Senior Scholar-Athlete Award: Mason Bergh, F, Colorado College
Goaltender of the Year: Hunter Shepard, Jr., Minnesota Duluth
Forward of the Year: Patrick Newell, Sr., St. Cloud State
Defensive Defenseman of the Year: Jimmy Schuldt, Sr., St. Cloud State
Offensive Defenseman of the Year: Scott Perunovich, So., Minnesota Duluth
Defensive Forward of the Year: Justin Richards, So., Minnesota Duluth
NCHC Three Stars Award: Hunter Shepard, Jr., G, Minnesota Duluth
Sportsmanship Award: Patrick Newell, Sr., F, St. Cloud State
NCHC Postgrad Scholarship: Ryan Galt, Sr., F, Omaha
Media Excellence Award: Mick Hatten, Forum Communications