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Cosgrove honored by NCHA

The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team picked up a number of post-season honors, including senior defenseman Dustin Cosgrove being named the 2008 Northern Collegiate Hockey Association scholar athlete of the year.

The University of Wisconsin-Superior men's hockey team picked up a number of post-season honors, including senior defenseman Dustin Cosgrove being named the 2008 Northern Collegiate Hockey Association scholar athlete of the year.

Eric Bausano, Aaron Berman Tyler Fletcher, Ryan Kuntz, Andrew Mackenzie, Derek Paige and Rob Turville joined Cosgrove on the 2007-08 NCHA All-Academic Team, while Kevin Huck, Turville, Brian Bina, Paige and Chad Beiswenger were named All-NCHA honorable mentioned.

Cosgrove is an accounting major and three-year captain. The award requires a minimum grade-point average of 3.5.

The Yellowjackets (12-5-8, 6-4-4) finished fourth in the NCHA and will host UW-Eau Claire (10-14-1, 6-7-1) in a Peters Cup quarterfinal series Friday and Saturday at Wessman Arena.

Tickets cost $8 for general admission and $5 for juniors and seniors. Tickets go on sale at Wessman Arena at noon on Friday and 5 p.m. Saturday. Both games begin at 7:05 p.m.

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2007-08 NCHA All-Academic Team

Eric Bausano, F, Jr, Laurium, Michigan (exercise science)

Aaron Berman, D, Sr, Surrey, British Columbia (business/accounting)

Dustin Cosgrove, D, Sr, Neepawa, Manitoba (accounting)

Tyler Fletcher, F, So, Calgary, British Columbia (business)

Ryan Kuntz, F, Jr, Regina, Saskatchewan business management

Andrew Mackenzie, F, Jr, Terrace Bay, Ontario (business/accounting)

Derek Paige, D, Sr, Logan Lake, British Columbia (business management)

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Rob Turville, F, Jr, Olds, Alberta (business/accounting)

2007-08 All-NCHA Team

UW-Superior Selections

Honorable Mention

Kevin Huck, Jr, F, Rochester, Minn., 5-7-12; Rob Turville, F, Jr, Olds, Alberta, 2-1-3; Brian Bina, So, D, Grand Forks, N.D., 2-5-7; Derek Paige, Jr, D ,Logan Lake B.C., 0-4-4; Chad Beiswenger, Jr, G, Moorhead (6-3-4, 2.17 gaa).

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NCHA Player of the Year: Kyle Jones, Senior, St. Norbert

NCHA Scholar Athlete: Dustin Cosgrove, Senior, UW-Superior

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NCHA Coach of the Year: Tim Coghlin, St. Norbert

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