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Saturday, April 14, 2007

Warriors hand out the hardware

The Wayne State men’s and women’s hockey teams gathered at historic St. Andrew’s on the WSU campus Saturday for the 2006-2007 awards ceremony.

Seniors Nate Higgins (left) and Dan Iliakis (middle right) were named the men’s Most Valuable Players. Higgins also grabbed the Top Gun award as the team's top scorer and Iliakis took home the Best Defenseman honor.

Other men’s winners included Jared Katz for Rookie of the Year, Derek Punches for the Coaches Award, Adam Drescher for Most Improved Player, and goaltender Will Hooper for the President’s Award for highest grade point average.

Senior forward Jason Bloomingburg and junior forward Mike Forgie were also recognized for their work as team captains.

On the women’s side, sophomore (lower left) Melissa Boal was named the Most Valuable Player and Top Gun.

Also taking home honors was Christine Jefferson for Most Improved Player, Brandi Frakie for Rookie of the Year, Tina Vanderhoeven for Best Defenseman, Lindsay DiPietro for the President’s Award, and Ashley King won the Warrior Award.

The Captain's Award went to senior forwards Laura Monk and Ashley King.

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