March 13, 2013
FARMINGTON, HILLS, Mich. -- Freshman defenseman Jacob Trouba (Rochester, Mich.) of the University of Michigan ice hockey team was picked for the All-CCHA first team today (March 13).
Trouba collected eight first-place All-CCHA votes. Only forward Austin Czarnik of Miami (Ohio) received as many first-place votes in the selection process. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own players.
Trouba leads CCHA defensemen with 10 goals and 15 assists for 25 points and is also number three is scoring for all CCHA freshmen (NCAA: tied for 15th). Earlier this week, he was named to the CCHA All-Rookie Team (March 11).
The CCHA also tabbed forwards Anders Lee (Norte Dame) and Riley Barber of Miami (Ohio), defenseman Dan DeKeyser (Western Michigan), and goaltender Brady Hjelle (Ohio State) for first team. The All-CCHA second team was comprised of forwards Tanner Fritz (Ohio State), Ryan Carpenter (Bowling Green) and Andy Taranto (Alaska), defensemen Luke Witkowski (Western Michigan) and Bobby Shea (Bowling Green), and goaltender Frank Slubowski (Western Michigan).
The Wolverines continue play in the CCHA playoffs this weekend when they travel to Kalamazoo to play Western Michigan in the best two-out-of-three quarterfinal series starting Friday night (March 15) at 6:35 p.m. Game one will be televised on Fox Sports Detroit.
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