WCHA Announces 2015-16 Postseason Awards
Individual award winners, All-WCHA teams and All-Academic teams honored
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Individual award winners, All-WCHA teams and All-Academic teams honored

EDINA, Minn. – March 3, 2016 – New faces join a pair of repeat winners among the top individual honorees, while the quartet of schools that will vie for the league's postseason title this weekend at the Final Face-Off are well represented in the women's Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) postseason awards and all-league teams for 2015-16, as announced today by Interim Commissioner Bill Robertson.

Record-setting Wisconsin goaltender Ann-Renée Desbiens, who is in the midst of arguably the finest season ever by a collegiate netminder, was named WCHA Player of the Year. Ivana Bilic, a senior co-captain who helped lead Bemidji State to the best regular season in program history, is the league's Defensive Player of the Year. Minnesota freshman sensation Sarah Potomak captured Rookie of the Year honors. North Dakota senior goaltender Shelby Amsley-Benzie is a repeat winner as the Outstanding Student-Athlete of the Year, while Wisconsin bench boss Mark Johnson extended his existing record by nabbing his seventh Coach of the Year accolade (including two Co-Coach nods).