WCHA announces 2019-2020 preseason polls, all-conference teams

 

To kick off the conference’s media day, the WCHA has announced its 2019-2020 preseason coaches’ and media poll.

Check out how our four Michigan schools fared in the preseason forecast from the 10 bench bosses:

 

Coaches Poll

  1. Minnesota State (9)
  2. Bowling Green (1)
  3. Bemidji State
  4. Northern Michigan
  5. Michigan Tech
  6. Lake Superior State
  7. Alaska
  8. Ferris State
  9. Alabama Huntsville
  10. Anchorage

 

Media Poll

  1. Minnesota State
  2. Bowling Green
  3. Northern Michigan
  4. Michigan Tech
  5. Bemidji State
  6. Lake Superior State
  7. Ferris State
  8. Alaska
  9. Alabama Huntsville
  10. Alaska Anchorage

 

Preseason Player of the Year

Marc Michaelis – Senior – Forward – Minnesota State

 

Preseason Rookie of the Year

Nathan Smith – Freshman – Forward – Minnesota State

 

All-Conference Teams

Forwards
Marc Michaelis – Senior – Minnesota State
Parker Tuomie – Senior – Minnesota State
Brandon Kruse – Junior – Bowling Green (Saline native)

Defensemen
Philip Beaulieu – Senior – Northern Michigan
Alec Rauhauser – Senior – Bowling Green

Goaltender
Dryden McKay – Sophomore – Minnesota State

Michigan names receiving votes: Brian Halonen, Michigan Tech; Max Humitz, Lake Superior State; Collin Saccoman, Lake Superior State; Matt Jurusik, Michigan Tech

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