Jeff Harris is league MVP as he, brother Kevin are All-MIAC selections
March 5, 2013
NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Jeff Harris was named MIAC men's hockey co-MVP on Tuesday, after the St. Olaf junior led the league in goals and added eight assists. His brother Kevin was the Oles' other representative on the All-MIAC team.
Jeff had 12 goals, also a league-high, and six assists in MIAC play. His 18 points and five power play goals also led the league. The player of the year honor is the first for a St. Olaf player since Dylan Mueller was the league MVP in 2008-09.
Harris shared the league MVP honor with Saint John's first year goaltender Saxton Soley.
Kevin Harris had quite a season as well, tallying six goals and 14 assists. He had 12 assists in league play, which ranked second in the MIAC. His 20 points overall ranked 11th in the conference.
St. Olaf had three who were named All-MIAC honorable mention -- senior Ross Trousdale and juniors Dan Cecka and Henrik Wood. Trousdale had six goals and six assists to finish his 88-game career with 45 points. Cecka was the Oles' second-leading point man, notching nine goals and 13 assists. Wood went 8-7-1 in net, with a 2.34 GAA. His numbers in league play were even better as he went 8-3-0 with a 1.94 GAA in 11 starts. His .938 save percentage was third-best in the league.