OHIO UNIVERSITY’S LUC REEVE NAMED AMERICAN COLLEGIATE HOCKEY ASSOCIATION MEN’S DIVISION I PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Fourth Bobcat Player of the Year in Team History
UNION LAKE, Mich. – (April 27, 2023) – The 2022-2023 American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Men’s Division 1 Player of the Year Award goes to Ohio University forward Luc Reeve, as selected by the Head Coaches of ACHA Men’s Division 1. Reeve, the fourth Bobcat player to win the award in its 24-year history, becomes the second player to win both the Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year in the same season joining Brad Kobryn of Adrian College who accomplished the feat back in 2014-2015. Reeve is now the fourth player to win both the Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year in a career, joining the aforementioned Kobryn, who won a second Player of the Year Award in 2016-2017; Kale Dolinski, who won Rookie of the Year with Minot State University in 2010-2011 and Player of the Year with Arizona State University in 2013-2014; and Anthony Feyock of University of Rhode Island, who won Rookie of the Year in 2003-2004 and Player of the Year in 2005-2006.
The other finalists for the Men’s Division 1 Player of the Year Award were:
- #47 Brendan West, Forward, University of Michigan-Dearborn
- #82 Carter Barley, Forward, Minot State University
- #44 Sam Spaedt, Forward, Adrian College
Reeve, a 5-foot, 11-inch, 185-pound freshman from Kingston, Ontario, capped off a fantastic season as the Bobcats leading scorer with 75 points by netting 34 goals and distributing 41 assists in 33 regular season games. Reeve also added two goals and an assist in three games at the 2023 ACHA Men’s Division 1 National Championships and two goals and two assists in five games at the 2023 World Cup of Hockey in Carta, Romania, for the silver medalists from Canada.
Categorically, Reeve led all Men’s Division 1 players in both power play points (26) and power play goals (14), was second in points per game (2.27), goals (34), and points (75), and was tied for third in assists (41). In addition, Reeve led all Men’s Division 1 rookies in points per game (2.27), goals (34), assists (41), points (75), power play goals (14), power play points (26), and tied for shorthanded goals (3).
With Reeve’s contributions, the Bobcats finished the 2022-2023 regular season with the No. 2 ranking. Reeve and Ohio University made it to the semifinals of the recently concluded 2023 ACHA Men’s Division 1 National Championships.
Prior to arriving at Ohio University, Reeve played youth hockey with the Kingston Frontenacs and Peterborough Petes programs before playing junior hockey with the Kingston Voyaguers, Collingwood Colts, Athens Aeros, and Aurora Tigers.
|MEN’S DIVISION 1 PLAYER OF THE YEAR|
|2022-2023||Forward||#8||Luc Reeve||Ohio University|
|2021-2022||Forward||#9||Andy Willis||Lindenwood University|
|2020-2021||Forward||#19||Quinn Ryan||Liberty University|
|2019-2020||Forward||#7||Gianni Evangelisti||Ohio University|
|2018-2019||Defense||#21||Jake Townsend||Lindenwood University|
|2017-2018||Goalie||#56||Austyn Roudebush||Adrian College|
|2016-2017||Forward||#27||Brad Kobryn||Adrian College|
|2015-2016||Forward||#17||J.T. Hall||Stony Brook University|
|2014-2015||Forward||#27||Brad Kobryn||Adrian College|
|2013-2014||Forward||#17||Kale Dolinski||Arizona State University|
|2012-2013||Goalie||#37||Wyatt Waselenchuk||Minot State University|
|2011-2012||Goalie||#33||S.J. Broadt||University of Delaware|
|2010-2011||Forward||#20||Cory Spradling||Lindenwood University|
|2009-2010||Goalie||#30||Paul Marshall||Ohio University|
|2008-2009||Forward||#8||Jim Gehring||West Chester University|
|2007-2008||Forward||#8||Jim Gehring||West Chester University|
|2006-2007||Forward||#18||Will McMahon||Oakland University|
|2005-2006||Goalie||#29||Anthony Feyock||University of Rhode Island|
|2004-2005||Forward||#12||Mike Roesch||University of Illinois|
|2003-2004||Goalie||#30||Brian Gallagher||Ohio University|
|2002-2003||Goalie||#1||Tim Danlow||University of Illinois|
|2001-2002||Forward||#10||Neal Price||Pennsylvania State University|
|2000-2001||Forward||#8||Glenn Detulleo||Iowa State University|
|1999-2000||Forward||#9||Alon Eizenman||Pennsylvania State University|
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About American Collegiate Hockey Association
The American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) is a recognized 501(c)3 organization of almost 450 college and university-affiliated programs which provides structure, regulates operations, and promotes the quality of collegiate ice hockey throughout the United States. Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, the ACHA’s primary mission is to support the growth and development of college hockey programs nationwide. The ACHA identifies standards which serve to unite and regulate teams at the collegiate level and completed its 32nd season in March 2023. For more information, visit achahockey.org.