Ryan Urso attempts to recover on a dive during UM-Dearborn's 3-1 loss to Robert Morris on Nov. 8, 2014. (Ricky Lindsay/MJ)

By RICKY LINDSAY, Editor-in-Chief

Ryan Urso had a freshman season to remember at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, winning numerous awards after totaling 39 points in 35 games.

Except for one.

Urso was edged by Adrian’s Brad Kobryn for the ACHA Division-I Rookie of the Year award.

Kobryn also earned Player of the Year honors after totaling a robust 55 points and 22 assists for one of the nation’s top teams.

Urso was announced as one of four finalists for the award at UM-Dearborn’s all-sports banquet on May 8. According to achahockey.org, the awards were announced May 2.

UM-Dearborn’s captain for the upcoming season did not go home empty-handed; Urso was named to the ACHA’s All-Rookie team.

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