Brockport fan-favorite Mike Gershon, who graduated from the College last year, has earned Rookie of the Week honors on the IHL.
Here's the press release...
ROCHESTER, MI--- The International Hockey League (IHL) announced Monday that Port Huron left wing Mickael Bedard has been named the IHL Player of the Week, Port Huron defenseman Mike Gershon has been named the IHL Rookie of the Week and Dayton goaltender Ryan Mior has been named the IHL Goaltender of the Week for the period ending Sunday, December 20th, 2009.
Gershon finished Week Ten of his rookie season dishing out four assists in three games with a plus- four rating. It was the most productive week of the rookie defenseman's season so far. It was also the first week that he recorded points in three straight contests. Two of Gershon's assists came on the Icehawks power play, giving him his first points on the man advantage. The 25-year-old Sparta, New Jersey native currently has nine points (2 goals, 7 assists) in 22 games played with a plus-seven rating. His plus-seven ranks him third among IHL rookie defenseman and fifth overall in the rookie column.