||22 (as of October 1st)
||International Falls, MN
||Cedar Rapids (USHL)
Attracted to Ohio State because of the coaching staff and campus ... began playing hockey at age 4 because of his parents and the popularity of the game in his hometown ... favorite player is Tim Thomas because he makes big saves when the team needs him ... works at goalie camps and mowing lawns... Pick one: Television Show - Sportscenter; Movie - Old School; Celebrity - Gerard Butler; Homecooked meal - steak and shrimp; Vacation spot - the cabin; Music - Tom Petty; Professional Team - Detroit Red Wings; Sport other than hockey- badminton.
Ohio State Career: 2011-12 (Junior Season, through 12/10/11):Has played in 4 games, with 3 starts, 1.83 gaa and .942 svpct. ...Career-high 37 saves in 3-2 OT win at Miami 12/10 ...21 saves at Alabama-Huntsville 11/4 for first shutout as a Buckeye; also had an assist in the game ...Came in on relief 10/8 vs. Quinnipiac for first action as a Buckeye; made 25 saves in 46.40, allowing 1 goal and stopping last 19 shots he faced ...First start came 10/14 at Notre Dame; 30 saves vs. the Irish.
Cedar Rapids RoughRiders: Spent the 2010-2011 season with the Cedar Rapid Roughriders... played 53 regular-season games, with a league-record 40 wins, along with a 2.21 goals-against average and .923 save percentage, posting five shutouts ... named USHL Goaltender of the Year, first team All-USHL and a USHL Midseason All-Star ... RoughRiders won the Anderson Cup as the USHL regular-season champion ... 2.52 goals-against average and .917 save percentage in eight postseason games.
University of Minnesota Duluth (Freshman and Sophomore Seasons): Skated for the Bulldogs for two years ... saw action in two games as a freshman, with win against Bemidji State Jan. 17 in only start of the year ... played in 19 games as a sophomore, with a 9-7-1 ledger, 2.85 goals-against average and .898 save percentage ... member of 2009 WCHA Final Five Championship squad.
Prior to College: Played with RoughRiders in 2007-08, with a 22-15-4 record while playing in 41 regular-season games ... named to the USHL All-Rookie and All-Star Teams ... won bronze medal with Team USA at World Junior A Challenge, and played for USA 18 Team in the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament ... graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in 2008.
Off the Ice: Parents are Paul and Brenda... older brother Bryce attends Bemidji State University... plans to major in economics and hopes to someday coach in the USHL... enjoys hunting and Xbox.
Ohio State Career Milestones
First Start - Oct. 8, 2011 vs. Quinnipiac
First Win - Nov. 4, 2011 at Alabama-Huntsville
Ohio State Career Shutouts
Nov. 4, 2011 at Alabama-Huntsville (21 saves)
Ohio State Career Highs
Saves,Game - 37 (12/10/11 at Miami)
30+ Save Games - 2 (2/2012)