||West Kelowna, BC
Ohio State Career:
Honorable mention CCHA All-Rookie Team ... voted Rookie of the Year by his teammates ... earned conference rookie of the week honors and was a league rookie of the month honorable mention choice ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
2010-11 (Freshman season):
Played in 34 of 37 games and had 12 assists and points, earning honorable mention CCHA All-Rookie Team accolades and voted team's Rookie of the Year ... ranked fifth among CCHA freshman blueliners in points ... CCHA Rookie of the Week after series at Ferris State Oct. 22-23; had three assists, +2 mark and blocked six shots in two games combined ... two assists and +3 mark vs. Notre Dame Jan. 21 ... helper at Ferris State Oct. 22 was first career point; had two helpers in win vs. the Bulldogs Oct. 23 for first multiple-point game; +1 in each game ... helper in both games vs. Alaska Nov. 26-27, +1 in game 2 ... assist in each game vs. Alabama-Huntsville Nov. 5-6; career-high +3 in opener and +1 in game 2 ... helper and +2 mark at Michigan State Nov. 12 ... power-play assist and +1 at Western Michigan Jan. 14 ... assist on game-tying goal vs. Michigan Dec. 3 ... 38 blocked shots on the year, with career-high four vs. Michigan Dec. 3 ... +6 over a three-game stretch Nov. 5-12, with an assist in each game ... +1 or better in 11 games, including +3 Nov. 5 vs. UAH and Jan. 21 vs. Notre Dame and +2 vs. Army Jan. 2 and Miami Jan. 8 ... missed contest against Robert Morris Oct. 15 with an injury and series at Michigan Feb. 11-12 with an illness ... named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State:
Spent two seasons in the BCHL, playing 99 games with Vernon, Cowichan Valley and Merritt ... combined to score 21 points with 11 goals and 10 assists in 53 games with Cowichan Valley and Vernon in 2009-10 ... notched six points in 19 playoff games ... won the RBC Cup with Vernon, posting four points in six games, including the game-winner against Oakville to secure a spot in the semifinals ... scored one goal in five games with Canada West at the 2009 World Junior A Challenge ... combined to score four goals and 14 assists for 18 points in 46 games with Cowichan Valley and Merritt in 2008-09 ... tallied three assists in 10 playoff games with Cowichan Valley ... graduated from Mount Boucherie Secondary in 2009.
Off the Ice:
Son of Jason and Paula ... has a younger sister, Taylor, who is a freshman on the Clarkson women's hockey team ...enjoys golfing, boating and tubing.