||21 (as of October 1st)
Prior to Ohio State:
Played four years in the USHL, two with Cedar Rapids and two with the Omaha Lancers ... skated in 215 career USHL games, with 58 goals, 45 assists and 103 points ... had career-best 42 points, with 24 goals and 18 assists, in 2010-11 ... named Forward of the Year and received the Phil Todd Scholarship his final year ... a USHL Midseason All-Star ... won a gold medal in 2008 World Junior A Challenge ... received RoughRiders' Unsung Hero Award during 2007-08 season ... had 20 points, with 10 goals and 10 assists, for the Lancers in 2009-10 ... posted lines of 10-8-18 and 14-9-23 for the RoughRiders in 2008-09 and 2007-08, respectively ... earned league's player of the week award in 2009 ... graduated from Kennedy High School in 2008.
Off the Ice:
Son of Paul and Michele... has two siblings, Andy, a financial advisor, and Megan, a studenta t Nebraska-Omaha ... plans to major in finance or something in the business school... enjoys hunting and fishing ... cousins are Nick and Chris Greisen, who both played professional football.