Blake Doerring
Blake  Doerring


Chanhassen, Minn.

Last College:
Univ. of Vermont (HE)/Des Moines (USHL)

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 191


Played with Buckeye forward Anthony Greco on the Des Moines Buccaneers and Matt Johnson during summer hockey ... attracted to Ohio State because of the tradition and excellence of the school and athletic programs ... began playing at age 5 because his uncle was a high school coach ... favorite hockey player is Niklas Lidstrom because of his poise and skill as a defenseman ... played in Minnesota State High School Tournament twice ... favorite thing about hockey is being part of a team; Pick One: Movie - The Dark Knight Rises; Television show - Breaking Bad; Professional team - Minnesota Twins; Foods - chicken alfredo, cottage cheese and fruit; Ice cream - peanut butter cup; Vacation spot - Bahamas; Book - The Great Gatsby; Rink - Xcel Energy Center; Place hockey has taken you - Fenway Park for outdoor game.

Collegiate Career: Transferred to Ohio State from Vermont prior to the 2013-14 campaign ... must sit out season to satisfy NCAA transfer requirements.

Prior to Ohio State: Spent last two years at the University of Vermont ... limited to four games because of injury in 2012-13 ... named to Hockey East All-Academic Team ... skated in 29 games as a freshman in 2011-12, with four points on a goal and three assists ... goal and an assist vs. Boston University Nov. 18, 2011 for first career multiple-point game ... played for the Des Moines Buccaneers in the USHL in 2010-11 ... had nine assists in 45 games, along with a +6 rating ... played for both the Buccaneers and the Fargo Force in 2009-10 ... had two goals and seven assists in 49 games ... team captain at The Blake School, earning team MVP and honorable mention al-state accolades ... three-time all-conference selection and two-time Defensive Player of the Year ... also played baseball, earning all-conference honors and serving as a captain.

Off the Ice: Son of Kaj Doerring and Jodi ... has a younger brother, Zach and younger sister, Grace ... also has a dog named Beau ... over the summer, coached youth and high school hockey camps.

Career Milestones
First Goal:Nov. 18, 2011 at Boston University*
First Assist:Oct. 23, 2011 at Minnesota*

Career Single-Game Highs
Goals:1(Nov. 18, 2011 at Boston University*)
Assists:1(3x, last Dec. 30, 2011 vs. Ferris State*)
Points:2(Nov. 18, 2011 at Boston University*)