Nappier notches first collegiate win in goal, six Buckeyes record multiple points
Graduates include All-Americans and academic standouts
Jobst named All-B1G First Team and league scoring co-champion; Frey, Healey and Schilkey earn second team honors
Senior class to be recognized pregame Saturday
Frey makes 22 saves as Ohio State is shut out for the first time this year
Christian Frey - Penn State Road Series Preview
Penn State Game One Postgame
NCAA Practice in Fargo
Buckeyes vs Spartans (Credit Ric Kruszynski)
Buckeyes vs. Wolverines
Buckeyes Down Wolverines, 4-2
Ohio State and Wisconsin face off at Madison Square Garden as a part of Big Ten Super Saturday on January 28, 2017
Attracted to Ohio State because of the campus, coaches and facilities ... started playing hockey at age 6 when his favorite hockey team, the Dallas Stars, moved to his town ... favorite player is Marty Turco, who played for the Stars ... a highlight of his hockey career has been winning the Clark Cup ... Pick one: Television show - How I Met your Mother; Movie - Happy Gilmore, Celebrity - Will Ferrell; Home cooked meal - chicken parmesan; Vacation spot - Hawaii; Snack food - pizza; Ice cream flavor - mint chocolate chip; Favorite place hockey has taken him: Russia; Musician - Eminem; Professional Team - Dallas Stars; Sport other than hockey - football.
Ohio State Career: 2016 Honorable Mention All-B1G ... B1G All-Freshman Team and Big Ten All-Tournament Team in 2014 ... six-time B1G star of the week ... joined Ohio State roster in late December 2013 ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... enters senior season fifth in school history with .914 career save percentage and eighth in career goals-against average (2.79) ... set program record for consecutive shutout minutes (197:06) in 2016, stopping 92 shots in a row and surpassing previous mark by 30 minutes.
2015-16 (Junior Season): Started 23 games ... .910 save percentage and 2.91 goals-against average en route to Honorable Mention All-B1G accolades ... set school record with shutout streak of 197:06 from 2:29 mark of first period vs. Boston College Dec. 28 through 19:35 mark of first period at Wisconsin Jan. 9; stopped 92-straight shots in streak ... Florida College Classic MVP; stopped 57-of-59 (.966) shots in tournament, allowing just two goals against two Top 10 teams; stopped last 57 shots he faced; 30 straight saves in 3-2 win over Boston College 12/28; 27 saves vs. Cornell 12/29 for first career shutout ... named NCAA First Star of the Week after tournament MVP performance ... stopped all 26 shots faced Jan. 8 at Wisconsin for second shutout in a row; fifth time a Buckeye goalie had back-to-back shutouts ... 34 saves in game two vs. the Badgers Jan. 9 ... B1G Third Star of the Week Feb. 2 after posting .930 save percentage during two games vs. Michigan State; 28 saves on 29 shots in game two 2-1 win ... 41 saves in B1G tournament semifinals vs. Minnesota March 18 ... 37 saves (on 40 shots) in game one vs Penn State Jan. 22 and 33 (on 34 shots) in game two ... 28 saves on 29 shots in 1-1 OT tie at Michigan State March 12 ... 40 saves vs. Minnesota Feb. 12; assist vs. Minnesota Feb. 13 for first career point ... started both games at Minnesota Dec. 4-5; 37 saves in game one, 35 in game two ... 30 saves Nov. 28 at Omaha, allowing two goals; stopped all 10 shots faced in relief Nov. 28 at Omaha ... made 50th career start Jan. 22 vs. Penn State and 50th career appearance was Jan. 9 at Wisconsin.
2014-15 (Sophomore Season): Started 24 games, including 19 of the last 22 ... .909 save percentage and 3.03 goals-against average ... three games with 45-plus saves ... 60 saves on 62 shots at Miami Oct. 18 to earn Big Ten Second Star of the Week honors; 60 saves were six shy of Ohio State record set in 1964; 14 saves in the first period, 23 in both the second and third in 2-1 loss ... 53 saves in 5-4 overtime win at Penn State Jan. 9 ... 46 saves vs. Penn State Feb. 27 ... four saves, including one to open the 10th round, in the Buckeyes’ shootout win at Wisconsin March 13 ... recorded 1,000 career save Feb. 27 vs. Penn State ... 29 saves on 30 shots in win at Notre Dame Nov. 29 to earn Big Ten Second Star of the Week accolades ... 36 saves in win vs. Michigan Feb. 20 ... 38 saves at Minnesota Feb. 6 ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten choice.
2013-14 (Freshman Season): Played in 16 games (starting 13 of last 16) and had 2.27 goals-against average and .909 save percentage ... sv% was second-best for a single season in Buckeye history and gaa ranks sixth all-time ... fourth in the B1G and eighth in the NCAA in save percentage, ranking fourth in the league and 18th in the nation in goals-against average ... Big Ten All-Freshman Team selection ... in B1G play, ranked second among league goalies in save percentage (.932) and third in gaa (2.25) ... allowed one goal vs. Michigan State in B1G tournament semifinals March 20, making 26 saves in overtime win ... 30 saves on 31 shots in victory over No. 1-ranked Minnesota in tournament semifinals March 21 ... 31 stops vs. Wisconsin in championship game March 22 ... 40 saves on 42 shots at Penn State March 14 ... B1G Third Star of the Week after stopping 70-of-73 shots in sweep of Penn State Jan. 31-Feb. 1; 46 saves in game one, allowing one goal; 24 saves in game two, stopping last 20 shots as Buckeyes came from behind to win ... 36 saves on 37 shots in win at No. 9 Wisconsin Jan. 25 to earn B1G Second Star of the Week honors ... 30 saves on 32 shots, and three saves in shootout win, vs. Minnesota March 8 ... stopped 29-of-30 shots in 2-1 win vs. Wisconsin Feb. 14 and made 24 saves vs. the Badgers Feb. 15 ... two ties and shootout wins at Michigan State Feb. 7-8; 25 saves in game one, 30 stops in game two, allowing two goals in each game ... 28 saves at Minnesota Jan. 18 ... 31 stops Dec. 29 vs. Mercyhurst, allowing two goals ... 25 saves Dec. 28 vs. Mercyhurst for win in first collegiate start.
Prior to Ohio State: Opened 2013-14 with the Dubuque Fighting Saints in the United States Hockey League ... posted 2.29 goals-against average and. 911 save percentage, along with a 10-4 record with Dubuque ... shutouts in each of his first two games of 2013-14 and won first seven games ... led the Saints to a bronze medal at the 2013 Junior Club World Cup in Omsk, Russia ... played for the Tri-City Storm to start 2012-13 and was 2-4-1, with a 3.73 goals-against average and .895 save percentage ... ended 2012-13 with Dubuque and was 7-2-2, notching a 2.54 goals-against average and .897 save percentage; squad won USHL Clark Cup ... split time with Tri-City and Des Moines in 2011-12; playing 15 games with Des Moines (3.15 gaa, .892 sv%) and two with Tri-City (2.41 gaa, .938 sv%) ... had 2.81 goals-against average and .902 save percentage, with a 23-16-4 record, in his USHL career.
Off the Ice: Eldest son of Carl and Patsy ... has two younger siblings, Chandler and Cassady ... communication major.
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