Fritz voted Team MVP, receives leading scorer award
Script Ohio, 50th Anniversary Celebration highlight series
Teams to meet for first time as Big Ten foes
Teams will meet Friday outside in Hockey City Classic
Series kicks off 18-consecutive conference games for the Buckeyes
Buckeyes vs. Minnesota 3/6/15. Photo credit Michael Griggs.
Ohio State 3, Michigan State 0
Notre Dame 3, Ohio State 1
Ohio State vs. Miami in Three Rivers Classic
RMU 3, OSU 2
Played with Buckeye seniors Chad Niddery and Justin DaSilva in Powell River ... attracted to Ohio State because of the tradition, location and the proximity to home so his friends and family could come watch him play ... started playing hockey at age 5 when his parents decided to take him to an arena ... favorite thing about hockey is his teammates ... Pick One: Movie - Happy Gilmore; Television show - Two and a Half Men; Music group - Three Days Grace; Professional sports team - Detroit Red Wings; Athlete - Tiger Woods; Meal - steak, potatoes and Caesar salad; Snack - ice cream and honey roasted peanuts; Sport other than hockey - golf; Place to vacation - Mexico.
2013-14 (Sophomore Season): Played in 14 games, picking up six assists (DNP 10/25 vs. Robert Morris, 11/2 vs. UMD, 11/16 vs. Canisius, 11/29-12/2 vs. Michigan; suffered season-ending injury Jan. 17 at Minnesota) ... +11 to rank fourth on team ... +1 or better in seven games, including five of his last eight games ... +5 in series vs. Mercyhurst Dec. 28-29; assist and +2 in game one, +3 in game two ... +3 in series vs. Niagara Nov. 8-9 and picked up a helper in game one ... two-assist night vs. Bowling Green Oct. 28 and had a +3 mark ... assist in each game vs. Miami Oct. 12-13 and was +1 in game one ... 22 blocked shots, including four at Robert Morris Oct. 26 at vs. Canisius Nov. 15, with three vs. Michigan State Jan. 11 ... an Academic All-Big Ten choice and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
2012-13 (Freshman Season): One of just five Buckeyes, and the only freshman, to play in all 40 games during the year ... led the Buckeye rookies and defensemen with 17 points, including 14 assists ... honorable mention CCHA All-Rookie Team selection ... finished fifth in scoring among CCHA rookie defensemen in league games only with 10 points (t-13th among all conference freshmen) and +9 mark in CCHA play was second among league's freshmen blueliners and tied for eighth among all league defensemen ... tied for 11th in scoring overall among league rookies, tying for fourth among freshmen defensemen and tying for 12th among all blueliners ... +7 overall, ranking third among the league's rookie defensemen, tying for fifth among league's freshmen and tying for 10th among all CCHA blueliners ... even or better in nine of last 10 games, with six +1 games in the stretch ... seven-game assist and point streaks (1-7-8) ended in CCHA semifinals ... assist in each CCHA quarterfinal game vs. Ferris State March 15-17, with +1 mark in game two; blocked six shots in series ... CCHA Defenseman of the Week after Miami series March 1-2; +1 and three blocked shots in each game; assist in game one, with a goal and an assist in game two for first career multiple-point game ... helper in each game vs. Michigan Feb. 22-23, with +1 mark in game one ... power play assist and +1 rating Feb. 9 at Alaska ... scored 5x3 power play goal to tie game Feb. 2 vs. Notre Dame ... assist Jan. 25 vs. Lake Superior State; +3 (and three blocks) in game two vs. the Lakers Jan. 26 ... two points in series vs. Robert Morris Dec. 7-8; assist in game one; scored gametying goal in third period in game two for first career tally, +1 in the game ... helper vs. Penn State Dec. 29 ... assist, +2 and seven shots vs. Northern Michigan Nov. 17 ... assist in first collegiate game Oct. 12 at Minnesota Duluth ... helper at Bowling Green Oct. 27, with +1 mark ... career-best +3 Nov. 23 at Lake Superior State and Dec. 1 at Michigan State; +1 in series opener at MSU Nov. 30, Dec. 15 vs. Miami and Feb. 16 vs. Western Michigan ... blocked three shots vs. Alaska Nov. 10, Lake State Nov. 24 and Jan. 26, in each game at Miami March 1-2 and vs. Ferris State March 16 ... 48 recorded blocked shots on the year to rank fifth on squad ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State: Played for the Powell River Kings in the British Columbia Hockey League the last two seasons as team won two division championships ... received 2012 BCHL Coastal Conference Best Defenceman Award and was named a first team all-star ... named team MVP and top defenseman and won three stars and plus/minus awards ... third on the team with 49 points in 55 regular-season games, including 20 goals and 29 assists, in 2011-12 while serving as an assistant captain ... five postseason assists ... squad won the regular-season conference title, advanced to the Fred Page Cup Final ... 35 points, with 26 assists, in 58 regular-season games in 2010-11 ... earned rookie of the year award ... nine points in 16 playoff games ... skated with the Stratford Cullitons in 2009-10 and received team's MVP, best defenseman and plus/minus awards ... 2010 GOJHL All-Star ... led GOJHL blueliners with 19 goals and had a 28-39-67 line in 95 regular-season games ... compiled 7-12-19 line in 26 playoff games with Stratford ... graduated from Central Huron Secondary School in 2009 ... also played soccer and golf.
Off the Ice: Son of Mary and Rick Dalrymple ... sister, Janelle, attends University of Guelph ...sport industry major ... grew up on a farm and spent summers working at Huron Tractor.