David Gust
David  Gust


Orland Park, Ill.

Last College:
Fargo Force (USHL)

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 176



Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics


Buckeye Spotlight - David Gust

OhioStateBuckeyes.com catches up with the senior from Illinois


Schilkey and Gust B1G Stars of the Week

Schilkey named league's first star, Gust receives second star honors


No. 14 Buckeyes Tie UConn, 3-3

Schilkey and Jobst post a goal and an assist each


No. 14 Buckeyes Post 7-4 Win over UConn

Gust notches first hat trick in victory


Ohio State 6, Arizona State 1 - Highlights and Press Conference

Ohio State 6, Arizona State 1 - Highlights and Press Conference


Ohio State 7, UConn 4 Postgame Press Conference

Ohio State 7, UConn 4 Postgame Press Conference


Ohio State 2, Arizona State 2 OT

Ohio State 2, Arizona State 2 OT (Photo credit Ric Kruszynski)


Buckeyes Beat Sun Devils, 6-1

Buckeyes Beat Sun Devils, 6-1


Buckeyes vs. RedHawks

Buckeyes vs. RedHawks (Photo credit Ric Kruszynski)


Ohio State Ties UConn

Ohio State Ties UConn


Buckeyes Top Huskies, 7-4

Buckeyes Top Huskies, 7-4 (Photo credit Ric Kruszynski)

Sister Kara was a defenseman on the Ohio State women’s hockey team, finishing her career in 2014-15 ... began playing hockey at the age of 4 because a neighborhood friend got him into the game ... attracted to Ohio State because of the sports facilities and campus ... loves to play golf away from hockey ... hidden talent is ping pong ... favorite player growing up was Mike Modano because he was a leader and played big in important games ... Pick One: Movie - Olympus has Fallen; Television Show - Breaking Bad; Musician - Luke Bryan; Professional Team - Chicago Blackhawks; Athlete - Patrick Kane; Homecooked meal - Chicken and dumplings; Celebrity - Bradley Cooper; Snack food - Goldfish; Ice cream flavor - Oreo; Sport other than hockey - golf; Vacation spot - Paw Paw Lake in Michigan; Rink - Arctic Ice in Orland Park; Place hockey has taken you - Canada.

Ohio State Career: Three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and a two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection ... 36 points as a junior after posting just 18 in first two years combined.

2015-16 (Junior Season): Skated in all 36 games and had career-high 11 goals, 25 assists and 36 points ... first on the squad in helpers, second in points ... tied for ninth in the B1G in points and tied for fifth among league players in assists ... point in all but eight games ... 15-game point streak Nov. 28-Feb. 13, the longest for a Buckeye since at least 1997-98; 5-11-16 line in the stretch ... B1G First Star of the Week after five points in series vs. Canisius Nov. 13-14; two assists in each game and added a goal in game two ... two goals March 11 at Michigan State for first career multiple-goal game ... three assists in series vs. Wisconsin Feb. 26-27, with two in game two ... goal and assist for two points at Penn State Feb. 20, with +2 mark ... three points in series vs. Minnesota Feb. 12-13; power play goal in game one and two assists in game two ... goal and +2 vs. Michigan Jan. 15 and scored first career power play tally vs. UM Jan. 17 .. gamewinning goal and +1 Jan. 8 at Wisconsin ... three assists in series at Providence Oct. 23-24, including first career two-assist game in game two ... scored Buckeyes’ first goal of the season Oct. 9 vs. Bowling Green ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten selection.

2014-15 (Sophomore Season): Played in 25 games ... three goals, five assists and eight points ... two-point game, with a goal and an assist, against Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals March 19; +2 in the game ... scored third period game-tying goal at Canisius Oct. 31 ... goal Jan. 23 at Michigan State ... assist and +1 Feb. 20 vs. Michigan ... helper at Wisconsin March 13, +1 in each game vs. the Badgers March 13-14 ... assists Feb. 20 vs. Michigan, Jan. 2 at Mercyhurst and Nov. 21 vs. Michigan State ... named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and an Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2013-14 (Freshman Season): Played in 26-of-37 games ... six goals and four assists for 10 points ... goal and a +1 mark March 2 vs. Wisconsin ... scored a shorthanded goal at Wisconsin Jan. 25 ... assist and +1 rating Jan. 18 at Minnesota ... three points in series vs. Mercyhurst Dec. 28-29; goal in game one and goal and assist for two points in game two; +1 in each contest ... scored against Michigan Dec. 2 ... helper and +1 rating vs. Canisius Nov. 16 ... two points, with a goal and an assist, vs. Bowling Green Oct. 29 for first collegiate points; +2 in the game ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

Prior to Ohio State: Played for the Fargo Force in the USHL for two seasons ... fourth on the team in scoring, skating in 64 games with 21 goals and 28 assists for 49 points, in 2012-13 ... played in 43 regular season games during the 2011-12 season with Fargo, tallying 14 goals and 16 assists for 30 points ... 15 points in 13 games during the 2013 USHL Playoffs, ranking second in playoff scoring in the USHL ... team advanced to the Clark Cup final in 2013 ... spent two seasons with the Chicago Fury AAA U18 team ... graduated from Marist High School in 2012.

Off the Ice: Son of Dave and Kelly ... three older sisters: Dana, Jena and Kara ... majoring in consumer and family financial services.