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Freddy Gerard
Freddy  Gerard

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Rocky River, Ohio

Last College:
Madison Capitols (USHL)

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170

Position:
F

04/10/2018

Academic Standouts Recognized

20 Buckeyes named Ohio State Scholar-Athletes

03/29/2018

Buckeye Hockey Update - Frozen Four Bound Buckeyes

Ohio State captured the Midwest Regional

03/24/2018

Buckeyes Advance to NCAA Midwest Regional Final

Ohio State topped Princeton 4-2

03/19/2018

Buckeye Hockey Update - NCAA Midwest Regional Week

No. 1 seed Ohio State takes on No. 4 seed Princeton Saturday in Allentown, Pa.

03/03/2018

No. 6 Buckeyes Advance to Big Ten Tournament Semifinals with OT Win over Michigan State

Freddy Gerard scores in overtime for the victory

01/11/2018

Freddy Gerard - PSU Road Series Preview

Freddy Gerard - PSU Road Series Preview

10/11/2017

Gerard - RPI Preview

Gerard - RPI Preview

04/05/2018

Frozen Four: No. 1 Ohio State vs. No. 3 Minnesota Duluth

The Buckeyes and Bulldogs clash for the right to play in the national championship.

03/17/2018

Big Ten Tournament Championship Game

No. 2 seed Ohio State fell to No. 1 seed Notre Dame in overtime. (Photo credit Ric Kruszynski)

03/03/2018

Buckeyes Down Spartans in B1G Quarterfinals

Ohio State won 4-3 in overtime to advance to the tournament semifinals (Photo credit Mac Connor)

03/03/2018

Ohio State Wins B1G Tournament Quarterfinal Series

The Buckeyes beat the Spartans in overtime to advance to the semifinals. (Photo credit Ric Kruszynski)

02/23/2018

Ohio State 6, Wisconsin 2

Ohio State 6, Wisconsin 2

Ohio State Career

  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar in 2016-17 after posting 3.7+ grade-point average for the school year
  • Three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
  • Two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection
2017-18 (Junior Season)
  • Career-high 12 goals, 12 assists and 24 points while playing in 40 games; tied for fourth on the team in goals, fifth in points
  • Seventh in the B1G with +16 rating
  • 3 gamewinning goals
  • Finished conference play tied for 10th in the B1G with 20 points and tied for sixth with 10 goals in league games
  • Goal and an assist vs. Princeton in NCAA Regional semifinals March 24, with +2 mark
  • Scored overtime gamewinner vs. Michigan State in B1G quarterfinals March 3
  • Two assists and +2 mark vs. Wisconsin Feb. 23
  • Assist in each game at Minnesota Feb. 16-17
  • Goal and +2 vs. Michigan State Feb. 2
  • Scored twice vs. Michigan Jan. 27, +2 in the game
  • Two goals and an assist for three points at Penn State Jan. 13; First goal came on PP and was the gamewinner
  • Assist and +2 in game one at MSU Jan. 5, Goal in game two Jan. 6
  • Helper on GWG with 6.3 seconds left vs. Niagara Dec. 29
  • Goal and an assist vs. Penn State Dec. 1
  • Two goals (first career multi-goal game) Nov. 24 at Michigan, including unassisted gamewinner; +3 in road series
  • Two assists in season opener at Wisconsin Oct. 6 and had a goal and an assist at Wisconsin Oct. 7
  • Academic All-Big Ten honoree and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

2016-17 (Sophomore Season)

  • Saw action in 17 games and had two assists
  • Helpers vs. Robert Morris Nov. 5 (with +2 rating) and Arizona State Jan. 13
  • B1G Distinguished Scholar, Academic All-Big Ten honoree and an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
2015-16 (Freshman Season)
  • Skated in 25 games and had 12 points on four goals and eight assists 
  • +7 in last nine games combined, with 3-3-6 line in the stretch
  • First career goal, along with two assists, for three points and +2 mark at Wisconsin Jan. 9 
  • Two points on a goal and an assist at Penn State Feb. 20
  • Sealed win at Michigan March 4 with an empty net goal; +2 in game two vs. the Wolverines March 6
  • Assist on the overtime gamewinning goal at Michigan State March 11
  • Assist Nov. 13 vs. Canisius for first career point
  • Goal vs. Wisconsin Feb. 27 and +1 in each game vs. the Badgers Feb. 26-27
  • Named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Prior to Ohio State

  • Played in all 60 games for the Madison Capitols in the USHL in 2014-15, recording 36 points on 18 goals and 18 assists to rank second on the team in scoring
  • Served as an alternate captain, elevated to team captain during the season and received team’s MVP award as voted by his teammates
  • Played for the Boston Junior Bandits in the EHL for two years; had 50 points (22g, 28a) in 44 games in 2013-14 and 13 points (6g, 7a) in 41 games in 2012-13
  • Played in Cleveland Barons program; 35 points, with 14 goals and 21 assists, in 40 games with the Barons U18 team in 2010-11 and 15 points, including 12 goals, in 2011-12
  • Graduated from St. Edward’s High School in 2012
  • Played baseball, lacrosse, football and soccer growing up

Off the Ice

  • Son of Allen and Sally and has two siblings, Charlie and Coco
  • Enjoys reading books and listening to music
  • Communication major
  • Attracted to Ohio State because of the opportunity to play Division I hockey in the Big Ten, the coaching staff and because it is his state school
  • Has worked teaching younger hockey players how to skate
  • Started playing hockey at age 3 after seeing his preschool classmate dressed as a hockey player for Halloween and becoming interested in the game
  • Favorite hockey player is Jonathan Toews because “he is the best leader in the NHL right now”
  • Grew up playing with Ohio State classmate Tommy Parran in the Cleveland Barons organization and was teammates with Buckeye Miguel Fidler in MadisonPick One: Movie - The Change Up; Television show - Entourage; Musical group - Creed; Professional team - Columbus Blue Jackets; Homecooked meal - tuna noodle casserole; celebrity - Leonardo DiCaprio; ice cream flavor - chocolate; vacation spot - Myrtle Beach; Book - Count of Monte Cristo
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