Freddy Gerard
Freddy  Gerard


Rocky River, Ohio

Last College:
Madison Capitols (USHL)

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170



Academic Standouts Recognized

20 Buckeyes named Ohio State Scholar-Athletes


Buckeye Hockey Update - Frozen Four Bound Buckeyes

Ohio State captured the Midwest Regional


Buckeyes Advance to NCAA Midwest Regional Final

Ohio State topped Princeton 4-2


Buckeye Hockey Update - NCAA Midwest Regional Week

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


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

Freddy Gerard scores in overtime for the victory


Freddy Gerard - PSU Road Series Preview

Freddy Gerard - PSU Road Series Preview


Gerard - RPI Preview

Gerard - RPI Preview


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.


Big Ten Tournament Championship Game

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


Buckeyes Down Spartans in B1G Quarterfinals

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


Ohio State Wins B1G Tournament Quarterfinal Series

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


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