Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner
Hjelle makes 41 saves, Dzingel scores for the Buckeyes
Team to face Notre Dame in semifinals Saturday
March 12 - 18, 2013
Hjelle stops career-high 47 shots, Greco scores third-period gamewinner, Dzingel posts three assists
Attracted to Ohio State because of the coaching staff and the reputation Ohio State offers in its athletic programs... born in Queens, N.Y., moved to Minnesota at age 12 to attend Shattuck St. Mary's ... started skating at age 4 after watching the New York Rangers on TV ... highlight of hockey career was representing the United States overseas with the U17 National Team... parents have had a huge impact on him as a person by being his biggest fans... favorite hockey player is Zach Parise because of the way he conducts himself on and off the ice ... favorite thing about hockey is the atmosphere and speed of the game ... Pick One: Movie - Warrior; Television show - Entourage; Professional team - New York Rangers; Ice cream flavor - chocolate chip cookie dough; Celebrity - Mark Wahlberg; Rink - Des Moines Buccaneer Arena; Sport other than hockey - baseball.
Prior to Ohio State: Played with the Des Moines Buccaneers in the USHL majority of the last two years ... led the Buccaneers with 24 assists and 46 points ... ranked second with 22 goals while playing in 58 regular-season games in 2011-12 ... received 2011-12 Leading Scorer Curt Hammer Award ... began USHL career in 2010-11 with Waterloo, skating in 10 games before joining Des Moines for the final 32 regular-season games ... had 15 points in 2010-11, with 13 (7g, 6a) coming with the Buccaneers ... skated for Team USA in an Under-17 tournament overseas... attended Shattuck St. Mary's ... graduated from Valley High School (Des Moines, Iowa) in 2011 ... also played baseball.
Off the Ice: Son of Paul, a New York City firefighter who played baseball in college, and Mary Jane, a registered nurse ... has one older brother, Paul, a graduate of Notre Dame who attends law school at St. John's ... younger brother, Nicholas, a student at Shattuck St. Mary's High School ... plans to study marketing or business at Ohio State ... over the summer, has spent time working at Shattuck St. Mary's hockey camps.