Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner
Team to face Notre Dame in semifinals Saturday
Teams will meet in quarterfinal best-of-three series in OSU Ice Rink
Teams meet Friday and Saturday in Oxford, Ohio
February 19-25, 2013
Notre Dame 3, Ohio State 1
Drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the sixth round of the 2011 NHL Draft (No. 169 overall) ... brother, Clayton, is a sophomore on the Merrimack hockey team ... cousin Macgregor Sharp played four seasons at Minnesota Duluth, signed a contract with the Anaheim Ducks and now plays in Italy ... skated with Buckeye redshirt freshman Riley Simpson with the Red Deer Bantam AAA Rebels and the Red Deer Minor Midget AAA Iroc Chiefs ... attracted to Ohio State because of the coaching staff and the opportunity to flourish and develop under their direction, the rich university history and the incredible campus ... began playing hockey at age 5 because his older brother was also skating; father and grandfather built an outdoor rink where they learned how to play ... favorite thing about hockey is setting up a goal for a teammate ... has worked as a truck driver for a fertilizer company and on a maintenance crew at a golf course, but favorite summer job was helping as a farmhand on his grandfather's farm ... Pick One: Movie - Legends of the Fall; Television show - Friday Night Lights; Professional team- Boston Red Sox; Celebrity - Ryan Gosling; Musician - Kenny Chesney; Athlete - Roger Federer; Home cooked meal - turkey pie; Snack foods - dill pickle potato chips and cookie dough ice cream; Sport other than hockey - tennis; Rink - Red Deer Arena; Vacation spot - Alberta Rocky Mountains; Book- Showdown.
Prior to Ohio State: Spent last two seasons with the Camrose Kodiaks in the AJHL ... 2012 Reebok South Division All-League Team selection ... posted 30 points in 2011-12, with 11 goals and 19 assists in 51 regular-season games ... named team's MVP ... won gold medal as team captain with Team Canada West at the 2011 World Junior A Challenge ... finalist for 2011 AJHL Rookie of the Year and earned a spot on the AJHL South Division All-Rookie Team ... played for Canada West in 2010 World Junior A Challenge ... named to Team West at 2010 CJHL Prospects Game ... posted 22 points, including 16 assists, in 50 regular-season games in 2010-11 ... had 11 postseason points in 23 games ... Kodiaks played in the 2011 RBC Cup, with Jardine skating in all five games and earning RBC Cup All-Star accolades ... played in three games for the Kodiaks in 2009-10 ... skated for Red Deer Midget AAA prior to joining the Kodiaks, earning league defenseman of the year honors ... also played inline hockey with the Lacombe Rednecks from 2005-11.
Off the Ice: Son of Ted, a principal, and Lynee, a physical therapist ... also has a sister, Naomi ... enjoys playing tennis, camping and hunting ... plans to major in sport management.