Michael Rounds
Michael  Rounds


Mt. Pleasant, Mich.

Last College:
Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180



Academic Standouts Recognized

20 Buckeyes named Ohio State Scholar-Athletes


Buckeyes Top Robert Morris, 3-1, to Complete Sweep

Ohio State extends unbeaten streak to six (4-0-2)


Meet the Buckeye Men’s Hockey Freshmen

Six rookies on Ohio State 2017-18 squad


Buckeyes vs. Niagara - Game Two

Buckeyes vs. Niagara - Game Two (Photo credit Ric Kruszynski)


Ohio State Rally Falls Short vs. Notre Dame

(Photo credit Ric Kruszynski)

Audio Pronunciation

Started playing hockey at age 4 when parents put him in learn to skate classes … favorite player is Duncan Keith “He moves well on the ice and always makes the right play.” … Pick one: Movie – Fury; Television show – Scandal; Musician – Kendrick Lamar; Professional team – Detroit Red Wings; Professional athlete – Miguel Cabrera; Homecooked meal – chicken and rice; Celebrity – Mark Wahlberg; Snack food – jerky; Ice cream flavor – mint chocolate chip; Books – Harry Potter; Vacation spot – Hawaii.

Prior to Ohio State: Skated with the Des Moines Buccaneers in the USHL in 2016-17 and had 12 points, with 10 assists, in 57 regular season games while serving as an assistant captain … played in 55 games for the Wichita Falls Wildcats of the North American Hockey League in 2015-16, earning 22 points on seven goals and 15 assists … skated in nine playoff games as Wildcats reached NAHL championship … played with the South Division team at the 2016 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament … skated with the Lansing Capitals of the North American Prospects Hockey League (NAPHL) for three seasons before moving to the NAHL … graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in 2016 .

Off the Ice: Son of Mike and Leslie … has two older sisters, Carly, a graduate of Northwood University, and Courtney, who graduated from Central Michigan … born in Dayton, Ohio … plans to major in sport industry … enjoys playing golf.