Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics
Tomkins stops all 28 shots for third career whitewash
Teams meet for two games in New York this weekend
Schilkey named league's first star, Gust receives second star honors
Schilkey and Jobst post a goal and an assist each
Schilkey Previews RPI Series
Ohio State 7, UConn 4 Postgame Press Conference
Schilkey Previews Miami Game
Ohio State Ties UConn
Ohio State vs. Robert Morris (Photo credit Ric Kruszynski)
Buckeyes Down Falcons, 6-1
Buckeyes Win Exhibition Game 9-2
Ohio State 6, Michigan 5 OT
Started playing hockey with his father as one of his first coaches ... attracted to Ohio State because it is a top university both athletically and academically ... has worked at hockey clinics during the summer ... hometown is located on a major river that feeds into Lake Huron, about an hour north of Detroit ... cousin, Steve, was captain of the hockey team at Buffalo State College ... favorite player is Pavel Datsyuk ... Pick One: Movie - Warrior, Blood Diamond; Musical group - Need to Breathe; Professional Team - Detroit Red Wings; Athlete - Niklas Lidstrom; Homecooked meal - fajitas; Celebrity - Carrie Underwood; Snack food - chips and salsa; Ice cream flavor - cookies and cream; Sport other than hockey - golf; Vacation spot - Sarasota, Fla.; Place hockey has taken you - Switzerland.
Ohio State Career: Elected a team captain for second consecutive season ... 2016 Second Team All-B1G and Team MVP ... Big Ten Preseason Player to Watch selection entering both 2014-15 and 2015-16 ... Big Ten All-Freshman Team honoree in 2014 and voted Buckeyes’ Rookie of the Year ... three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete, a two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection and a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... enters senior year with 89 career points on 42 goals and 47 assists.
2015-16 (Junior Season): Second Team All-Big Ten honoree ... team-high 19 goals and 41 points and ranked second with 22 assists, all career highs ... played in all 36 games and had a point in 23 of the last 31 ... fifth in the Big Ten in points, tying for fifth in goals and tying for eighth in assists ... six power play goals tied for fourth among B1G players, with 13 power play points tied for sixth ... t-25th in the NCAA in points per game (1.14) and 23rd in goals per outing (.53) ... in B1G games only had 26 points on 11 goals and 15 assists, ranking sixth among league players; t-7th in goals and t-5th in assists ... four-time B1G Star of the Week ... named first star in back-to-back weeks ... honored as first star after five points (3g, 2a) vs. Wisconsin Feb. 26-27; scored twice, including gametying tally with 48 seconds left in game one, and had three points, with a goal and two assists, in each game; was +2 in each contest ... four points in series vs. Michigan March 4/6 to again garner first star accolades; after assist in game one, had three points, with two goals, an assist and +3 mark, in game two, notching the overtime winner to complete the series sweep ... second star after posting five points at Penn State Feb. 19-20; power play goal in game one and had career-high four assists in game two, with +3 mark; first four assist game for a Buckeye since February 2011 ... first recognized as second star of the week following a four-point series vs. Mercyhurst Oct. 30-31; goal in game one and three points, with two goals, in game two ... averaged 2.0 points a game over final four weeks of regular season, ranking first in the NCAA during the span; six goals, 10 assists and 16 points, with +11 mark, in the stretch ... seven-game point streak Feb. 19-March 11 (6g, 10a, 16p) ... two goals in the season opener vs. Bowling Green Oct. 9 for firrst career multiple goal game ... led Ohio State forwards with 42 blocked shots ... scored first career shorthanded goal Jan. 23 vs. Penn State ... Florida College Classic All-Tournament Team after a goal, assist and +3 mark vs. Cornell in title game ... B1G Distinguished Scholar, Academic All-Big Ten selection and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete ... Team MVP as voted by his teammates.
2014-15 (Sophomore Season): Played in 33-of-36 games, tying for second on the team with 22 points and tying for third with 12 assists ... skated in season opener vs. Providence Oct. 10, injured in the game and missed next three games (only games he has missed as a Buckeye) ... ended year with a point in five of last eight contests ... scored gamewinning goal vs. Wisconsin Feb. 13 and was +1 in the game ... empty net goal to seal win vs. Michigan Feb. 20, with +1 rating ... three points and +2 mark in sweep of Penn State Feb. 27-28; two assists in game one and a goal in game two ... three helpers and +2 rating at Notre Dame Nov. 29 ... power play goal and had an assist vs. Michigan State Nov. 21, posting a +1 mark and blocking three shots ... two assists Nov. 8 vs. Omaha ... goal and five shot blocks Dec. 5 at Michigan ... two assists vs. the Wolverines Jan. 16 ... goal and an assist for two points at Mercyhurst Jan 2 ... scored and had +2 rating vs. Penn State in Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals March 19 ... goal and +1 mark vs. Minnesota March 7 ... scored Jan. 9 at Penn State and Nov. 15 vs. Bowling Green ... earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honors.
2013-14 (Freshman Season): Played in all 37 games and posted 26 points, on 13 goals and 13 assists, to earn Big Ten All-Freshman Team accolades and Buckeyes’ Rookie of the Year award... second on the team in goals and tied for 11th among all conference players ... sixth in the B1G and 20th in the NCAA in freshman points ... 6-7-13 line in B1G play to tie for second among among league rookies in points and goals ... power play goal vs. Minnesota in Big Ten Tournament semifinals March 21 ... assist and +1 vs. Wisconsin March 22 in tournament final ... goal and two assists for three points at Penn State March 14, with +3 mark ... notched third period gametying goal March 8 vs. Minnesota and scored lone goal in 1-0 shootout win; +1 in matchup ... goal and +1 Feb. 28 at Michigan and vs. Wisconsin Feb. 15 ... scored in both shootout wins at Michigan State Feb. 7-8 (only goal in game two); first assist on gametying goal with 1.7 seconds left in game one ... two assists Feb. 1 vs. Penn State; +1 in game one Jan. 31 ... two goals and an assist in series at Wisconsin Jan. 24-25; power play goal in game one; goal and assist for two points, with +2 mark, in game two ... assist and and +3 Jan. 10 vs. . Michigan State ... four points and +3 in series vs. Mercyhurst Dec. 28-29, with a goal and an assist in each game ... notched a goal and an assist vs. Canisius Nov. 15 for first multiple-point game; +2 in the contest ... power play goal Nov. 9 vs. Niagara ... assist at Miami Oct. 12 for first career point and scored first goal Oct. 15 at Bowling Green ... scored at Robert Morris Oct. 26 and picked up an assist vs. Minnesota Duluth Nov. 2; +1 in each game ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State: Spent two full seasons with the Green Bay Gamblers of the USHL ... second-leading scorer on the Gamblers during 2012-13, posting team-best 32 goals, along with 39 assists, for 71 points ... finished the regular season sixth in the USHL in goals and seventh in points ... member of the 2011-12 Clark Cup Champion Green Bay Gambler squad ... team posted record of 47-9-2, notching USHL record regular-season wins ... played in USHL Top Prospects game in January 2012, posting a goal and an assist ... also played soccer and baseball ... member of the Marysville Chapter of the National Honor Society.
Off the Ice: Son of Glen and Michelle ... has an older brother, Kyle, and a younger sister, Jessica ... has two dogs ... enjoys golf and all watersports ... finance major.
Buckeyes vs. Gophers - Game Two