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Sean Romeo
Sean  Romeo

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Cary, N.C.

Last College:
Maine/Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 173

Position:
G

05/07/2018

Humphrey Highlights: Sean Romeo

Get to know the 2018 NCAA Midwest Regional Most Outstanding Player

04/10/2018

Academic Standouts Recognized

20 Buckeyes named Ohio State Scholar-Athletes

04/05/2018

Frozen Four - Practice and Media Day

The Buckeyes take on Minnesota Duluth in the NCAA semifinals Thursday

04/04/2018

Sean Romeo Wins NCAA Elite 90 Award

Goalie has highest GPA among players at the 2018 Frozen Four

04/03/2018

Ohio State Heads to the Frozen Four in Saint Paul

Buckeyes will take on Minnesota Duluth Thursday in semifinals

03/28/2018

Jobst, Laczynski, Romeo - NCAA Frozen Four Preview

Jobst, Laczynski, Romeo - NCAA Frozen Four Preview

03/16/2018

Sean Romeo - B1G Tournament Final Preview

Sean Romeo - B1G Tournament Final Preview

03/01/2018

Romeo - B1G Quarterfinals Preview

Romeo - B1G Quarterfinals Preview

02/15/2018

Sean Romeo - Minnesota Road Series Preview

Sean Romeo - Minnesota Road Series Preview

02/01/2018

Sean Romeo - MSU Home Series Preview

Sean Romeo - MSU Home Series Preview

04/05/2018

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.

03/24/2018

NCAA Midwest Regional Semifinal

Ohio State faced Princeton in the PPL Center in Allentown, Pa.

03/17/2018

Big Ten Tournament Championship Game

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

03/02/2018

Ohio State Wins B1G Tournament Quarterfinal Game One, 6-2

Ohio State Wins B1G Tournament Quarterfinal Game One, 6-2

02/02/2018

Buckeyes Top Spartans, 4-2

Ohio State posted a Big Ten win over Michigan State in Value City Arena

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Ohio State Career

  • 2018 Second Team All-B1G
  • 2018 Mike Richter Award semifinalist (first in program history)
  • 2018 NCAA Midwest Regional Most Outstanding Player and all-regional team
  • NCAA Elite 90 Award winner for highest GPA among student-athletes at 2018 Frozen Four 
  • Two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and an Academic All-Big Ten choice
  • Transferred to Ohio State in Fall 2016 with two years of eligibility remaining; start in exhibition game Sept. 30, 2017 was first live game action since December 30, 2015
2017-18 (Redshirt Junior Season)
  • Second Team All-Big Ten, Top 3 Finalist for Big Ten Goaltender of the Year 
  • Mike Richter Award semifinalist 
  • NCAA Midwest Regional Most Outstanding Player after backstopping two wins, allowing just three goals (1.51 gaa, .935 sv%), named to regional all-tournament team
  • NCAA Elite 90 Award winner at Frozen Four
  • Started first 10 games of the year and 37 total
  • 30+ saves in 13 games; allowed one or fewer goals in 14 games
  • Five-time B1G Star of the Week 
  • 22 wins tied for the second most for a single season in Buckeye history
  • Goals-against average of 2.06 ranked 12th in NCAA and was third-best in OSU history
  • .927 save percentage was ninth in NCAA and third all-time for a Buckeye
  • Seventh nationally in minutes played, the fourth most in OSU history (2213:15)
  • 26 saves on 28 shots vs. UMD in NCAA semifinals April 5
  • In NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional March 24-25, allowed two goals vs. Princeton (on 25 shots) and had 30 saves on 31 shots vs. Denver to earn All-Regional Team and MOP honors
  • B1G Third Star of the Week after giving up three total goals at Minnesota Feb. 16-17; 26 saves in 2-1 game one loss; had 34 stops on 35 shots through regulation/OT and then allowed just one goal in eight shootout rounds as Ohio State claimed extra B1G point
  • B1G Second Star of the Week after allowing just three goals at Notre Dame Feb. 9-10; career-high 39 in game two win over No. 1-ranked Irish (including 22 in the second period)
  • B1G First Star of the Week after shutout, 1.52 goals-against average and .952 save percentage in sweep of Michigan Jan. 26-27; shutout (32 saves) was first in B1G play
  • B1G First Star of the Week after allowing just one goal on 34 shots in each game vs. Minnesota Dec. 8-9
  • Two wins at Michigan Nov. 24-25, allowing just three total goals; 31 saves on 33 shots in game one and 34 stops on 35 shots in game two (including 21 in the third period)
  • Made 29 saves (including 6 in overtime) in 1-1 OT tie at UConn Nov. 11
  • Allowed four total goals in sweep of Robert Morris Oct. 27-28, with one (pp) tally allowed in game two; 24 saves in game one
  • B1G Third Star of the Week after allowing just one goal in series sweep at UMass Oct. 20-21; 24 saves in game one (stopping last 20 shots faced) and posted first career shutout with 23 stops in game two
  • Allowed just one goal in each game vs. RPI Oct. 13 13-14, with back-to-back 1-1 OT ties
  • Allowed two goals in opener at Wisconsin Oct. 6 for first win as a Buckeye
  • Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

2016-17 (Redshirt Season)

  • Sat out season to satisfy NCAA transfer rules 
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Maine Career

  • Played for Maine in 2014-15 and 2015-16
  • Saw action in two games in 2015-16, with a 2.27 goals-against average and .933 save percentage Started 21 of 23 games played as a freshman in 2014-15, posting a 3.04 goals-against average and .902 save percentage
  • Maine Scholar-Athlete “Rising Star” in 2014-15

Prior to College

  • Spent three seasons with Youngstown in the USHL
  • Assistant captain for the Phantoms in 2013-14 and posted a 3.42 goals against average and .891 save percentage in 30 games
  • Saw action in 53 games in 2012-13 and had a 2.75 goals-against average and .910 save percentage, along with nine playoff appearances, posting a 2.36 goals-against average and .905 save percentage in the postseason 
  • First year with Youngstown was 2011-12 and had a 3.32 goals-against average and .900 save percentage in 16 games played 
  • Played in the Junior Hurricanes program growing up

Off the Ice

  • Son of Jeff and Lisa and has a brother, Luke
  • Finance and accounting major and career goal is to be a financial advisor 
  • Attracted to Ohio State because he loved the coaches and opportunity and fell in love with the school his first time on campus 
  • Favorite player is Carey Price; loves watching him play and learning from him 
  • Played with classmate Tommy Parran before Ohio State 
  • Started playing at age 6 because he “saw kids playing street hockey and wanted to join;” his neighbor, Alex Denning, got him into hockey
  • Pick One: Movie -- Focus; Television Show -- Entourage; Musician -- Justin Bieber; Athlete -- Conor McGregor; Home cooked meal -- linguini and clams; Ice cream flavor -- Cookies and cream; Professional Team -- Cleveland Cavaliers; Rink -- Covelli Centre
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