Larocque, Parran and Weis all traveled this summer through athletic department's Buckeyes Go International program.
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Men's Hockey Buckeyes Go International - Larocque, Parran and Weis traveled abroad this summer and talked about their experiences.
Get to Know the Buckeyes, Summer Edition - Dream Vacation
Ohio State and RPI skated to a 1-1 overtime tie, with the Buckeyes winning the shootout (Photo credit: Ric Kruszynski)
Buckeyes Open Year with Exhibition Game (Photo Credit: Ric Kruszynski)
Buckeyes Beat Spartans in B1G Tourney Quarterfinals (Credit Ric Kruszynski)
Buckeyes vs. Wolverines
Ohio State 2, Arizona State 2 OT (Photo credit Ric Kruszynski)
Attracted to Ohio State because “The culture and the people are what made Ohio State stand out to me. The facilities and staff are unmatched and the support system from athletics to academics is unparalleled ... it was a no brainer.” ... started skating around age 3, following his older siblings into the game ... favorite player is Ryan McDonagh, says “He is a class act on and off the ice. He is an unbelievable defenseman and leader and I would like to emulate some of the things he has accomplished in his career.” ... built a coop in his backyard during high school and raises chickens ... played with classmate Freddy Gerard with the Cleveland Barons AAA club and with Buckeye senior Luke Stork in Youngstown ... Pick one: Movie - Step Brothers; Television show - Entourage; Music - Jake Owen, Green Day; Professional team - Cleveland Browns; Professional athletes - LeBron James, Lionel Messi; Homecooked meal - veal scaloppini; Celebrity - Matthew McConaughey; Ice cream flavor - chocolate; Vacation spot - Lake Chautauqua, Ashville, N.Y.; Book - Unbroken.
Ohio State Career: 2017 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten choice ... traveled to Thailand in Summer 2017 with group from Ohio State Department of Athletics through Global Vision International, where they engaged in sports-related and life skills activities with local youth in the Phang Nga province.
2016-17 (Sophomore Season): Saw action in 26 games and had 10 points, with four goals and six assists ... B1G Third Star of the Week after five points and +4 mark in series at Niagara Oct. 28-19; first career two-goal game and added an assist for career-high three points in opener; added two assists in game two ... two assists in Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal win over Michigan State March 16 ... blocked 45 shots, including six at Minnesota Dec. 3 and four vs. Minnesota Duluth in the NCAA Tournament March 24 and vs. Arizona State Jan. 13; had three blocks in four other games ... scored just nine seconds into game at Miami Dec. 31 ... goal and +2 mark at Minnesota Dec. 3 ... assist vs. Michigan State March 4 and had five shot blocks in road series vs. the Spartans Feb. 17-18 ... earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten accolades.
2015-16 (Freshman Season): Skated in 33 of 36 games, including last 26 ... 10 points, with two goals and eight assists ... point in eight of the last 12 games ... six-game point streak Feb. 20-March 11 (1g, 7a, 8p) ... three assists in series with Michigan March 4/6; two assists, +2 and three shot blocks in game one and a helper in game two ... three points in series vs. Wisconsin Feb. 26-27; two assists in game one and a helper in game two, with +2 mark in each game ... first career goal came Feb. 20 at Penn State, with +3 rating ... scored in Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal game vs. Michigan State March 17 ... assist Feb. 12 vs. Minnesota for first career point.
Prior to Ohio State: Played in 52 regular season games, along with four postseason games, with the Youngstown Phantoms in the USHL, posting 13 points on three goals and 10 assists, along with a +12 mark, in 2014-15; served as an assistant captain as squad won the Anderson Cup and had a USHL-record 17-game winning streak ... played in three games with the Phantoms in 2012-13 before joining the team fulltime in 2013-14, skating in 49 games and recording a 5-2-7 line ... played for Cleveland Barons program, including two seasons with U18 program; had 18 points (3g, 15a) in 40 games in 2012-13 and skated in 29 games in 2011-12, with four assists ... graduated from Saint Ignatius High School in 2013 ... also played basketball.
Off the Ice: Son of Theodore, a physician/professor and Laura, an MBA/nurse ... has a sister, Krista, and a brother, Theodore ... biology major ... enjoys fly fishing.