King goes third overall to become sixth Buckeye first-round pick
Sorensen, Evans and MSL Lakers will take on King and WLA Shamrocks
Ohio State has had eight honorees in last four years combined
Ohio State is defending league tourney champion
Evans, Haus and Meurer named First Team All-ECAC; Hunter, Imbordino, King, Planning and Spencer voted second team; Withers on all-rookie team
2015 Showdown in the Shoe
Buckeyes Win Creator's Trophy with 13-8 Victory at Michigan
The Buckeyes clinched a share of the ECAC title with an 8-6 win over the Falcons in Ohio Stadium.
Moe's Classic vs. UMass - Jacksonville, Fla.
Buckeyes fall to the Blue Jays in triple overtime, 10-9
Ohio State Career: Shared 2012 Most Improved Player award in 2012 ... three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete ... two-time Academic All-Big Ten and Academic All-ECAC selection.
2014 (JUNIOR SEASON): Started and played in 13 games (DNP April 6 at Delaware), with 11 goals, career-high 18 assists and 29 points ... fourth in the ECAC with 1.38 assists per game ... third on the team in points, second in assists and tied for fifth in goals ... at least one point in all but four games and had eight multiple-point outings ... 13-game point streak ended March 15 at Denver; streak started April 6, 2013 and had 24 goals, 13 assists and 37 points in stretch ... ECAC co-Offensive Player of the Week after career-high five assists and six points vs. UMass Feb. 16 ... four point games vs. Notre Dame March 25 and Michigan April 12 with two goals and two assists and vs. Johns Hopkins Feb. 9 with a goal and three helpers ... three points, with two goals, March 8 vs. Hofstra and had a 1-2-3 line vs. Bellarmine March 21 ... scored twice vs. Penn State March 1 ... two assists in win over Air Force April 19, including on fourth-quarter gamewinner ... 16 groundballs, including four vs. JHU and three vs. both Bellarmine and Michigan ... earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete, Academic All-Big Ten and ECAC All-Academic honors.
2013 (Sophomore Season): Career-high 26 goals and eight assists for 34 points while playing in 15 games; fourth on team in goals and points ... missed first two games with injury; started last 14 contests ... seven multiple-goal games and 11 multiple-point outings ... ended season on eight-game goal and point streaks (18g, 3a, 21p) ... second in NCAA and first in ECAC with .553 shooting percentage, with 26 goals on 47 shots ... two goals and an assist in the NCAA tournament, with a goal and assist vs. Towson in first round May 12, along with two groundballs, and a score vs. Cornell May 18 ... seven goals and an assist in ECAC tournament; two goals and an assist, posting two groundballs, vs. Loyola May 2; career-high tying four goals, with a groundball, vs. Denver May 4; goal vs. Loyola was number one on SportsCenter Top 10 Plays of the Day ... hat trick and an assist for four points and a groundball vs. Fairfield April 27 ... career-high four goals at Michigan April 13 ... two goals and five groundballs vs. Hobart April 6 ... had two groundballs and two caused turnovers vs. Loyola March 30 ... goal and groundball at Bellarmine March 23 ... scored and had two groundballs at Air Force April 20 ... career-high two assists at Notre Dame March 20 ... two points, with an EMO goal and an assist, along with a groundball, at Virginia March 16 ... three goals and four points March 2 at Penn State ... two goals and a groundball vs. Marquette Feb. 23 ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete, Academic All-Big Ten selection and Academic All-ECAC choice.
2012 (Freshman Season): Played in final 12 games, starting last five ... eight goals, five assists and 13 points, all coming in final nine games ... voted Most Improved Player by his teammates ... eight-game point streak March 17-April 28 ... ECAC Rookie of the Week March 19 after two goals, an assist and two groundballs vs. Virginia March 17; points were first of his career ... three points, including two goals, vs. Bellarmine March 24 ... extra-man goal and an assist vs. Air Force April 21 ... goal and two groundballs vs. Notre Dame March 21 and at Fairfield April 28 ... tallied and had a groundball at Loyola March 31 ... assist and a groundball at Michigan April 14 and had a helper and caused turnover at Hobart April 7 ... won silver medal with Team Canada at World Under-19 Championship in Finland over the summer ... assist in gold medal game ... five-point outing, including four assists, in win over England ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete as a freshman.
Holy Cross Catholic/Peterborough Lakers: Scored 28 goals and 70 assists for 98 points in the 2011 regular season playing for the Junior A Peterborough Lakers after posting 67 points in 2010 ... 48 points in just 10 games in 2011 playoffs ... member of the Under 16 Canadian National Champions and an OMFIL midget all-star ... Holy Cross won two OFSAA championships during his time and he was a two-time MVP ... also played hockey for the Liftlock Stars in the OPJHL.
Personal: Son of Mark and Lisa ... has two siblings, Taylor and Troy ... relatives Shawn and Scott Evans have played in the NLL ... psychology major ... favorite pro sports team is the Toronto Maple Leafs and favorite athlete is Sidney Crosby.
Career Game Highs:
|Goals||4||2x, last May 4, 2013 vs. Denver|
|Assists||5||Feb. 16, 2014 vs. UMass|
|Points||6||Feb. 16, 2014 vs. UMass|
|Shots||7||April 12, 2014 vs. Michigan|
|GBs||5||April 6, 2013 vs. Hobart|
|CTs||2||March 30, 2013 vs. Loyola|
|Mult. Goal Games||13||9 2G, 2 3G, 2 4G|
|Mult. Assist Games||6||4 2A, 1 3A, 1 5A|
|Mult. Point Games||22||9 2P, 5 3P, 7 4P, 1 6P|
|Longest Point Streak||13 games||4/6/13-3/8/14, 24g, 13a, 37p|
Buckeye Spotlight - Brendan Barger