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21 Tad Kozun

2017-18 SENIOR SEASON: Played in 32 games scoring six goals and nine assists for 15 points ... tied for second on the team with 15 points ... served as an assistant captain ... recorded two multi-point games ... scored two goals and two assists over a season-high three-game point streak from Nov. 4th to Nov. 11th ... played in 133 career games scoring 29 goals and 40 assists for 69 points ... WCHA Scholar-Athlete ... named to WCHA Academic Team ... Krampade All-American Scholar honoree from the AHCA. 

2016-17 JUNIOR SEASON: Recorded 5-14—19 totals in 32 of 34 games, including power-play, short-handed, empty-net, game-winning and unassisted goals … 19 points was good for second most on team … had four 2-game point streaks and six multipoint games … scored twice at then-No. 12 Penn State, Nov. 11 … tallied unassisted game-winner and assist in 4-3 victory vs. Minnesota State, Feb. 3 … netted short-handed goal at Northern Michigan, Dec. 3 … accumulated 2 assists in 4-1 win vs. Bemidji State, Dec. 30 … also notched 2 assists against Michigan Tech (Jan. 13) and Alaska Fairbanks (Feb. 24) … fired 63 shots on target, recording 5 shots on three occasions and averaging 1.97 per game … whistled for 4 minor infractions, serving 8 penalty minutes … blocked 7 shot attempts … moved into tie for 56th on UAA's all-time career goal list with 24 … one of record nine Seawolves named as WCHA Scholar-Athlete Award recipient … member of WCHA All-Academic Team. 

2015-16 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Leading goal scorer with 13, including team-high six power-play goals and two game-winning tallies … at 13-7—20, passed his point total from rookie season (6-9–15) … finished 10th in conference with 10 WCHA goals … dressed in all 34 games … furnished two multi-goal games – vs. American International (Oct. 17) and Ferris State (Nov. 14) … registered career-high four-game point streak from Jan. 29-Feb. 6 (2-2—4) … collected power-play goals at AIC, FSU, Bemidji State and Lake Superior State … produced game-winning strikes vs. AIC and at Michigan Tech (Dec. 4) … placed team-high 86 shots on target, including season-high six vs. St. Cloud State, Oct. 10 at Kendall Hockey Classic … averaged 2.53 shots per game … tagged for second most penalties on team with 17, serving team-high 64 minutes … blocked 14 shots … named team's Leon Thompson Fan Favorite … received WCHA Scholar-Athlete Award and named to WCHA All-Academic Team.

2014-15 FRESHMAN SEASON: One of five Seawolves to dress in all 34 games … furnished 15 points to lead rookie class and finish fourth overall … 15 points ranked 12th overall in WCHA freshman stats … posted nine helpers, also good for fourth overall on team, while six goals tied for fifth … scored first collegiate goals (2-0–2) Oct. 11 vs. Wisconsin in Kendall Hockey Classic, helping UAA to 4-2 win and spot on All-Tournament Team … picked up first collegiate assist Oct. 10 vs. Maine ... named WCHA Rookie of the Week Oct. 13, following 2-1–3 totals in KHC … scored game-winning goal vs. Northern Michigan, Nov. 22, helping Seawolves to 4-0 shutout … tallied four multi-point games, including two helpers at Minnesota State, Feb. 6 … furnished season-high three-game point streak from Feb. 21-28 (1-2–3) … placed 54 shots on target, including four on net three times … blocked eight shots … tagged for nine penalties, serving 29 minutes … posted team-high-tying three penalties and 17 penalty minutes at Alaska Fairbanks, Jan. 17.

BEFORE UAA: Skated for the Nipawin Hawks of the SJHL for four years …led the league with 38 goals in 2013-14 and finished third overall in scoring with 65 points as assistant captain … named SJHL Sherwood Division MVP and Player of the Year … produced 147 career points in 147 games combined with the Hawks … attended L.P. Miller Comprehensive.

PERSONAL: Born March 3, 1993 in Nipowin, Sask. … son of Vern and Colleen Kozun … has two siblings – Taran and Austyn … major in undeclared.

CAREER BESTS
Goals (game)     2 4 times (last: 11/11/16 at PSU)
Assists (game)   2 5 times (last: 2/24/17 vs. UAF)

Points (game)    2 13 times (last: 11/4/17 at LSSU)
Goal Streak      2 gms 4 times (last: 11/11-12/16)
Point Streak     4 gms 1/29-16-2/6/16
Multi-Point Gms 13 gms (last: 11/4/17 at LSSU)

 

Position: Forward
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 181
Year: Senior
Hometown: Nipawin, Saskatchewan
High School: Nipawin Hawks/SJHL
Experience: 3 Letters