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21 Tad Kozun

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 12 times (last: 2/24/17 vs. UAF)
Goal Streak      2 gms 4 times (last: 11/11-12/16)
Point Streak     4 gms 1/29-16-2/6/16
Multi-Point Gms 11 gms (last: 2/24/17 vs. UAF)

 

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