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12 Nils Rygaard

2016-17 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Skated in 28 of 34 games in first full season, collecting 2-4—6 totals … furnished pair of assists in 4-1 victory vs. Ferris State, Jan. 6 … scored at Lake Superior State, Feb. 11, helping Green & Gold secure point in 4-4 tie … netted short-handed goal vs. Alabama Huntsville, Nov. 5, and added helper in 4-3 win vs. Minnesota State, Feb. 3 … fired 21 shots on target and blocked 14 shots, including season-high 3 at Bemidji State, Oct. 28 … whistled for 4 penalties, serving 8 minutes … received team's Coaches' Award.

2015-16 FRESHMAN SEASON: Joined team for second half of season, playing in final 14 games … registered one goal and four helpers for five points … furnished first collegiate point Feb. 6 with a helper at Northern Michigan … tallied first collegiate goal – game winner – on Feb. 20 vs. Lake Superior State, including a helper for two-point game and helping Seawolves to 5-2 win … also collected helpers vs. Minnesota State and at Alaska Fairbanks … placed 16 shots on goal … tagged for two penalties – at LSSU and vs. MSU …  blocked 16 shots … received team's Coaches Award at Bill MacKay Athlete of the Year banquet in April.

BEFORE UAA: Before joining UAA in January, dressed with the Janesville Jets for two seasons ... posted 12-12-27 totals in 58 games in 2014-15, before going 4-12-16 in 22 games last season.

PERSONAL: Born April 11, 1995 ...  son of Hakan and Cathrine Rygaard ... has two brothers, Ludvig and Hugo ... business management major.

CAREER BESTS
Goals (game)    1 3 times (last: 2/11/17 at LSSU)
Assists (game)  2 1/6/17 vs. FSU
Points (game)   2 2 times (last: 1/6/17 vs. FSU)
Goal Streak  
Point Streak    2 gms 11/5-11/16
Multi-Point Gms 2 gms 1/6/17 vs. FSU

Position: Forward
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Norrkoping, Sweden
High School: Janesville Jets/NAHL
Experience: 2 Letters
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