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12 Nils Rygaard

2017-18 JUNIOR SEASON: Played in 23 games scoring one goal and two assists for three points ... scored his one goal of the season shorthanded at Minnesota State on Jan. 5th ... WCHA Scholar-Athlete ... named to WCHA Academic Team.

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     4 times (last: 1/5/18 vs. MSU)
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: Senior
Hometown: Norrkoping, Sweden
High School: Janesville Jets/NAHL
Experience: 2 Letters
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