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3   Kevin Czepiel
Kevin Czepiel


Holyoke, Mass.

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 170



Last Team:
New Jersey (EJHL)


Hockey Blanks Merrimack 3-0 On Senior Night

Seniors Rocco Carzo and Kevin Czepiel both contribute assists in the victory.


Hockey Closes Out Regular Season With Merrimack

Looking to earn a berth into the Hockey East Tournament, the Minutemen will play a home-and-home weekend against the Warriors.


Pair At #5 UNH Next For UMass Hockey

The Minutemen will head to Durham, N.H. for the penultimate weekend of the regular season.


Three-Goal Third Lifts UMass Hockey Over Maine, 5-2

Four Minutemen post multi-point nights in the win over the Black Bears.


Key Weekend At Home For Hockey Against Maine

Battling for a postseason berth, the Minutemen will play host to the Black Bears this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 22-23.



MIH vs. MU (SENIOR DAY) Photos by Thom Kendall '93


MIH vs. MAINE (2)

MIH vs. MAINE (2) Photos by Thom Kendall '93


MIH vs. MAINE (1)

MIH vs. MAINE (1) Photos by Thom Kendall '93


MIH vs. NU (2)

MIH vs. NU (2) Photos by Thom Kendall '93


MIH vs. LOWELL (2)

MIH vs. LOWELL (2) Photos by Thom Kendall '93

Career Honors
2011-12 Hockey East All-Academic Team

AS A SENIOR IN 2012-13: Game-by-Game Statistics
Served as team co-captain ... Was one of five Minutemen to see action in all 34 games ... Registered a career high eight points on the season with two goals and six assists, including one game winner ... Tallied an assist in 3-0 shutout over Merrimack (3/9) in final game and won 11 of 16 faceoffs taken against the Warriors ... Scored an empty net goal in win over Maine (2/23) ... Logged first goal of the season, first career game winner, in 5-1 victory over #11/9 Boston University (2/1) ... Went 13 of 14 over the faceoff dots at Vermont (1/26) ... Credited with an assist in 5-2 victory at #2 Boston College (1/18) ... Had second straight game with an assist at #15 Yale (12/11) ... Tallied an assist in the second of two back-to-back home contests against Colgate (12/8) ... Added an assist in 2-2 tie with #18 Quinnipiac (11/24) ... Won 13 of 18 draws against Providence (11/9) ... Played in 100th career game at Boston College (11/4) ... Won nine of 12 faceoffs taken in 2-1 overtime win against #9 New Hampshire (11/2) ... Recorded first point of the season, an assist, vs. #3 Boston College (10/19).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2011-12: Game-by-Game Statistics
Played in 34 games and totaled six points on three goals and three assists ... Took nine penalties for 18 minutes ... Won 131-of -318 faceoffs ... Scored in back-to-back games, a 4-2 win over New Hampshire (2/25) and a 5-1 victory over Merrimack (3/2) ... Scored first of the season at Maine (2/17) ... Tallied an assist in squad's 4-0 win over #4 Boston College (1/13) ... Added a helper in victory over Yale (12/7) ... Logged first point of the season at Boston College (10/21) with an assist.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010-11: Game-by-Game Statistics
Played in 33 games with one goal and six assists ... Had an assist against Maine (3/4) ... Contributed an assist in three straight games, Merrimack (2/18), Providence (2/12), and Boston University (2/11) ... Scored his first goal of the season against Vermont (1/22) ... Credited with an assist in the win at UMass Lowell (1/14) ... Contributed his first assist of the season against Wisconsin (12/31).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009-10: Game-by-Game Statistics
Played in 27 games scoring one goal and adding four assists ... Finished the year with a -2 rating while taking 8 penalties for 16 minutes ... Recorded an assist for the second straight game vs. Maine (3/6) ... Notched first collegiate assist, finished with a +1 rating and won 6-of-9 faceoffs against Maine (3/5) ... Had one shot on net and won 12-of-16 faceoffs in a weekend split against UNH (11/13 & 11/14) ... Had four shots on net and won 10-of-19 faceoffs in a weekend sweep of Niagara (11/6 & 11/8) ... Recorded four shots on net in a weekend split with Providence (10/30, 10/31) ... Played in his first collegiate game against Maine (10/23) where he won 5-of-7 faceoffs and registered one shot on goal.

BEFORE UMASS: Played for the New Jersey Hitmen (EJHL) during the 2008-09 season, recording 20 goals and a league-leading 62 assists while helping the Hitmen to the conference championship in 2009 ... Played in the EJHL All-Star Game in 2009 ... Played four seasons at Northfield Mount Hermon High School under Coach Josh Brandywine before graduating in 2007 ... Was named team captain of Northfield prior to his senior season.

PERSONAL:Kevin Michael Czepiel ... Born March 15, 1988 in Holyoke, Mass. to Stephen and Mary Czepiel ... Has one sister, Kristina ... Majoring in Finance & Operations Management in the School of Management.


Career Highs
Goals: 1 - 7x - Last vs. Maine (2/23/13)
Assists: 1 - 19x - Last vs. Merrimack (3/9/13)
Points: 1 -25x - Last vs. Merrimack (3/9/13)

Most Recent Goal Scored - GP since: Last vs. Maine (2/23/13) - 4

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