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24   Kevin Kessler
Kevin Kessler

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Marshfield, Mass.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 215

Position:
D

Birthdate:
10/28/1985

Last Team:
New Hampshire Junior Monarchs (EJHL)



As a Redshirt Junior in 2009-10: Game-by-Game Statistics
Big, strong stay-at-home defenseman who can punish opposing players with bone-crushing hits ... played in 18 games with four penalties for eight minutes and a minus-3 rating ... Saw action against Lowell (12/50 ... Finished with an even rating against Quinnipiac (11/28) ... Had two shots on net and finished with an even rating against UNH (11/13) ... Saw action in a weekend sweep of Niagara (11/6, 11/8) where he finished with an even rating.

As a Redshirt Sophomore in 2008-09: Game-by-Game Statistics
Shared UMass Hockey's Minuteman Award for dedication, determination, character and sportsmanship with teammate Jordan Virtue ... Played in four games...Had one penalty for two minutes...Finished the season with a +1 rating.

As a Redshirt Freshman in 2007-08: Game-by-Game Statistics
Played in 10 games...finished the season with two points on one goal and one assist... named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team for the second straight year ... named UMass' Most Improved Player along with teammate Marc Concannon...registered three penalties for 17 minutes and three shots on goal...scored his first collegiate goal against Maine (2/2)...tallied his first point of the season with an assist at Providence (1/18)...saw action in his first game of the season against #7 New Hampshire (12/8).

As a Freshman in 2006-07: Redshirted the season ... earned Hockey East All-Academic Team honors.

Before UMass: Played one season for the New Hampshire Junior Monarchs, helping lead them to the 2005-06 EJHL Championship ... Tallied 21 points (6g, 15a) in 48 games ... Selected to the 2005-06 EJHL All-Star Team ... Also spent three seasons at Cushing Academy where he tallied 33 points on seven goals and 26 assists in 91 games.

Personal: Kevin Thomas Kessler ... Born October 28, 1985 in Weymouth, Mass. ... Son of David and Kathy Kessler ... A sports management major.

Season GP G A Points Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG
2007................ 10 1 1 2 3 .333 3-17 +1 0 0 0
2008................ 4 0 0 0 4 .000 1-2 +1 0 0 0
2009................ 18 0 0 0 5 .000 4-8 -3 0 0 0
TOTAL............... 32 1 1 2 12 .083 8-27 -1 0 0 0

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    Saturday, Oct 4
    vs Dalhousie 7:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, Oct 10
    vs Boston University 7:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, Oct 17
    at Michigan State TBA
    Saturday, Oct 18
    at Michigan State TBA
    Friday, Oct 24
    at Northeastern 7:00 PM
    Saturday, Oct 25
    at Boston College TBA
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