26 Toni Söderholm
AS A JUNIOR IN 2000-2001:
Played in 24 games... Recorded eight points on one goal and seven assists... Scored a goal in the season-opener at Wisconsin (10/6)... Had an assist in the 5-4 overtime victory at UMass Lowell (11/3)... Recorded a pair of assists in the 4-4 overtime tie with Colgate (10/21)... Tallied an assist in the 2-2 overtime tie with Northeastern (1/27)... Had an assist in the 3-3 overtime tie at Boston College (2/23)... Recorded an assist against Providence (1/7)... Named to the Hockey East All-Academic team... Named to the Dean's List in the spring.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 1999-2000:
Played in 34 games... Led all Minuteman defensemen in scoring with 15 points, surpassing his rookie year scoring total... Had two assists in a 3-3 tie with UMass Lowell (2/6)... Also had two assists against Merrimack (11/13)... Scored his first career power play goal at Boston University (12/4)... Netted a goal in 4-3 win over Providence (1/26)... Tied for first on the team in plus/minus with a +7 ratio... Played his first career game at left wing against Northeastern (1/15) and had an assist... Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team... Named to the Dean's List and the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in fall and spring.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 1998-1999:
Scored his first collegiate goal against Northeastern (1/5)... Posted his first collegiate point with an assist against Boston University (12/4)... Had two assists in 6-3 win over Northeastern (2/13)... Led all UMass freshman defensemen in scoring with nine points... Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the fall and spring semesters for having a GPA above 3.0... Named to the Hockey East All-Academic team.
BEFORE THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS:
Played for two seasons for IFK in the Finnish Junior A league... Played two seasons at the Trinity College School in Ontario... Recorded 36 points on 12 goals and 24 assists as a senior at Trinity... Also played hockey, soccer and tennis at Trinity... Was the runner-up for the school's Athlete of the Year award... Was the MVP of the hockey and tennis teams at Trinity... Served as an assistant captain of the hockey team and captain of the tennis team.
THE TONI SÖDERHOLM PERSONAL FILE:
Toni Kristian Söderholm... Born April 14, 1978 in Helsinki, Finland... Son of Stefan and Kirsti Söderholm... Served eight months in the Finnish national army... Member of the Golden Key National Honors Society and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars... Marketing major.