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Connor

Yau

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Defenseman
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: Algonquin, Ill.
High School: Harry D. Jacobs HS
Club: Youngstown Phantoms

Bio

 Year OVERALL
GP
G-A-P
PIMS
  ECACH
GP
G-A-P
PIMS
2015-16 28 5-6-11 14   17 0-3-3 2
2016-17 29 1-11-12 26   20 1-9-10 8
Total 57 6-17-23 40   37 1-12-13 10






2016-17 (Sophomore):
Played in 29 games...Led the team with nine power-play assists...Scored his first and only goal of the season in a high-scoring 8-4 victory at home vs. No. 6 Harvard on Jan. 17...Had three game-winning assists; first in a 4-2 win at RPI on Jan. 14, second in another 4-2 win at Cornell on Jan. 28, and third in an 5-4 away victory at Brown on Feb. 17.

2015-16
(Freshman): Played in 28 games...Named the Booma Award winner as the team's rookie of the year...Second on the team with plus-12 rating...Led all freshman in scoring with 11 points and goals with five...Second on the team with 45 blocked shots and 1.61 blocks per game...Netted the game-winning goal 17:14 into overtime of Game 1 of Dartmouth's quarterfinal sweep of Yale in New Haven, his only game-winning goal of the season...Named the ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week on Mar. 8...Assisted on three game winners over the course of the year: Holy Cross (Jan. 10), RPI (Feb. 13), Colgate (Game 1/Mar. 4)...Scored his first career goal at UNH on Dec. 11...Netted another in the team's next game on Jan. 2 at home against Robert Morris in the Ledyard Classic...Had his first multi-point game in a Big Green sweater with a goal and an assist in Game 2 of the Colgate postseason series...Scored three goals in six postseason games after netting just two in 22 regular season contests...Netted the final goal of the season with Dartmouth's lone tally in Lake Placid and the semifinal game against No. 1 Quinnipiac.

Before Dartmouth: Yau brings two seasons of Tier 1 Junior experience having played a combined 105 games for both the Chicago Steel and Youngstown Phantoms. His Phantom team won the Anderson Cup as the USHL Regular Season Champion and along the way set a league record with 17 consecutive wins in his final season. Prior to his two years in the USHL, Connor played in the Chicago Mission AAA organization where he was a teammate of fellow freshman, John Ernsting. Connor also represented the Central District at three different USA Hockey Select Festivals.

Personal: Son of Sam and Lori Yau...Father played soccer at Adrian College from 1981-85...Has one brother and one sister...Interested in pursuing a degree in business.

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