AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014-15 Second on the team in blocks (51) and in penalty minutes (45) ... Third among the sophomore class in scoring (6) ... Picked up an assist in the Hockey East final victory against UMass Lowell (Mar. 21) ... Scored the game winning goal in the NCAA National Semifinal win against North Dakota (April 9). AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013-14 Played in 34 games ... Led all freshmen with 53 blocks ... Registered his first collegiate point with an assist against Michigan State (Oct. 26) ... Scored his first career goal against Northeastern (Mar. 1).
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY Captain of 2012-13 Kimball Union squad that was top-ranked New England prep team for majority of season ... Played three seasons at KUA before joining the Muskegon Lumberjacks of the USHL for a 10-game stint ... Top-scoring defenseman at KUA in 2012-13 with a 3-18--21 line in 29 contests after combining for 20 points (3g, 17a) his first two seasons there ... Played in 2012 Beantown Spring Classic ... Spent freshman season at St. Mary's High School in Lynn ... Selected by the New York Islanders in the fifth round (125th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
PERSONAL Born July 4, 1994 ... Son of Tonja and Philip Somerby ... Enrolled in the College of Communication, majoring in journalism.