September 28, 2020

Meet the New Buckeyes – Travis Treloar

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Ten questions with new Buckeye Travis Treloar, a freshman forward.

What is your go-to snack?
A peanut butter and jelly sandwich

What is your favorite place hockey has taken you?
Right here in Columbus.

Would you rather drive or be the passenger?
I don’t have my license, so probably passenger

Summer or winter?
Winter

What’s your favorite moment in hockey so far?
Winning the Swedish championship when I played there.

What is your biggest pet peeve?
Someone chewing very loudly.

What is your favorite holiday? Why?
I enjoy my time back home in Norway with my family.

Favorite show to binge watch?
I don’t really spend that much time watching shows.

Why do you wear No. 94?
I wear No. 94 because it was always my brother’s number. He is also my best friend so every time I play a game he is always there.

How did you get into hockey?
My dad was a hockey player and hockey coach so I have been around the game since I was younger and loved the game immediately.

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Prior to Ohio State

  • Skated with Lincoln in 2019-20 and had 49 points, with 14 goals and 35 assists, in 48 games
  • Played 59 regular season games with the USHL Chicago Steel in 2018-19 and notched 30 points (14g, 16a) in 59 regular season games; also played in 10 postseason outings as the team won the eastern conference title
  • Saw action in four USHL games with Chicago in 2017-18
  • Played with North Jersey Avalanche AAA program, as well as Frölunda HC and 1.HV71 in Sweden and Stjernen in Norway
  • Won 16U national championship with North Jersey Avs in 2017-18 and was named MVP when the team won the Beast Tournament series
  • Won gold with HV71 U16 team in Sweden and won U15 and U16 gold with Stjernen Hockey in Norway, earning MVP honors in U15
  • Graduated from University of Nebraska High School in 2020
  • Also played soccer

Personal

  • Son of Darren, a sports director, and Anette; Has a brother, Brandon, who used to play hockey
  • On why he chose Ohio State: “It is a school with great tradition. I was very impressed with the athletic and academic program. Also, playing for such an unbelievable coaching staff and getting the chance to play with such a high caliber of players made this decision easy for me. I am so pumped to be a Buckeye.”
  • Highlight of his hockey career so far is winning championships in Sweden, Norway and North America
  • Born in Kalmar, Sweden
  • Wears No. 94 because it was his brother’s number
  • Enjoys playing and watching soccer and basketball
  • Started playing hockey at age 2, and got into the game because his father played
  • Favorite hockey player is Mitch Marner