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Gordi Myer

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Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • Height 5-10
  • Weight 179
  • Hometown Sylvania, Ohio
  • Junior Team Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)

Ohio State Career

  • Selected a captain for 2019-20
  • Three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
  • Two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection
  • 2017 AHCA All-American Scholar
  • Part of Ohio State defense that was Top 15 in the NCAA the last two years, including program-record 2.07 team goals against average in 2017-18

2018-19 (Junior Season)

  • Skated in all 36 games, with 1-8-9 line
  • Second on team with +10 rating
  • Had just one minus rating the second half of the year, with +15 mark in 20 games combined
  • Team-high 52 shot blocks, with four in five games
  • +4 in series vs. Michigan State March 1-2, tying career high with +3 mark in game one
  • Gamewinning assist in third period vs. Notre Dame Feb. 1 and +2 in the game; +1 in game two victory
  • Seven blocks in series at Penn State Jan. 18-19, with four in game one
  • Scored gamewinning goal on the power play vs. Wisconsin Nov. 17; Four blocks in each game vs. the Badgers Nov. 16-17
  • Helper in four of last nine games (Feb. 9 at Wisconsin, Feb. 15 vs. Minnesota, Feb. 22 at Michigan, March 17 vs. Penn State)
  • Named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honoree

2017-18 (Sophomore Season)

  • Played in 39 games, with one goal and 11 assists for 12 points (career highs for assists and points)
  • 44 shot blocks to rank fourth on the squad
  • +12 on the year to tie for 15th in B1G (t-seventh among D)
  • +4 in NCAA Midwest Regional, with +1 mark vs. Princeton March 24 and +3 rating vs. Denver March 25
  • Assist vs. Notre Dame March 17 in B1G Tournament final
  • Scored first goal of the year (on the power play) March 10 vs. Michigan in B1G Tournament semifinals; had three shot blocks in the game
  • Helper in each game vs. Wisconsin Feb. 23-24; +2 in game two and had three shot blocks in series
  • Assist in game one at Minnesota Feb. 16; Scored shootout winner vs. the Gophers Feb. 17 and blocked three shots in the game
  • Assist in each game at Notre Dame Feb. 9-10; four shot blocks in game one, +2 in game two
  • Helper vs. Michigan Jan. 26
  • Assist and +1 mark, with two blocks, at Penn State Jan. 13
  • Six shot blocks vs. Niagara Dec. 29-30, with four in game one
  • +2 in game two at Michigan Nov. 25
  • Assist vs. Robert Morris Oct. 27, with +2 mark in the game
  • Three blocks at Wisconsin Oct. 7
  • Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete accolades and an Academic All-Big Ten honoree

2016-17 (Freshman Season)

  • Played in 22 games and had nine assists and 10 points
  • Point in five of his last eight games
  • 28 blocked shots, with two or more in eight games
  • First career goal came in the third period of NCAA Tournament game vs. Minnesota Duluth and tied the score
  • Three assists in series at Michigan Feb. 3-4, with two in game two for first career multiple-point outing
  • Helper at Niagara Oct. 29 for first career point
  • Assist and +2 vs. Minnesota Feb. 11 and had three blocks in game one vs. the Gophers Feb. 10
  • Also blocked three shots vs. the Gophers Dec. 3
  • Four shot blocks vs. UConn Nov. 12 and was +2 in the game
  • Helper Feb. 18 at Michigan State, Jan. 6 vs. Penn State and Nov. 4 vs. Robert Morris
  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
  • Named an inaugural AHCA All-American Scholar

Prior to Ohio State

  • Skated in 59 games with Green Bay in 2015-16, posting 15 assists and scoring three goals for 18 points, along with a +13 rating; played in the Gamblers’ four Clark Cup playoff games
  • Started 2014-15 in Tri-City, playing in 32 games
  • Ended year with Green Bay and had six assists in 15 outings
  • Played in Cleveland Barons program and served as an assistant captain with Barons’ U18 team in 2013-14
  • Graduated from Sylvania Northview High School in 2014

Off the Ice

  • Son of Mike, who works in construction, and Kim, an occupational therapist
  • Twin sister Lori attends Ohio State; also has an older brother, Jerry
  • Like to golf and to cook
  • Business economics major
  • Attracted to Ohio State because “it’s a great university and it’s close to home”
  • Started skating at age 3; got into hockey because his older brother played
  • Has worked during the summer as a youth hockey instructor and on a farm
  • Favorite players are Sidney Crosby and Pavel Datsyuk because “they are the hardest working guys on and off the ice”
  • Lists best thing about hockey as “the speed of the game”
  • Pick one: Movie – Pirates of the Caribbean; Television Show – How I Met Your Mother; Athlete – Tyrann Mathieu; Sport other than hockey – College Football; Celebrity – Margot Robbie; Home cooked meal – Mom’s meatloaf

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