6 Ryan Grimshaw
6 Ryan Grimshaw
Height: 6-0
Weight: 200
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Rochester, N.Y.
High School: Ann Arbor Pioneer (Mich.)
Position: Defenseman
Major: Economics
Bats/Throws: Right
House Affiliation: Dunster

Sophomore (2009-10) Stats
An ECAC Hockey All-Academic selection ... Tied for fifth on the team and second among defensemen with eight assists, skating in 30 games ... Partnered with senior Jack Christian late in the season ... Assisted on Michael Del Mauro's game-winning goal in third-period comeback from two-goal deficit to defeat Princeton in first game of ECAC Hockey first-round playoff series ... Contributed to Harvard's 9-for-9 penalty killing in the series ... Assisted on Danny Biega's third-period goal at St. Lawwrence (Feb. 27) ... Registered an assist on Conor Morrison's goal against Northeastern in the Beanpot (Feb. 8) ... Scored first goal of the season at No. 8 Yale (Feb. 6) ... Recorded two assists in 3-2 win against No. 5 Yale (Jan. 12) ... Assisted on Harvard's first goal in 3-1 win against No. 8 Quinnipiac (Dec. 29) ... Recorded assists in both games of Colgate-Cornell road trip (Nov. 6-7).

Freshman (2008-09)
An ECAC Hockey All-Academic selection ... Skated in 23 games, missing eight due to injury ... Played alongside Chad Morin ... Logged first collegiate point to give Harvard a third-period lead in 5-5 tie at Dartmouth (Jan. 25) ... Added assists in wins against Colgate (Feb. 13) and Quinnipiac (Feb. 27) ... Both helpers came on goals by Michael Biega, with the assist against Quinnipiac helping the Crimson tie the game in an eventual 2-1 win ... Had a plus or even rating in 15 of 23 games.

Before Harvard
Graduated from Pioneer High School while playing two years in the U.S. National Team Development Program ... Spent freshman year at Greece Athena High School and sophomore year at Salisbury School ... Voted an assistant captain for the U.S. National Under-17 Team, along with current Harvard teammate Colin Moore ... Won three gold medals, one silver and one bronze with the NTDP ... Finished 2008 season with bronze at the U-18 World Championship, leading Team USA and ranking in the tournament's top three in plus/minus ... Helped Salisbury win New England titles in hockey and lacrosse as a sophomore, playing hockey alongside Harvard teammates Alex and Michael Biega ... Also played fullback and linebacker on the Salisbury football team ... Played on Athena varsity hockey team in seventh, eighth and ninth grades ... Started in hockey and lacrosse as a freshman ... Graduated in top five percent of class at Pioneer after receiving first honors every trimester at Salisbury.

Hobbies include golf, tennis, swimming, water skiing and other outdoor sports ... Also enjoys drawing.

Career Highs
Points - 2 two assists vs. Yale, Jan. 12, 2010
Goals - 1 twice, most recently at Princeton, March 6, 2010, ECAC Hockey first round
Assists - 2 vs. Yale, Jan. 12, 2010
Point Streak - 2 Nov. 6-7, 2009

Career Stats

Season GP G A Points Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG
2008-09................ 23 1 2 3 17 .059 6-12 -7 0 0 0
2009-10................ 30 1 8 9 27 .037 8-24 -1 0 0 0
TOTAL................... 53 2 10 12 44 .045 14-36 -8 0 0 0