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22 - David Valek
David Valek
Height: 6-2
Weight: 205
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Zagreb, Croatia
High School: Chelsea (Mich.)
Position: Forward
Major: Economics
Bats/Throws: Right
House Affiliation: Dunster

Sophomore (2010-11) Stats
Set up Michael Del Mauro’s go-ahead goal in second period of 4-3 win against St. Lawrence (Feb. 26) ... Scored first goal of season in 4-2 win against Army in opening game of Sheraton/TD Bank Catamount Cup (Jan. 1).

Freshman (2009-10) Stats
Played in 28 games, including the final 21 of the regular season and both games of EAC Hockey quarterfinal series at Cornell (March 12-13) ... Tallied a goal in 4-3 home win against No. 16 Union (Feb. 13) ... Logged first collegiate assist on Colin Moore's first-period goal at Minnesota (Jan. 9) ... Scored first career goal to seal win against No. 8 Quinnipiac (Dec. 29) ... Made collegiate debut in season-opening win at Dartmouth (Oct. 30).

Before Harvard
Played two seasons for the U.S. National Team Development Program while graduating from Chelsea High School ... Helped the United States win the gold medal at the 2009 International Ice Hockey Federation World Under-18 Championship ... Also helped the U.S. National Under-18 Team win Four Nations and Five Nations tournament titles ... Played in 57 games for Team USA in 2008-09, registering eight points and 13 assists ... Team USA teammate of Harvard classmate Brendan Rempel ... Played in 49 games with nine goals and 10 assists for the U.S. National Under-17 Team in 2007-08.

Personal
Born in Utah before moving to Europe, spending time in Croatia, Slovakia and the Czech Republic ... Father, Ivan, played professional basketball in the former Yugoslavia.

Career Highs
Points - 1 six times, most recently one assist vs. St. Lawrence, Feb. 26, 2011
Goals - 1 four times, most recently at Cornell, Feb. 18, 2011
Assists - 1 twice, most recently vs. St. Lawrence, Feb. 26, 2011

Career Stats

SeasonGPGAPointsShotsShot%Pen-Min+/-PPGSHGGWG
2009-10................2821316.1258-27-14000
2010-11................2911227.03710-28-5000
TOTAL..................5732543.07018-55-19000