ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
19 - Jimmy Vesey
Jimmy Vesey
Height: 6-1
Weight: 195
Year: Freshman
Hometown: North Reading, Mass.
High School: North Reading
Position: Forward
Shoots/Catches: Left

Selected in the third round of the NHL draft, with the 66th overall pick, by the Nashville Predators

Freshman (2012-13) Stats
Named Ivy League Rookie of the Year ... Selected to ECAC Hockey All-Rookie Team ... Scored a pair of goals and handed out an assist, finishing +2 in collegiate debut against Bentley Oct. 27 ... Named ECAC Rookie of the Week (Oct. 30) ... Posted an assist against Brown Nov. 2 ... Netted a goal against Union Nov. 9 and had a pair of unassisted tallies a night later against RPI ... Picked up second ECAC Rookie of the Week honor Nov. 13 ... Had an assist in 4-1 win over No. 10 Cornell Nov. 16 ... Named Hogan Hockey/ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Month for November ... Notched a goal at No. 12 Dartmouth Jan. 12 ... Had an assist Jan. 19 at Brown ... Netted a goal Jan. 22 at No. 19 Union and also scored against Clarkson Jan. 25 ... Posted third two-goal game of his career with a pair of tallies against St. Lawrence Jan. 26 ... Earned ECAC Rookie of the Week honors Jan. 29 ... Named Walter Brown Award semifinalist ... Scored against St. Lawrence Feb. 22 and then dished out a pair of assists in 6-2 win over Clarkson a night later ... Assisted on Alex Fallstrom’s game-winning goal in overtime in 2-1 upset of No. 1 Quinnipiac March 1.     

Before Harvard
Played for the EJHL’s South Shore Kings in 2011-12 and was named league Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year … Set EJHL single-season record for points and goals during 2011-12 season … Also attended Belmont Hill School and was named Independent Schools League honorable mention in 2010 and 2011.

Personal
A high honors student in high school … Member of the Chinese National Honor Society … Peer Tutoring Award recipient in 2011 … Enjoys roller hockey, wiffleball and basketball … Father, Jim, played college hockey at Merrimack and went onto play for the NHL’s St. Louis Blues and Boston Bruins.