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5 - Jack Christian
Jack Christian
Height: 6-2
Weight: 230
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wilton, Conn.
High School: The Taft School
Position: Defenseman
Major: Psychology
Bats/Throws: Right

Senior (2009-10) Stats
Skated in 16 of the final 17 games of the season, often alongside Ryan Grimshaw ... Contributed to 9-for-9 penalty-killing effort in two-game road sweep of Princeton in first round of ECAC Hockey playoffs (March 5-6) ... Registered the primary assist on Michael Del Mauro's game-winning goal in Harvard's third-period comeback win in Game 1 ... Scored first goal of the season 18 seconds into home game against Rensselaer (Feb. 12).

Junior (2007-08)
Tied for sixth in ECAC Hockey with two shorthanded points (one goal, one assist) in league play ... Helped Harvard lead ECAC Hockey in scoring defense (1.86 goals allowed per game) and penalty killing (.913, 94 for 103) in league play ... Tied for second on the team at +6 in league games ... Paired with Brian McCafferty '09 for much of season ... Assisted on Mike Taylor's shorthanded goal in bye-clinching win at Cornell (March 1) to end the regular season ... Scored first career goal and added an empty netter in 6-1 win at No. 16 St. Lawrence (Nov. 3) ... Added third goal in two games against No. 16 Rensselaer (Nov. 9) ... Total of +5 in consecutive wins against St. Lawrence, Rensselaer and Union (Nov. 3-10) ... Assisted on Jon Pelle's second-period tying goal in 2-1 win at Boston University (Nov. 20).

Sophomore (2006-07)
Skated in 32 games on the Harvard blue line, most often paired with Chad Morin ... Consistently performed as one of Crimson's hardest hitters ... Recorded assists against St. Lawrence (Nov. 4), at Colgate (Nov. 11), in the regular-season finale against No. 16 Cornell (Feb. 24) and in the second game of the Yale playoff series (March 3) ... Finished the season with a +1 rating.

Freshman (2005-06)
Teamed with captain Peter Hafner '06 to form a solid pair of defensive defensemen ... Recorded three assists and a +2 rating ... Along with Brian McCafferty, stepped right into the lineup to account for the loss of American Hockey League standouts Noah Welch '05 and Ryan Lannon '05 ... Recorded assists in collegiate debut against Dartmouth (Oct. 29), Ivy League title-clinching win at Cornell (Feb. 18) and deciding game in St. Lawrence playoff series (March 12), all Harvard victories.

Before Harvard
Played three years of hockey and lacrosse at The Taft School, captaining both teams as a senior ... Played with current teammates Alex Meintel and J.D. McCabe ... Hockey team won the 2003 and 2004 Founders League titles ... Received the Angier Hockey Trophy as a senior ... Three-year midfielder for the lacrosse team ... Team won the 2003 and 2004 Founders League championships ... All-Founders League selection as a senior ... Attended Wilton High School as a freshman ... Varsity letterwinner in hockey as a freshman ... Also received the Ironman Award ... Two-time member of the honor roll.

Career Highs
Points - 2 two goals at St. Lawrence, Nov. 3, 2007
Goals - 2 at St. Lawrence, Nov. 3, 2007
Assists - 1 10 times, most recently one assist at Princeton, March 5, 2010, ECAC Hockey first round
Point Streak - 2 Nov. 3-9, 2007

Career Stats

Season GP G A Points Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG
2005-06................ 32 0 3 3 17 .000 14-28 +2 0 0 0
2006-07................ 32 0 4 4 21 .000 18-47 +1 0 0 0
2007-08................ 27 3 2 5 15 .200 12-24 +1 0 1 0
2009-10................ 16 1 1 2 10 .100 3-6 -4 0 0 0
TOTAL................... 107 4 10 14 63 .063 47-105 0 0 1 0