ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

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

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 three times, most recently one goal vs. Union, Feb. 13, 2010
Goals - 1 twice, most recently vs. Union, Feb. 13, 2010
Assists - 1 at Minnesota, Jan. 9, 2010

 Career Stats

Season GP G A Points Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG
2009-10................ 28 2 1 3 16 .125 8-27 -14 0 0 0
TOTAL................... 28 2 1 3 16 .125 8-27 -14 0 0 0