17 Rence Coassin
17 Rence Coassin
Height: 6-1
Weight: 200
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hamden, Conn.
High School: Choate Rosemary Hall
Position: Forward
Major: Sociology
Bats/Throws: Left
House Affiliation: Dunster

Junior (2010-11) Stats
Recorded an assist and a +2 rating in 4-2 win against Army at Sheraton/TD Bank Catamount Cup (Jan. 1) ... Scored first career goal, shorthanded, and added an assist at Quinnipiac (Nov. 20) while playing in his hometown.

Sophomore (2009-10) Stats
An ECAC Hockey All-Academic selection ... Skated in 12 games ... Blocked a shot to set up an offensive rush and record an assist in win against No. 16 Union (Feb. 13) ... Recorded first career assist on Ryan Grimshaw's third-period goal at No. 8 Yale (Feb. 6).

Freshman (2008-09) Stats
Skated in 16 games as a rookie, including Senior Night win against No. 16 Princeton (Feb. 28) and Beanpot consolation against No. 15 Boston College (Feb. 9) ... Recorded a season-high three shots against Alabama-Huntsville in Badger Hockey Showdown (Dec. 28) ... Had a plus or even rating in 12 of 16 games.

Before Harvard
Played for Choate Rosemary Hall from 2003 to 2006 before suiting up for the New Hampshire Junior Monarchs of the Eastern Junior Hockey League for two seasons ... Captained Choate in 2006 and New Hampshire in 2008 ... Helped the Monarchs win two national championships as well as the 2007 EJHL title ... An all-state performer as a junior and senior at Choate, where he played with Harvard teammate Sam Bozoian ... Also captained Mid-Fairfield to an Under-16 national title ... Received the David T. Layman Prize for Earnest and Persistent Effort in the Third Form ... Four-time Dean's List honoree at Choate and member of the assessment team from 2004 to 2006.

Enjoys golfing, traveling and spending time with family ... A diehard Boston Red Sox fan ... Uncle, Joe Castiglione, is a Red Sox radio announcer ... Uncles, Frank and Charles Castiglione, played baseball for Yale ... Harvard forward Brett Nowak '03 was his babysitter as a child.

Career Highs
Points - 2 one goal, one assist at Quinnipiac, Nov. 20, 2010
Goals - 1 at Quinnipiac, Nov. 20, 2010
Assists - 1 four times, most recently vs. Army, Jan. 1, 2011, Sheraton/TD Bank Catamount Cup

Career Stats