ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
5 - Dan Ford
Dan Ford
Height: 6-1
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Skaneateles, N.Y.
High School: Skaneateles
Position: Defenseman
Major: Government
Shoots/Catches: Left
House Affiliation: Eliot

Senior (2013-14) Stats
Named 121st captain of Harvard men’s hockey … Skated in 31 games for the Crimson as a senior ... Picked up assists against No. 10 Rensselaer Nov. 1 and against No. 7 Boston College Nov. 20 ... Added a third helper Jan. 4 against Boston University.


Junior (2012-13)
Stats
Was +1 with five shots against Bentley Oct. 27 ... Picked up an assist in 4-1 win over No. 10 Cornell Nov. 16 ... Dished out an assist in 6-5 upset of No. 8 Boston University Jan. 9 ... Collected another assist against No. 12 Dartmouth Jan. 12 ... Dished out an assist at Brown Jan. 19 ... Recorded Harvard’s first goal in 7-4 win over No. 11/13 Boston University in Beanpot consolation ... Netted an empty-net, short-handed goal in 4-1 win over Colgate Feb. 15.     

Sophomore (2011-12) Stats
An ECAC Hockey All-Academic selection ... Skated with Danny Biega on Harvard's top defensive pair ... Kept season alive with double-overtime goal in Game 2 of ECAC quarterfinal series against Yale (March 10) ... Registered assists on both Harvard goals in 2-2 tie at Rensselaer (Jan. 7) ... Assisted on tying goal in rally to tie No. 14 Union (Jan. 6) ... Notched assists in each game of weekend series at No. 18 North Dakota (Dec. 30-31) ... Recorded an assist at Dartmouth (Nov. 25) for fifth point in five games ... Took shot that was redirected for go-ahead goal in comeback from four goals down to defeat New Hampshire (Nov. 22) ... Scored first goal of season at St. Lawrence (Nov. 19) ... Registered two assists in win against No. 18 Colgate (Nov. 12).

Freshman (2010-11) Stats
Received the George Percy Award as Harvard’s top rookie ... Only Crimson freshman to play in all 34 games ... Frequently paired with Ryan Grimshaw ... Part of a Harvard power play that ranked second in ECAC play (22.7 percent) and tied for 18th nationally (19.4 percent) ... Recorded first multi-point game with two assists in 3-1 win against Clarkson (Feb. 25) ... Scored first collegiate goal at Dartmouth (Jan. 27) ... Notched first career point when Alex Killorn redirected in his point shot for the game-winning goal at St. Lawrence (Nov. 12) ... Logged an assist on the tying goal and was +3 in 4-2 comeback win against Army (Jan. 1) ... Made Harvard debut in season opener against No. 15 Union (Nov. 5).

Before Harvard
Served as assistant captain of the United States Hockey League’s Sioux City Musketeers in 2009-10 … Named team’s Defensive Player of the Year … Previously played for and captained the Syracuse Stars of the Eastern Junior Hockey League while attending Skaneateles High School … Named EJHL Defensive Player of the Year in 2007-08 … Graduated in top 10 percent of class at Skaneateles in 2009.

Personal
Co-host of the “Top Shelf” intermission show on WHRB 95.3 FM ... Interests include golf, travel and basketball.

Career Highs
Points -  2 three times, most recently two assists at Rensselaer, Jan. 7, 2012
Goals -  1 twice, most recently at St. Lawrence, Nov. 19, 2011
Assists - 2 three times, most recently two assists at Rensselaer, Jan. 7, 2012
Point streak - 4 Dec. 30, 2011-Jan. 7, 2012

Season GP G A Points Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG
2010-11................ 34 1 8 9 44 .023 6-12 -5 0 0 0
TOTAL.................. 34 1 8 9 44 .023 6-12 -5 0 0 0
Recent Games
Feb 21 Yale L, 5-2
Feb 22 Brown L, 2-0
Feb 28 at Colgate W, 2-1
Mar 1 at Cornell L, 3-2
Mar 7 at Yale L, 4-0
Mar 8 at Yale L, 2-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 31 22
Points 3 1
Goals 0 0
Assists 3 1
PIM 21 14
+/- -6 -6
Power-play goals 0 0
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 31 23
Date Opponent Score g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 26 Bentley W, 3-0 0 0 0 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 29 at Rensselaer T, 3-3 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 1 Rensselaer W, 2-0 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 2 Union L, 4-2 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 8 St. Lawrence L, 3-1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 9 Clarkson L, 2-1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 15 at Quinnipiac L, 3-2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 16 at Princeton W, 5-3 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 20 Boston College L, 5-1 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 26 at New Hampshire W, 6-3 0 0 0 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 30 at Dartmouth L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 6 at Brown L, 2-1 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 7 at Yale T, 2-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 29 Russian Red Stars W, 9-3 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 4 Boston University W, 7-4 0 1 1 5 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 7 Quinnipiac T, 2-2 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 11 vs. Yale L, 5-1 0 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 17 Cornell L, 3-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 18 Colgate L, 4-2 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 24 at Union L, 4-3 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 31 Princeton W, 3-2 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 3 vs. Northeastern L, 6-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 7 Dartmouth W, 3-0 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 10 vs. Boston University W, 6-2 0 0 0 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 14 at Clarkson W, 1-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 15 at St. Lawrence T, 2-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 21 Yale L, 5-2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 22 Brown L, 2-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 28 at Colgate W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 1 at Cornell L, 3-2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 7 at Yale L, 4-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 8 at Yale L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2010-11 34 1 8 9 12 -5 0 0 0 0 0 0 44
2011-12 34 2 13 15 12 +13 0 0 0 1 0 0 42
2012-13 32 2 4 6 16 -7 0 1 1 0 0 0 51
2013-14 31 0 3 3 21 -6 0 0 0 0 0 0 31
Total 131 5 28 33 61 -5 0 1 1 1 0 0 168
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 31 0 3 3 21 -6 0 0 0 0 0 0 31
Conference 22 0 1 1 14 -6 0 0 0 0 0 0 23
Exhibition 1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

Home 14 0 3 3 19 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 21
Away 14 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
Neutral 3 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

Wins 10 0 2 2 11 +7 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
Losses 17 0 1 1 8 -14 0 0 0 0 0 0 17
Ties 4 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

September - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
October 2 0 0 0 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
November 9 0 2 2 4 -5 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
December 2 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
January 7 0 1 1 11 -4 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
February 8 0 0 0 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
March 3 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
April - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -