9 Luke Esposito
9 - Luke Esposito
Height: 5-10
Weight: 183
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Greenwich, Conn.
High School: Brunswick School
Position: Forward
Shoots/Catches: Left
House Affiliation: Kirkland

Sophomore (2014-15) Stats
Dressed in 32 games, finishing with 17 points (5G, 12A) ... Had first assist of the season in opening tie vs. Dartmouth ... Found the back of the net in a 4-0 victory over Rensselaer ... Extended point streak to three games with an assist at Union ...  Recorded an assist in 6-2 victory over Brown ... Scored two goals at No. 4/4 UMass Lowell in a 4-2 win ... Assisted on Brayden Jaw's goal in 4-3 victory at Princeton Dec. 5 ... Notched two assists in 5-2 win at No. 15/15 Quinnipiac Dec. 6 ... Tallied an unassisted goal in 6-2 triumph over Rensselaer Dec. 30 ... Recorded an assist in a 6-3 win over Clarkson Jan. 16 ... Scored in a 4-1 win versus Colgate Feb. 13 ... Provided a trio of assists in a 6-2 win over Brown in the ECAC playoffs March 6 ... Assisted Colin Blackwell's game-winning goal against Brown on March 7 in the ECAC playoff ... Dealt an assist to Sean Malone for the opening goal of Harvard's 3-2 defeat of Yale in the ECAC quarterfinals on March 13.

Freshman (2013-14) Stats
Collected first collegiate point with an assist against Union Nov. 2 … Had assists in four straight games from Nov. 2-16 … Netted first collegiate goal against No. 7 Boston College Nov. 20 … Netted a goal and an assist in 6-3 win over No. 20 New Hampshire Nov. 26 ... Notched two goals against Boston University in the Feb. 10 Beanpot game.

Before Harvard
Skated with the Chilliwack Chiefs (BCHL) in 2012-13, totaling 17-54-71 points in 55 games and garnering league Rookie of the Year honors … Captain of hockey team senior year, Brunswick MVP in 2011-12 and scoring leader in 2010-2011 … 2012 Chowder Cup Player of the Tournament and first-team all-star in 2011 and 2012 … Attended U.S. National Development Camp in 2010 … 2012 Altman Award recipient - voted by faculty, the senior who has maintained positive personal relationships in school, in sports and in community service … 2012 Senior Perfect - 12 chosen to uphold the school’s standards … 2012 Senior Peer - 17 chosen to mentor incoming freshman … 2012 high honor roll … 2012 - senior film project chronicling Brunswick hockey season … 2012-2013 Chilliwack Chiefs youth mentoring program … Also involved as Pee Wee Rangers Camp counselor and instructor … Cousins Murray Dea ’79 (hockey) and Caroline Code ’15 (field hockey) attended Harvard … Father, Aldo, played soccer at Eastern Illinois … Uncle, Paul Messier, played hockey at Denver and professionally in AHL and German Elite League … Uncle, Mark Messier, played for the NHL’s Oilers, Rangers, and Canucks, winning six Stanley Cups … Grandfather, Doug Messier, played 20 years in the WHA and founded the first players’ association (PHLPA) … Great Uncle, Murray Murdoch, played for Yale and the New York Rangers … Also enjoys fishing, golfing, film, and sports.

Recent Games
Mar 13 at No. 12/12 Yale W, 3-2
Mar 14 at No. 12/12 Yale L, 2-0
Mar 15 at No. 12/12 Yale W, 3-2
Mar 20 vs. No. 7/7 Quinnipiac W, 5-2
Mar 21 vs. Colgate W, 4-2
Mar 28 vs. No. 9/9 Neb.-Omaha L, 4-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 32 18
Points 17 10
Goals 5 3
Assists 12 7
PIM 19 13
+/- +9 +7
Power-play goals 0 0
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 1 0
Games started 3 2
Game-winning goals 1 1
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 39 20
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Nov 1 Dartmouth T, 3-3 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 7 at Rensselaer W, 4-0 - 1 0 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 8 at No. 8/8 Union T, 2-2 - 0 1 1 5 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 11 at No. 8 Boston College W, 6-3 - 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 14 Brown W, 6-2 - 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 15 Yale L, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 18 at Dartmouth W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 21 Bentley W, 5-1 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 25 at No. 1/1 Boston University W, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 29 at No. 4/4 UMass Lowell W, 4-2 - 2 0 2 0 +2 0 0 1 0 0 2
Dec 5 at Princeton W, 4-3 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 6 at No. 15/15 Quinnipiac W, 5-2 - 0 2 2 2 +3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 28 Russian Red Stars W, 4-0 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 30 Rensselaer W, 6-2 - 1 0 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 10 vs. No. 19 Yale L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 16 Clarkson W, 6-3 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 17 St. Lawrence L, 5-1 - 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 23 at Cornell L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 24 at No. 15/13 Colgate W, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 Union L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 vs. No. 3/2 Boston University L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 at No. 15/15 Yale L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 at Brown L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 Colgate W, 4-1 - 1 0 1 2 +2 0 0 0 1 0 2
Feb 14 Cornell T, 3-3 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 20 at St. Lawrence L, 5-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 21 at Clarkson W, 3-2 1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 23 vs. No. 9/10 Boston College L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 27 No. 10/9 Quinnipiac L, 5-2 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 28 Princeton W, 5-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 6 Brown W, 6-2 - 0 3 3 2 +3 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 7 Brown W, 4-3 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 13 at No. 12/12 Yale W, 3-2 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 14 at No. 12/12 Yale L, 2-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 15 at No. 12/12 Yale W, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 20 vs. No. 7/7 Quinnipiac W, 5-2 - 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 21 vs. Colgate W, 4-2 - 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 28 vs. No. 9/9 Neb.-Omaha L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2013-14 29 5 10 15 22 -6 1 0 0 1 0 0 35
2014-15 32 5 12 17 19 +9 0 0 1 1 0 0 39
2015-16 34 5 16 21 19 +2 2 0 0 0 0 0 57
2016-17 36 16 20 36 36 +31 5 3 1 4 1 0 70
Total 131 31 58 89 96 +36 8 3 2 6 1 0 201
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 32 5 12 17 19 +9 0 0 1 1 0 0 39
Conference 18 3 7 10 13 +7 0 0 0 1 0 0 20
Exhibition 1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Home 13 2 7 9 6 +9 0 0 0 1 0 0 15
Away 14 3 5 8 9 +5 0 0 1 0 0 0 16
Neutral 5 0 0 0 4 -5 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
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Wins 20 5 10 15 12 +14 0 0 1 1 0 0 22
Losses 9 0 0 0 2 -5 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
Ties 3 0 2 2 5 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
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November 10 3 3 6 5 +4 0 0 1 0 0 0 11
December 3 1 3 4 4 +5 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
January 4 0 1 1 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
February 7 1 0 1 4 +0 0 0 0 1 0 0 11
March 8 0 5 5 6 +3 0 0 0 0 0 0 9