2007-08 (Junior Season): Saw action in 34 games as a junior ... tallied seven points on the season scoring one goal and dishing out six assists ... scored a goal against Colgate (Nov. 24) in the third period to tie up the game which the Huskies would eventually go on to win in overtime... had the third multi-point game of his career vs. AIC (Feb. 22) with two assists on the night.
2006-07 (Sophomore Season): Played in 21 games as a sophomore... collected one goal and one assist on the season ... scored a goal against American International College (Feb. 16)... tallied one assist in a 4-2 win over Holy Cross (Feb. 23).
2005-06 (Freshman Season): Saw action in 30 games in his first year as a Husky ... scored two goals and dished out six assists for a total of eight points ... posted two different two- point games during the season ... scored a season-high two goals, including first collegiate goal, in UConn's 9-3 win at Canisius (Nov. 18) ... dolled out a season-high two assists at Army (Feb. 18) ... represented UConn at the NCAA Leadership Conference.
Before UConn: Played for the Sante Fe Roadrunners (NAHL) and received the team's "Hard Hat" award ... selected to the Minnesota White team in the Minnesota High School Elite National Tournament ... was three-time All-Conference, an All-State honorable mention and four-year letterwinner at St. Louis Park High School ... team won the section 5A Championship and advanced to the Minnesota High School Hockey Tournament in 2003.
Personal: Brendan James is the son of Jim and Rochelle Bayers ... born Sept. 14, 1985 ... a real estate and urban economics major.