UCONN vs BU Hockey East Quarterfinal Gm 1 (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs Boston College (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs Quinnipiac (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs Vermont (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Northeastern Hockey East Opening Round Game 1 (photo by Stephen Slade)
2017-18 (Sophomore Season): Appeared in 35 games… Finished the season with a career-best 21 points coming on eight goals with 13 assists… Was first among UConn sophomores in assists and in points… Second among the Huskies with four power play goals… Generated 66 shots on goal, fourth on the team… Blocked 18 shots, tied for third among UConn forwards… Won .567 percent of face-offs (288-220), second among the Huskies… Finished the season a +6, fifth on the team… Scored his first goal on the season and picked up an assist in the season opener at Maine (Oct. 6)… Had two goals, one unassisted, in a home victory over Massachusetts (Dec. 5)… Picked up two assists in UConn’s 5-4 win over No. 20 Boston University (Feb. 16)… Scored an unassisted power play goal in game one of the Hockey East quarterfinals at Boston University (Mar. 9)… Had at least one point from Jan. 26 through Feb. 16 marking a career-high six game point streak.2016-17 (Freshman Season): Played in 33 games during his rookie campaign...Was tops among UConn rookies in scoring with 12 points coming on three goals and nine assists...Finished as a +2 for the season...Had a goal and two assists on the power play...Generated 58 shots on goal...Blocked 16 shots...Collected his first collegiate points with a two assist night in a 4-4 tie at Colgate (Oct. 14)...Scored his first career goal in a 3-1 win at home over UMass (Dec. 9)...Had a power play goal in a 4-1 win over Brown in the championship game of the Desert Hockey Classic (Dec. 31)...Scored the Huskies’ lone goal in a 3-1 loss in the Hockey East playoffs at Northeastern (Mar. 3)...Had an assist in back-to-back games against No. 5 Boston University (Nov. 18 & 19)...Was named the winner of UConn’s Thomas Jacquard Award, given to the team’s top-rookie.
Before UConn: Spent last season skating with the Connecticut Junior Rangers of the USPHL...The 6-4 forward put up 38 points in 43 games last season, scoring 20 goals with 18 assists...He finished the season third on the team in points and his 20 goals was second on the club...He tallied four goals in four playoff games, tops on the team...Attended Falmouth High School and then Northfield Mount Hermon School where he earned three varsity letters under head coach Tom Pratt...Served as the team’s captain and piled up 100 points, scoring 42 goals in three seasons...Was also a member of the school’s soccer team for one season and played three seasons of baseball where he was a team captain.
Personal: Born January 10, 1996...Benjamin Austin Freeman is the son of Paul and Theresa Freeman...Has a younger brother Jack...Will be majoring in business.
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