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    Brendan Olinyk
    5 Brendan Olinyk
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Wisconsin Rapids, WI

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 185

    Position:
    Defense

    Previous Team:
    Fairbanks Ice Dogs (NAHL)

    2009-10 (Senior Season): Has played in 21 games so far...scored his first goal of the season against Canisius (Nov. 14) to force a tie with the Griffs at the end of the third period ... notched his first assist of the season against Canisius at home (Feb. 6).

    2008-09 (Junior Season): Saw action in 17 games on the season recordeing two goals ... got his first goal of the season at Union (Oct. 31) ... tapped in a goal against Bentley ... named to the Atlantic Hockey All-Academic Team for the third-straight year.(Feb. 27).

    2007-08 (Sophomore Season): Played in 23 games during his sophomore season... totaled eight points on two goals and six assists... recorded two multi-point games with one goal and one assist in each against Holy Cross (Feb. 29) and Sacred Heart (Mar. 7).. also had assists in games against Army (Dec. 29) at the Toyota UConn Classic, Yale (Jan. 2), Mercyhurst (Jan. 19), and Holy Cross (Mar. 1)... named to the Atlantic Hockey All-Academic team for the second year in a row.

    2006-07 (Freshman Season): Appeared in a total of 34 games during his freshman season... totaled 20 penalties for 40 minutes ... scored four goals and had three assists for seven points during the season ... scored his first career goal against Michigan (Oct. 14)... had one goal against Army (Oct. 20)... scored one goal against Army (Jan. 26) ... scored a goal in UConn's 5-4 win over Mercyhurst in the AHA quarterfinals (Mar. 10) ... registered his first career assist in UConn's 4-1 win over Sacred Heart (Nov. 25) ... selected to the Atlantic Hockey All-Academic Team.

    Before UConn: Spent last season with the Fairbanks Ice Dogs of the NAHL ... collected 22 points on six goals and 16 assists in 56 games played ... tallied 40 points on 20 goals and 20 assists as a junior at Lincoln High School ... named first team All-State and Valley Conference Player of the year as a junior and senior ... named team captain as a senior ... finalist for Mr. Hockey in the state of Wisconsin.

    Personal: Brendan L. is the son of Mark and Patti Olinyk ... born January 31, 1986 ... a management major.

    Year GP G A PTS PEN/MIN
    2006-07 34 4 3 7 20/40
    2007-08 23 2 6 8

    7/14

    2008-09 17 2 0 2 6/12
    Career 74 8 9 17 33/66
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