Niagara picked as league favorite, four teams receive first place votes
UConn vs Quinnipiac (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs BU (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs UNH Men's Hockey
UConn vs UMass Lowell (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs UMass Lowell 1/10/15
2014-2015 (Sophomore Season): Played in 31 games...Made 12 starts...Finished the season with five points on two goals and three assists...Tied for fourth among UConn defensemen in scoring...Scored his first career power play goal in a 3-2 road loss at No. 19 Boston College (Jan. 24)...Had 35 blocked shots on the season...Led the team with 54 penalty minutes...Generated 34 shots on goal, tied for first among team defensemen.
2013-2014 (Freshman Season): Appeared in 34 games...Earned 13 starting assignments...Finished second among UConn freshmen with 14 points on a goal and 13 assists...Tied for 15th among Atlantic Hockey freshmen in rookie scoring...Tied for 20th among AHA defensemen in scoring...Tied with Billy Latta for third on the team with 13 assists...Led the team in penalties (18) and penalty minutes (47)...Finished with 40 blocked shots on the season...His lone goal of the season provided the game-winner in a 6-2 win over RIT (Jan. 4)...Had a pair of multi-assist games on the year...Recorded a season-high three assists in a 5-3 win at Air Force (Jan. 31)...Had his first collegiate points with two assists in a 4-2 win over Army (Nov. 1)...Scored 12 of his 14 points from January 1st through the end of the season (21 games)...Was paired with fellow rookie Joona Kunnas defensively in 16 games and the Huskies have posted a 9-5-2 record in that span while the duo accounted for 19 points (2g/17a) in those games.
In the NHL Draft: Was selected in the fourth round (119th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins...Became the first player in UConn program history to be taken in the NHL Entry Draft.
Before UConn: Spent three years at Salisbury Prep where he scored 19 goals and tallied 24 assists in 82 games....Co-Captained the team to the New England Prep Championship and Housatonic Hockey League Championship in 2013...Played the 2009-10 season with the Bridgewater Bandits of the EJHL, scoring nine goals and notching 18 assists in 41 games.
Personal:Born Dec. 29, 1994...Ryan G. Segalla is the son of Glenn and Donna Segalla...He has two sisters, Brittany (25) and Caitlyn (23)...He is a buisness major.