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Tanner Creel
Tanner  Creel


Arlington Heights, Ill.

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 165



Last Team:
Odessa Jackalopes (NAHL)



UCONN vs Boston University

UCONN vs Boston University (photo by Stephen Slade)


UCONN vs Boston College

UCONN vs Boston College (photo by Stephen Slade)


UCONN vs St Francis

UCONN vs St Francis (photo by Stephen Slade)


UConn vs Vermont

UConn vs Vermont (photo by Stephen Slade)

2017-18 (Senior Season): Saw action in 13 games making 11 starts in net for the Huskies…  Finished the season posting a 7-3-0 overall record… Posted a 3.20 goals against average while making 299 saves… Finished with a .901 save percentage… Stopped a season-high 34 shots on the road to help the Huskies defeat Northeastern 4-2 (Feb. 9). Made 27 saves as UConn defeated No. 20 Boston University 5-4 in an overtime victory (Feb. 16)… Made a total of 194 saves in UConn’s seven game winning streak from Jan. 20 through Feb. 16… Hockey East defensive player of the week on Feb. 12 after beating Northeastern.

2016-17 (Junior Season): Did not see game action...Named to the 2017 Hockey East All-Academic team.

2015-16 (Sophomore Season):  Saw action in eight games making five starts in net for the Huskies…Finished the season posting a 1-2-2 overall record…Posted a 2.78 goals against average while making 183 saves…Finished with a .915 save percentage…Made his first career start on January 5th at Arizona State, stopping 20 shots on the way to a 5-2 win, his first collegiate victory…Stopped a career-high 43 shots to help the Huskies to a key 2-2 late season tie at Merrimack (Feb. 6)…Stopped 29 shots on the road as UConn skated to a 3-3 tie at No. 4 Boston College (Jan. 23).

Before UConn: Split the 2014-15 campaign with Odessa Jackalopes of the NAHL and P.A.L. Jr. Islanders of the USPHL...Registered a 3.70 GAA and .887 SV% with Odessa...Ranked 20th among league goaltenders with 769 saves in 29 games...Recorded a 3.60 GAA and .921 SV% with P.A.L....Began his collegiate career at Army West Point where he appeared in 5 games for Black Knights in 2013-14...He went 0-2-0 at Army with a 5.06 goals against…Made 31 saves in relief against Robert Morris in an Atlantic Hockey playoff game…Split the 2012-13 season between New Jersey Hitmen of the EJHL and the Tri-City Storm of the USHL, appearing in 11 games for New Jersey and 3 games for the Storm...Graduated from St. Viator High School in 2012 with High Honors.

Personal: Born April 10, 1994...Tanner William Creel is the son of Keith and Ginger Creel...He has a sister, Caitlin, who is an equestrian rider at Auburn University...A communications major.