Graeme McCormack

#11 Graeme McCormack

POSITION D
HEIGHT 6-1
WEIGHT 200
YEAR So.
S/C R
HOMETOWN Thunder Bay, Ontario (BCHL-Nanaimo)

2015-16 / Senior
Captained the Beavers and was the team-leading scoring defender with 22 points (6g-16a) in 38 games played... Scored four powerplay goals and led the Beavers with 70 blocked shots... Recorded career-highs in goals, assists, and points to finish third on the WCHA defensemen scoring list... Scored a career-high two goals, both on the powerplay vs. North Dakota (10/16/15)... Notched a career-high seven shots on goal vs. Arizona State (1/15/16)... Became the first BSU defenseman in D-1 history to record four assists in one game vs. Alabama Huntsville (2/27/16)... Twice earned WCHA Defensive Player of the Week... Paced the Beavers on the powerplay with 15 points (4g-11a) to lead all WCHA defenders and rank second on the powerplay scoring list... Collected 51 career points (11g-40a) in 136 games played to rank 33rd on BSU's Division I-era scoring list, while tying for 36th on BSU's all-time defenseman scoring list... WCHA Scholar Athlete... WCHA All-Academic Team... Signed an Amatuer Tryout contract with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, the American Hockey League affiliate of the New York Islanders on March 18th. 

2014-15 / Junior
Played in all 38 games for second consecutive season... Posted 11 points (2g-9a)... Second on team with a plus/minus rating of (+10)... 46 blocked shots... WCHA Scholar Athlete... WCHA All-Academic Team.

2013-14 / Sophomore
Played in all 38 games as a sophomore... Posted 17 points (3g-14a)... Was second among defenseman in scoring... Scored his first career goal as a Beaver against Minnesota State (11/2/13)... Posted a career high in assists with two at Ferris State (11/8/13)... Registered a career high in points with two (2x) last against Alabama-Huntsville (3/1/14)... Posted a career high in shots on goal with 4 (3x) last at Bowling Green (3/9/14)... Had 49 shots on goal and 61 blocked shots... Recorded a season-best three-game point scoring streak twice, last through Dec.13-Jan.3, scoring assists in each game... Was best among defenseman with a plus/minus rating of +1... Was a member of the WCHA All-Academic Team.

2012-13 / Freshman
Appeared in 22 games as a freshman... Scored his only point of the season with an assist against Alaska-Anchorage (11/24/12)... Had 12 shots on goal and 14 blocked shots.

Prior to BSU
Graeme McCormack comes to BSU after playing two seasons with the Nanaimo Clippers of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL), where he piled up 12 goals and 42 assists for 54 points. He finished third among all BCHL defensemen and third on the Clippers in scoring and was selected as a First Team All-Star. A true offensive threat from the blue line, McCormack recorded at least a point in 33 of 60 games with the Clippers in 2011-12, which included 16 multi-point efforts and a season-high three points on five occasions.  At 26-25-0-9, Nanaimo finished fifth in the BCHL’s Coastal Conference standings and narrowly missed a playoff berth last season. In his first season with Nanaimo, McCormack put up 41 points (10g-31a) playing in 56 games, which included two game-winning goals and eight power-play tallies. He was selected to the BCHL Coastal League’s All-Star team as a defenseman. McCormack began his junior hockey career in 2008-09 with the Thunder Bay Bearcats of the Superior International Junior Hockey League (SIJHL) where he collected 46 points (13g-33a) in 49 games to rank among the top 20 in the league in scoring.  In 2009-10 he made the transition to the BCHL and recorded 28 points (9g-19a) in 41 games with the Victoria Grizzlies.

Personal
A native of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Graeme Scott McCormack was born April 22, 1991... He is the son of Ian and Janet McCormack... Is a business major at BSU... Grandfather, George, was a goaltender for the University of Minnesota from 1951-52.

Career Highs
Goals
: 2, vs. North Dakota (Oct. 16, 2015); Assists: 4, vs. Alabama Huntsville (Feb. 27, 2016); Points: 4, vs. Alabama Huntsville (Feb. 27, 2016); SOG: 7, vs. Arizona State (Jan. 15, 2016); PIM: 2, 23x, Last vs. Alabama Huntsville (Feb. 27, 2016).

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