#14 Kyle Bauman
|HOMETOWN||Apopka, Fla. (NAHL-Wichita Falls)|
2017-18 / Senior
Captain... AHCA "All American Scholars" recipient... Bauman was one of five players to appear in all 38 games for Bemidji State... Scored nine goals and had 21 assists to lead BSU with 30 points... Became the first BSU player to post 31 points since Jordan George (19-12=31) in 2011-12... His career-high 21 assists stood as the Best helper total at BSU since Brad Hunts posted 21 in 2011-12... Took a total of 95 shots... Recorded six multi-point games in 2017-18, which included a career-best four-point (4a), 5-1 win over Alaska-Anchorage (12/16/18)... Went on a five-game point streak (3g-4a) Dec. 30-Jan. 13... Selected as the WCHA Offensive Player of the Week (1/8/18) following a four-point series (2g-2a) leading BSU to a series sweep of Lake Superior State... Scored nine points (2g-7a) on the power-play to rank sixth on the team... Led BSU with three short-handed goals... Named a 2017-18 WCHA Scholar-Athlete... Earned a spot on the WCHA All-Academic Team... Signed a professional contract to play with the Ontario Reign, AHL affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings.
2016-17 / Junior
Skated in all 41 games for the Beavers... Tied for the team-lead with a career high 13 goals to go along with 10 assists for 23 points... Second on the team with 96 shots and has a plus/minus rating of +3... Posted 3 game-winning goals to go along with 1 short-handed goal... Had a career high 5 shots on goal 4 times during the season, including a 4-1 win over Ferris State where he also had 1 goal and 1 assist (1/21/17). Recorded one goal during the Beavers' WCHA Quarterfinal series win over Northern Michigan (3/3-5/17). Earned two assists during the Beavers' WCHA Semifinal series against Bowling Green (3/10-11/17)... 2016-17 WCHA Scholar-Athlete
2015-16 / Sophomore
Skated in all 39 games during his sophomore campaign... Posted 20 points (7g-13a) to rank fifth in team-scoring and set career highs in assists and points... Recorded two powerplay goals, one shorthanded goal and one penalty shot goal at Bowling Green (3/12/16), the first BSU penalty shot goal since 2007... Registered a four-game point-streak Jan. 30-Feb.12 with five points (1g-4a)... Set a career-high five shots on goal twice, last vs. Arizona State (1/15/16)... Had a season-high two goals including the game-winner at Alaska Anchorage (1/8/16)... Posted 80 shots on goal... WCHA Scholar Athlete... WCHA All-Academic Team.
2014-15 / Freshman
Appeared in 30 games as a freshman... Recorded 16 points (8g-8a)... Second leading scorer among freshman... Recorded first collegiate goal vs. Alabama Huntsville (1/9/15)... Posted a season high two-goal game in win over Alaska Anchorage (2/20/15)... The Beavers were undefeated when Bauman scored a goal, and 8-2-1 when he had a point... Named WCHA Rookie of the Week twice (Jan. 9-10), (Feb. 20-21).
Prior to BSU
Kyle Bauman spent two seasons playing junior hockey in the NAHL for the Wichita Falls Wildcats. During his time there he scored 83 points (47g-36a) in 118 games. In 2013-14, Bauman was the leading scorer for the Wildcats, and the second leading scorer in 2012-13. Bauman also competed in the 2013 and 2014 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament. Bauman finished his career for Wichita Falls as the fifth-leading goal-scorer in team history (47). Additionally, Bauman’s nine career game-winning goals stands as the third-highest total in Wildcat history. Before joining the NAHL ranks, Bauman played two seasons in the Eastern Junior Hockey League (EJHL) with the Rochester Stars and the New Jersey Hitmen. In 73 total games, he compiled 48 points with 22 goals and 26 assists.
Kyle Jay Bauman was born to Thomas and Donna Bauman April 24, 1993 in Orlando, Florida... Kyle is majoring in business administration... Bauman is the second Florida native to play for the Beavers, following David Boehm (2011-13).
Goals: 2 (x5) last at Lake Superior State (1/6/18); Assists: 4 vs Alaska-Anchorage (12/15/17); Points: 4 vs Alaska-Anchorage (12/15/17); SOG: 6 (x2) last at Lake Superior State (1/6/18); PIM: 4 at Minnesota Duluth (10/14/17).