#27 Kyle Hardwick
|HOMETOWN||Warroad, Minn. (USHL-Lincoln)|
- Academic All-CHA
Saw time among the BSU blue line parings in 27 games... Entered the NCAA Tournament as one of three BSU players in search of their first points of the 2008-09 campaign... Posted an assist in each of the Beavers’ Midwest Regional victories, which includes a helper on Tyler Scofield’s game-winning goal versus No. 9 Cornell that punched BSU’s ticket to the Frozen Four... Was been a mainstay in the line up after Jan. 17, making 17 consecutive appearances.
- Academic All-CHA
Broke into the line up down the stretch dressing for 17 of the last 21 contests... Scored a goal and added an assist as a sophomore and saved all his scoring for one game... Hardwick’s first collegiate multi-point game could not have come at a better time... The Warroad, Minn. native recorded his first lamplighter as a Beaver in a 5-3 win over Wayne State in the 2007-08 season finale (3/1/08)... His goal knotted the game at 2-2 and he assisted on Ryan Cramer’s game-winner... The win clinched the 2007-08 CHA regular-season title for Bemidji State--its third in five years.
Saw time in two games as a rookie... Made college debut at the John Glas Fieldhouse, Jan. 6 in a 7-5 BSU victory over Wayne State (Mich.)... Recorded a shot in the game and was whistled for a minor penalty... Appeared on BSU’s second line of defense seven games later in a contest at Robert Morris (2/10).
Wore number 29 during his freshman campaign.
Prior to BSU
Scored 4-5=9 points in 43 games played for the Lincoln Stars in 2005-06... Had two power-play goals. Three-year letterwinner helped lead Warroad High to state championships in 2003 and 2005... Led all Minnesota prep defenders in scoring in 2005... Also a four-time state tournament participant in golf.
Kyle Roberts Hardwick... Born Oct. 24, 1986... Son of Brian and Liz Hardwick... Majoring in business administration... Family has a long tradition of college hockey participation: grandfather Dick Roberts captained Minnesota in 1948-49; three uncles played Division I hockey; brother Jay Hardwick played for Minn.-Duluth from 2001-04, sister Maureen Hardwick played hockey and golf for St. Thomas (Minn.) from 2002-05.