#14 Aaron McLeod
|HOMETOWN||Ottawa, Ontario (CJHL-Ottawa)|
2012-13 / Senior
2011-12 / Junior
Saw time in all 38 of Bemidji State’s games in 2011-12... Finished fourth on the team in scoring with 23 points (9g-14a)... Quickly established himself as an offensive threat and solidified himself as the Beavers’ top line centerman early... BSU was 12-3-1 when he recorded a point and was 5-1-1 when he scored a goal in 2011-12... Led the Beavers to a 5-3 victory over then-No. 1 Miami (10/7/11) with two goals and an assist... Logged six multi-point games as a junior... Posted his second multi-goal game of the season, which including netting the equalizing goal in a 6-6 tie with St. Cloud State (12/2/11)... Scored game-winning goals in back-to-back games... The first came versus Alabama-Huntsville (12/17/11) with another in the Beavers’ 4-1 win over Bowling Green (12/30/11)... Assembled a three-game multi-point scoring streak beginning with a two-assist night at Nebraska-Omaha (2/4/12)... He followed with a goal and an assist in each game of the series sweep versus then-No. 10 Colorado College (2/10-11/12)... Was named as CollegeSports360.com Primetime Performer Honor Roll following the series (2/14/12)... Finished the season netting four points in BSU’s final four games (1g-3a)... Was second on the team among forwards with 20 blocked shots... Posted a +2 plus/minus rating... Was a member of the 2012 Academic All-WCHA Team... Earned a spot as a WCHA Scholar Athlete.
2010-11 / Sophomore
Laced up his skates for the Beavers’ final 36 games of 2010-11... Scored a career-high five goals as a sophomore... Registered his first point of the season in a 3-0 triumph over Nebraska-Omaha (12/3/10)... The assist was followed the next evening by the first game-winning goal of his career (12/4/10)... Assembled a career-long three-game scoring streak Jan. 7-14, 2011... After logging an assist in BSU’s 3-1 win at Alabama-Huntsville (1/7/11), he scored his a goal in the series finale (1/8/11) and posted an assist in a 2-2 tie at Nebraska-Omaha (1/14/11)... Scored the first game-tying goal of his career at Michigan Tech (2/11/11)... Collected goals in back-to-back games for the first time in his career March 4-5 versus Minnesota... His plus/minus rating of +5 was tops on the team... BSU was 3-2-3 when he recorded a point.
2009-10 / Freshman
Was a staple on Bemidji State’s fourth line... Appeared in 29 games... Made his collegiate debut in the season-opener (10/9/09)... Logged his first point at BSU the following evening (10/10/09) scoring an unassisted goal to help BSU to a 7-3 victory over Air Force... Registered a point in each of the Beavers’ Subway Holiday Classic games (11/27-28)... He contributed an assist to Bemidji State’s 3-2 victory over No. 1 Miami (Ohio) and scored the third goal of his rookie campaign the following afternoon versus Ohio State... Added a helper in the Beavers’ 6-1 victory over Niagara in the final game at the John S. Glas Fieldhouse (2/20/10)... BSU was 5-1-0 when he contributed a point.
Prior to BSU
McLeod came to Bemidji State after playing two seasons in the Central Junior Hockey League (CJHL)... In 2008-09 he piled up 28 goals, 41 assists for 69 points to finish as Ottawa’s leading scorer and rank 16th in the CJHL... McLeod recorded at least a point in 43 of 58 games, 21 multi-point efforts... Assembled a 13-game scoring strand stretching from Nov. 27, 2008 to Jan. 14, 2009, which included nine goals and 14 assists... A proven special teams threat, nearly 36-percent of his junior hockey points came on the power-play (16-37=53) with seven goals and 21 assists in 2008-09 alone... A native of Ottawa, Ontario, McLeod was a veteran of the CJHL... He posted 52 points (20g-32a) for the Jr. Senators in 2007-08 before being traded to Brockville for a playoff run... The centerman posted 11 goals and 15 assists in 20 games for Brockville helping the Braves to a post-season berth. In five playoff contests, he rolled up five assists, with two coming on the power play, before the Braves fell to Smiths Falls and exited the playoffs.
Aaron Robert McLeod... Son of Wesley and Kay McLeod... Born Sept. 10, 1988... Is a business major and is studying coaching while at BSU.