#17 Leo Fitzgerald
|HOMETOWN||Port Alberni, B.C. (BCHL-Victoria)|
Played in 23 games in an injury-shortened senior season for Bemidji State... Scored two goals and two assists for four points... Recorded 40 total shots and had 11 blocked shots... Scored a goal in the season-opening, 5-2 win over Minnesota Duluth (10/13/17)... Recorded a power-play goal in a 2-2 draw with North Dakota (1/13/18)... Earned a spot on the WCHA All-Academic Team... Signed a professional contract to play with the South Carolina Stingrays, ECHL affiliate of the Washington Capitols.
2015-16 / Sophomore
Skated in 37 games as a sophomore and set career highs in goals, assists, and points with 12 points from three goals and nine assists... Posted two powerplay goals... Set a career-high five shots on goal twice, last vs. Alabama Huntsville (2/26/16)... Recorded 71 shots on goal... Had a season-high three-game point streak two times, registering three points during each span... Scored goals in two straight games vs. Alaska Nov. 13-14.
2014-15 / Freshman
Appeared in 29 games for the Beavers... Recorded 10 points (2g-8a)... Registered first collegiate point with a helper to his brother Gerry against St. Cloud State (11/29/14)... Scored first collegiate goal at Alaska Anchorage (12/6/14)... Posted a season-best two points at Alaska Anchorage (12/6/14)... Had three game-winning assists... 32 shots on goal... plus/minus rating of (+5).
Prior to BSU
Leo Fitzgerald spent the last two seasons playing in the British Columbia Hockey League for the Victoria Grizzlies. Last season L. Fitzgerald scored six goals and nine assists for 15 points in 17 games, spending most of the season out with an injury.
In 2012-13, L. Fitzgerald netted 26 goals and 24 assists for 50 points in 52 games played.
Prior to his time with Victoria, L. Fitzgerald also played for the Salmon Arm (2009-10), Nanaimo (2010-11) and Prince George (2011-12).
Leo Roderick Fitzgerald was born to Dale and Janet Fitzgerald on Aug. 26, 1993. Leo is majoring in business with a minor in marketing communication.
Goals: 1 (x11) last at North Dakota (1/13/18); Assists: 2 vs Ferris State (1/21/17); Points: 2 (x2) last at North Dakota (10/22/16); SOG: 6 vs Bowling Green (3/10/17); PIM: 15 at North Dakota (10/17/15).