22 - Tommy Fallen
Tommy Fallen
Height: 5-9
Weight: 175
Year: So.
Hometown: Plymouth, MN
High School: Cedar Rapids (USHL)
Position: D
Major: Political science
Residential College: Branford

Bulldog Best: 1-1-2 at Sacred Heart.

2012-13 (National Championship Season): Played all 37 games and led all Yale blueliners with seven goals and 23 points... Top scorer of the sophomore class.... Honorable mention All-Ivy League... Featured by media in many stories prior to facing hometown Minnesota Gophers in semifinal of NCAA West Regional... Ranked No. 26 among Division I defensemen in points per game.

2011-12: Earned team rookie of the year honors... Point streaks of five and three games... Top scorer among the Eli rookies with four goals and 20 points... Led all Yale defenseman in points... Pair of two-assist games.

Before Yale: Assistant captain for USHL Cedar Rapids Roughriders in 2010-11… Helped team set franchise records for wins (42) and points (90)… Anderson Cup title for best regular season record…  Tied for team lead regular-season plus/minus (+19)… Led team defensemen in 2011 playoff scoring and plus/minus… Roughriders lost in Eastern Conference Championship…  One of seven USHL defensemen named to U.S. team that captured gold at 2010 World Junior A Challenge… 118 games played, 46 points and +36 are among best marks for defensemen in franchise history… USHL CCM Defensive Player of the Week (3/14/11)… Played hockey (61 pts, 78 gp) and lacrosse at Robbinsdale Armstrong High School… Hockey 2008-09 first-team all-conference…  Team MVP…  Team Most Coachable Award… AHS 40th Anniversary All-Star Team… Minnesota Hockey “Great 8” High School Senior All-Star Team…  Channel 12 All-Area Team… Nominated to participate with 120 top high school players in Midwest in the Upper Midwest High School Elite League (Team Northwest)…  Nominated to Elite League All-Star Team Minnesota for 2008 Bauer National Invitational… 2007-08 all-conference HM… Minnesota Hockey Advanced 17 Festival – Final 54 Camp… 2006-07 all-conference HM… Minnesota Hockey Advanced 16 Festival – Final 54 Camp… National Honor Society… Honors Mentor Connection.

Personal: Thomas Robert Fallen (pronounced fal-in) is the son of Robert and Kathy Fallen… Sister, Kelley, was a four-year letter winner in hockey and 2010-11 captain at University of St. Thomas… Grandfather, James Fallen, played minor pro hockey for the Cleveland Barons in the late 50s… Father, former associate publisher of USA Hockey Magazine and co-founder of Minnesota Hockey Journal, is director of Skaters Keep Achieving Through Education, an academic recognition program for youth hockey players in Minnesota… Mother is former GM for Team Minnesota, a girls high school all-star team that competed in Chicago Showcase National High School All-Star Festival… Assistant coach to the CCM/Reebok team made up of 2001 birth years around the Twin Cities area.

Year GP G A P PIM
2011-12 35 4 16 20 8
2012-12 37 7 16 23 18
Total 71 11 32 43 26

 

Listen To Feb. 2013 Interview on ECAC Hockey Radio Show with Bernie Corbett

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