4 - Jeff Dwyer
|Hometown:||New Canaan, CT|
|High School:||Choate Rosemary Hall|
|Years at Yale:||***|
Taylor's Comments: "Jeff has had his bestoff-season in four years and comes into theseason in the best shape of his life...He is ourmost experienced defenseman and will beused with great confidence in allsituations...His combination of exceptionalpuck skills and ability to see the ice makehim one of the best offensive defensemen inthe league...He will be our quarterback outthere..." Of Note: Drafted by the NHL's Atlanta Thrashers in the sixthround (178th pick) in June 1999...Has not missed a game during his Yalecareer... 2002-2003: Team's highest scoring defenseman... only goal ofseason was a shorthanded tally in defeat of RPI at Ingalls (11/15)...recorded four multiple-assist games: at Notre Dame (1/17; 0-2-2), vs.Vermont (1/31; 0-3-3), vs. St. Lawrence (2/7; 0-2-2) and at Union (0-2-2)...2001-2002: Led team with five special teams goals (four power play, oneshorthanded)... 13 conference points were squad's fifth highesttotal...Scored goal at Clarkson in second game of the season... Lit the lampin win at Union...Assisted on two goals at Harvard...Scored goals in threeof the last four regular season games...Earned honorable mention All-Ivyrecognition... 2000-2001: First collegiate point came vs. Boston College(11/7) with an assist on a PPG... Notched first goal in the following game,11/11 vs. Clarkson... Scored game winner and had an assist at Princeton(11/21)... Added another assist against the Tigers at home on 11/25... Forhis efforts he was named ECAC Player of the Week for November 27...Only freshman to play in all 31 games... 21 points ranked eighth in theECAC in defenseman scoring and seventh in freshman scoring... Earnedsecond team All-Ivy accolades... Named Ivy League Co-Rookie of the Year...Selected to the All-ECAC Rookie Team... Before Yale: One of the mosthighly regarded defensemen in the East... Tallied 41 points in 25 games forChoate-Rosemary Hall School... Named to the All-New England Prep firstTeam...Personal: Jeffrey Stephen Dwyer, born Nov. 22, 1980, is the son ofStephen and Paula Dwyer... He is a political science major...Member ofCalhoun College.