4 - Jeff Dwyer
|Hometown:||New Canaan, CT|
|High School:||Choate Rosemary Hall|
|Years at Yale:||***|
Taylor's Comments: "Jeff has had his best off-season in four years and comes into the season in the best shape of his life...He is our most experienced defenseman and will be used with great confidence in all situations...His combination of exceptional puck skills and ability to see the ice make him one of the best offensive defensemen in the league...He will be our quarterback out there..." Of Note: Drafted by the NHL's Atlanta Thrashers in the sixth round (178th pick) in June 1999...Has not missed a game during his Yale career... 2002-2003: Team's highest scoring defenseman... only goal of season 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, one shorthanded)... 13 conference points were squad's fifth highest total...Scored goal at Clarkson in second game of the season... Lit the lamp in win at Union...Assisted on two goals at Harvard...Scored goals in three of the last four regular season games...Earned honorable mention All-Ivy recognition... 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... For his 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 the ECAC in defenseman scoring and seventh in freshman scoring... Earned second team All-Ivy accolades... Named Ivy League Co-Rookie of the Year... Selected to the All-ECAC Rookie Team... Before Yale: One of the most highly regarded defensemen in the East... Tallied 41 points in 25 games for Choate-Rosemary Hall School... Named to the All-New England Prep first Team...Personal: Jeffrey Stephen Dwyer, born Nov. 22, 1980, is the son of Stephen and Paula Dwyer... He is a political science major...Member of Calhoun College.