27 - Zach Tolkinen
Zach Tolkinen
Height: 6-3
Weight: 190
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lino Lakes, Minn.
High School: Fairbanks (NAHL)
Position: DEFENSEMAN
gp 38
p 7
g 2
a 5
pim 51
+/- +11

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011–12:
Had a break-out season with four goals and 11 assists for 15 points…Appeared in both games at Ohio State...Scored his first goal of the season in the Bobcats 4-3 win on 10/8 ... Had two assists in Quinnipiac’s 7-1 win against Canisius on 10/15 ... Scored his first career goal in Quinnipiac’s 6-1 win against Bentley on 10/18 ... Also added an assist ... Scored a power-play goal in a 2-2 tie against No. 9 Union on 12/2 ... Assisted on both the game-tying and game-winning goals in a 3-2, come-from-behind victory against RPI on 12/3 ... Had an assist in Quinnipiac’s 6-1 win against Sacred Heart on 12/9 ... Capped off a Bobcats’ two-goal come-back with the game-tying goal against Brown on 1/7 ... Had an assist in a 6-3 loss to Harvard on 2/3 .. .Had two assists in a 4-3 loss to St. Lawrence on 2/10 ... Assisted on a goal in  a 7-6 win at Clarkson on 2/11 ... Had one goal and an assist in a 4-1 win against Brown on 2/24.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010–11:
Appeared in 26 games for the Bobcats, recording three assists … Had an assist at Brown on Nov. 5 for his first collegiate point … Recorded an assist in a win at Colgate on Nov. 13 … Assisted on a goal in a win over Nebraska-Omaha on Dec. 31.

BEFORE QUINNIPIAC:
Suited up for the Fairbanks (Alaska) Ice Dogs of the North American Hockey League…Totaled 37 points on 12 goals and 25 assists to help Fairbanks to a second place finish for the 2009–10 Robertson Cup National Championship…Had two goals and three assists in the playoffs…All Conference honoree…Named a Ted Brill Great 8 honoree…Hobey Baker Character Award recipient…Graduated from Centennial Senior High School in 2008…Lettered twice in hockey and three times in tennis.

PERSONAL: 
Son of Cheri and Gary Tolkinene…Father, Gary, played hockey at Concordia College and coaches hockey at Centennial Senior High School..Has a brother, Erik, two sisters, Jane and Rachel…Majoring in Pre-Medicine…Born in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Recent Games
Mar 22 vs. Brown L, 4-0
Mar 23 vs. Yale W, 3-0
Mar 30 vs. Canisius W, 4-3
Mar 31 vs. Union W, 5-1
Apr 11 St. Cloud St. W, 4-1
Apr 13 vs. Yale L, 4-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 38 18
Points 7 4
Goals 2 0
Assists 5 4
PIM 51 18
+/- +11 +12
Power-play goals 1 0
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Game-tying goals 0 0
Shots 50 21
Date Opponent Score g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 6 at Maine W, 2-1 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 7 Acadia L, 2-0 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 13 Robert Morris W, 4-0 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 14 Robert Morris L, 4-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Oct 19 Ohio St. T, 1-1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 20 Ohio St. W, 3-1 0 0 0 15 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 27 vs. Colgate L, 5-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 6 American Int'l L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 9 Colgate W, 3-2 0 0 0 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 10 Cornell W, 4-1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 16 at Clarkson W, 5-2 0 1 1 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 17 at St. Lawrence W, 6-2 0 0 0 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 20 at Providence W, 2-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 24 at Massachusetts T, 2-2 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 30 at Union W, 4-0 0 0 0 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 1 at Rensselaer W, 3-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 7 Princeton W, 3-1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 8 at Princeton W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 29 Neb.-Omaha W, 5-4 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 30 Neb.-Omaha W, 3-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 4 Dartmouth W, 3-2 0 0 0 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 5 Harvard W, 6-2 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 11 Rensselaer T, 1-1 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 12 Union W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 Connecticut W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Brown T, 1-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 at Yale W, 6-2 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 8 at Cornell W, 4-1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 9 at Colgate W, 3-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 15 St. Lawrence L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 Clarkson W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 22 Yale W, 4-1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 23 Brown T, 3-3 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 1 at Harvard L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Mar 2 at Dartmouth W, 4-1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 15 Cornell L, 3-2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 16 Cornell W, 10-0 1 0 1 2 +3 1 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 17 Cornell W, 3-2 1 0 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Mar 22 vs. Brown L, 4-0 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 23 vs. Yale W, 3-0 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 30 vs. Canisius W, 4-3 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 31 vs. Union W, 5-1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Apr 11 St. Cloud St. W, 4-1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Apr 13 vs. Yale L, 4-0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Total 38 2 5 7 51 +11 1 0 0 0 0 50
Conference 18 0 4 4 18 +12 0 0 0 0 0 21
Exhibition 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1

Home 20 2 3 5 31 +6 1 0 0 0 0 33
Away 12 0 2 2 16 +6 0 0 0 0 0 16
Neutral 6 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1

Wins 27 2 4 6 43 +16 1 0 0 0 0 30
Losses 7 0 0 0 2 -5 0 0 0 0 0 16
Ties 4 0 1 1 6 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4

September - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 6 0 0 0 23 +0 0 0 0 0 0 12
November 8 0 2 2 12 +4 0 0 0 0 0 14
December 4 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 4
January 3 0 1 1 6 +3 0 0 0 0 0 2
February 6 0 1 1 4 +1 0 0 0 0 0 6
March 9 2 0 2 6 +3 1 0 0 0 0 12
April 2 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0