|High School:||Spruce Grove (AJHL)|
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012-13:
Selected to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team…Finished with five goals and eight assists in 42 games…Totaled a +8 plus-minus rating…Had and assist on Nov. 10 vs. Cornell and Nov. 16 at Clarkson…Scored on Nov. 24 at Massachusetts…Added an assist at Rensselaer on Dec. 1 and Dec. 29 vs. Neb.-Omaha…Had goals against Dartmouth on Jan. 4 and Harvard on Jan. 5…Assisted on the Bobcats lone goal on Feb. 15 at St. Lawrence…Scored on Feb. 16 vs. Clarkson and scored the game-winner against Yale on Mar. 23…Also added assist against Yale on Feb. 22, Brown on Feb. 23 and Canisius on Mar. 30.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011-12:
Had four goals and three assists for seven points…Finished the season second on the Bobcats’ roster at +6…Made his collegiate debut at Ohio State on Oct. 7, 2011 ... Scored his first career goal to put Quinnipiac on the board in a 6-1 romp of Bentley on 10/18 ... Scored in the Bobcats’ 5-2 win against Princeton on 11/1 ... Had an assist in Quinnipiac’s 5-4 loss to Dartmouth on 11/4 ... Picked up an assist in a 6-1 win against Sacred Heart on 12/9 ... Scord in Quinnipiac’s 6-3 loss to Harvard on 2/3 ... Had an assist in Game 3 of the Bobcats’ ECAC Hockey First Round Series against Brown.
Played for three years for the Spruce Grove Saints of the Alberta Junior Hockey League…Helped the team to the 2009-10 and 2010-11 AJHL National Championships…In 151 games played, he totaled 22 goals and 25 assists for 47 career points…In 2008-09, he scored four goals and assisted on seven more for 11 points…In 2009-10, he doubled his goals-scored output with eight markers and six assists for 14 points…In 2010-11, he scored a career-high 10 goals while also posting a career-high 12 assists.
Son of Louise and Dwight Van Brabant…Has one brother, Riley; and three sisters, Kelsey, Dana and Hailey…Undecided major…Born in Edmonton, Alberta.