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Coltyn Sanderson
Player Profile:
Coltyn Sanderson 901694
Position: Forward
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Club: Weyburn-SJHL
Major: Management
  • Coltyn Sanderson Career Statistics

2015-16 (Senior): National finalist for the Hockey Commissioners Association (HCA) Derek Hines Unsung Hero Award ... Received team’s Most Improved Player award … Established personal bests in games played (35), points (12), goals (7), assists (5) and plus/minus (+10) ... Scored all seven of his goals in his 19 games after Jan. 16, fourth-most on the team during that time ... Had not scored a goal in his first 25 collegiate games prior to that stretch ... Scored a critical third-period goal in the NCAA Midwest Region championship vs. No. 5 Michigan (March 26) ... Third-period goal put UND up 4-2 in an eventual 5-2 win ... Picked up an assist in UND’s 4-2 win over Denver (April 7) in the NCAA Frozen Four semifinal … His first career goal was the game-winner in a 5-1 win over Omaha (Jan. 16) ... Added another goal in UND’s following game, a 5-5 overtime tie vs. Colorado College (Jan. 22) ... Enjoyed his first collegiate 2-goal game in an 8-1 win over Western Michigan (March 4) ... Had a goal and an assist and a career-high five shots on goal in UND’s 7-1 win over Colorado College in Game 1 of the NCHC Quarterfinals ... Has been a plus or even in all but four of his 33 games ... Since the Christmas break, UND went 0-3 when he was not in the lineup and 18-1-2 when he was … Earned fourth letter.

2013-14 (Sophomore): Earned Academic All-NCHC honors ... Appeared in three games ... Collected his first collegiate point with an assist in a 3-2 win at Nebraska Omaha on Nov. 10 ... Scored an empty-net goal in UND’s 4-1 exhibition win vs. the U.S. Under-18 Team on Oct. 26 … Earned second letter.

2012-13 (Freshman): Appeared in two games, both coming at the season-opening Brice Alaska Goal Rush in Fairbanks (Oct. 19-20) ... Made his collegiate debut in UND’s 5-0 win over Alaska Anchorage in the season opener (Oct. 19) ... Had one shot on goal and blocked one shot ... Was even the following day in a 2-1 loss to Alaska (Oct. 20) ... Earned first letter.

Before UND: Spent the previous two seasons with the Weyburn Red Wings of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) ... Served as team captain in 2011-12 and amassed 81 points (32 goals, 49 assists) in 57 games ... Finished fourth in the SJHL scoring race ... Added nine goals and nine assists in 17 playoff games and led Weyburn to the Sherwood Conference championship ... Weyburn’s nominee for SJHL Player of the Year ... Received four team honors: Barber Motors Award (Most Valuable Forward), NSWB Community Service Award, Marcel Labelle Memorial Award (Red Wing Displaying Dedication) and the President’s Ring ... Played in 57 games in 2010-11 and had 19 goals and 29 assists for 48 points ... Spent the 2009-10 season with the Assiniboia Southern Rebels of the Prairie Junior Hockey League and collected 35 points (19 goals, 16 assists) in 37 games ... A 2009 graduate of St. Joseph High School in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Personal: Majoring in social science ... Son of Mike Sanderson and James and Tara Oliver ... Father, Mike Sanderson, enjoyed a 13-year professional hockey career.

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