UND M Hockey BIO
Chay Genoway
Player Profile:
Chay Genoway 95433
Position: Defense
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 177
Year: Senior
Hometown: Morden, Manitoba
High School: Vernon-BCHL
Major: Management

Career: Finished his senior year as the active leader among NCAA Division I defensemen with 127 career points ... Ranks fourth on UND’s all-time scoring list for defensemen ... Tied for second all-time among Sioux defensemen in game-winning goals (seven) and ranks fourth in power-play goals (14), fifth in assists (101), and seventh in goals (26) ... Played in 168 career games, tying him with former teammates Zach Jones (2005-09) and Matt Watkins (2005-09) for third all-time at UND (all players), and for the most by a defenseman (with Jones).

2010-11 (Senior): Team captain ...
An American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) All-America West first-team selection ... Named to the All-College Hockey News second team and the All-USCHO third team ... All-WCHA first team ... Named to the 2010-11 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award All-America first team ... One of 10 national finalists for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award ... First player in UND history, and fifth in league history, to be a four-time All-WCHA selection ... Named a WCHA Scholar-Athlete for the fourth time, just the second men’s player in league history to accomplish that feat ... Earned his fourth Academic All-WCHA selection ... Named to Athletics Director’s Fall Honor Roll ... Named to WCHA Final Five All-Tournament team ... Co-recipient (with senior Derrick LaPoint) of UND's Archie Krum Memorial Athletic Scholarship, given to the player who demonstrates leadership qualities, high academic standards, athletic excellence ... It was his fourth straight year winning at least a share of the award ... Received UND's Male Sioux Service Award (all sports) after leading all male student-athletes with 80 hours of community service during the academic year ... Notched a career-high 37 points and team-leading 31 assists despite missing eight games due to injury ... His 37 points were the most by a Sioux defenseman since Andy Schneider had 41 in 2003-03 ... Ranked second nationally among defensemen in assists and assists per game (0.86), and ranked third nationally among defensemen in points per game (1.03) ... Became the first Sioux defenseman to average better than a point per game since Travis Roche in 2000-01 (49 points in 46 gmaes) ... Scored a team-leading 11 points (all assists) in seven playoff games ... Had five assists at the NCAA Midwest Regional and was named to the all-tournament team ... His five points during the regional round led the nation ... Notched three assists in UND’s 6-1 win over No. 5 Denver in the regional championship (March 27) ... Had a pair of assists in semifinal win over No. 16 Renssleaer (March 26) ... Tied a school record for defensemen when he put together a 12-game point streak (4g, 10a) from Nov. 26 to Jan. 21 ... Streak tied the 33-year-old school record set by Bill Himmelright in 1977-78 ... Averaged 0.95 points per game during WCHA play, which ranked second among the league’s defensemen ... Had an assist on each game-winning goal at the WCHA Final Five, including the assist on Matt Frattin’s double-overtime winner against No. 5 Denver in the championship game (March 19) ... Matched his career high with four assists in UND’s 8-0 win over Michigan Tech
(March 11) in game one of their WCHA first-round playoff series ... Reached the scoresheet in 16 of his last 21 games ... Boasted nine multi-point games ... Was a plus-2 or better eight times ... Had three assists and registered a career-high nine shots on goal in UND’s 4-2 win at No. 13 Wisconsin (Nov. 13) ... Matched his career high with a pair of goals against Nebraska Omaha (Jan. 21) ... Earned his fourth letter ... Signed with the NHL's Minnesota Wild following the season.

2009-10 (Senior, Medical Hardship): Named to All-WCHA third team despite appearing in only nine games ... Received medical hardship waiver due to season-ending injury sustained in Nov. 13 win over St. Cloud State ... Team captain ... Named co-recipient (w/ Darcy Zajac) of UND's Archie Krum Memorial Athletic Scholarship for "leadership qualities, high academic standards and athletic excellence" ... Third straight year he earned at least a share of the award ... Was tied for the team lead in scoring with 10 points, tops among all WCHA defensemen, at the time of his injury ... Ranked second on the team with four goals, all on the power-play, at the time of the injury ... Hit the scoresheet in seven of his nine games, with three two-point games ... Was voted one of the game's three stars by the print media in four of his five home games ... Named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 20) after scoring three goals, all on the power-play, in a win and a tie against Minnesota (Oct. 16-17).

2008-09 (Junior): Earned AHCA All-America second team honors ... Also named to the All-College Hockey News second team for the second straight year ... Named WCHA Defensive Player of the Year and earned All-WCHA first team honors ... Selected to ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America third team to join Karl Goehring (2001, 2000) as the only Academic All-Americans in Sioux hockey history ... Named a WCHA Scholar-Athlete for the second straight year and was also named to second straight All-WCHA Academic team ... Received UND's Cliff "Fido" Purpur Award given to the player who demonstrates hard work, determination and being a creator of excitement on the ice ... Also received UND's Archie Krum Memorial Scholarship for the second straight year, given to the player who demonstrates leadership qualities, high academic standards and athletic excellence ... Notched career highs in points (32)and assists (29) ... Tied for 12th nationally in points per game among defensemen (0.78) and ranked 24th overall in assists per game (0.71) ... Tied for sixth in the WCHA in assists and ranked sixth in points among defensemen ... Enjoyed a four-assist, five-point game in a 7-3 win over No. 12 Cornell (Nov. 28), career highs in both ... Also scored the game-winning goal in that game ... His five-point game was the first by a Sioux defenseman since Travis Roche recorded six on Nov. 10, 2000 against Minnesota ... Matched his career-long point streak when he reached the scoresheet in six straight games from Nov. 21 to Dec. 6 ... Amassed two goals and nine assists during that stretch ... Recorded seven multi-point games ... Scored or assisted on seven game-winning goals (2g, 5a), second-most on the team ... Scored the overtime winner in 2-1 win at Alaska Anchorage (Feb. 20) ... Earned third letter.

2007-08 (Sophomore): Named to All-College Hockey News second team ... Earned All-WCHA second team honors ... Named to NCAA Midwest Regional all-tournament team ... Co-recipient of UND's Archie Krum Memorial Scholarship for leadership qualities, high academic standards and athletic excellence ... Received WCHA Scholar-Athlete Award ... Named to All-WCHA Academic team ... Named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week on Feb. 19 ... Appeared in 38 games and led all Sioux defensemen in points (29), goals (eight), power-play goals (four), game-winning goals (three) and shorthanded goals (one) ... His three-game winners tied the single-season record by a Sioux defenseman ... Ranked fourth overall in team scoring ... Tied for the team lead among rearguards with 21 assists ... Ranked third on the team with a +17 plus/minus rating ... Ranked second among all WCHA defensemen in scoring (all games) ... Tied for 18th in the overall league scoring race ... Tied for 10th in overall assists ... Tied for lead among WCHA defensemen in game-winning goals ... Scored 18 points (5g, 13a) during conference play to rank second in the WCHA ... Enjoyed six multi-point games, including a career-high three points (1g, 2a) against Princeton in the NCAA Midwest Region semifinal (March 29) ... Put together a career-long six-game scoring streak (3g, 4a) from Jan. 5 to Jan. 25 ... Enjoyed a three-game goal-scoring streak within that stretch ... Was a season-high +4 in a 6-2 win at St. Cloud State (Jan. 5) ... Earned second letter.

2006-07 (Freshman): Played in all 43 UND games ... Played 13 games at forward and 30 at defense ... Genoway's 13 games as a forward all came in UND's first 17 games; he played defense in each of UND's last 26 games, beginning Dec. 16 against Michigan Tech ... Had five goals and 14 assists for 19 points on the season ... Scored eight points (3g, 5a) as a forward and 11 points (2g, 9a) as a defenseman ... Had six multi-point games, including back-to-back two-point games in sweep at Minnesota State on Oct. 27-28 ... Scored first goal of career on Oct. 27 at Minnesota State ... Had three-game goal-scoring streak from Nov. 24-Dec. 8 ... Scored first game-winning goal in 7-2 win at St. Cloud State on March 3 ... Had a +13 plus/minus rating on the season ... Finished 12th in WCHA scoring in league games (0.50 points per game) among league rookies ... Named UND's Rookie of the Year... Received honorable mention by College Hockey News when it named its national all-rookie team ... Earned first letter.

Before UND: Spent the 2005-06 season playing for the Vernon Vipers of the BCHL ... Scored 17 goals and had 40 assists for 57 points in 66 games for Vernon ... A 2005 graduate of Shattuck-St. Mary's ... In his senior year of high school, he had 21 goals and 47 assists for 68 points in 68 games for Shattuck-St. Mary's ... Member of 2004-05 Shattuck-St. Mary's national midget championship team.

Personal: Majoring in management ... Son of Kathy Fisher and Bob Genoway ... Brother, Colby, played forward for the Fighting Sioux from 2002-05 and played professionally in the Czech Republic and Finland in 2009-10.

Genoway's Career Overall Statistics:

Year   GP   G   A  PTS       PEN PPG SHG GWG  +/-
2006-07 43 5 14 19 17/42 3 0 1 +13
2007-08 38 8 21 29 19/46 4 1 3 +17
2008-09 42 3 29 32 23/46 1 0 2 +5
2009-10* 9 4 6 10 3/6 4 0 0 +2
2010-11 36 6 31 37 13/26 2 0 1 +11
Totals 168 26 101
75/160 14 1 7

Genoway's Career WCHA Statistics:

Year   GP   G   A PTS       PEN PPG SHG GWG  +/-
2006-07 28 5 9 14 10/28 3 0 1 +6
2007-08 23 5 13 18 12/32 3 0 2 +14
2008-09 27 1 17 18 19/38 0 0 1 +1
2009-10* 7 4 3 7 3/6 4 0 0 +1
2010-11 20 5 14 19 3/6 2 0 0 +2
Totals 105 20
47/110 12 0 4 +24

Bold stats indicate led team
; * - Received medical hardship
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