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"Chay is an ultra competitive athlete, and he's the kind of player that just has a certain presence to him. That's a very special attribute." - UND coach Dave Hakstol

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  • 2010-11 Hobey Baker Award Candidate
  • 2010-11 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award Finalist
  • 2010-11 Outstanding Student-Athlete of the Year
  • 2010-11 All-WCHA First Team
  • 2010-11 INCH All-WCHA Team
  • 2010-11 Preseason All-America First Team (INCH)
  • 2010-11 Preseason Player of the Year (93X Media Poll)


  • Leads all active NCAA defensemen in scoring with 120 career points
  • Tied for fourth in NCAA this season in points per game among defensemen (0.97)
  • Leads top-ranked Sioux in defensemen scoring with 30 points in 31 games
  • Put together 12-game point streak (Nov. 26-Jan. 21) to tie 33-year old school record for defensemen
  • Only fifth four-time All-WCHA selection in league history
  • Only the second player in WCHA history to be a four-time WCHA Scholar Athlete
  • 2008-09 second-team All-American
  • 2008-09 ESPN the Magazine Academic All-American
  • 2008-09 WCHA Defensive Player of the Year
  • Has logged 68.5 hours of community service this year alone

His Story

Chay Genoway not only thought his college career was over, he thought he may never play hockey again.

Hit to the head early in the 2009-10 season, suffered post concussion symptoms that kept him off the ice.

"Not knowing whether you're going to play at all again is pretty scary," Genoway said.

The captain watched his team go on to win the Broadmoor Trophy and into the NCAA playoffs. He wanted nothing more than to be a part of the team.

Shortly after the season ended, Genoway announced he would return after receiving a medical redshirt.

He wanted to finish what he started.

On and off the ice, Genoway makes a difference. Game changer in the rink. In the community. The class room. Genoway continues on.


What others say about Genoway:

"He's the best we've seen at his position in a long, long time." -- Inside College Hockey's Jess Myers

"He can basically play 30 minutes a night. He never seems to get tired and can really control play because the puck always seems to be on his stick." -- Minnesota head coach Don Lucia

"He is their rock on the defensive side. He is not the biggest guy, but he plays with an edge." -- Minnesota captain Jay Barriball

"He's an elite player who makes the sport better with his presence." -- Minnesota Duluth radio voice Bruce Ciskie

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