UND Roster

2013-14 Hockey Roster

#10 David Gerths


Weight 210 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Ankeny, IA

Four-time monogram winner with the Notre Dame hockey team … saw action at both center and right wing during his career … strong two-way player who played with an edge to his game … played in 155 career games with 18 goals and 13 assists for 31 points … had one career power-play goal and three game winners … played in the United States Hockey League (USHL) for the Lincoln Stars and the Green Bay Gamblers before coming to Notre Dame … first hockey player from the state of Iowa to play hockey for the Irish … also played prep school hockey at Culver Military Academy in Culver, Ind.

AS A SENIOR: Played in all 41 games for the Irish in `13-[apos]14 … scored one goal and added a career-best five assists for six points … lone goal was a game winner … whistled for 14 penalties resulting in 28 penalty minutes … was +6 on the season … scored his only goal of the season in first period of 3-0 win at Providence College … goal snapped a 35-game goal-less drought …. injured later in that game and missed final three regular-season games and first-round playoff game against Boston University (March 8) … was pointless in five postseason games … signed tryout contract with South Carolina (ECHL) at end of season, playing in four games.

AS A JUNIOR: Played in all 41 games for the Irish in 2012-13 … scored a career-high nine goals with one assist for 10 points … chipped in one power-play goal and one game winner … was +2 on the year and had 15 penalties for 30 minutes of penalty time … snapped a 49-game goal-less drought when he scored first goal of the season in a 4-1 home win against Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 19) … made it two games in a row when he scored his second of the year on Oct. 26 in 5-2 win at Northern Michigan … went 11 games without a point before notching his third goal of the season in a 5-1 win at Michigan State (Dec. 8) … helped Notre Dame snap a five-game losing streak with his fourth goal in a 5-2 win at home against Ferris State (Jan. 26) … scored three goals in the weekend sweep of Michigan … recorded the second two-goal game of his career in 7-4 win over the Wolverines (Feb. 8) … added a single goal in the 6-4 victory over Michigan (Feb. 9) to give him seven for the year … tied his career high with eight goals when he scored in the 3-3 overtime tie at Western Michigan (Feb. 22) … scored his career-best ninth goal of the season on Senior Night, scoring on the power play with the eventual game winner in 4-1 win over Bowling Green … picked up lone point of the postseason with an assist in the CCHA Championship game … had one assist in five postseason games.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 35 of Notre Dame[apos]s 40 games during the 2011-12 season … had four assists for four points on the year … whistled for nine penalties and 18 penalty minutes … was -13 on the season … went scoreless for the first 23 games of the season before getting on the scoresheet in back-to-back games … set up Nick Larson[apos]s game-winning goal in 2-1 win versus Bowling Green (Feb. 3) … assisted on a Stephen Johns[apos] goal the following night that gave Notre Dame a 2-1 lead in game the Irish lost, 3-2 … set up lone goal on the power play by Billy Maday in 4-1 loss at Miami (Feb. 18) … final point of the season came on March 3 as he helped set up Mike Voran[apos]s game-winning goal in 4-2 win over Ohio State in game two of the first-round CCHA playoff series … in four postseason games, had one assist for one point.

AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 43 of Notre Dame[apos]s 44 games as a rookie … scored eight goals with three assists for 11 points … had one game-winning goal … had 13 penalties for 26 penalty minutes … scored first career goal in 4-2 win over Lake Superior (Oct. 14) … had first two-goal game of career with a pair of markers in 3-2 win over Western Michigan (Oct. 29) … scored once in 6-3 victory at Bowling Green (Nov. 6) … fifth goal of the season came in 6-3 loss at North Dakota (Nov. 26) … did not score again until Jan 22, when he scored his sixth goal of the season in 4-1 win at Ohio State (Jan. 22) … had second two-point game (1g, 1a) of career as he scored the game-winning goal in 5-2 victory at Ferris State (Feb. 19) … played in all eight postseason games and did not score any points.

PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Ankeny High School in Ankeny, Iowa … also attended Culver Military Academy for three years and Lincoln Southwest High School while playing in Lincoln, Neb., with the Lincoln Stars of the USHL … played three years of hockey at Culver where he scored 65 goals with 79 assists for 144 points in three seasons … selected most valuable player as a junior … also played baseball for three years at Culver and was that team[apos]s most valuable player as a junior … played two years in the United States Hockey League (USHL) with the Lincoln Stars and the Green Bay Gamblers … started the 2009-10 season in Lincoln and had his rights traded to Green Bay on Feb. 3 … played in 34 games with Lincoln, scoring two goals with 14 assists for 16 point with 31 penalty minutes … played 21 games for Green Bay, getting three goals and two assists for five points and 14 penalty minutes … helped the Gamblers to the 2009-10 USHL title … in 12 playoff games added three goals and two assists for five points … was a teammate of former Irish standouts Anders Lee and Steven Summerhays with the Gamblers … a two-time selection to the USHL Prospects/All-Star game … played for Team USA at the 2008 and 2009 World Jr. A Challenge, where the U.S. won two gold medals … served as team captain on 2009 team and was a teammate of Jeff Costello … in `08-[apos]09 was a key member of the Lincoln Stars team that won the USHL[apos]s West Division with a 37-17-5 record … recorded 12 goals and 24 assists for 36 points with the Stars … picked up three power-play goals and two game winners … had 56 minutes in penalties … full name is David Jon Gerths … son of Jon and Karen Gerths … has one sister, Allison … born in Des Moines, Iowa … graduated with a degree in marketing from Notre Dame[apos]s Mendoza College of Business in May of 2014.

Gerth[apos]s Career Statistics

Year GP G A Pts Shots Sh Pct. P/Min PPG SHG GWG +/-
2010-11 43 8 3 11 45 .178 13/26 0 0 1 -1
2011-12 35 0 4 4 51 .000 9/18 0 0 0 -13
2012-13 41 9 1 10 56 .161 15/30 1 0 1 +2
2013-14 36 1 5 6 39 .026 14/28 0 0 1 +6
Totals 155 18 13 31 191 .094 51/102 1 0 3 -6