UND Roster

2017-18 Hockey Roster

#2 Tony Bretzman

Defenseman


Height 5'11''
Weight 175 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Mendota Heights, Minnesota

AS A SENIOR
• Did not play for the Irish in 2017-18.

AS A JUNIOR 
• Notched an assist in Notre Dame’s 3-0 win at UMass (Dec. 3), which was his fourth game of the season.
• Centered Notre Dame’s fourth line in the Hockey East semifinal loss due to injuries.
• Dressed as the seventh defenseman in Notre Dame’s 3-2 NCAA win over Minnesota and in the Irish appearance in the NCAA Frozen Four against Denver.

AS A SOPHOMORE 
• Played in eight games and scored a goal in Notre Dame’s 8-2 win over UConn at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. (Nov. 1).
• Finished the season with a +2 rating and had five shots on goal.

AS A FRESHMAN
• Named to the 2015 Hockey East All-Academic Team.
• Skated in 17 games while scoring a goal and adding an assist for two points.
• Blocked 15 shots and had six penalty minutes.
• Made his debut in Notre Dame’s 3-2 win over Vermont (Oct. 31).
• Recorded his first career point with an assist in the 4-0 victory at UMass (Dec. 6).
• Scored his first career goal in Notre Dame’s 5-3 win against New Hampshire (Jan. 31).
• That goal against the Wildcats also proved to be his first career game winner.
• Played the final four playoff games of the season.

IN THE BCHL
• Joined the Irish after spending the 2013-14 season with the Langley Rivermen in the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL).
• Scored three goals with 22 assists for 25 points in 57 regular-season games.
• Helped Langley to first place in the BCHL’s Mainland Division.

PREP & PERSONAL
• Graduated from Saint Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights, Minnesota.
• Was a three-time letter-winner in hockey and won four letters in tennis for the Cadets.
• In three seasons, played 116 games with 17 goals and 58 assists for 78 points while helping Saint Thomas to three consecutive Minnesota State Class 1A championships.
• A finalist for the Reed Larson Award for the top defenseman in the state as a senior.
• Full name is Anthony Michael Bretzman and he is the son of Peter and Mary Bretzman.
• Has one older brother, John, and two younger sisters, Katie and Olivia.
• Born in Salt Lake City, Utah.
• Enrolled in Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business with a major in finance.

CAREER HIGHS
Goals: 1 (2x – vs. UConn 11/1/15)
Assists: 1 (2x – vs. UMass 12/3/16)
Points: 1 (4x – at UMass 12/3/16)
Multi-point games: n/a
Point Streak: n/a