UND Roster

2015-16 Hockey Roster

#14 Thomas DiPauli

Center


Height 5'11''
Weight 189 lbs.
Class Sophomore
Hometown Caldaro, Italy

AS A SENIOR
• Named an Honorable Mention Hockey East All-Star (March 17).
• Voted the team’s Offensive MVP following the season.
• Served as an alternate captain and was a member of Notre Dame’s Rosenthal Leadership Academy.
• Skated in all 37 games and scored a career-high 14 goals and added 18 assists for a career-high 32 points.
• Had three power-play goals, two game winners and finished with a +13 rating.
• Had 21 points (7-14-21) in 22 Hockey East games.
• Finished with eight multi-point games on the season including the game-winning goal and three assists in Notre Dame’s 8-2 win over UConn at the Barclays Center (Nov. 1).
• Scored the first goal in Notre Dame’s 2-2 overtime tie at Denver (Jan. 2).
• Had a goal and an assist in Notre Dame’s 3-2 win at New Hampshire (Jan. 23).
• Had the game-winning, power-play goal in Notre Dame’s 2-1 win at Vermont (Feb. 5) and also added an assist for a two-point night.
• Tied his career-high with two goals in Notre Dame’s 4-1 win over Maine (Feb. 12) and added an assist for a three-point night.
• Had a goal and an assist in Notre Dame’s game two 6-4 loss to Northeastern in the Hockey East Quarterfinals (March 12).

AS A JUNIOR
• Played in 41 of the team’s 42 games while setting career-high marks in goals (8), assists (21) and points (29).
• His 29 points ranked fourth on the team, while his 21 assists tied for third.
• Tied for the team lead with three game-winning goals and scored three power-play goals.
• Tied for second on the team (and first among forwards) with a +8 plus/minus rating.
• Blocked 31 shots and had 24 penalty minutes.
• Had six multi-point games on the season including a career-high, four-point effort (1-3-4) in Notre Dame’s 5-3 win over Lake Superior State (Oct. 17).
• Had a goal and an assist versus Western Michigan (Jan. 10).
• Scored two-goals against Vermont (Oct. 31).
• Had three assists in the 3-2, game two win versus UMass (March 7).
• Notched his second two-goal game of the season against UMass (March 8) in Notre Dame’s 7-0, game three win in the first round of the Hockey East playoffs.
• Skated in all six playoff games, netting two goals and three assists for five points.

AS A SOPHOMORE
• Played in 26 of the team’s 40 games during the 2013-14 season (injured twice during the season, missing 10 games the first time and four the second).
• Scored three goals with two assists for five points.
• Had one game winner.
• His first goal of the season was the game winner in 3-0 shutout win at Western Michigan (Oct. 12).
• Scored his second point of the season (an assist) in 2-0 shutout win over Boston University (Feb. 21).
• Had a multi-point game with a goal and an assist in the 7-2 win over Boston College in game one of the Hockey East quarterfinals.
• His final goal of the year tied the game at 3-3 versus St. Cloud State in NCAA West Regional (Mar. 29), a game the Irish would lose 4-3 in overtime.
• In six postseason games had two goals and one assist for three points.

AS A FRESHMAN: Played in all 41 games as a rookie for the Irish in 2012-13 … scored five goals with seven assists for 12 points … had one game-winning goal … was +8 on the season and had 10 penalties for 31 minutes … had one game with two or more points on the year … scored a goal in his second game, the game-winning marker in the 3-2 win over Nebraska Omaha (Oct. 13) in the championship game of the Ice Breaker Tournament in Kansas City, Missouri … second goal of the season was Notre Dame’s lone goal in a 3-1 loss at then-No. 1 Boston College (Nov. 9) … third goal of the year came in a 5-1 win at Michigan State (Dec. 8) … had a key goal to help the Irish snap a five-game losing streak in the 5-2 win over Ferris State (Jan. 26) … fifth and final goal of the year came in 2-2 overtime tie at Ohio State (Feb. 2) … had two assists in 7-4 win over Michigan (Feb. 8) and added a single assist in 6-4 win the following night … earned CCHA Gongshow rookie of the week honors with three assists and a +3 rating in sweep of Michigan … games were part of a career-best, five-game point streak (2g, 4a) from Jan. 26 to Feb. 9 … had one assist in the CCHA semifinals versus Ohio State (March 23) … played in five postseason games with one point.

NHL DRAFT
• Selected in the fourth round, 100th overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft by the Washington Capitals.

WITH USA HOCKEY
• Selected, along with teammate Vince Hinostroza, to the 2014 U.S. World Junior National Team.
• Had two assists in five games and was +4 for the tournament, which was played in Malmo, Sweden.
• A two-time invitee to the U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp in Lake Placid, New York (2012 and 2013).
• Spent two seasons with USA Hockey’s National Team Developmental Program in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
• Served as an alternate captain with the Under-18 team in 2011-12 scoring 10 goals with 11 assists for 21 points.
• Picked up 22 penalty minutes in 55 games.
• Member of gold-medal winning team at the Under-18 World Championships.
• Served as co-captain of the Under-17 team in 2010-11, when he had seven goals and 20 assists for 27 points in 49 games.
• Helped his team to the gold medal at the 2011 Under-18 Vlad Dzurilla tournament, recording three assists.
• Member of Under-17 World Hockey Challenge team that won the silver medal in 2010 portion of the season.

PREP & PERSONAL
• Graduated from Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan, while playing for the U.S. National Team program.
• Attended Downers Grove North High School as a freshman and sophomore.
• Product of the Chicago Mission Midget program and in his final season (2009-10) had 29 goals and 41 assists for 70 points.
• Was born in Caldaro, Italy and moved to Illinois along with his mother and brother, Theo, to play hockey for the Chicago Mission when he was 12.
• First native of Italy and fourth player born on foriegn soil, joining Calle Ridderwall ’11 (Sweden), Robin Bergman (Sweden) and Peter Schneider (Austria), to play hockey for the Irish.
• Full name is Thomas DiPauli and he is the son of Alexander and Christina DiPauli and has one brother, Theo, and one sister, Sandra. Theo played hockey at Union College.
• Marketing major in Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.

CAREER HIGHS
Goals: 2 (3x – vs. Maine 2/12/16)
Assists: 3 (3x – vs. UConn 11/1/15)
Points: 4 (1-3-4 2x – vs. UConn 11/1/15)
Multi-Point Games: 16
Point Streak: 5 games (Jan. 26 – Feb. 9, 2013; 2-4-6)