UND Staff

Kevin Nugent

Associate Program Director, Athletics Advancement


phone 631-6482
Email Kevin.P.Nugent.17@nd.edu
Bio

Earned a pair of monograms while playing hockey at Notre Dame … hard-working, reliable forward who always played within the system … played in 25 games as a senior, scoirng his first career goal (a game winner) with four assists for five points … for his career, played in 74 career games with one goal and nine assists for 10 points … joined the Notre Dame roster after playing one season in the United States Hockey League (USHL) for the Tri-City Storm … was originally drafted by the Waterloo Black Hawks in the seventh round (76th overall) of the 2007 USHL Draft and his rights were traded to Tri-City … following in his father[apos]s footsteps as Kevin Nugent, Sr., played for the Irish from 1974-78, playing in 131 games for Lefty Smith, scoring 54 goals with 75 assists for 129 career points to rank 25th on all-time points list… one of three Notre Dame hockey players to follow in their father[apos]s footsteps by playing hockey for the Irish.

AS A SENIOR: Played in 25 games in 2012-13, scoring a goal with four assists for five points … was +2 on the year and had three penalties for six minutes … goal was the first of his career and was game winner on Jan. 26 in 5-2 win over Ferris State … had first multiple-point game of career in that game, adding an assist for two points on the night … had a two-game point streak early in the season with assists in each game of a weekend sweep at Northern Michigan (Oct. 26-27) … played in three postseason games and had one assist.

AS A JUNIOR: Played in 26 of Notre Dame[apos]s 40 games in 2011-12 … recorded three assists for three points … had four penalties for eight minutes … was -1 on the year … notched first point of the year when he set up a Nick Larson goal in 4-1 win at Lake Superior State (Nov. 25) … second assist came at Alaska on Jan. 28 when Nugent carried the puck into the Nanook zone before setting up Stephen Johns for final Notre Dame goal in 4-2 win … stole an errant Michigan State pass before setting up freshman Peter Schneider for second goal of the game in 2-0 shutout of Michigan State on Feb. 24 … saw action in all four postseason games without picking up a point.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Saw action in six games during the 2010-11 campaign … had one assist for one point … had one penalty for two minutes … was +3 on the year … saw first action of the season against Michigan State (Nov. 19) … also saw action versus Northern Michigan, Canisius, Alaska, Ohio State and Miami … assisted on lone Irish goal in 4-1 loss to Alaska at the Joyce Center (Jan. 15) … did not play in any postseason games.

AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in 17 games during his rookie year … picked up one assist for one point … had no penalties on the year and was -2 … recorded eight shots on goal … made first appearance in the lineup versus Alabama-Huntsville (Oct. 10), registering one shot on goal … picked up first career point when he helped set up Patrick Gaul[apos]s first collegiate goal in the 6-1 win at Lake Superior State (Jan. 22) … had a career-high two shots on goal versus Ohio State (Oct. 31) … did not play in any postseason games.

PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Taft Prep School in Watertown, Conn. … attended New Canaan High School in New Canaan, Conn., for three years … played one season in the USHL for the Tri-City Storm … was seventh on the 2008-09 Storm roster in scoring with nine goals and 12 assists for 21 points … had two power-play goals on the year with 12 minutes in penalties … played the `07-[apos]08 season at the Taft Prep School in Watertown, Conn. … served as team captain while scoring 11 goals with 22 assists for 33 points in 32 games … in three seasons at New Canaan, scored 41 goals and 55 assists for 96 points in 50 games … team advanced to state high school semi-finals in `03-[apos]04 and `04-[apos]05 and the finals of the `05-[apos]06 tournament … served as team captain in his final year … played for Team New England at 2006 USA Select 17[apos]s … served as captain of Mid-Fairfield Midget AAA squads that represented New England region at `07 and [apos]08 U.S. national championship tournament …. son of Kevin and Teri Nugent … full name is Kevin Patrick Nugent … has two sisters, Kristen and Kaitlin and one brother, Kris … sister, Kristen `05 and father, Kevin `78 are Notre Dame graduates … born in New Canaan, Conn. … graduated from Notre Dame in May of 2013 with a degree in marketing from the Mendoza College of Business.

Nugent[apos]s Career Statistics

Year GP G A Pts Shots Sh Pct. P/Min PPG SHG GWG +/-
2009-10 17 0 1 1 8 .000 0/0 0 0 0 -2
2010-11 6 0 1 1 8 .000 1/2 0 0 0 +3
2011-12 26 0 3 3 21 .000 4/8 0 0 0 -1
2012-13 25 1 4 5 13 .027 3/6 0 0 1 +2
Totals 74 1 9 10 50 .020 8/16 0 0 1 +2