2002-03 (Freshman) Earned the John Matchefts award as the team's top freshman ... One of only two freshmen to play in all 37 games ... One of the team's most consistent blueliners ... Six assists in six different games ... Fifth in the CHA in scoring by a freshman defenseman ... Recorded three assists in his first 29 games (Bentley, Wisconsin-Stout and Fairfield) ... Then scored in three of five games with assists against Quinnipiac, Findlay and Wayne State.
High School (Apple Valley) Lettered three years in hockey and two in track ... Team captain as a senior ... Member of National Honor Society ... High school coach was Jerry Hayes.
Personal Shoots right ... Member of Cadet Squadron 21, the Blackjacks ... Parents are Richard and Barbara Turnquist ... Major is undeclared ... Completed Combat Survival Training and Global Engagement this past summer ... Also spent time with his family at a cabin in Wisconsin ... On the dean's list both semesters as a freshman ... On the commandant's list in the spring of 2003 for military excellence ... Came to the Academy because he "wanted one of the best educations possible" ... Played junior hockey for Mike Aikens' Billings Bulls' team in the AWHL ... Aikens played for Frank Serratore at the University of Denver ... Hobbies are all water sports ... Favorite foods are steak and fish ... Favorite class is math ... Favorite movie is Old School ... Favorite musical group is Finch ... Advice to young people is "the harder you work the luckier you get" ... Credits his parents as having the greatest influence on the his sports career ... Greatest moment in sports was playing in front of 4,000 fans at Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis ... Favorite team is the Minnesota Wild.
Career Year GP G A PTS PIM SOG PP SH GW 2002-03 (Fr.) 37 0 6 6 6-12 27 0 0 0