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Tyler Vesel
Player Profile:
Tyler Vesel 1862390
Position: Forward
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Rochester, Minn.
Club: Omaha (USHL)

2016-17 (Junior) - Game-By-Game Statistics
Scored a powerplay goal and had an assist at Alaska (Oct. 15)...scored a powerplay goal and had an assist against Vermont (Oct. 21)...scored a powerplay goal and a shorthanded goal and had an assist against UMass Lowell (Oct. 28)...scored a goal and had two assists against Colorado College (Nov. 5)...had the game tying goal at Northern Michigan (Nov. 25)...had three assists at Wisconsin (Dec. 3)...scored a goal at St. Cloud State (Dec. 10)...tallied a goal against Lake Superior State...had the game-winning goal and an assist against Lake Superior State (Dec. 31)...had a powerplay goal against North Dakota (Jan.7)...had two power play goals at Colorado College to establish a career high for goals in a season (Jan. 13)...had two assists at Minnesota Duluth (Feb. 3)...had two assists against Western Michigan (Feb. 10)...had two more assists against Western Michigan the following night (Feb. 11)...named NCHC Academic All-Conference and an NCHC Scholar Athlete...had a goal at Western Michigan on March 11...had a power play goal at Western Michigan on March 12...finished the season with career highs in goals, assists and points...was the co-recipient of the NCHC’s Sportsmanship Award.

2015-16 (Sophomore) - Game-By-Game Statistics
Registered his first point of the season with an assist at Vermont (Oct. 16)...scored his first goal of the season at Miami (Nov. 20)...had three assists vs. Arizona State (Dec. 19)...had the game-winning goal and an assist vs. Arizona State (Dec. 20)...scored a powerplay goal at North Dakota (Jan. 16)...scored a shorthanded goal vs. Western Michigan (Feb. 12)...scored two goals and added an assist vs. Western Michigan (Feb. 13)... named an NCHC Scholar-Athlete and a member of the NCHC Academic All-Conference Team.

2014-15 (Freshman) - Game-By-Game Statistics
Made his collegiate debut vs. Minnesota State (Oct. 10)...scored his first collegiate goal at Cornell (Oct. 31)...had two assists at Ohio State (Nov. 7) and finished with three for the weekend...had a goal and an assist vs. Minnesota Duluth (Nov. 22)...was named NCHC Rookie of the Week following the weekend against UMD after finishing with a goal and two assists...had a goal at North Dakota (Nov. 28)...had an assist at North Dakota (Nov. 29) to establish a team season high six-game point streak...scored a goal vs. St. Cloud State (Dec. 13)...had two assists vs. Alabama-Huntsville (Dec. 20)...had two assists vs. New Hampshire (Dec. 30)...scored a goal and added an assist at Colorado College (Jan. 16)...had a goal vs. North Dakota (Jan. 30)...scored a goal at St. Cloud State (Feb. 20)...scored an empty-net powerplay goal (first career powerplay goal) and tied for the team lead with four blocked shots vs. Harvard in the NCAA Midwest Regional (March 28)...assisted on UNO’s only goal in Frozen Four vs. Providence (April 9)...led all NCAA forwards with 62 blocked shots...named NCHC Academic All-Conference (June 24).

Before UNO

Was a member of the All-USHL Second Team after finishing second for the Omaha Lancers and third in the USHL in scoring with 33 goals and 38 assists for 71 points in just 49 games…tied for second in goals in the USHL…had a team-best rating of +40 while also posting a team-best 11 powerplay goals and tying for the team lead with six game winners…also had 22 penalty minutes…prior to playing for the Lancers, played for Shattuck St. Mary’s where he put up 61 goals and 90 assists for 151 points in 112 career games and won a national championship as a junior...was selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the sixth round, 153rd overall, in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

Personal
Born April 14, 1994…son of Scott and Cathy Schneider…has two brothers, Rory Vesel and Dylan Schneider…father Scott played collegiately at Colorado College from 1983-87 and was drafted by the Winnipeg Jets in 1984…majoring in physical education.

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