21 - Richie Crowley
Richie Crowley
Height: 6-1
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Canton, MA
High School: Ann Arbor Pioneer
Position: D
Previous Team: U.S. NTDP
S/C: L

As a Junior in 2012: Played on the defensive line in 29 games, earning a career-high 11 points (2g, 9a) … Was 4th on the team with 34 blocked shots ... Honored with the Patrick S. Jones Memorial Trophy, given to the player on Brown’s squad who “generates the most spark and enthusiasm in building team spirit” ... Scored his first career goal to give Brown a 1-0 lead in a 5-4 win over Cornell … Played with Jeff Buvinow ’12 as the starting defensive pairing against Holy Cross … Garnered an assist in a 6-4 win over #14 Yale … Earned 5 assists on the power play over the course of the season, notching his first in a 5-2 win over Providence … Posted an assist in a 2-2 tie at Clarkson … Registered points in two consecutive games with a power play assist in a 3-2 win over #12 Union and an assist against Dartmouth … Notched his third power play assist to give Brown a 1-0 lead over St. Lawrence ... Scored a career-high 2 points with a goal and an assist against Colgate … Assisted on a power play goal to give Brown a 1-0 lead against Quinnipiac … Earned his 5th power play assist in game #3 of the ECAC First Round at Qunnipiac ... One of 24 Bears named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team.

As a Sophomore in 2011: Appeared in 20 games, partnering mostly with either Jeremy Russell ’11 or Marc-Antoine Carrier ’14 on Brown’s third defensive pairing … Suffered a season-ending concussion in early February ... Valuable part of the Bears’ penalty kill … Blocked 14 shots … One of 23 Bears named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Squad. 

As a Freshman in 2010: One of eight players to play in every game ... Was paired mostly with Sean Connauton ’11 or Scott Van der Linden ’10 ... Valuable part of both the power play and penalty kill ... Earned 7 assists on the season ... Posted his first career point with an assist in 8-1 win over UConn ... Notched an assist in 5-2 win over AIC ... Tallied another assist at #5 Yale ... Earned an assist on the goal that gave Brown a 2-0 lead in 3-2 victory at Clarkson ... Notched an assist at #6 Cornell ... Posted an assist in 3-2 win over Clarkson at home ... Earned an assist on Farnham’s GWG in 3-2 win over #6 Yale in game #1 Quarterfinal victory … One of 28 Bears named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Squad.  

Before Brown: Crowley played with the US U-17 and U-18 teams during the 2007-08 and 2008-09 season … A captain for both teams, Crowley played in 44 games for the U-18 team in 2008-09, earning four assists and 40 PIM … Also played in 23 games with the U-17 team, picking up 64 PIM … Played in 58 games with the U-17 team in 2007-08, tallying 9 points (3g, 6a) and 36 PIM … Named Honorable Mention All-ISL while playing at Thayer Academy … Had 21 points (3g, 18a) in 31 games during the 2006-07 season at Thayer … Also an accomplished track athlete, Crowley finished in fifth place in the men’s high hurdles at the NEPSTA, while competing for Thayer.

Personal: Richard F. Crowley IV is the son of Richard F. Crowley III and Rita Viscio ... Born in 1991 ... Richie has one sister, Nicole ... Attended Thayer Academy for two years, before going to Ann Arbor Pioneer while with the USNTDP ... Interests: Fishing, Water Sports ... Concentration: Political Science and Economics.

Crowley's Career Highs
Goals: 1, 2x, last at Colgate (2/11/12)
Assists:
1, 16x, last at Quinnipiac (3/4/12)
Points: 2, at Colgate (2/11/12)

Crowley's Career Stats
  GP G A Pts PPG SHG GWG +/- Pen/Min
2009-2010 37 0 7 7 0 0 0 -9 5/18
2010-2011 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 -4 1/2
2011-2012292911000ev10/44
TOTALS 86 2 16 18 0 0 0 -13 16/64