16 Jordan Pietrus
16 Jordan Pietrus
Height: 5-11
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Vermilion, ALB
High School: Cedar Rapids Roughriders
Position: F
Jordan Pietrus had a breakthrough year last season and will look to continue making strides as a collegiate ice hockey player. A true teammate and extremely hard worker, Pietrus will help to lead the Bears both on and off the ice.

2007-2008: Played in 29 of 31 games, missing two due to injury ... Finished the season with eight points (6g, 2a), including 2-2-4 totals in ECAC Hockey contests ... Scored one power-play goal, one short-handed goal, and one game-winner ... Also had a 34.2 faceoff percentage, winning 41 of 120 taken ... Netted the first two goals of his career at #8 New Hampshire ... Picked up an assist at Yale ... Earned a point for the second straight game with his third goal of the year against Ferris State ... Scored his first career power-play goal against Merrimack ... Scored the game-winning goal, his first career short-handed tally, in 4-2 win over Harvard, earning 2nd star honors ... Had an assist the next night in 4-3 victory over Dartmouth ... Scored his sixth of the year in 5-4 win at Dartmouth ... One of 21 Bears named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team.

2006-2007: Appeared in 17 games, earning two assists on the season ... Posted his first career point with an assist in 6-6 tie with Colgate in his first career game ... Tallied an assist in 1-1 tie with UMass-Lowell at the Denver Cup ... One of 20 Bears named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team.

Before Brown: Prior to his arrival at Brown, Pietrus played for Cedar Rapids for two seasons, helping to lead the RoughRiders to an Eastern Division Championship in 2006 as a team captain ... Finished the season with 23 points (10g, 13a) and a "+8" rating in 59 games ... Helped to lead the RoughRiders to an Eastern Division, Anderson Cup, and Clark Cup Championship in 2005 ... Appeared in 49 games in 2005 and notched 25 points (14g, 11a) and a "+7" rating ... Played for the Winnipeg Saints for two seasons, serving as an assistant captain in 2004 ... Named First Team All-Star and Runner-Up for MJHL MVP in 2004 ... Named Winnipeg Saints MVP and recipient of Hardest Worker Award ... Notched 95 points (46g, 49a) in 64 games ... Tallied 24 points (16g, 8a) in 63 games in 2003 ... Earned Hardest Worker Award and Most Improved Player after first season with Winnipeg.

Personal: Jordan Matthew Pietrus is the son of Roman and Wendy Pietrus of Vermilion, Alberta ... Born in 1985 ... Jordan has a sister, Jennifer ... Attended JH, Bruns Collegiate ... Interests: Weight Lifting, Reading, Sports ... Major: Commerce, Organizations, and Entrepreneurship.