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Erik Autio
Erik  Autio

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Espoo, Finland

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 182

Position:
Defense

Birthdate:
07/23/1995

Last Team:
Espoo Blues (Jr. A SM-liiga)

Major:
Kinesiology


06/18/2018

MHKY Adds Four to 2018-19 Recruiting Class

A pair of transfers join two freshman to round of the 2018-19 recruiting class

06/05/2018

Autio & Robinson to Play Overseas in 2018-19

Recent graduates Erik Autio and James Robinson will begin their professional playing careers overseas for the 2018-19 season

04/05/2018

MHKY Announces 2017-18 Team Awards

Senior Trevor Hamilton was named the team's Most Valuable Player while Cole Hults earned Freshman of the Year honors

03/13/2018

Hamilton Named B1G Defensive Player of the Year

Junior Andrew Sturtz named All-Big Ten Honorable Mention, senior Erik Autio named Penn State’s sportsmanship award honoree

03/10/2018

4th-seed MHKY Stunned in B1G Semifinals by Top-Seed Notre Dame, 3-2

Jack Jenkins ripped home a rebound in the final minute of regulation to break a 2-2 tie and give Notre Dame the 3-2 victory

12/29/2014

Men's Hockey Falls to Robert Morris, 4-2

Penn State fell to Robert Morris, 4-2, on Monday night at CONSOL Energy Center.

AS A SENIOR IN 2017-18
Skated in 30 games scoring two goals and adding 12 assists for 14 points... collected three assists during a weekend split at No. 7 Minnesota (Oct. 13-15) ... recorded an assist in each game during the weekend split against AIC (Oct. 19-20) ... registered an assist in a 5-4 win over Michigan (Oct. 27) ... collected first goal of the season in a 7-4 loss against Mercyhurst (Nov. 3) ... notched a goal during a 7-0 shutout at Arizona State (Nov. 17) ... assisted a goal in a 4-2 loss at No. 18 Wisconsin (Jan. 26) ... tallied an assist in a 4-2 loss at Michigan State (Feb. 16) ... assisted a goal in a 5-2 victory over No. 8 Minnesota (Feb. 24) tallied an assist in a 5-3 victory over No. 11 Minnesota during the Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals (March 2) ... assisted two goals in a 3-2 loss at No. 3 Notre Dame during the Big Ten Tournament Semifinals (March 10) 

AS A JUNIOR IN 2016-17
Skated in all 39 games scoring three goals and registering 15 assists for 18 points and a single-season Penn State record plus-33 rating ... assisted on the game winning goal on opening night during a 4-2 victory over No. 16 St. Lawrence (Oct. 6) ... collected an assist during a 7-0 victory at Mercyhurst (Oct. 14) ... registered an assist during a 4-1 victory over Canisius (Oct. 28) ... tallied an assist in both games during a weekend sweep over Niagara (Nov. 3-4) ... recorded an assist in the 7-4 victory over Arizona State (Nov. 18) ... registered a goal in game one and an assist in game two of the weekend sweep of No.  20 Michigan (Dec. 1-2) ... tallied two assists in a 5-2 victory against Michigan State (Jan. 13) ... registered one assist in a 5-2 victory versus Wisconsin (Feb. 11) ... had an assist during a 4-1 victory over Michigan State (Feb. 25) ... had an assist in each game during a weekend split against Wisconsin (Mar. 3-4) ... had a pair of assists during a 4-1 victory over Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament (Mar. 16) ... scored the game-winning goal in double-overtime in the Big Ten Tournament semifinal victory over Minnesota (Mar. 17).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015-16

Made 35 appearances and was the fourth-highest scoring defenseman on the team with 16 points on a goal and 15 helpers, which ranked second among team defensemen ... Fifteen assists ranked tied-sixth in the Big Ten for all defensemen and second among sophomore or freshman defensemen ... Blocked 31 shots including a season-high five vs. Ohio State (Feb. 19) ... Notched two multipoint games on a pair of assists in games against Michigan State (Dec. 5) and Minnesota (Jan. 8) ... Started a three-game point streak (Oct. 23-29) with a goal against AIC (Oct. 23) and assists against AIC (Oct. 24) and St. Lawrence (Oct. 29) ... Notched second three-game point streak by tallying single assists in games vs. Michigan (Jan. 28, Jan. 30) and at Michigan State (Feb. 12) ... Team went 9-3-2 when tallying a point (12-10-2 when not) ... Named Academic All-Big Ten.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014-15

Appeared in 34 of 37 games, tallying 11 points on two goals and nine points ... Blocked 41 shots, which was fifth-best on the team ... Accumulated eight penalty minutes with a minus-four rating ... Voted team's Freshman of the Year ... Made collegiate debut in a 2-2 tie with Connecticut (Oct. 10) ... Earned first collegiate point on an assist in a 7-1 win over Holy Cross (Oct. 26), kicking off a season-high three-game point streak, all on assists ... Scored first career goal, a power-play tally, in a 4-1 victory over Wisconsin (Feb. 7) to clinch team's season sweep of the Badgers ... Tallied second goal of the season in a 4-3 win over Michigan (March 7) to aid a home sweep of the Wolverines.

BEFORE PENN STATE

Helped lead the Espoo Blues Under-20 Team to the 2014 Finnish Jr. A SM-liiga championship ... Served as team assistant captain ... Member of the Espoo Blues' junior teams since 2010-11 ... Three-time assistant captain (2010-11, 2011-12, 2013-14) ... Helped lead teams to league titles in 2011 and 2014 ... Earned runner-up performances in 2012 and 2013 ... Named team's best defenseman in 2010-11 and hardest working player in 2011-12 ... Competed for Finnish National Team at the 2013 International Ice Hockey Federation World Under-18 Championship ... Gathered one assist and finished with a team-high plus-six as team earned a bronze medal ... Represented Finland at both the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament (silver) and Under-18 Four Nations Tournament ... Named team's best defenseman at the Four Nations Tournament in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

PERSONAL
Son of Lotta and Pekka Autio ... Has two brothers, Olli and Oskar ... Brother Oskar plays in the Espoo Blues junior system ... Graduated from Haukilahden lukio in 2014 ... Born July 23, 1995.

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