Balanced attack propels Penn State to first sweep of a Big Ten opponent
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014-15
Made 16 appearances with a goal and an assist, while blocking 25 shots … Posted a season-best plus-two rating in a 7-1 win over Connecticut (Oct. 11) … Registered an assist at Alaska (Oct. 18) … Scored only goal of the season on a blast from the point at Ohio State (Feb. 28) … Named to the Academic All-Big Ten Team.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013-14 Appeared in 27 games ... Totaled two goals and four assists ... Netted two power-play goals and a game-winning marker ... Made collegiate debut against Air Force Oct. 18 ... Earned first career point with an assist against Vermont Oct. 26 ... Tallied a game-winning, power-play goal against in a 5-4 victory against Robert Morris Nov. 1 ... Secured an assist in Penn State's 5-4 overtime victory against Michigan Feb. 21 ... Attended the Vancouver Canucks Development Camp prior to the season.
BEFORE PENN STATE Played parts of three seasons with the Spruce Grove Saints of the Alberta Junior Hockey League ... Teammates with Nittany Lion forwards Dylan Richard and David Glen ... Skated in 23 regular-season games in 2012-13 and collected 11 points (1g, 10a) ... Helped lead Spruce Grove to the North Division championship ... Added four points (1g, 3a) in 15 playoff games ... Collected nine goals and nine assists in 41 regular-season games in 2011-12 ... Gathered six points (4g, 2a) in 11 playoff games ... Named Rookie of the Year and to the AJHL All-Rookie Team ... Also played for the Leduc Oil Kings ... Was named the team's top defenseman in 2008-09.
PERSONAL Selected by the Vancouver Canucks in the sixth round (175th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft ... Son of Bob and Sandra Williamson ... Has one brother, Jacob ... Graduated from Leduc (Alta.) Composite High School ... Born Sept. 5, 1993.