Junior Patrick Koudys has led by example in his first season on campus
AS A SOPHOMORE AT RENSSELAER IN 2011-12
Skated in 27 games with Rensselaer (ECAC Hockey) during his sophomore season in 2011-12 ... Gathered two points (1g, 1a).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010-11
Played in 31 games as a freshman to help lead RPI to the NCAA tournament ... Collected one goal and two assists ... Attended the NHL Research and Development Camp.
In 2012-13, appeared in 64 regular-season games with the Muskegon Lumberjacks of the United States Hockey League ... Collected 15 points (1g, 14a) ... Played in three playoff games ... Teammates with Nittany Lion forward Zach Saar ... In 2009-10, played for the Burlington Cougars with Nittany Lion sophomore Luke Juha ... Earned the Most Promising Player, Top Defenseman and Rookie of the Year awards ... Garnered the Top Prospect Award from the Ontario Hockey Association ... Assistant captain for Team Canada in the 2010 Three Nations Tournament ... Member of the Welland Jr. Canadians in 2008-09 ... Played in the Prospect All-Star Tournament for the CCHL Young Stars.
Selected by the Washington Capitals in the fifth round (147th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft ... Son of Jim Koudys and Luanna McGowan ... Father, Jim, was a 12th-round draft choice of the New York Islanders in 1982 ... Mother, Luanna, played basketball at the University of Western Ontario ... Has one sister, Jacqueline ... Cousin, Joey, played collegiately at Alabama Huntsville and competes professionally in Germany ... Cousin, Dan, concluded his four-year NCAA career at Bentley in 2012-13 ... Uncle, Randy, played at Rensselaer ... Graduated from Blessed Trinity Secondary School (Ont.) ... Born Nov. 15, 1992 in Hamilton, Ont.