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Getting To Know the Freshmen Tigers: Jordan Fogarty

Jordan FogartyJordan Fogarty, the son of Princeton head coach Ron Fogarty, spent the last three seasons skating with Sarnia of the GOJHL. He finished his career with 114 points over 153 games. In the 2015-16 season, Fogarty netted 45 points in 54 games. He recorded a career-high 47 points in 2014-15.

Eye On The Tigers caught up with Fogarty to see what the incoming freshman had to say:

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Why did you choose Princeton University?

I chose Princeton due to the countless opportunities it provides. I have the opportunity to get the greatest education on earth, play hockey, and create a legacy on and off the ice.

What are you most looking forward to?

I am most looking forward to meeting all the guys and working together towards our athletic and academic goals.

When did you get into hockey? What’s your earliest memory?

I was pretty much born into hockey and started skating around the age of two. My earliest memory is scoring my only goal of the season in the mini-mite house league championship game.

What NHL team did you grow up rooting for and why?

I grew up cheering for the Ottawa Senators since Dany Heatley was my favorite player. When he scored 50 in ’07, I permed my hair so I could look like him.

What’s the biggest challenge you’ve faced in hockey?

My biggest challenge would have to be my height. I try to use it to my advantage though.

What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever seen when playing hockey?

In juniors I saw a fan get in a fistfight with an opposing team’s mascot. It was tough to pay attention to the game with a 6-feet tall squirrel throwing uppercuts.

Who’s the most influential person in your hockey career?

My parents are easily the most influential people. My dad taught me the game and my mom taught me passion by driving across the country through snow storms for tournaments.

What’s the most exciting experience you’ve ever had?

Opening up my acceptance letter to Princeton. I was full of euphoria and knew all my hard work had paid off.

What do you plan on majoring in/what are your academic interests?

I am planning on majoring in economics. I have a broad range of academic interest though.

What do you hope your legacy at Princeton University will be?

I want to be known as the team who created a winning culture at Princeton. I believe we are on the right track to becoming a winning team and everyone is buying in to make that happen.

See also: Princeton announces 2016-17 incoming freshmen

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Princeton Announces 2016-17 Incoming Freshman Class

Princeton announced its freshman class for the incoming season on June 27. The class of 2020 consists of five forwards and a defenseman.

The class will replace five graduating seniors, which included four forwards and a defenseman. The Tigers are adding an extra forward this season, but they lost two forwards last offseason in Josh Melnick and Connor McLaren.

Joining Princeton this season are forwards Jackson Cressey, Jordan Fogarty, Joey Fallon, Liam Grande and Jeremy Germain. Derek Topatigh is the lone defenseman of the class.

After initially joining the Coquitlam Express for 10 games in 2012-13, Cressey spent the next three full seasons with the Express. He totaled 125 points over 160 games and netted a career-high 70 points over 52 games last season and was named the team’s MVP.

Germain also played in the BCHL, skating for the Chilliwack Chiefs in 2015-16. HE finished the season with 38 points over 56 games. Fogarty spent the last three seasons with the Sarnia Legionnaires of the GOJHL, netting 107 points in 134 games.

Fallon played for the Lone Star Brahmas of the NAHL last season, recording 22 points in 51 games. In 2014-15, Fallon played for the Gloucester Rangers of the CCHL where he skated with current Tigers Max Veronneau and Ryan Kuffner. Fallon registered 58 points in 61 games that season.

Grande and Topatigh both played in the OJHL. Grande played for Cobourg, the former team of current Tiger Alex Riche, for three full seasons. Over 117 games, Grande netted 103 points. Topatigh, the only defenseman of the incoming class, represented Canada East in the World Junior A Challenge last season. In 2014-15, Toaptigh was named the Ontario Hockey Association’s Top Prospect Defenseman. Through two seasons with the Orangeville Flyers, Topatigh recorded 60 points in 103 games.

Jordan Fogarty Commits To Princeton

Forward Jordan Fogarty has committed to Princeton for the 2016-17 season, he announced via Twitter.

The 20-year-old is the son of current Princeton hockey head coach Ron Fogarty. Jordan Fogarty is currently a member of the Sarnia Legionnaires of the GOJHL, where he has 24 points in 26 games. He also spent the last two years in Sarnia.

With the addition of Fogarty, there are now six players committed for next year.