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Chris Summers 4
Chris Summers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Milan, Mich.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 202

Position:
D

Birthdate:
02/05/1988

Experience:
PHX

S/G:
L


Through April 30, 2010

Senior (2009-10)...
Tied for 6th on U-M defenseman career games played list (163).

Senior (2009-10)... Team captain ... Helped Michigan win CCHA Tournament, reach quarterfinal round of the NCAA Tournament ... Posted career-high two power-play goals ... Missed four games in CCHA Tournament (March 12-20) due to a leg injury ... Hit 60-point career benchmark with power-play goal vs. LSSU (March 5) ... Recorded 1-1-2 line vs. Notre Dame (Feb. 25) on Senior Night for third multi-point game of season, eighth of career ... Left game early with injury at Nebraska-Omaha (Feb. 12) and missed first game of season (Feb. 13); ended consecutive games played streak at 96 ... Recorded 40th career assist vs. Alaska (Jan. 15) ... Named to Great Lakes Invitational All-Tournament Team (Dec. 30) ... Scored second career power-play tally and 50th career point vs. Ohio State (Dec. 4) ... Set career best three-game assist streak (0-4-4) from Oct. 24-31 ... Voted to the Kendall Hockey Classic All-Tournament Team (Oct. 10) ... Recipient of the Harry & Ruth MacDuff Scholarship for Men's Ice Hockey and Jeffrey E. Cappo Scholarship for Men's Ice Hockey.

Junior (2008-09)... Served as alternate captain before being promoted to co-captain in October following injury to captain Mark Mitera ...Finalist for CCHA Defensive Defenseman of the Year; All-CCHA honorable mention ... Helped Michigan win Great Lakes Invitational, earn runner-up in both CCHA regular season and CCHA tournament, qualify for NCAA Tournament ...Set single-season career high for points (17), assists (13) and multi-point games (3) ...Ranked second among U-M defensemen in points (17), assists (13), plus/minus (+21), blocked shots (36) and power-play scoring (1-6-7) ...Earned U-M's Vic Heyliger Award (outstanding defenseman) ... Named CCHA Defenseman of the Week (Dec. 29 for three assists and +3 rating in GLI); Great Lakes Invitational All-Tournament Team (Dec. 27-28) ... Tallied first career shorthanded goal vs. Michigan State (Dec. 5) ...Scored first career power-play goal at Miami (Nov. 22) ... Recipient of the Dekers Club Scholarship for Men's Ice Hockey and the Jack Roth Scholarship for Men's Ice Hockey.

Sophomore (2007-08)... Helped Michigan win Great Lakes Invitational, CCHA regular season, CCHA tournament and reach NCAA Frozen Four ... Posted career high for plus/minus (+27);+2 or better in 10 games -- tied career-high +3 rating vs. Notre Dame (Jan. 19) andvs. Michigan State (Feb. 23) ... Played left wing during Bowling Green series (Dec. 7-8). Tallied first goal of season and second career game-winning goal at BGSU (Dec. 7) ... Recipient of the Steve and Mary Kretschman Scholarship for Men's Ice Hockey.

Freshman (2006-07)... CCHA All-Rookie team honorable mention ... Helped Michigan to second place finish in CCHA regular season and CCHA tournament, qualified for NCAA Tournament ... Garnered U-M's Dekers Club Award as the "most colorful rookie" ... Skated at left wing for final 11 games of the season, beginning Feb. 9 at Bowling Green; tallied five goals and three assists ... Spent first 30 games of the season on defense; scored one goal and five assists ... Skating at forward, posted 2-1-3 vs. Michigan State for first career multi-goal and multi-point game, tied career-high +3 (Feb. 10) ... Tallied first game-winning goal of career vs. Northern Michigan (March 9) ... Scored first career goal vs. Western Michigan (Feb. 3) ... Earned career-high +3 rating vs. Michigan Tech (Dec. 29) and vs. Michigan State (Feb. 10) ... Tallied first career point, an assist, at Michigan State (Nov. 3) ... Made career debut on Oct. 13, 2006, vs. Alabama-Huntsville ... Recipient of the Vic Heyliger Scholarship for Men's Ice Hockey.

Junior Team... Skated with the U.S. National Team Development Program in 2004-05 and 2005-06 ... Alternate captain of Under-18 Team in 2005-06 ... In 59 games earned a 6-11-17 scoring line with two power-play goals, one game winner and 87 penalty minutes ... Alternate captain of Under-17 Team in 2004-05 ... Had five goals and seven assists with 30 penalty minutes.

National/International... Finished fourth with Team USA at 2008 World Junior Championship in Czech Republic; served as alternate captain (Dec. 26-Jan. 5) ... Participated in 2007 USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp ... Won gold medal with Team USA at 2006 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Sweden ... Skated in all six games as a forward, tallying one goal, the game winner in the gold medal game ... Finished in second place at 2005 Four Nations Tournament in Finland ... Took silver at 2006 Five Nations Tournament in Russia ... Won gold medal with U.S. Under-18 Team at 2004 Four Nations Tournament in Rochester, N.Y. ... Placed fourth at 2005 World Under-17 Challenge in Lethbridge, Alberta.

Personal... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in psychology ... Graduated from Milan High School (2006), making honor roll all four years ... Played varsity golf as a freshman in 2002-03 ... Drafted in the first round (No. 29 overall) by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

Summers' Career Highlights

Point Superlatives
Game:
3 (0g-3a,vs. Michigan State in Great Lakes Invitational, 12/28/2008)
3 (2g-1a, vs. Michigan State at Joe Louis Arena, 2/10/2007)
Multi-Point Games: 8 (2009-10 - 3, 2008-09 - 3, 2007-08 - 1, 2006-07 - 1)
Streak: 4 (2g-2a, 2/24/2007-3/16/2007)
First: assist at Michigan State, 11/3/2006

Goal Superlatives
Game: 2 (vs. Michigan State at Joe Louis Arena, 2/10/2007)
Multi-Goal Games: 1 (2008-09 - 0, 2007-08 - 0, 2006-07 - 1)
Streak: To Come
Game Winners: 2 (2008-09 - 0, 2007-08 - 1, 2006-07 - 1)
First: vs. Western Michigan, 2/3/2007

Assist Superlatives
Game: 3 (vs. Michigan State in Great Lakes Invitational, 12/28/2008)
Multi-Assist Games: 3 (2009-10 - 1, 2008-09 - 2, 2007-08 - 0, 2006-07 - 0)
Streak: 3 (4a, 10/24/2009-10/31/2009)
First: at Michigan State, 11/3/2006

Year GP G A P PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
2006-07 41 6 8 14 58 +13 0 0 1
2007-08 41 2 11 13 65 +27 0 0 1
2008-09 41 4 13 17 40 +21 1 1 0
2009-10 40
4
12
16
28
+5
2
0
0
Career 163
16
44
60
191
+66
3
1
2
   

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