Scored a goal and added two assists in two wins against Massachusetts (Oct. 8-9) took a team-high eight shots versus Nebraska-Omaha (10/15) and added one assist took a team-high six shots against St. Cloud State (10/22) recorded his second multiple-point game this year (seventh as a Gopher) with one goal and one assist in a 2-1 win versus St. Cloud State (10/24) had one goal, three assists (first four-point game of his Gopher career) and was a +4 at Colorado College (10/30) led team with four shots (11/5) and five shots (11/6) against Wisconsin scored his fourth goal of the year (11/6) took five shots and scored fifth goal of the season at Michigan Tech (11/19) was +2 and added an assist on Nick Bjugstad's empty-net goal at the 19:59 mark of the third period had primary assist on team's first goal of the game against Michigan (11/28) had one assist (12/10) and one goal (12/12) against No. 2 Minnesota-Duluth goal was his first in six games registered his fourth multiple-point game this season and ninth of his career with one goal and one assist against Union (12/31) took a team-high five shots in both games at North Dakota (1/14-1/15) and had one assist on Jan. 14.
2009-10 Junior Season
Joined lineup at mid-season and played in all 21 games during the second half of the year, finishing fifth on the team in scoring spent a full season in school and practicing before seeing game action made his debut against his former Bowling Green squad in the Dodge Holiday Classic (1/2) was held scoreless against Bowling Green and then scored points in 10 straight games for the team's longest scoring streak of the season won the team's Unsung Hero award first goal came against Northern Michigan (1/3) in the Dodge Holiday Classic title game scored the game-tying goal with 2:04 left in regulation of a 3-3 draw against North Dakota (1/15) tallied a goal the following night against North Dakota in a 3-1 win (1/16) collected three assists in a weekend sweep of Colorado College (2/19-20) scored to break a 2-2 tie with 5:01 left in regulation in a win over Minnesota Duluth (2/26) posted a power play goal and an assist in a 6-1 win over Wisconsin (3/7) assisted two of team's four goals in WCHA playoff win at North Dakota (3/13) played left wing on team's top line and earned his first letter.
2008-09 Sophomore Season
Appeared in 18 games as a sophomore at Bowling Green during the first half of the season, collecting one goal and four assists for five points.
2007-08 Freshman Season
Named to the CCHA all-rookie team after totaling 15 goals and 16 assists for 31 points as a freshman at Bowling Green ranked second on the team in scoring and played in 38 of the team's 39 games scored two first period goals in leading team to a 4-2 win over Miami (1/4) notched two goals and an assist in a 5-2 win over Ohio State (2/1) scored both of his team's goals in a 3-2 loss at Michigan (12/8).
Led the USHL in goals scored and ranked third in points in 2006-07, notching 34 goals and 38 assists for 72 points in 58 games with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders named first-team all-USHL totaled five goals and three assists for eight points in six playoff games finished with 12 goals and 17 assists for 29 points in 58 games during 2005-06 teammate of current Gophers Kevin Wehrs and Kent Patterson.
Major is Business and Marketing Education son of Ed and Patti Cepis born December 21, 1987.
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Remembering Former Gov. Wendell Anderson
Anderson was a Gopher Hockey alum and won a silver medal as a member of the 1956 U.S. Olympic Team.
Ward Joins Sabres Coaching Staff
A defenseman for the Gophers, Ward was a three-year letter winner who played in 70 career games with seven points.