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Eric Schierhorn
Eric  Schierhorn

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Anchorage, Alaska

High School:
Shattuck-St. Mary's

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 193

Position:
Goalie

Junior Team:
Muskegon (USHL)


10/15/2017

McManus' Hat Trick Lifts 'U' to Victory

Eleven Gophers tallied points in the game while Eric Schierhorn picked up the win in his 78th-straight start for Minnesota, setting a new program record.

10/05/2017

Schierhorn Named to Richter Award Watch List

Now in its fifth year, the Mike Richter Award annually honors the most outstanding goaltender in NCAA Division I men’s hockey.

10/01/2017

Gophers Top Alberta in Exhibition Opener

Casey Mittelstadt notched three assists and a goal in his first taste of college hockey as the No. 3 Gopher Hockey program unofficially opened the 2017-18 campaign with a 6-2 exhibition win over Alberta.

09/26/2017

Top Plays Countdown: Number 5

With Gopher Hockey's exhibition game set for Oct. 1, we're counting down to the 2017-18 opener by looking back at some of the top moments from last year's campaign.

03/14/2017

Schierhorn Tabbed B1G Third Star of the Week

This season, the sophomore leads the Big Ten with 23 wins (tied for third in NCAA), five shutouts (tied for fourth in NCAA) and 899 saves.

10/07/2017

Men's Hockey vs. Union 10-7-17

Men's Hockey vs. Union 10-7-17

10/01/2017

Men's Hockey vs. Alberta 10-1-17

Men's Hockey vs. Alberta 10-1-17

11/19/2016

MHK: Men's Hockey vs. Minnesota State 11-19-16

Men's Hockey vs. Minnesota State 11-19-16

03/18/2016

Big 10 Semifinal

Big 10 Tournament Semifinal game vs. Ohio State.

11/14/2015

MHK: Men's Hockey vs. Minnesota State 11-14-15

MHK: Men's Hockey vs. Minnesota State 11-14-15

PRONUNCIATION:



2016-17 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Repeated as the Big Ten Goaltender of the Year as well as a First Team All-Big Ten selection • started all 38 games for the Gophers during his second collegiate season • posted a 23-12-3 record • topped the Big Ten in victories (23), shutouts (five), saves (984) and minutes played (2,297:47) • posted career bests in save percentage (.908) and goals against average (2.61) • recorded a shutout in the season opener, making 14 saves at Alaska Anchorage on Oct. 7, 2016 • shut out three foes at home: North Dakota on Nov. 5, Minnesota State on Nov. 19, and Michigan State on March 10  • made a season-high 59 saves in a double overtime thriller against Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament on March 17, 2017 • added three assists during the 2016-17 season • earned second letter.

2015-16 | FRESHMAN SEASON
The 2016 Big Ten Goaltender of the Year, a First Team All-Big Ten honoree and a Big Ten All-Rookie Team member • Mike Richter Award nominee, just one of four freshman goaltenders to be nominated for the award that recognizes the nation's best goaltender • started all 37 games for the Gophers as a rookie • posted a 20-17-0 record with his 20 wins leading the Big Ten and ranking first among all NCAA rookie netminders • posted his first career win and first career shutout against Northeastern on Oct. 23 • added two road shutouts against Minnesota State on Nov. 13 and Wisconsin on Jan. 22 • made a season-high 36 saves against Penn State on Jan. 8 • added his first career point with an assist in a 9-2 win at Wisconsin on Jan. 23 • named the Frank Pond Rookie of the Year • earned first letter.

JUNIORS/HIGH SCHOOL

Named the 2015 Dave Peterson Goaltender of the Year by USA Hockey • named the 2014-15 USHL Goaltender of the Year and a First Team All-USHL honoree • played two seasons with the Muskegon Lumberjacks in the USHL • led the USHL in saves (1,352) and save percentage (.927) during the 2014-15 regular season while posting a 26-13-4 record in 43 games • backstopped the Lumberjacks to an Eastern Conference playoff berth and the organization’s first-ever Clark Cup final appearance • played in 40 games during the 2013-14 regular season with a 20-17-1-1 record and a .905 save percentage • broke into the USHL with four games during the 2012-13 season as a member of the U.S. Under-18 Team • previously skated at Shattuck-St. Mary’s.

INTERNATIONAL
Helped the U.S. Junior Select Team win its sixth tournament title in seven years at the 2014 World Junior A Challenge in Kindersley, Saskatchewan • named to the 2014 World Junior A Challenge All-Tournament Team and went 3-0-0 at the tournament, leading all goalies with a .959 save percentage and a 0.97 GAA • played on the U.S. Under-18 Team at the 2013 Under-18 Four Nations Tournament in Turku, Finland • backstopped the U.S. Under-17 Select Team to the 2012 Under-17 Four Nations Tournament title in Monthey, Switzerland • helped the U.S. Under-17 Select Team win the 2012 Five Nations Tournament in Chomutov, Czech Republic.

PERSONAL
Born Feb. 9, 1996 • native of Anchorage, Alaska • son of Joe and Nancy Schierhorn • has two brothers, Brad and Chris • Brad played on the Dartmouth hockey team while Chris played baseball at the University of Dallas • skated at the 2015 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game in Dubuque, Iowa • lists winning the 2014 World Junior A Challenge as his most memorable sports experience • the first player in Gopher Hockey history to wear No. 37.

MORE HEADLINES

McManus' Hat Trick Lifts 'U' to Victory

10/15/2017

Eleven Gophers tallied points in the game while Eric Schierhorn picked up the win in his 78th-straight start for Minnesota, setting a new program record.

Penn State Spoils Gophers' Home Opener

10/13/2017

No. 7 Gopher Hockey opened its home and Big Ten conference seasons suffering a 3-1 defeat against No. 11 Penn State on Friday evening at 3M Arena at Mariucci.

Gopher Hockey Live: PSU

10/13/2017

Follow the action as the Gophers kick off Big Ten play on Friday against Penn State. Game time is set for 7 pm.

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