2014-15 | SOPHOMORE SEASON Appeared in 38 games as a sophomore. • Totaled 26 points with 12 goals and 14 assists. • Had a goal and an assist in a win over UMD in the opening game of the 2014 Ice Breaker Classic. • Had a goal in a victory over RPI. • Earned the Big Ten's #1 Star of the Week honor for his efforts in the Ice Breaker Classic. • Earned Tournament MVP and All-Tournament Team honors at the Ice Breaker Classic. • Tallied a power play goal in a 5 - 2 victory over Bemidji State. • Scored the Gophers lone goal in a 4 - 1 loss at SCSU. • Had a goal and an assist in a weekend sweep of Notre Dame. • Picked up an assist in a 3 - 2 victory over RIT in the Mariucci Classic. • Added an assist to a Connor Reilly goal in a 3 - 4 overtime loss at Michigan. • Netted his sixth goal of the season during a 2 - 2 tie against Wisconsin. • Scored his seventh goal of the season during a 7 - 5 victory over Wisconsin. • Tallied a goal during a 6 - 2 route of Ohio State. • Picked up an assist in the Gopher's 300th win at Mariucci Arena, a 6 - 2 victory over Michigan. • Added an assist to Kyle Rau's empty net goal in a 2 - 0 win over rival Michigan. • Tacked on an assist to a Sam Warning extra skater goal in a 3 - 4 overtime loss at Penn State. • Scored a power play goal in a 5 - 3 victory over Michigan State. • Added a pair of assists in a 2 - 4 loss to Michigan State. • Scored a goal and added an assist in a 5 - 0 route of Penn State. • Picked up a pair of goals and a pair of assists in a 6 - 2 win over Penn State en route to clinching the Big Ten regular season title. • For his 6 total points in a series sweep of Penn State, was named the Big Ten's First Star of the Week. • Added an assist in a 4 - 2 victory over Michigan to win the Big Ten Championship.
2013-14 | FRESHMAN SEASON All-Big Ten Rookie Team and Honorable Mention All-Big Ten • played in 40 games as a freshman, missing one to compete at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship in Sweden • totaled 30 points (14 goals, 16 assists) • started his college career by scoring a point in eight-straight games • team was 18-2-3 when Fasching tallied a point and 7-0-0 when he had multiple points • made his college debut and scored his first career point with an assist in Minnesota's 6-0 win over Mercyhurst • added two points (one goal, one assist) in a 3-2 win over New Hampshire to capture the Ice Breaker Tournament title • tallied three points (one goal, two assists) in Minnesota's sweep at Bemidji State • added two points (one goal, one assist) in the Boston College Series • tallied three points (two goals, one assist) at Notre Dame including a pair of goals in the Gophers' 5-4 win • picked up a goal and an assist in Minnesota's 3-0 shutout over Minnesota State • tallied two assists as the Gophers swept Penn State in the first-ever series between the two programs • tallied three points (two goals, one assist) in the North Star College Cup as the Maroon a Gold went on to win the inaugural event • tallied a goal and an assist on the road in the Michigan State series • added three points (two goals, one assist) as the Gophers swept Michigan at home • picked up two points including the game-winning goal in Minnesota's 5-1 win over Penn State • appeared in all four NCAA tournament games and tallied two goals • opened the tournament with a goal against Robert Morris and added another in the national championship game against Union • recipient of the team's Frank Pond Rookie of the Year award • earned first letter.
INTERNATIONAL Invited to the 2014 USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp • represented the U.S. at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship alongside Gophers teammate Brady Skjei and head coach Don Lucia • tallied four points (two goals, two assists) in five games at the tournament in Sweden • a product of the U.S. National Development Team program • earned a silver medal with Team USA at the U-18 World Championships, tallying six points.
HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIORS Spent two seasons with the U.S. National Development Team Program in Ann Arbor • tallied a total of 36 points (11 goals, 25 assists) in 2012-13 after totaling 34 points (15 goals, 19 assists) in 54 games the previous season • before joining the USNDTP, skated for Apple Valley High School as a freshman and sophomore • scored 50 points (18 goals, 32 assists) in 28 games in his final prep season after recording 42 points (24 goals, 18 assists) in 31 games during the 2009-10 season • played alongside Gophers teammate A.J. Michaelson at Apple Valley.
PERSONAL Born July 28, 1995 • son of Rick and Shannon Fasching • has one brother, Cooper, and one sister, Mallory • selected 118th overall in the fourth round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft by the Los Angeles Kings, his rights were traded to the Buffalo Sabres during the 2013-14 season.