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Nate Knoepke
Nate  Knoepke

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Farmington, Minn.

High School:
Lakeville South

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 196

Position:
Defense

Junior Team:
USA Hockey NTDP


01/03/2018

In-State Showdown with SCSU on Deck

Saturday’s opener is set for 6:30 p.m. CT in St. Cloud (CBS Sports, NCHC.tv) while Sunday’s finale will be held at 3M Arena at Mariucci at 6:00 p.m. CT (FOX Sports North, TSN2, BTN2Go, FOX Sports Go, TSNGo).

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Career Stats

HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIORS
Two-year player with the USA Hockey National Team Development Program • teammate of fellow Gopher Scott Reedy • competed at the 2016 USA Hockey/CCM All-American Prospects Game • previously skated at Lakeville South High School.

INTERNATIONAL
Helped the U.S. Men’s National Under-18 Team to a gold medal at the 2017 Under-18 Men’s World Championship • won back-to-back gold medals at the 2016 and 2017 Under-18 Five Nations Tournament with the U.S. National Under-18 Team • claimed bronze medals at the 2016 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament and the 2015 Under-17 Four Nations Tournament • also skated at the 2015 World Under-18 Challenge with the U.S. National Under-17 Team.

PERSONAL
Born on April 8, 1999 in Burnsville, Minn. • native of Farmington, Minn. • son of Dan and Nancy Knoepke • has one sister, Nicole • plans to major in business/marketing • lists winning the Under-18 World Championship as his most memorable sports thrill.

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