The Chesterfield, Mo., native is the fourth Minnesota alum on the Hershey roster.
The No. 8/10 Gopher Hockey program makes its 36th all-time appearance in the NCAA tournament this weekend, competing at the NCAA Northeast Regional in Manchester, N.H.
The win sends Minnesota to the 2015 Big Ten Men's Ice Hockey Tournament championship game on Saturday.
The Gophers take on the winner of Thursday's Ohio State/Penn State game on Friday at 3:30 p.m. CT in semifinal action.
Minnesota opened the weekend with a 5-0 shutout over the Nittany Lions at Mariucci Arena.
Minnesota beat North Dakota in the last second to advance to the NCAA title game.
Minnesota completed a sweep of Michigan with a 4-1 win.
Sam Warning's hat trick led Minnesota to a 4-2 win and sweep of Ohio State.
Minnesota completed a two-game sweep with a 5-2 win at Penn State.
Minnesota defeated New Hampshire, 3-2, to win the 2013 Ice Breaker.
2014-15 | SENIOR SEASON
Appeared in 39 games as a senior • totaled 24 points as a senior including 12 goals and 12 assists. • tallied 97 points as a Gopher with 40 goals and 57 assists • picked up his first goal of the year in a season opening victory over UMD • picked up a pair of assists in a weekend sweep of Bemidji State • scored a goal in a 5-0 win over Notre Dame • added a goal and an assist in a 4-2 victory over Notre Dame • tallied his fourth goal of the season in a 6-2 road win over Boston College • netted a short handed goal and an assist in a 5-0 win at Michigan State • notched his 6th goal of the season during a 2-2 tie against Wisconsin • tallied a goal and an assist in a 5-2 victory over Wisconsin • added a pair of assists in a 7-5 win over Wisconsin on the road in Madison • picked up a career high of 3 assists during a 6-2 route of Ohio State • notched an assist in the Gopher's 300th win at Mariucci Arena, a 6-2 victory over Michigan • scored the game tying goal with 40 seconds in the third and an extra skater in a 3-4 overtime loss at Penn State • tallied 3 points, a pair of goals and an assist, in a 5-3 victory over Michigan State • netted a goal in a 4-2 victory at Ohio State • scored the game winner in a 3-0 victory over Ohio State in the Big Ten semifinals.
2013-14 | JUNIOR SEASON
Honorable Mention All-Big Ten • finished second on the team with 34 points and set new career highs for points as well as goals (14) and assists (20) • NCAA Frozen Four All-Tournament Team member • played in 39 games as a junior • four-time Big Ten weekly award honoree • opened the season with a 12-game point streak • team was 19-3-1 when Warning tallied a point and 8-0-0 when he tallied multiple points • opened the season with three-points (one goal, two assists) in a 6-0 win over Mercyhurst b added a goal in a 3-2 win over New Hampshire to capture the Ice Breaker Tournament title • tallied five points (three goals, two assists) in the Gophers' sweep over Bemidji State • added three more assists during the Boston College series, two assists in the Notre Dame series, three assists in the Minnesota State series and his 12-game point streak came to an end after three assists in two games with Minnesota Duluth • tallied two goals including the game winner in Minnesota's 5-2 win at Penn State • notched his first career hat trick to rally the Gophers from behind in a 4-2 win over Ohio State on Hockey Day Minnesota • added an assist against St. Cloud State in the North Star College Cup • tallied three points (one goal, two assists) in Minnesota's home sweep over Michigan • recorded three points (two goals, one assist) in the NCAA tournament • opened the tournament with an assist against Robert Morris • added a goal in both Frozen Four games • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • earned third letter.
2012-13 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Made 29 appearances as a sophomore after being hampered by injuries twice in 2012-13 • collected career highs in points (23), goals (8) and assists (15) as a sophomore • owned a +10 rating this season with one power-play goal, one game-winning goal and one shorthanded goal • assisted on a goal each night of the team's opening series against Michigan State (10/12-13) • returned to the lineup after missing nine games with an injury, he assisted on a Zach Budish goal in the first period against Nebraska Omaha (11/30) • scored the first two goals of the game in a Minnesota 4-2 win at Colorado College (12/7) • collected a shorthanded goal and added an assist to capped off the Gophers' journey to a Mariucci Classic title against Boston College (12/30) • recorded multiple points for the second-straight game with a goal and an assist against Notre Dame (1/8) • set a new career high in assists with three against Alaska Anchorage. • The three points also tied his career-high in points (1/12) • grabbed the primary assist on a Zach Budish goal with a great rush down the wing and centering pass against North Dakota (1/18) • netted his fifth goal of the season in the second period against North Dakota (1/19) • compiled a goal and an assist in a 5-3 victory over Minnesota Duluth (2/22) • assisted on Mike Reilly's power-play goal against Minnesota Duluth (2/23) • scored the first goal of the game in a 3-2 victory at Wisconsin (2/15) • electrified the crowd with his speed and effort while tallying a goal and an assist against Denver (3/2) • All-WCHA Academic Team honoree.
2011-12 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Played in 39 games and had 16 points (6g-10a) • team was 8-2-0 when he recorded a point • second among team freshmen in points • made his collegiate debut against Sacred Heart (10/7) and scored his first goal as a Gopher • had three points (1g-2a) versus Sacred Heart (10/8) • scored against Vermont (10/21) • had his second two-assist game of the season against Niagara (12/30) • scored the game-winning goal at St. Cloud State (1/28) with 1:19 left in regulation, snapping a 19-game drought without a goal • tallied a goal at Nebraska Omaha (2/24) • had one goal and one assist against Alaska Anchorage (3/10) in Game 2 of the first round of the WCHA playoffs • had one assist against Boston College in the NCAA Frozen Four (4/5).
Helped the U.S. Junior Select Team capture the 2010 World Junior A Challenge title in Penticton, B.C. • recorded two goals and two assists • played on the U.S. Under-18 Select Team at the 2009 Ivan Hlinka Memorial in Piestany, Slovakia • shared the team lead in scoring with Gopher teammate Christian Isackson by putting up two goals and two assists in three games.
Played two seasons with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders under head coach Mark Carlson • was Cedar Rapids' fourth-leading scorer with 43 points in 2010-11, helping team win its first-ever outright Anderson Cup • scored RoughRiders' only goal in regulation and scored the Anderson Cup-clinching shootout goal against Dubuque on 4/8/11 • played high school hockey for Christian Brothers College High School (Mo.) under head coach John Jost • helped lead the team to a 33-0-1 record and a state championship in 2008-09 • also played for the St. Louis Selects Midget AAA team.
Major is business and marketing education • lists golf and ping pong as hobbies • most memorable sports thrill was winning the USHL's Anderson Cup with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders • son of Joan Humes and David Warning • born September 29, 1992.
Pitlick, Westby Earn USA Hockey Honors
Pitlick was named the Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year while Westby was tabbed the Adult Player of the Year.
Register for the 43rd Annual John Mariucci Golf Open
Registration for the John Mariucci Golf Open is open now with the event set for July 18 at Chaska Town Course.
USA Hockey Spotlight: Todd Richards
Richards and Team USA will play Canada in semifinal action on Saturday, May 21 at 12:15 p.m. CT.