17 Seth Ambroz  
Seth Ambroz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Prague, Minn.

High School:
New Prague

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 215

Position:
Forward

Club:
Omaha - USHL


10/29/2014

Gophers Continue Campaign with SCSU

A home-and-home with the Huskies awaits Minnesota this weekend as the 2014-15 season continues.

10/22/2014

Gophers Host BSU for Home Opener

Minnesota is 16-1-1 all-time against their in-state and former WCHA rival.

10/12/2014

Gophers Earn Second-Straight Ice Breaker Title

Adam Wilcox picked up his first shutout of the year in the win over RPI.

10/08/2014

Gophers Open Up at Ice Breaker Tournament

Minnesota will play Minnesota Duluth to open the season on Oct. 10 (1 p.m. CT) and will play either Notre Dame or RPI on Oct. 12 (11 a.m. or 2:30 p.m.).

10/04/2014

Gophers Blank Ooks, 5-0, in Exhibition

Kyle Rau scored twice in the second period to lead the Gophers on Saturday night.

02/14/2014

Gophers Beat Wolverines

Minnesota beat Michigan, 5-3, on Friday night at Mariucci Arena.

01/18/2014

Gophers Sweep Buckeyes

Sam Warning's hat trick led Minnesota to a 4-2 win and sweep of Ohio State.

01/06/2014

Gophers Rout Engineers

Minnesota beat RPI, 6-2, in the Mariucci Classic.

12/02/2013

Gophers Sweep Badgers

Seth Ambroz scored his second goal of the game in the final minute to lead Minnesota past Wisconsin 4-3.

12/02/2013

Gophers Win B1G Opener

Minnesota beat Wisconsin in its first Big Ten Hockey game with 4-1 victory.

04/12/2014

Minnesota vs. Union

Minnesota vs. Union photos by USA TODAY Sports

10/18/2013

Minnesota vs. Bemidji State (Friday)

Minnesota vs. Bemidji State (Friday)

03/25/2012

Men's Hockey vs UND NCAA West Regional 03.25.12

Men's Hockey vs UND NCAA West Regional 03.25.12

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2014-15 | SENIOR SEASON
Will serve as an alternate captain during his senior season.

2013-14 | JUNIOR SEASON
Posted career highs with 23 points, 14 goals and nine assists while playing in all 41 games for the Gophers in 2013-14 • Ambroz's 14 goals were tied for second most among the Gophers last season and doubled his career total to 28 • 10 of his 14 goals came at Mariucci Arena while his four empty-net goals were tied for second in the nation, one goal off the NCAA lead • scored in 19 of Minnesota's 41 games, team was 16-2-1 when he tallied a point • recorded four multi-point games in 2013-14 with the team winning all four games (Gophers are 11-0-0 all-time when Ambroz tallies more than one point in a game) • scored his first goal of the year in the season opener against Mercyhurst, a 6-0 Minnesota victory • had the game-winning goal and an assist in the Gophers' 6-1 win over Boston College • added two assists in a 6-1 win over Minnesota Duluth • tallied four goals (two in both games) as the Gophers swept Wisconsin at home in late November • Ambroz tallied two points (one goal, one assist) at the North Star College Cup and locked up the inaugural title for Minnesota with a shootout goal • picked up an assist in Minnesota's 7-3 win over Robert Morris to open the NCAA tournament and added an assist in the Gophers' 4-0 victory over St. Cloud State in the 2014 NCAA West Regional final • All-Big Ten Academic honoree • earned third letter.

2012-13 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Appeared in 38 games for the Gophers with 16 points, nine goals and seven assists • made his season debut in a 5-1 win over Michigan State, tallying an assist in the win • tied a career high with two goals in Minnesota's 3-2 win over Michigan Tech including the game winner • notched four multi-point games• tallied his fifth goal of the season and added an assist at Colorado College • posted the first goal of the game and added an assist against Alaska Anchorage • scored the game-winning goal in the third period at Wisconsin • Academic All-WCHA honoree • earned second letter.

2011-12 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Skated in 41 games with five goals and three assists • third on the team in penalties (21) and penalty minutes (53) • team was 5-0-0 when he recorded a point • made his collegiate debut against Sacred Heart (10/7) and had two third-period goals for his first points as a Gopher • had an assist and scored the first goal of the game with a power-play strike against Minnesota State • registered two points (one goal, one assist) at North Dakota • scored his fifth goal of the season against Bemidji State • earned first letter.

INTERNATIONAL
Won a gold medal with the United States at the 2010 World Junior A Challenge in Penticton, B.C. • was second on the team and tied for seventh in the tournament with five points in four games • was an assistant captain for the U.S. Under-18 Select Team at the 2010 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament in Breclav, Czech Republic and Piestany, Slovakia • had three points in five games for second-place Team USA • skated for the first-place U.S. National Under-17 team at the 2009 Four Nations in Trnava, Slovakia • scored five goals in three games.

HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIORS
Spent three seasons with the Omaha Lancers of the USHL under head coach Bliss Littler • skated with Gophers Erik Haula, Justin Holl and Ben Marshall • led Omaha in scoring with 46 points in 2010-11 • named a USHL All-Star in his final two seasons in the league • selected to the USHL All-Rookie Team in 2008-09 • played high school hockey for New Prague in his eighth grade and as a freshman • earned AP All-Minnesota honorable mention honors in 2008 • also played for Russell Stover Under-16 Midget AAA team.

PERSONAL
Born April 3, 1993 • drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the fifth round (128th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft • major is business and marketing education • also enjoys baseball and golf • most memorable sports thrill was winning the gold medal at 2010 World Jr. A Challenge • brother, Matt, skated for Nebraska-Omaha from 2007-11• son of Bob and Sue Ambroz.